2 Years Update EU UK US SHIP LAUNCH X431 PRO5 PRO 5 Bi-directional Diagnostic Tool with J2534 Smart Box 3.0 CANFD DoIP HD Supports Online Programming and Topology Mapping

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4 X431 PRO5: Global Version LAUNCH X431 PRO5 PRO 5 Bi-directional Diagnostic Tool with J2534 Smart Box 3.0 CANFD DoIP HD Supports Online Programming and Topology Mapping
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Product Description

  1. GLOBAL VERSION, NO IP LIMIT
  2. Upgrade Version of X431 Pro3
  3. Supports FCA AutoAuth, VAG Guided function, Benz/BMW online programming
  4. Upgraded from X431 V+, Pros Mini, PRO3, TURBO, Throttle
  5. With Smart Box 3.0 J2534 interface, Supports DoIP and CAN FD Protocol
  6. Add Modules to Expand Features, IMMO, TPMS, ADAS, Battery Tester, Videoscope etc
Launch X431 PRO5 PRO 5 Full System Car Diagnostic Tool with Smart Box 3.0 Supports Topology
 

Upgraded from X431 V PRO/ PRO3/PROS and V+ 4.0, as a new product coming into the X431 group, LAUNCH X431 PRO5 has inherited all the strengths of its predecessors and greatly developed its advantages like J2534 Programming, 50+ Reset Functions, Bi-directional Control, Online Functions, more ECU Coding, All System Full-Function Diagnostics, etc.

Why Do You Buy Launch X431 Pro 5 from OBDII365 ?

  • LAUNCH official authorized dealer
  • 2 Years Free Update Online on LAUNCH Official Website, 1 Year Warranty
  • Global Version, No IP Restrictions
  • Lifetime Tech Support Online

Burst Points:

  • NEW! Adds Topology Mapping function since version V7.03.014 
  • NEW! Adds Benz and BMW built-in online programming till 2020 (need configuration)
  • Upgraded from X431 V+, Pros Mini, PRO3, TURBO, Throttle
  • The least expensive x431 tool that can do online programming
  • Supports WiFi wireless and USB connection (USB connection requires OTG converter)
  • Full Bidirectional Active Test, AutoVIN & AutoScan powers all-systems DTC scans that clock in at an average of < 3 minutes.
  • Full system diagnostic + ECU coding 
  • 50+ Reset Functions: Include the maximum repair functions in the aftermarket. Solve your 99% of vehicle problems and take care of every ECUs on your cars.
  • Multilingual Support: English,Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Korean, Persian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish, Czech, Italian
  • APP language: English, German, Russian, French, Traditional, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish, Italian
  • J2534 SmartBox 3.0 ECU Programming is compatible with J2534 Reprogramming, DoIP, CAN FD, and Heavy-Duty Truck (DC9-36V) protocols, and can diagnose trucks without purchasing the HD Module. *Only need to purchase the activation card & non-16pin adaptors. Smartbox 3.0 J2534 PC Tool Free Download 
  • Online Functions: Give you quick access to obtain massive online data from the OEM server. Online ECU Coding compatible with VW, Audi, BMW, Porsche. Online Calibration; Online Code Search; Online Feedback; Online Repair Resource.
  • Diagnostic Report Printing; One-click Updating; Data Recording; 4-in-1 Data Stream Display
  • Universal Vehicle Coverage: Serve passenger cars and heavy-duty trucks. Cover 99% of American, Asian, European models and 10000+ vehicles (1996-2022). Truck requires 
  • FCA AutoAuth Access: Bypass SGM in FCA vehicles seamlessly and within seconds; works on 2017 and later Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Fiat, etc. *Need AutoAuth subscriptions.
  • VAG Guided Function: Skip the routine procedure of entering the security access code & channel number for VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat vehicles.
  • Add Modules to Expand Features: ADAS Calibration Toolkit; VSP-600 VideoScope; X431 TPMS TSGUN; BST360 Bluetooth Battery Tester; X-PROG & X-PROG3 Immobilizer, WiFi printer
  • Non-16pin Connectors & Cables Kit: enable to work on varied vehicles across the world.
  • Supports Immobilizer key programming and VW Audi/BMW 8HP gearbox Cloning with the x-prog3
  • Supports ADAS Calibration when working with an ADAS Mobile / ADAS PRO.
  • Optional truck license (Does not work with HDIII, you will need to purchase this license and adapters)
  • 2 Years Free Update Online, 1 Year subscription is $350/year./ 2 years subscription $450. 
NOTE: Online programming is restricted in Spain, Portugal.

