Autel IM608 II vs IM608 vs IM508S vs IM508 vs KM100

Autel is rolling new generation MaxiIM key programmers, IM608 II, IM608S II, IM608 Pro II and IM508S.

What’s the difference between MaxiIM 1st and 2nd generation?

 

Check table comparison below:

Table 1: Hardware Parameter 

Product IM608ProⅡ/IM608SⅡ/IM608Ⅱ IM608PRO/IM600/IM608 IM508S IM508 IM1 KM100
Hardware 1, Tablet, Programmer, VCI 1, Tablet, Programmer, VCI 1, Tablet, Programmer, VCI 1, Tablet, Programmer, VCI 1, Tablet, Programmer, VCI 1. vertical screen
2. VCI Bluetooth connection 2. VCI Bluetooth connection 2、VCI cable connection 2、VCI cable connection 2. VCI Bluetooth connection 2. VCI Bluetooth connection
3. Unable to connect Programmer
Usability 1.Support Auto VIN 1.Support Auto VIN 1.Support Auto VIN 1.Support Auto VIN 1.Support Auto VIN 1.Support Auto VIN
2.Support Guided function 2.Support Guided function 2.Support Guided function 2.Support Guided function 2.Support Guided function 2.Support Guided function
3. Support Immo scan 3. Support Immo scan 3. Support Immo scan 3. Support Immo scan 3. Support Immo scan 3. Support Immo scan
Immobilizer software comprehensive immo software comprehensive immo software comprehensive immo software comprehensive immo software 1. comprehensive immo software Most immo key programming function
2. some advanced feature need to pay except remove and replace anti-theft parts
Diagnostic software 1. Medium diagnostic function 1. Medium diagnostic function Basic diagnostic function Basic diagnostic function Basic diagnostic function No
2. BMW Benz immobilizer system programming 2. BMW Benz immobilizer system programming
Remote Expert Yes (coming soon) No No No Yes No
Hardware Processor Qualcomm SDM660 Octa-core Processor: Samsung Exynos T5260 6-Core Processor: Rockchip RK3566 Quad core Processor: Rockchip RK3188 Quad core Processor: Rockchip PX30 Quad-core Processor: PX30 4x ARM Cortex-A35
4x 2.2 GHz(A73) 4x 1.3 GHz(A7) 4x 1.8GHz(A55) 4x 1.6GHz(A9) 4x 1.5GHz(A35)  1.5GHz 64bits
4x 1.8 GHz(A53) 2x 1.7 GHz(A15)
Operating system Android 10.0 Android™ 4.4.2, KitKat Android 11 Android 4.4.4 Android 9 Android 9.0
RAM 4 GB 2 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB 2G RAM
ROM 128 GB 64 GB 64 GB 32 GB(2021+ 64GB) 64 GB 64G Flash
Display/Resolution 10.1 inches 10.1 inches 7 inches 7 inches 7 inches 5.5′
Resolution 1920*1200 1920*1200 1024*600 1024*600 800*1200 1280×700
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac) Wi-Fi(802.11a/b/g/n/ac) Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n) Yes
BT BT V5.0 + BR/EDR BT V2.1 + EDR No No BT V5.0 + EDR Yes
USB USB 2.0:(2 USB HOST Type A, 1 USB mini device) USB 2.0:(2 USB HOST Type A, 1 USB mini device) USB 2.0:(1 USB HOST Type A, 1 USB mini device) USB 2.0:(1 USB HOST Type A, 1 USB mini device) USB 2.0:(1 USB HOST Type C, 1 USB OTG Tyep C) /
HDMI HDMI 2.0 HDMI 1.4a No No No /
SD Card SD Card (Support up to 64GB) SD Card (Support up to 32GB) SD Card (Support up to 64GB) SD Card (Support up to 32GB) SD Card(Support up to 64GB) /
DB16 DLC No No DB16 DLC No No /
Headphone plug Yes Yes No No No /
microphone 1MIC 1MIC No No Yes /
Speaker 2 2 No No 1 /
GPS Yes No No No No /
Light-sensitive Yes Yes No No Yes /
Button 1 power button 1 power button 1 power button 1 power button 1 power button /
Battery 3.8V 15000 mAh 3.8V 15000 mAh 3.7V 5000 mAh 3.7V 5000 mAh 5800mAh 4950mAh
Camera Rear:  16 Megapixel, AF with Flashlight Rear: 8.0 Megapixel, AF with Flashlight No No Rear: 800W /
VCI or Not JVCI+ JVCI standalone standalone V1
Programmer XP400PRO XP400PRO XP200 XP200 XP1 V200
VCI Connection BT/USB BT/USB standalone standalone BT/USB BT
Weight 1.58 kg 1.48 kg 0.78 kg 0.78 kg 0.46 kg /

