Top 4 Launch X431 & Autel MaxiCOM Diagnostic Tool 2023

Here we’ve collected the top 4 sales of the diagnostic tools in 2023, covering Launch X431 & Autel MaxiCOM series. They are X431 PAD VII/ PAD V, and MaxiCOM MK908 Pro II/ Ultra lite.

By comparison, we can find out the differences between them and help to choose the right tool better. So Launch vs. Autel, which to buy? Let’s take a look.

X431 PAD7 vs. Ultra Lite vs. PAD5 vs. MK908 Pro2

Item Launch X431 PAD VII Autel MaxiCOM Ultra Lite Launch X431 PAD V Autel MaxiCOM MK908 PRO II
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Price £2,187 £2,313 £1,960 £1,599
CPU 2.0GHz Octa-core Exynos8895 2.0GHz Octa-core Qualcomm 660
RAM 8G 4G 4G 4G
ROM 256G 256G 64G+128G SD Card 128G
Battery capacity 19000mAh 18000mAh 9360mAh 15000mAh
System Android 9.0 Android 7.0 Android 7.1 Android 10.0
Screen size 13.3′ 12.9″ 10.1′ 10.1′
Screen resolution 1920*1080 2732*2048 1920*1200 1920*1200
Wi-Fi 2.4 & 5GHz 2.4 & 5GHz 2.4 & 5GHz 2.4 & 5GHz
Camera Rear 13MP, front 8MP Rear 16MP, front 5MP Rear 13MP, front 8MP Rear 16MP
VCI Smartlink C MaxiFlash VCI SmartBox 3.0 Maxiflash Elite
Read & clear codes
Live data
Special function
Action test
Online programming √ (BMW, Benz, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Porsche, Nissan, Infiniti)

*Nonsupport US, CA, Spain

√ (BMW, Benz) √ (BMW, Benz, VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Porsche, Nissan, Infiniti, Subaru)

*Nonsupport US, CA, Spain

√ (BMW, Benz)
Online coding √ (BMW, Benz, Audi, Porsche, VW) √ (BMW, Benz, Audi, VW, Seat, Porsche) √ (BMW, Benz, Audi, Porsche, VW)
Hidden feature √ (BMW, VW, Audi, Skoda) √ (BMW, Porsche, Toyota, Subaru) √ (BMW, VW, Audi, Skoda)
Guidance √ (VW, Audi) √ (VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Man LD, Bently) √ (VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat) √ (VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Man LD, Bently)
McLaren, Tesla diagnosis √ (optional purchase) √ (optional purchase)
Auto VIN
Remote desk
TPMS √ (need X431 TSGUN) × √ (need X431 TSGUN) ×
Oscilloscope √ (need scope box) √ (in development) √ (need scope box) √ (in development)
Endoscope √ (need VSP-600) √ (MV105/ MV108) √ (need VSP-600) √ (MV105/ MV108)
Multimeter √ (need sensor  box) × √ (need sensor  box) ×
Battery test √ (need BST-360) √ (BT506) √ (need BST-360) √ (BT506)
Remote expert × ×
Advanced key programming √ (need X-PROG 3) √ (basic key programming) √ (need X-PROG 3) √ (basic key programming)
Intelligent diagnostics ×
Topology mapping ×
Language Muti-language Muti-language Muti-language Muti-language
Commercial vehicles & heavy truck √ (commercial vehicle) √ (commercial vehicle)
WiFi print
Update 2 free years (in promotion) 2 free years (in promotion) 1 free year 1 year free

Sum Up
1. X431 PAD7 & Autel Ultra Lite are the most multifunctional diagnostic scanners.
2. X431 PAD7 performs well in online programming but is restricted to use in US, CA & Spain.
3. The online programming & coding of Autel tablets are mainly for BMW and Mercedes-Benz models.
4. Launch X431 supports more extensions like multimeter, TPMS & heavy truck diagnosis, but need to buy it separately.
5. Autel Ultra Lite & MK908 Pro2 can diagnose McLaren & Tesla directly while Launch X431 need to purchase.
6. Autel MK908 Pro2 is s newly released device that’s coming with a more advanced CPU & system.

In conclusion, both Launch & Autel are trusted manufacturers to have good after-sales and technical support. It’s suggested to buy based on the diagnostic features and models that are more often used. In this way, you’ll never go wrong.

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