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X431 Pro 5 APK Download: https://en.cnlaunch.com/download/
Launch X431 Pro5 User Manual
Launch X431 Pro5 vs X431 PAD VII

How to Change X431 Pro5 languages:

Easy switch steps: go to “Setting” -> select the language -> go to “Upgrade” -> download & install the car software pack translated in the selected language. *No costs involved.
 

ECU Programming

By working together with SmartBox3.0 VCI device compliant to J2534, this J2534 programming tool plays well in emissions-based ECUs (eg. Powertrain, Engine, Transmission, Throttle Controller) and gives additional hands to Chassis and Body ECUs.

Online Programming for BMW & Benz

  • LAUNCH X431 PRO5 scanner programming tool allows you directly download OEM programming software and program data into vehicle ECUs (for BMW & Mercedes-Benz series). It takes better care of all the situations that need ECU programming and achieves dual programming (Automatic+Manual) modes to save failed programming. Whenever you need it, it will be there.
     1. Replace New Blank Modules: Some parts or modules physically need to be replaced. LAUNCH X431 PRO5 can help you to program adaptive data to make the new modules communicate with other modules.
     2. Repair ECU with Data Loss: Suit for insufficient car battery voltage resulting in module data loss.
     3. Upgrade ECU Software Version: Require upgrade to fix bugs in module software and get more new functions.
     4. Reprogramming Operation (Exclusive!): Restore original software data when module programming failed.
    Note: You need to message our post-sale for get the operation access of “Online Programming Function” for BMW & Benz.

J2534 Programming
  • Pairing with the Smartbox3.0 device (serving as J2534-Compliant VCI), you can operate a PC or LAUNCH X431 PRO5 diagnostic tool to download OEM software and install J2534 files/tools from LAUNCH official website, to perform the J2534 programming for some vehicles. Note: Reach us to get the J2534 Operation manual.

You can apply the LAUNCH X431 PRO5 to some occasions: 1) the original vehicle module is damaged; 2) the ECU data is lost; 3) replacement of used ECUs; 4) upgrading ECU data to improve ECU performance; and more.

NOTE: A fee set by the OEM may apply.
launch x431 pro5 ecu coding

ECU Coding: Customize the vehicle settings within minutes
 

  • Online Coding: enable you to access the online data from the OEM server to do high-level repairs, such as online coding for BMW, VW, Skoda, Infiniti, Nissan, Hyundai, etc.;
  • Offline Coding/Adaptation: read the code from the original module, and then write the code to the new module, such as Offline Adaptation for Ford, Mazda, etc. Offline Coding for Vauxhall, Opel, etc.
  • Flash Hidden Functions: activate the hidden features or disable the annoying features, such as auto side mirrors folding function, automatic engine Start-Stop function, etc. Compatible with BMW, Porsche, Subaru, Toyota, etc.
  • Component Matching: match adaptive data for certain components after module repairs or replacements. Compatible with Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat, Ford, Opel, Mazda, Chrysler, Jeep, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru…
  • Online Account Login Service: obtain a secure access code online to perform basic settings and matching for VAG vehicles. Compatible with Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat, etc.
  • Online Calibration: Compatible with Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat, etc.
  • Online Parameterization: Compatible with Volkswagen, Audi, Skoda, Seat, etc.
  • Modify Cars: help mechanics/technicians modify the cars, like installing car courtesy lights.
  • VAG Guided Functions: The Guided Functions integrate multiple basic functions, which save the tedious process of searching for various codes. Each function provides detailed help information for operations. Different guidelines are offered for different car models. The corresponding operation prompts will automatically come out to help you perform Matching, Setting, Coding, etc.