Table 2: Function Comparison

Programmer function
with XP401 Pro/XP400 Pro
EEPROM read and write Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors No
Disadvantage: The board has no IO port pin detection function Disadvantage: The board has no IO port pin detection function Disadvantage: The board has no IO port pin detection function
MCU read and write Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors No
Less mcu coverage Less mcu coverage
Engine computer read and write More coverage than competitors. More coverage than competitors. More coverage than competitors. No No
Support CAN TC1762\TC1766\

TC1793\TC1797 R/W without pass

Disadvantage: small coverage of

CAN protocol read and write

Support CAN TC1762\TC1766\TC1793

\TC1797 R/W without pass

Less ECU coverage
Immobilizer module read and write Advantage: More coverage than competitors
Disadvantages: No solder-free board, no IO port pin detection function
Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors
Disadvantages: No solder-free board, no IO port pin detection function
No
Disadvantages: No solder-free board, no IO port pin detection function Less IMMO coverage Less IMMO coverage
Odometer/airbag module read and write Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors Advantage: More coverage than competitors No No
Less coverage
key identification generation Advantage: There are more types of key identification; Advantage: There are more types of key identification; Advantage: There are more types of key identification; Yes
Disadvantages: Some key identification information is not comprehensive enough; Disadvantages: Some key identification information is not comprehensive enough; Disadvantages: Some key identification information is not comprehensive enough; Less coverage Less coverage
Write key via dump Yes Yes Yes No No
Less coverage
Renew/Unlock remote Yes Yes Yes Need XP400 Pro Need XP1 Pro Yes
Frequency detection Yes Yes Yes Need XP400 Pro Need XP1 Pro Yes
key tool function Generete universal key Yes
Need XP200/XP201/XP400/XP401/XP400PRO/XP401PRO
Yes, need XP200/XP201/XP400/

XP401/XP400PRO/XP401PRO

Yes Yes Yes Yes
APB112 chip simulation Need APB112 Need APB112 Need APB112 Yes
Ignition coil detection Need APB112 No No Yes
Diagnostic function Auto VIN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes NO
Read/clear DTCs Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Read datastaream Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
read freeze frame Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Read ECU information Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Active Test Yes Yes No(coming soon) Yes No
Service function Yes (36) Yes (36) Yes(36) Yes(36) Yes(36)
Special functions All system All system No(coming soon) All system No
Online coding Yes, does support Benz, Audi(only CN&HK), Skoda(only CN&HK) Yes, does not support Benz, Audi(only CN&HK), Skoda (CN&HK) No No No
Offline coding Yes Yes No No No
Hidden function flashing Yes, except Mercedes Yes, except Mercedes No No No
Guided function Yes, excpet BMW, Benz, Land rover Yes, excpet BMW, Benz, Land rover No No No
Online programming Yes, part of BMW and Benz (not all function) Yes, IM608Pro will do part of BMW and Benz online programming (No all) No No No
Cloud service report management report management report management report management report management
Remote expert C side(Only CN)
Other functions SCAN VIN Remote Desk Remote Desk Remote Desk SCAN VIN
SCAN License D-PDU CANFD(Need converter) CANFD(Need converter) SCAN License
Remote Desk RP1210 Remote Desk
D-PDU DoIP(Need converter) DoIP
RP1210 CANFD(Need converter) CANFD
DoIP
CANFD
Remote Expert Usability since July 2022 / / / the version is too low. Most of the functions have not been upgraded /
Advantage:
Immo and Diagnostic 2-in-1 in the same tablet, easy to use. Auto obtain and decode VIN
Order status and step prompts are clear. Synchronization of orders and connection steps;
Operational capability support: including activities, coupons, merchant order flow control, etc.
Disadvantage:
The expert side needs to be upgraded through PC Suit
Car brands Advantage: / / / Supports few car series, only supports Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Chrysler, GM cars, BMW does not support DoIP protocol /
Supports 140+ brands, except Tesla
Decode VIN, Auto VIN, smart identify vehicle info.
Intelligent identify protocol type (CAN, CANFD, DoIP), automatic identify DoIP communication.
Latency and Stability Better latency / / / Only supports transfer server mode /
B/C mode: transfer server+ P2P direct connection
Extension endoscope Yes (optional) Yes (optional) Yes(optional MV105/108) Yes(optional MV105/108) NO /

 

What’s new in Autel IM608 II/IM608 Pro II?

  • IM608/Pro II has improved firmware, Android 10, larger RAM, ROM, with new JVCI+ VCI.
  • Supports CAN protocol read and write without a password
  • Add bulit-in DoIP and CAN FD protocol (don’t need converter)
  • Support remote expert function

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