With the official announcement
from BMW of the New Navigation Professional and iDrive/ConnectedDrive, many of you have inquired when the technology (both a software and hardware [cpu, graphics processor, hard drive] upgrade) would be implemented on the various models.
We now share with you a general rollout schedule for the new navigation and iDrive. These dates do not apply to the new iDrive Touch system, which will have a separate rollout and application schedule. Particular markets may have different rollout schedules.
* The new navigation and iDrive updates will not be coming to any E-series models (i.e. E90, E92, E89, E84, etc.)
For those curious, the list of hardware upgrades (vs. the current) include:
- Intel processor 1.3Ghz vs Renesas 600Mhz
- 1GB RAM (vs 512Mb)
- 8GB flash (vs 512Mb)
- Nvidia graphics (vs Fujitsu)
- 200GB hard drive (vs 80Gb)
For full details of the new BMW Navigational Professional and iDrive ConnectedDrive (including iDrive touch, voice dictation, in-car LTE, and more see http://www.f30post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716464