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Old 11-06-2004, 10:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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The bluetooth option for cellular phones seems to have been delayed once again. I was told it would be available in Q4, but as of a phone call to BMW last week, there is no ETA date.

As you can imagine, driving a stickshift and using the mobile phone is not a particularly seamless or safe operation. Bluetooth has been available in Europe and the Middle East for months so I do not understand what the problem could be, but I'm quite sure there is a problem...

Anybody have any information about bluetooth availability in the US?
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Hmm, well im in the US and I have bluetooth in my E39 (OEM Uprgade) and 745li... I have it via my Motorolla V500/V600
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If you have Bluetooth integrated with iDrive in your 745iL, it's all the more confounding that BMW seems to have dropped the ball with the E60. Because of safety concerns, I replaced my 5 year old mobile phone today with a new Motorola model that is similar to the V600 and includes Bluetooth. I purchased a Motorola HS820 Bluetooth headphone to use in the car. Admittedly this is not as seamless a solution as iDrive integration, but it is much safer and performs exceptionally well! I can leave the phone itself in the briefcase and just slip on the headphone and answer calls from the multifunction button on the headphone.
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