Launch X431 IMMO Elite and Autel IM508/ IM608 are all powerful combinations of key programming/all system diagnostics/advanced maintenance services. Is there any difference between them? Which one is better?
Check the comparison table below:
|Product||Launch X431 IMMO Elite||Autel IM508 with XP400 Pro (IM508 Pro)||Autel IM608 with XP400 Pro
|Price||€ 1,139||€ 1,209||€ 2,249|
|Operation system||Android 10.0||Android 4.4||Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat|
|Storage capacity||4GB*64GB Memory (128gb can be extended)||2GB*32GB Memory (extended storage)||2GB RAM & 64GB On-board Memory|
|Touch screen||8 inch with gorilla glass+ 2.0Ghz 4-core high-efficiency processor||7 inch with powerful quad-core processor||10.1 inch|
|Update||2 years free update online||2 years free update online; after 2 years, autel im508 update subscription price is 319USD/Year||2 years free update online; after 2 years, the im608 pro software update subscription cost is 795USD/year|
|Warranty||5 years||1 year||1 year|
|Language||25 languages: English, Italian, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Korean, Persian , Romanian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish, Czech, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional||English, French, German, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Italian, Traditional Chinese,etc||English, Portuguese, Germany, Japanese, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Russian, Korean, Turkish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Thai.
(Please leave the S,N of machine to authorize the language you want after you receive it.)
|IMMO function||with X-prog 3||with XP400 Pro||with XP400 Pro|
|CAN FD/DOIP protocols||Yes||No||No|
|FCA Auto Auth access||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Work with endoscope/BST360||Yes||No||No|
|Vehicle coverage||80+ brands||80+ brands, check Autel im508 car list||80+ brands|
|Smart Mode (guided and automated key learning）||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Expert mode (advanced key learning)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Read PIN/CS (all key lost)||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Key generation/key learning/remote learning||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|IMMO ECU reset/adaptation||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|IMMO ECU refresh/coding||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|MC9S12 Encryption chip read/write||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|IC card read/write||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Mercedes infrared key read/write||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Remote frequency detect/support PC||Yes||Yes||Yes|
1.x431 immo elite’s package includes x-prog 3 programmer to finish the complete immo function, while the IM508 and IM608 are equipped with xp400 to get more immo function.
X431 IMMO Elite’s advantage:
1.From software side
- Supports CAND/DOIP protocols to more cars, while the IM508 IM608 cannot support
- Supports the most reset functions
- Supports the most languages
- Supports the use of the endoscope, BST360, and other expansion modules to make the diagnostic functions more powerful while the IM508 does not.
- Supports remote diagnosis, and you can get help anytime or anywhere while the Autel IM508 Pro and IM608 Pro do not.
- Supports the longest warranty
2.From hardware side
- The android system is Android 10.0, it’s the highest access system and you can do car diagnostics more quickly and comfortably.
- The memory is the largest and can reduce memory usage, improve the running speed, and install more required software without worrying about insufficient memory.
- The screen is made of gorilla glass, which provides exceptional damage resistance to scratches, bumps, and drops from everyday use.
X431 IMMO Elite is the cheapest of all.
x431 immo elite is a basic diagnostic tool, but you can buy advanced functions from the “Mall” service in the software.
X431 pad v is an advanced diagnostic full system tool with an online coding function.
x431 immo elite has complete IMMO functions, like Key Read and Write, Add Key, All Key is Lost, Add Key, ECU Replacement Matching, ECU Cloning, Anti-theft Password/Data reading, Anti-theft Type Identification, Remote Control Matching, Anti-theft Component Matching, EEPROM Read and Write, Special Key Generation, Read/write Engine ECU, Read/write Transmission ECU, On-board MCU Read and Write, BMW Engine ISN Code Reading, Mercedes Benz Keys, Replace OBD Reading Component and more.
And single x431 pad v has a simple key immo function and should extra buy x-prog3 to get more basic programming capabilities and the suitable programming cars brands are limited.
All in all, if you need a high-performance and professional anti-theft diagnostic tool, Launch x431 IMMO Elite IMMO key programmer is the best choice for you. It’s a perfect affordable IMMO tool for those customers who value key diagnostic expertise more.