A Comprehensive Comparison of Launch X431 V+, X431 Pro5, and X431 PAD VII

In this article, we’ll delve into the key differences between Launch X431 V+, X431 Pro5, and X431 PAD VII, focusing on hardware specifications, main functions, and online programming support.

Item X431 V+(V4.0) X431 Pro5 X431 PAD VII
Image x431-v+ x431-pro5 x431-pad7
Price £709 (UK&EU Version) £975 (UK&EU Version) £1,799 (UK&EU Version)
Hardware Configurations CPU 8-Core 1.8GHz 8-Core 1.8GHz 8-Core 2.0GHz
RAM 4G 4G 8G
ROM 64G 64G 256G
battery capacity 7000mAh/3.8V 7000mAh/3.8v 71440mWh/7.6V
Android version Android 9.0 Android 9.0 Android 9.0
Screen size 10.1 inch 10.1inch 13.3inch
Screen resolution 1920×1200 1920×1200 1920×1080
Wi-Fi 2.4 & 5 GHz 2.4 & 5 GHz 2.4 & 5 GHz
camera Rear 8.0 MP/ Front 5.0 MP Rear 8.0 MP/ Front 5.0 MP Rear 13.0 MP/ Front 8.0 MP
HDMI X X
Communication VCI/Bluetooth(DBSCar IV) VCI/Bluetooth(Smartlink C) VCI/Bluetooth(Smartlink C)
Main Features Basic Functions
(Read & Clear the codes and data stream)
Service Functions 37 37 39
Full-System Diagnostic
Active Test
Auto VIN
*SCAN VIN/License
Remote Desk
Diagnostic Topology Display
Online Programming Benz X
BMW X
VW、Audi、Skoda、SEAT X X
Porsche X X
Land Rover X X
Jaguar X X
Renault X X
Nissan X X
Subaru X X
Infiniti X X
Hyundai X X
Kia X X
Online
Parameterization
VW X X
Audi X X
Online Coding Benz
(SCN)
X
BMW
VW、Audi、Skoda、SEAT
Porsche
Renault X X
*Online FFS Activation VW、Audi X
*Online Calibration & Matching VW、Audi X
Guided
Function
VW、Audi、Skoda
Offline
Programming
Ford
Mazda
Vauxhall
Opel
Flash Hidden Function Benz
BMW
VW、Audi、Skoda、SEAT
Porsche
Jeep
Dodge
Chrysler
Toyota
Honda
*Repair Data Benz X X
BMW X X
VW、Audi X X
Porsche(11-) X X
Add-on Tools *Diesel vehicle diagnosis(HD) √(Need to purchase HDIII
module separately)
ADAS
TPMS(TSGUN)
*X-PROG 3
battery Tester
oscilloscope X X
endoscope
Protocols
Supported
Diagnostic Protocols:
D-PDU/J2534/RP1210
X
Bus Protocols:
DoIP/CAN FD
Only supports CAN FD,
DoIP requires the additional purchase of connectors
Subscription Fee Tesla (Activation Fee $599)
(Purchase in the Mall)

(Purchase in the Mall)

(Purchase in the Mall)
*FCA Secure Gateway
Upgrade Fee (End User) 2 Years Free Update 2 Years Free Update 2 Years Free Update
Languages Software Languages 24 Languages
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, Polish,
Romanian, Dutch, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Greek, Persian, Finnish, Hungarian,
Swedish, Turkish, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese,
Korean
24 Languages
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, Polish,
Romanian, Dutch, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Greek, Persian, Finnish, Hungarian,
Swedish, Turkish, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese,
Korean
24 Languages
English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, German, Polish,
Romanian, Dutch, Arabic, Czech, Danish, Greek, Persian, Finnish, Hungarian,
Swedish, Turkish, Serbian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese,
Korean
User Manual Languages English English English
IP restrictions The UK-EU version is only available in Europe and the United Kingdom. The global version can be used worldwide (except in mainland China)
Updates Download and Update Directly on the Diagnostic Tablet
Note *SCAN VIN/License: Camera recognizes VIN or license plate
*Online FFS Activation: Radar module replacement and clear the fault code B203200-identification function not activated
*Online Calibration & Matching: Online coding & matching is for the airbag module, which can only be coded once
*Repair Data: The fault code guidance provides you the component’s location, pin diagram, special functions, active test, and date stream (current value & standard value) based on the stored fault codes.
*Diesel vehicle diagnosis(HD): HD software, and OBD special adapters are optional accessories
*X-PROG 3: No need to bind or activate, the software has a built-in version update. The X-PROG3 is required.
*FCA Secure Gateway: Third-Party Platform

In conclusion, while the X431 V+ and Pro5 offer robust diagnostic capabilities, the X431 PAD VII emerges as the flagship model with its superior hardware upgrades, expanded functionality, and comprehensive support for online programming and coding across various vehicle makes. Whether it’s enhanced communication, additional service functions, or comprehensive online programming support, the Launch X431 PAD VII sets a new standard for automotive diagnostics.

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