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BMW 8-Series Promising Next-Gen Smartphone Integration!

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Smartphone integration on cars are currently limited to Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and local Bluetooth connectivity. Well, that will look to evolve once BMW launches the next-gen 8-Series because the luxury car promises more smartphone-related functions than just media playback.

A teaser trailer was released by BMW earlier today and it confirmed just that through offering a visualization on how smartphones can work closely with the 8-Series.

BMW calls it the 8 Connected Drive and it will turn your smartphone into the keys to your 8-Series amongst other functions. You can learn more about it through the video below and all we can say is that the technology model will inspire other carmakers to follow suit.