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Launch VS Autel - How to Choose?

A query we very generally get asked - Which brand is better? Launch or Autel?

Launch and Autel are of the great manufacturers at the market.

Both manufacturers provide very powerful, comprehensive, advanced, and reliable scan tools.

Autel is widely known for its excessive quality, extraordinarily person-friendly, and modern diagnostic tools. Launch on the alternative hand, produces quick, accurate, OEM-degree diagnostics.

There are a few matters that a Launch experiment device can do higher than the Autel and a few matters Autel can do higher than the launch.

It virtually comes right all the way down to the form of scanner you need. If your seeking out a primary or mid variety scan device then we've produced the subsequent evaluation chart.

Autel AL519 VS Launch CR529: Handheld Diagnostic Scanner Tool under $100

Features Autel AL519  Launch CR529
Autel AL519
Launch CR529
Customer Rating 4.5 star 4.3 star
Check Price $45.99
Display 320 x 240 dpi 320 x 240 dpi
Diagnoses  systems OBD2 Scanner OBD2 Scanner
Modes 10 10
Support language

1. English + German + French;
2. English + German + Dutch;
3. English + French + Spanish;
4. English + Dutch+ Spanish;
5. English + Swedish;
6. Dutch + Polish+ Italian

English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Japanese and Italian.
Weight 10.6 ounces ‎1.01 pounds
Vehicles Coverage Works with most OBDII & CAN compliant vehicles US post 1996, EU post 2006, Asian post 2009.  US vehicles from 1996 to the latest 2023 cars, European from 2002, Asian from 2003. Such as light-duty trucks (12v only), SUVs, and mini-vans

In terms of screen: the screen specifications of the two handheld scanners are the same, and the overall size is also different between Launch CR529 (6.46"L x 3.84"W x 1.18"H) and Autel AL519‎(6.91”L x 3.80”W x 1.46”H) Few, can be operated with one hand.

In terms of language support, both Autel AL519 and Launch CR529 support multi-language systems, and the language support combination of Autel AL519 has more advantages.

In terms of vehicle support, both support most vehicles with OBDII interfaces, and the advantage of Autel AL519 is that it covers more vehicles.

Overall, both handheld scanners are very capable and decent devices for a sub-$100 scanner, the choice is yours. 

Autel MS908S Pro VS Launch X431 PRO 52023 J2534 Reprogramming Tool

Features Autel MS908S Pro

Launch X431 PRO 5

Autel AL519
Launch X431 Pro5
Customer Rating 4.5 star 4.3 star
Check Price $1,759
Check Price $1,799
Display 9.7 inch; 2048x1536 resolution 10.1 inch
Diagnoses  systems OBD2 Scanner OBD2 Scanner
J2534 reprogramming B-MW, Ben-z, F-ord, Jaguar, Land Rover, GW, Volvo, Volkswagen,etc. B-MW, Ben-z, F-ord, Jaguar, Land Rover, GW, Volvo, etc.
Support language

13+ Languages

13+ Languages
Weight 17.75 lb ‎‎16.48 pounds
Vehicles Coverage Covers more than 99% of vehicles All System Diagnostics for 99% Vehicle Coverage

What are the highlights of Launch CR529?

2023 J2534 Reprogramming Tool, ECU Online Coding, Topology Mapping, X431 V+ Upgrade, Bidirectional Diagnostic Scanner with SmartBox 3.0 CANFD and DOIP, 2 Years Update.

What is the highlight of Autel MS908S Pro?

2023 BENZ/BMW&J2534 Enhanced ECU Programming/ECU Online Coding Tool, 36+ hot services, VAG boot function, full two-way active test and OE level diagnosis, no IP restriction, 1 year update.

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