NOTE: ECU Coding is NOT universally compatible with all vehicles, and varies depending on the make, model, and year.


OE-Level All Systems Diagnostics – Fast, In-depth, and Accurate Diagnostics &Analysis

As a higher-level automotive tool, the LAUNCH X431 PRO5 tool has the ability to operate comprehensive All Systems Full-function Diagnostics of All Models to clear all faults affecting the vehicle and drive your car to normal in minutes, including reading codes, erasing code, viewing live data stream, vehicle information, etc.

  • Actuation Test/Bidirectional scan tool – accurately figure out whether a specific system, component or subsystem in vehicles goes well and pinpoint the location of the problem by interactively operating and testing the vehicle’s related actuators.
  • Special Functions – find more reset functions for different models to do maintenance and repairs.
  • Health Report – this Launch scanner enables you to quickly access all the electronic control units of the vehicle and generate a detailed report about vehicle health, allowing you to share it with others or print it out via printer.
  • 4-in-1 Real-time Live Data can be displayed in various modes (value, graph, etc.) recorded, played back, or token screenshots, to share with others for further analysis.
  • Code Search – Launch diagnostic scanner X431 PRO5 works as a DTC dictionary to search for more information about the current DTC online, figuring out the root cause of trouble code fast.
  • Auto VIN – automatically identifies the test vehicle and allows you to detect the vehicle quickly.
  • 150+ Brands, NO IP Limited, Global Version, 99% Vehicle Coverage, DoIP / CAN FD/ Heavy-Duty Truck (DC9-36V) Protocols
  • This heavy duty truck scanner advanced car scanner supports 99% of vehicles (from 1996 to 2022), 150+ brands, including the latest models in 2022. Meantime, there’re no IP restrictions for this globe version Launch obd scanner diagnostic tool.
  • Vehicle Coverage: support query of maintenance data and testable models.
  • DoIP / CAN FD Protocols: for High-Speed CAN Cover New Vehicle Models;
  • FCA Vehicles: Support AutoAuth for FCA vehicles’ Secure Gateway module (from 2018-2022), Compatible with Fiat / with Chrysler / with Alfa Romeo / with Dodge / etc. (From 2018-2022).
  • Heavy-Duty Truck (DC9-36V) protocol: can diagnose trucks without purchasing the HD Module. *Only need to purchase the activation card & non-16pin adaptors.
  • Version Information – get the retrieved ECU information in detail.
  • Read and Clear Fault Code – know what the problem is according to the DTC and its definition.
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Active Test and Bi-Directional Control for Fast Troubleshooting

The Bluetooth Diesel Diagnostic Tool X431 PRO5 features Bi-directional Control, also known as Active Test, Actuator Test, and Inspection Tests. It can send the commands to ECUs, read the ECU data to determine the integrity of the system or parts, and monitor the operation of the actuators, letting you quickly know if a specific system, component, or subsystem is functioning properly or not.

With this bidirectional scan tool, you don't need to struggle to disassemble individual on-board parts & ECUs to find a small problem. It also can be universally applied to all the vehicle systems like ABS, SRS, Engine, TPMS, BCM, Headlamps, Windscreen Wipers, Windows, Doors, Sunroof, Mirrors, for pinpointing problems within 5 minutes.

Here we have some examples for the Active test:

  • Switch the SRS light on and off;
  • Turn the fuel pump on and off;
  • Cycle the a/c clutch on and off;
  • Switch the cylinder on and off;
  • Conduct the injector buzz test;
  • Turn on/off the radiator fan;
  • Operate the acceleration device test;
  • Perform an evaporative emissions leak test;

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50+ Hot Reset & Relearn Maintenance Services

You can easily choose multiple commonly-used service functions, and follow their clear and precise instructions to complete complex projects much faster, including but not limited to the following:

-Oil Maintenance Light Reset: reset the oil service lamp; re-calculate the optimal oil life change interval.

-Steering Angle Reset: reset the steering angle to zero to keep the car running straight.

-Injector Coding: write the new injector code into the system to correct cylinder injection quantity.

-Electronic Parking Brake Reset: help replace and reset the brake pad.

-ABS Bleeding: help exhaust the air in the ABS system in an easy way.

