The BMW ConnectedRide Cradle smartphone holder is a holder that allows you to use your smartphone on your BMW motorcycle, in particular as a GPS.
A connected BMW Connected Ride Cradle smartphone holder:
Using the BMW Motorrad Connected app (version 4.0 minimum), you can view vehicle data while driving, such as: lean angle, acceleration and deceleration. Connection and pairing are done only once, during the first start-up.
If your motorcycle is equipped with a multi-controller and the special "On-board computer Pro" equipment, other functions can be used.
Connecting your phone via Bluetooth (Bluetooth Low Energy version 4.2 minimum) allows you to use the application with the same controls as for the GPS Navigator VI.
Once installed on the holder, your phone is charged, either by induction (according to the Qi standard, 7.5W max.), Or by USB-C socket (7.5W, 1.5A for 5V). An LED indicator shows you the charging status, this indicator can be turned off.
BMW Cradle ConnectedRide Smartphone Compatibilities:
The mount can, for compatible motorcycles, be locked for added security.
The Connected Ride Cradle BMW holder is compatible with older motorcycle models. It adapts to all models that have the preparation for GPS installed. Models equipped with multi-controller have the possibility of retrofitting for GPS preparation via the BMW Motorrad workshop system (except for the BMW R1200RT, R1250RT and K1600 models).
The Cradle cannot be mounted on the 4-button GPS mount.
It is compatible with smartphones in the dimensions: minimum 130.1 x 65, 5 x 6.9 mm; maximum 162.5 x 78.1 x 8.8 mm. The support sides are individually adjustable to best suit your smartphone. It may be necessary to remove your protective smartphone case if it gets in the way, especially for induction charging or to have an optimal and secure position.
For example, the holder is compatible with the following smartphones: - iPhone: iPhone 7, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone SE 2, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Mini, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max - Samsung: Galaxy A3, Galaxy A8, Galaxy A8 Plus, Galaxy A9, Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9 Plus, Galaxy S10, Galaxy S20, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Note 10, Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Galaxy Note 20 Ultra - Huawei: P20, P30 - Google: Pixel 2 XL - HTC: Le
Further information on the BMW Motorrad phone holder:
The holder has a total weight of 204 g, it has the following dimensions: L: 94.8–111.85 mm x W: 144.07–180.47 mm x H: 41.02 mm. It therefore does not interfere with your driving or handling the vehicle.
The ConnectedRide Cradle BMW Motorcycle Smartphone Holder is protected from ambient and weather conditions to IP65 standard, which means it can withstand dust and water. In inclement weather, make sure your smartphone is also resistant to these elements.
Being intended for use with a smartphone, the holder of course protects your phone from motorcycle vibrations.