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Autel IM608 Pro vs IM608 vs IM508: What's the difference?

Autel MaxiIM IM608 and IM508 are all-in-one one-button programming and diagnostic tools that perform versatile full system diagnostic and anti-theft functions. Different prices and different features. How to choose IM608 or IM508? 

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The Autel MaxiIM IM608 and IM608 Pro and IM508

Autel MaxiIM IM608 and IM608 Pro have the same functionality and hardware, with the only difference being that the IM608Pro and XP400 Pro and the IM608 and XP400 have better IMMO functionality. The IM608 has better key programming and diagnostic capabilities than the Autel MaxiIM IM508, but with the addition of the XP400 or XP400 Pro to the IM508, it has the same or better IMMO capabilities as the IM608.

For IMMO function: IM608 Pro = IM508 + XP400 Pro> IM608 = Autel IM508 + XP400> IM508 For

diagnostic function: Autel MaxiIM IM608 = IM608Pro> IM508. (Autel IM608 = Autel MaxiSys MS908 and IM508 = Autel MK808.)

Service Features: Autel MaxiIM IM608 = IM608 Pro> IM508

In Hardware: Autel MaxiIM IM608 = IM608 Pro> IM508

Note: Autel MaxiIM IM608 Pro is newly upgraded to Autel MaxiIM IM608S II.

When to select Autel MaxiIM IM508?

If you need to use Japanese cars (Toyota, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Honda) and other cars, but not European car key programming (Mercedes Benz, etc.). You can also choose the AutelMaxi IMIM508 if you do not need a powerful system-wide diagnostic.

When to choose AutelMaxi IMIM508 + XP400 Pro?

If you have purchased the AutelMaxi IM tool for key programming and need to do key programming for BMW, or Benz, we recommend purchasing IM508 + XP400 Pro. It is more economical and affordable than the IM608 and has the most powerful Autel IMMO features.

When to choose Autel MaxiIM IM608 / 608 Pro?

If you need powerful key programming and diagnostics, you can buy the best all-in-one key programming and diagnostic tools, IM608 or IM608Pro.

Comparison video of IM508 and IM608

 

Comparison chart of IM508 and IM608 Pro

★ Standard Functions  ▲Need extra adapters   △ Need XP400 Pro   ○ Need XP400 Pro and extra adapters

IM508

IM608 PRO

Programming

EEPROM Read/Write

Basic

Advanced

MCU Read/Write

Basic

Advanced

Immobilizer Read/Write

Advanced

Engine Read/Write

Advanced

Mercedes Infrared Key Read/Write

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Remote Frequency Detection

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IMMO

Smart Mode(Guided and   Automated Key Learning Function)

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Auto Detect Make/Model/Year/System

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Read PIN(Add   Key/All   Key   Lost)

★             

★          

Key Generation/Key Learning/Remote Learning

★            

IMMO ECU Reset/Adaption

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IMMO ECU Refresh/Coding

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Backup/Restore IMMO Data

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BENZ 3rd Generation IMMO   Add Key, All Key Lost via OBD

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Read/Write/Erase Benz ESL_W209 / W906 Data

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Benz OE NEC Key Learning

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Volkswagen MQB Key Learning via OBD

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Volkswagen/Audi 4th Generation IMMO Key Learning

          

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Volkswagen/Audi 5th Generation IMMO Key Learning

★          

★            

BMW FEM/BDC Key Learning and Adaption

★             

★             

BMW CAS4/3/2/1 Key Learning

★               

★             

BMW EWS3 Key Learning

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▲               

2015-2019 Jaguar Land Rover Write Key via Dump

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Volvo Smart Key/Fobik Smart Key Learning

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Volkswagen/AUDI/BMW Key Unlock

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OE-Level Diagnostics

All Systems for Over 80 Makes

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MaxiFlash JVCI (J2534 ECU Reprogrammer)

ECU Coding

Active Test

Complete Service Functions

Basic

Advanced           

Features

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

5000 mAh

15000 mAh

Internet Updatable

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

Multilingual Support

Limited One Year Warranty

Touchscreen

7-inch

10.1-inch

Memory

32GB

64GB

Processor

Quad-core

Hexa-core

Camera

8.0 Megapixel

Resolution

1024x600

1920x1200

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