-Throttle Matching: initialize the throttle actuators to the default state.

-Battery Matching: register the battery after replacement.

-DPF Regeneration: help remove the particulate matter to keep the trap stable.

-Anti-theft Matching (IMMO Service): disable lost keys to prevent the car from being stolen, and add new keys. *Limited in default; can be fully upgraded with X-PROG & X-PROG3.

-Tire Pressure Reset: reset the tire pressure.

-Suspension Level Calibration: adjust the vehicle body height sensor for level calibration.

-Headlight Matching: initialize the adaptive headlamp system.

-Gearbox Matching: help complete the gearbox self-learning to improve gear shifting quality.

-Sunroof Initialization: initialize the sunroof when to be locked off, or closed.

-Tooth Learning: help to finish tooth learning after changing the crankshaft in the car engine.
And many more with expanding. Function menus vary by manufacturer, year, and model. Reach us for a compatibility check.

NOTE: Explore more service functions by accessing menus of Vehicle Brand -> System Diagnostics -> Special Function.
launch x431 pro5 special functions
4 in 1 SmartBox 3.0: Easy to Manage Wider Vehicles
 

LAUNCH auto scanner X431 PRO5 work with SmartBox3.0 VCI (J2534 compliant) empowers you to conduct J2534 ECU Programming, just by downloading the free OEM software (connect our post-sale team to get a link, no charge) to show the OE-level programming.

SmartBox3.0 VCI, powered by Linux system, USB & WiFi connection.

  1. CAN-FD, J2534, DOIP protocol, connect with OEM diagnostic software to unleash programming and diagnostic communication.
  2. Heavy-duty truck protocol compliant. Support DC9-36V for HD Vehicles Diagnostics. SmartBox3.0 VCI can also be easily expanded to a general diagnostic tool for passenger cars and heavy-duty trucks. (Pay for heavy-duty software and a non-standard 16PIN connector to use.). More powerful functions are to be discovered by working with the Launch X431 scanner.
  3. CAN-FD & DOIP protocols for high-speed vehicle diagnostic communication, compatible with Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Holden, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, etc.
  4. J2534 protocol works for ECU programming, compatible with Toyota, Lexus, Acura, Volvo, VW, GM, Chrysler, Benz, Land Rover, Jaguar, etc.

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How to Use SmartBox 3.0 as a J2534 Pass-thru Box?

  1. Download the OEM software in Automakers’ Service Webs to your computer. You can reach us to get websites.
  2. Download and install the drivers for SmartBox 3.0 at the LAUNCH official site. Below is the link. After you enter the website, please click "Tool download", then you will find it. If you can not visit the website, we can send it to you directly.
  3. Connect the SmartBox 3.0 to your computer with the included USB cable, or via the stable and solid 5G Wi-Fi network.
  4. Connect the SmartBox 3.0 to your vehicle’s DLC port with/without the included extended OBDII cable.

Extension Modules:

This LAUNCH X431 Pro5 Scanner can be combined with compatible functional modules (sold separately) to meet your various diagnostic scenarios:
1) ADAS Calibration Toolkit: calibrate driver assistance systems;
2) VSP-600 VideoScope: inspect areas inaccessible;
3) X431 TSGUN: full-capacity TPMS functions;
4) BST-360 Bluetooth Battery Tester: test battery in-vehicle or out-of-vehicle;
5) X-PROG & X-PROG3 Immobilizer: advanced key programming & IMMO service.
6) WiFi printer: print out diagnostic data and information
7). SmartLink C 2.0 heavy duty module: turn your X431 scan tools into full function heavy-duty truck diagnostic tools

launch x431 extension modules
Key Programming (Need to work with x431 x-prog3)
Key Programming :
>>>>Add, Delete & Reprogram Keys
>>>Rewrite smart keys, All smart keys lost, Replace smart key ECU, Replace KNOB IGNITION
>>>>Reset Key: Relearn a key. (Note: this key programming function is NOT universally compatible .please check compatibility with us if necessary.
X431 PRO 5 supports PINCode reading for most cars before 2008, for vehicles after 2008, you need to have Pincode to do key programming)

Online Functions

The usage of the J2534 reprogramming tool is not limited by the network. Both online and offline functions provide effective solutions to vehicle diagnostics.

