Originally Posted by somewhereinusa
I don't feel the need to listen to music ALL of the time with earphones plugged into my ears.
Just a note: when I was saying "head unit" I meant in these terms: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Head_unit
Yeah, it's all personal choice. Android phones are about the easiest to load files onto. Most can be used like a basic USB stick. Just plug it in and dump files onto it under the Music directory. Then the music software will create a nice, easily searched and navigated library (I like VLC).
I usually buy my head units off of Amazon. My checklist consists of the following in order of importance:
1. At least 50w per channel, 4 channels
2. Auxiliary in
3. Bluetooth support
4. maybe CD (if its for my gal's car. I converted all my CDs to files long, long ago)
As long as those items are checked then I don't care much about brand. Price and reviews trump all. I've tried good name brands on down to the unknown. All worked fine, except for a cheapo Boss unit. It had a hiss. Naxa (another cheap name) has always been plenty good enough.