Launch X431 IMMO Plus vs Launch X431 IMMO Elite

What’s the difference between Launch X431 IMMO Plus and X431 IMMO Elite?


Part I:

Launch X431 IMMO Plus vs IMMO Elite:
The biggest difference is IMMO Plus supports ECU Coding while IMMO Elite can’t.

IMMO Plus supports ECU coding, active test and guided function. IMMO Elite does not. 

IMMO Plus supports TSGUN TPMS add-on, IMMO Elite does not.

IMMO Plus supports advanced system diagnostic while IMMO Elite supports basic system diagnostic, this will allow IMMO Plus supports more brands vehicles to do full system diagnostic, active test, module initialization and free resets.

For X-431 IMMO ELITE, it covers basic diagnostic functions, including read version information, read DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes), clear DTCs and read data stream.
For X-431 IMMO PLUS, it covers full diagnostic function, including read version information, read DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes), clear DTCs, read data stream, actuation test, matching, coding and programming etc

They have the same immobilizer coverage.

Item Launch X-431 IMMO ELITE
Launch X431 Immo Elite
Launch X-431 IMMO PLUS
X431 Immo Plus
Screen 8 inch 8 inch
Hardware Processor 2.0GHz 4-core 2.0GHz 4-core
Operating system Andriod 10 Android 10
Storage 4G+64GB 4G+64GB
Battery 6300mAh 6300mAh
Camera rear 800 rear 800
WIFI 2.4GHz/5GHz 2.4GHz/5GHz
Size 234*166*39.5(mm) 234*166*39.5(mm)
Immobilizer Functions IMMO Part replacement
All keys lost
Generate key
Learn key
Remote learning
Read/Write ECU
Read/Write MCU
Read/Write EEPROM
Backup/Store IMMO data
Read PIN Code
Read key chip
Supports VAG Benz BMW IMMO
Diagnostic Function All system diagnostic
DoIP (need DoIP cable) (Need DoIP cable)
ECU coding
Active Test
Special functions 39+ 39+
FCA Autoauth
Free update 2 years 2 years

You can pay for the update service to update IMMO Elite to IMMO Plus.

Immo Elite Update To Immo Plus


Part II: 

Launch X431 IMMO PAD vs X431 IMMO Pro vs X431 IMMO Elite

Item Launch X431 IMMO PAD

Launch X431 Immo Pad

Launch X431 IMMO Pro

Launch X431 Immo Pro

Launch X431 IMMO Elite

Launch X431 Immo Elite

Screen 10.1-inch 8-inch 8-inch
Operating system Android 7.1 Android 10.0  Android 10.0 
Processor octa-core 2.0GHz Quad-core 2.0GHz  2.0Ghz 4-core
Memory 4GB 4GB 4GB
Storage 64GB 64GB 64GB
resolution 1920 x 1200 1280*800 1280*800
Battery 9360mAh 47.88Wh (7.6V,6300mAh) 47880mWh (7.6V, 6300mAh)
Camera Front 8MP, Rear 13MP Rear 8MP rear 8 million pixels
Protection IP65
WIFI 2.4GHz/5GHz 2.4GHz/5GHz 2.4GHz/5GHz
Protocol CAN, CANFD, DoIP, J2534, D-PDU, RP1210 Protocol CAN, CANFD, DoIP CAN, CANFD, DoIP
Multi-language Yes Yes Yes, 24
X-prog3 Yes Yes Yes
Smart Link C VCI Yes
DBScar VII VCI Yes Yes
All system diagnostic Yes Yes Basic diagnostic
ECU/TCM Clone Yes with X-prog3
ECU Coding Yes Yes No
ECU Programming Yes No No
Special functions Yes, 39+ Yes, 39+ Yes, 39+
Bi-Directional Control+ Active Test


Yes Yes No
Optional TPMS function with X-431 TSGUN with X-431 TSGUN
Optional ADAS calibration  with the X-431 ADAS calibration tools
Optional Battery Tester With BST360 With BST360 With BST360
S2-2 Sensor Box Yes, with S2-2 Sensor Box Yes Yes
Oscilloscope 02-2 Scopebox Yes
Videoscope With VSP-600 With VSP-600 With VSP-600
WiFi printer Yes Yes Yes
Pre scan & post scan Yes Yes
VAG Guided Function Yes Yes Yes
Update 2 Years 2 Years 2 Years
Smartlink remote service Yes
Remote Diagnosis Yes Yes Yes


In Sum:

LAUNCH’s brand-new X-431 IMMO products provide an one-stop solution for vehicle diagnostic and anti-theft matching. It not only provides advanced diagnostic functions, but also key matching, password reading and immobilizer replacement functions for locksmiths, which covers main European, American and Asian makes, such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW, VW/Audi, Porsche, Peugeot Citroen, Ford, GM, Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, Kia, etc. Meanwhile, it supports 170+ Bosch’s, 10+ Siemens’s engine ECU and 18+ gearbox ECU BENCH mode clone. Pre-scan and post-scan report of diagnostic function helps locksmiths and workshop to show comparison of vehicle health status to customer clearly.

They are slightly different from each other.

IMMO PAD has smart link VCI supports online programming and J2534 passthru programming, immo pro/plus and immo elite do not.

IMMO PAD is compatible with ADAS add-on. IMMO PAD has more protocols than the other two.

IMMO Pro (or Immo Plus) and IMMO Elite are similar, IMMO Elite does not do ecu coding nor programming.


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