1)Online ECU Coding: Quickly obtain the OEM online data from the server when the code data is lost. Compatible with VW, Audi, BMW, Porsche, etc.

2)Online Calibration; Online Code Search; Online Feedback; Online Repair Resource.


TPMS Programming
Activate all sensors, TPMS relearn, Program

Topology Mapping

Update your X431 PRO 5 to V 7.03.014 to gain Topology Mapping function! 

Launch X431 PRO5 is able to support Module Topology Mapping that enable users to know all module status at a glance and root out the problems easily. As the most powerful Launch scanner, Launch X431 PRO5 scanner features the riches fault code analysis function with which you can access the most comprehensive and the latest code-specific data, TSB, DTC analysis, repair assist, repair tips, and relevant repair cases. It has been drawn from real-world shop repair orders and record data that has been thoroughly verified by automotive maintenance professionals.

This advanced feature, typically found only on tools costing over 3000USD, provides a comprehensive view of a vehicle's data bus configurations, improving repair efficiency by up to 90%. With just one click, you can gain insights into the layout of a vehicle's system and clear any troubles. Note that Topology is not a universal function and compatibility with your vehicle's brand should be verified by checking the VIN before purchasing.

launch x431 pro5 Topology Mapping

Supports Both 12V cars and 24V trucks

If you need to work with heavy duty truck vehicles, you should have HD III module or SmartLink C 2.0 HD
You will get the heavy duty software and adapters.


ADAS Calibration

ADAS is a helping hand when sleepy drivers accidentally swerve out of their lane and into another car. And ADAS calibration of X431 Pro5 scanner helps you to effectively and accurately calibrate a wide range of camera-based & radar-based driver assistance systems.

It is needed during the following scenarios:

1) Windshield replacement;

2) Collision;

3) Replacement change in tires or ride height;

4) ADAS lights are on or flashing; That will make your driving experience safer than ever before.

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Guided Functions
Guiding you to be an expert in automotive diagnostic: compatible with Volkswagen / Audi / Skoda / Seat etc.
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Health Report Generate and Share
With LAUNCH X431 Pro 5, you can generate a full system Diagnostic Report by ONE-CLICK. The reports can be emailed to the office or directly to your customer. You can also print out the vehicle health report card.

Printer diagnostic result
You can share car diagnostic data via email, then print it via PC or optional wifi, and you can order Launch x431 mini wifi printer, then a one-key printer
Printer diagnostic result
Launch X-431 Pro 5 Vehicle Coverage 

X431 PRO5 LAUNCH automotive scanner covers 100+ makes and 10000+ vehicle models all over the world. Suiting for 99% of Asian, American, European vehicles (1996-2022). This bi-directional scanner allows you to view a list of all models that can be tested with this X431 PRO5.

  • Europe: Compatible with EOBD2, DEMO, LANDROVER, VOLVO, VW, SMART, SKODA, SEAT, SAAB, RENAULT, PORSCHE, PEUGEOT, OPEL, MASERATI, BMW, ROVER, SPRINTER, FIAT, FERRARI, CITROEN, BENZ, AUDI, DR, GAZ, IVECO, etc.
  • Asia: Compatible with DAEWOO, TOYOTA, SUZUKI, SUBARU, SSANGYONG, TATA, PROTON, PERODUA, NISSAN, MITSUBISHI, MAZDA, MARUTI, MAHINDRA, KIA, ISUZU, HYUNDAI, HONDA, DAIHATSU, IKCO, MALAYSIA PERODUA, MALAYSIA PROTON, MVM, SAIPA, VAZ, etc.
  • America: Compatible with GM, FORD, CHRYSLER, etc.
  • Australia: Compatible with AUST FORD, AUST HOLDEN, etc.
  • Brazil: Compatible with BRAZIL FIAT, BRAZIL GM, etc.

AutoAuth for FCA Vehicles

For the vehicle equipped with SGW (Security Gateway) module, you can lend a hand from LAUNCH X431 PRO5 car tools to login the FCA account and perform the functions such as clearing DTCs, bi-directional tests, and calibrations. Compatible with Fiat, Chrysler, Alfa Romeo, etc.

