This. My old 2004 Tahoe has seen better days, but the simplicity of it keeps me from trading to a newer one (among my extreme hate of having a payment again!)
I used to be up to speed on all the latest and greatest for car electronics. What would be a good choice for an application like this for an aftermarket double din??
The one thing I've discovered that kinda bugs me is the low resolution on my car screen. I have a HD phone screen that's being mirrored to my car through AV cables, which just can't keep up. (You can kind of see it if you look at the web address text in my pictures) Practically speaking, it's not a problem unless I want to see a minor street name on Google maps or something, but it's irritating.
Crazy thing is, if you have an HDMI port on your car radio, you can get a Roku and a power source to tap into your car for about $15 less than I paid and get HD video to your radio, plus any other benefits the Roku might provide. There's also some integrated car mapping stuff you can do now (Android Auto and some Apple version of the same thing). Limits what you can do and see, but for google maps, it supposedly works well. I actually wanted it so I could do other mapping software (Maps.me and Hema Maps) for off-roading.
I've been pretty loyal to Pioneer for years with mixed results. My current radio randomly decides to freeze a couple times a year and I have to pull the fuse to get it to reset. Definitely not cool, but I can live with it twice a year.
Cheapest head unit with HDMI input, I believe, is a JVC at $450, the KW-V51BT
Best bang for your buck is probably still a Pioneer, but is $600. AVH-4200NEX The Android Auto and HDMI inputs are very cool, but I don't know that I can justify the cost for those 2 features... Especially when I'm going cheap on an AR.