How can LAUNCH X431 V+ Compete Against Autel MaxiSys Elite Scanner?

Autel MaxiSys Elite and LAUNCH X431 V+ Scanner are both currently competitive diagnostic scanner on market and positioned as ideal for professionals. But what if LAUNCH X431 V+ Compete Against Autel MaxiSys Elite Scanner? Which one would most possibly be the winner? Let’s check below and see if we can find the answer.


Features/Functions Autel Maxisys Elite LAUNCH X431 V+
Display 9.7” Retina display (2048×1536 dpi) with multi-touch capacitor screen 10.1-inch multi-touch capacitor screen
Operating System(OS) Android system Android system
Memory 2GB RAM & 32GB Embedded Memory 1GB RAM & 8GB Embedded Memory
Camera Rear: 8.0 Megapixel, Autofocus with Flashlight

Front: 2.0 Megapixel

Rear: 3.2 Megapixel

Front: 0.3 Megapixel

Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WIFI

Version 2.1 3Mbs Bluetooth

RJ45 Ethernet Connection

3.0 USB (2.0 Compatible)

HDMI 1.4a

Standard OBDII Interface, Micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi
Software Update 2 years of free update Two years update for free
Vehicle Coverage More than 80 US domestic, Asian and European makes and models 72 car brands from the USA, European, Asian, and so on
Operating Temperature -10 to +55°C 0°C~+45°C
Storage Temperature -20 to +70°C -10°C~+45°C
Input Voltage DC/12V/3A DC 9V-15V
Battery 3.7V/13600mAH Lithium-polymer battery Polymer Lithium-ion battery, 6600mAh
Weight 24.9 pounds 13.23 pounds
Warranty 1-year warranty 12-month warranty


More details of Two Advanced Scanners Features & Comparison:


Autel Maxisys Elite Scan Tool:

Equipped with the NVIDIA Tegra 4 Quad-Core processor 1.8GHz, the Autel Maxisys Elite scan tool offers a fast operation speed and a quick diagnosis. In addition, it has a bootup time of 20 seconds or less. It is very easy to use as it comes with a 9.7-inch retina display with a resolution of 2048×1536. The device covers more than 80 US domestic, European, and Asian vehicle makes and models.


The Maxisys Elite scanner features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections that enable the user to operate the device without having to use the OBD2 cable. It performs basic, special, and advanced functions. With its ergonomic design, you will have an easy time utilizing the gadget.



Features and functions:


  • Extensive vehicle coverage
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Advanced ECU coding & programming
  • Ergonomic design
  • Automatic software update
  • Powerful battery
  • Fast and accurate
  • Large display screen
  • MaxiFix Platform


Launch X431 V+ Diagnostic Scanner:

This is another high-end scanner from Launch. The X431 V-plus diagnostic code reader is a professional scanner with lots of outstanding features and functions. It is powered by a 7000mAh battery that can run for 4 to 6 hours continuously. The large 10.1-inch display makes interpreting the results to be easy and quick. You can multitask with the gadget, thanks to the Android 7.1 operating system.


The Launch X431 V+ scanner performs full 11 special functions, ECU coding, and diagnosis of all systems. This includes engine, transmission, body, fuel system, powertrain, and much more. The scanner is also durable as it is drop resistant, waterproof, dustproof, and greaseproof. It also covers a wide range of vehicles and can help protect your car from being stolen due to the anti-theft matching feature.



Features and functions:


  • Extensive vehicle coverage
  • Full systems diagnoses
  • Bi-directional control
  • Multiple reset services
  • Wireless Bluetooth connection
  • Powered by a lithium-polymer battery
  • Sturdy design
  • Large 10.1-inch display
  • Anti-theft matching
  • Online update


Winner turns out to be, without doubt, Autel MaxiSys Elite, from many aspects of features and functions like memory, camera, supported special functions and car models, it is better than LAUNCH X431 V+. However for the price, Autel MaxiSys Elite on online shop is €2186 while LAUNCH X431 V+ €939. They are both more suitable for professional mechanic or repair shop workers. Think more on personal budget and personal reference. So which one would you choose?


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