Spotify App Control With Spotify being a dedicated A/V source on the AVH-2440NEX, you now have the ability to control content from the Spotify app on iPhone and Android devices. You can play, pause and skip tracks, browse playlists, albums and radio stations on the go using the Pioneer controls. If you are a Spotify premium user (requires a monthly paid subscription), you can enjoy ad-free, high quality music even when there is no internet connection. More Music. More Stations. More Features. Digital Sounds. No Subscriptions. The AVH-2440NEX features a built-in HD Radio tuner allows you to enjoy your radio in an all-new way. With HD Radio, you can listen to the radio in the same unmatched fidelity as your digital music. Your FM stations now with CD-quality sound, AM stations now with FM-quality sound, and crystal-clear reception with no audio distortion. It offers new extra local FM channels so you can enjoy more music, news, and sports ‐ All 100% subscription FREE!USB Direct Control for iPod/iPhone Pioneer’s AVH-2440NEX is ready to roll with direct connectivity to your iPod or iPhone for music and video via an optional USB interface cable (sold separately) depending on your iOS device. Song, artist, time and album information are beautifully displayed on the 7″ touchscreen. Powerful searching tools such as Link Play and Alphabet Search to help you find content faster. The system’s wired USB connection provides direct digital signal transfer from the device for clean, clear sound while providing 1.5 amp of current to keep your iPod/iPhone charged. Enhanced User Interface More advanced than ever before, NEX features a responsive, powerful and intuitive touchscreen user interface that is easy to use and highly customizable. Clearly, NEX is designed specifically for smartphone and tablet-driven lifestyle.