Which Would Be Better Choice: Autel MK808 VS Autel DS808?

The Autel MK808 professional diagnostic scanner and DS808 are two excellent Automotive diagnostic scanners. They’re of the same size and have similar features. Their screen size is 7-inches and uses the Android 4.4.4 operating system. These scan tools are also easy to use and cover a wide range of vehicles.



Customers will learn more similarities and differences between these two diagnostic scanners with the content below. This will help them to decide on which scanner to pick for your needs.


Here below shares the comparison chart for customers to identify:

Functions/Features Autel MK808 Autel DS808
Display 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen
Bidirectional NO YES
Active Test NO YES
Power Balance NO YES
Configurable Engine Immobilizer(CEI)lock configuration NO YES
Pull Drift Compensation(PDC)Reset NO YES
Check and Adjust Fuel Balance NO YES
Passenger Zero Seat Weight Test NO YES
Hybrid Operation Mode Adjustment NO YES
Operating Temperature 0 to 55°C -10 to 60°C
Storage Temperature -20 to 60°C
Throttle Position Relearn Function NO YES
Crank Position Variation Relearn NO YES
Reset fuel trims and Alcohol composition NO YES
Cylinder Contribution Test NO YES
Operating system Android 4.4.4 Android 4.4.4
Internal Memory 32GB 32GB
Processor Cortex-A9 processor (1.5 GHz) Cortex-A9 processor (1.5 GHz)
Audio Input/Output Input: N/A & Output: Beep Input: N/A & Output: Buzzer
All Systems Diagnostics YES YES
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi YES YES
Software Update One year free update Online 1 Year update for free
Vehicle Coverage Acura, Audi, Benz, Bmw, Auford, Bentley,
Bugatti, Chevrolet, Ford, Chrysler, Euford,
Gm, Holden, Honda, Isuzu, Hyundai, Infiniti,
Jaguar, Kia, Maybach, Mazda, Land Rover, Lexus,
Mini, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Saab, Nissan, Opel,
Scion, Seat, Skoda, Subaru, Suzuki, Smart, Sprinter,
Toyota, Vauxhall, Volvo, Vw
Acura, Audi, Bmw, Bugatti, Bentley, Benz,
Chrysler, Citroen, Ford, Fiat, Dodge, Daewoo,
Gm, Gmc, Holden, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Isuzu,
Jaguar, Jeep, Lexus, Maybach, Kia, Land Rover,
Mazda, Mini, Opel, Porsche, Mitsubishi, Nissan,
Peugeot, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Renault, Saab, Scion,
Sprinter, Subaru, Suzuki, Volvo, Toyota, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, Vw
Dimensions(W x H x D) 9.4 x 5.9 x 1.4 inches 9.4 x 5.9 x 1.4 inches
Warranty One-year warranty 12-month warranty for any product problems


Autel MK808 Professional tool has so many features:


The Autel MaxiCom MK808 diagnostic scan tool is an easy to use and powerful diagnostic scanner. It features an Android 4.4.4 operating system and A9 processor. This feature makes it be fast and quick in performing diagnoses. Also, it has a 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen that allows the user to perform multiple tasks at once. In addition, the multilingual system simplifies things for different users as one can change to a language they understand best


When it comes to functions, this scan tool performs almost all basic functions of an OBD2 scanner and some few advanced functions like the IMMO sensor. Other functions of the MK808 scan tool are read/erase error codes, view data streams for all systems, perform an oil reset, TPMS service, EPB reset, DPF service, ABS brake bleeding, SAS reset, and diagnose different systems such as transmission, engine, light system, brake system, fuel system, ABS, SRS, Wiper system, emission system, and much more.


Typical Pros:

Easy to use

Fast and accurate

Intuitive user interface

Extensive vehicle coverage

Full system diagnosis

Performs a wide range of functions

Rubber sleeve for protection

Sturdy carrying case for proper storage


Limited Cons:

It might have some compatibility issues with exotic vehicles


Which scanner is more suitable for customers?

Basing on what you want to use the scanner for, you will find that Autel MK808 professional diagnostic scanner is great for the DIY enthusiast and startup mechanics, while the Autel DS808 is ideal for professional technicians and busy auto repair shop. This is because the latter is quite costly and has more advanced features when compared to the former.


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