Maintenance Data For 1600+ Models

X431 PRO5 auto scanner provides abundant data including online video, repair manuals, repair cases, operating tips, OBD fault codes lookup, and more for technicians to access online at any time, which helps repair professionals diagnose and repair vehicles efficiently, accurately and profitably.

Launch X431 PRO5 Tablet Specification

Brand: Lenovo
Display: 10.1-Inch ,1920x1200 FHD IPS
CPU: 8-Core Processor, 1.8 GHz
Camera: 500,800
WI-FI: 2.4GHz /5GHz
Android 9.0
RAM: 4G, ROM 64G
Battery: 7000 mAh / 3.8V
Operating voltage: 9~36V
Storage Temperature:-20℃~70℃ (-4℉~158℉)
Working Temperature:0℃~50℃ (32℉~122℉)
Dimension: 267*191*33 mm (10.51*7.52*1.30 inch)
Package size: 594*164*410 mm (23.39*6.46*16.14 inch)
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Specification for VCI Connector

RAM: 256M
ROM: 8G
Wi-Fi: 2.4GHz/5GHz dual-band
Working Temperature: 0℃~50℃ (32℉~122℉)
Operating voltage: DC9~36 V 
Dimension: 200*75*40 mm (7.87*2.95*1.57 inch)
New protocol support: J2534, CANFD, DOIP

Package Includes:
1pc x X431 PRO5 tablet
1pc x SmartLink C device
1pc x Power adaptor
1pc x OBD II extension cable
1pc x Charging cable (Type A-Micro)
1pc x Data cable (Type A- Type B)
1pc x Crossover cable

Launch X-431 Pro5 vs X431 V+
Launch X-431 Pro5 vs X431 V+
Launch X431 Pro5 vs PAD VII


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Part I: Launch X431 Pro 5 vs X431 PAD VII
 
Item Launch X431 Pro5 Launch X431 PAD VII
Screen 10.1-Inch 1920×1200 FHD IPS 13.3 inch capacitive screen, 1920*1080
Operating System Android 7.0 Android 9.0
Processor 1.8GHz + 1.8GHz 2.0GHz Octa cores
Memory / RAM 65G / 4GB RAM 256GB /8GB
Battery 7,000 mAh 19000mAh
Camera 8MP Rear / 5MP Front Front 8mp, Rear 13mp
Connection Bluetooth , Wifi(2.4GHz /5GHz) Bluetooth,Wifi (5G WiFi)
VCI Smartbox 3.0 Smart Link C
3-in-1 SmartLink C Device: Work as VCI to obtain vehicle data; Provide dual diagnostic modes; Act as a J2534 programming device.
IP65 waterproof & dustproof   Yes
IP limitation Global Version without IP Blocking Global Version without IP Blocking
Language English,Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Korean, Persian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish, Czech, Italian English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Turkish, Swedish, Japanese, Polish, Czech, Russian, Dutch, Thai, Finnish, Danish, Romanian, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew, Croatian
Protocols CAN/CANFD/DoIP 2534/D-PDU/RP1210 CAN/CANFD/DoIP 2534/D-PDU/RP1210
Supported car brands 99% brands 99% brands (up to 200 brands)
Full-system Diagnostic Yes Yes
Active Test Yes Yes
Auto VIN Yes Yes
Scan VIN/license Yes Yes
Remote Desk Yes Yes
Repair Assist GUIDED PROCEDURES WITH DTC ANALYSIS & FAULT CODE SOLUTIONS GUIDED PROCEDURES WITH DTC ANALYSIS & FAULT CODE SOLUTIONS
Actuation Test Yes Yes
Topology Module Mapping COLOR CODED ALL SYSTEM STATUS SCREEN COLOR CODED ALL SYSTEM STATUS SCREEN
ON SUPPORTED VEHICLES ON SUPPORTED VEHICLES
Secure Gateway Access AUTHORIZED FCA ACCESS AUTHORIZED FCA ACCESS
WITH AUTOAUTH ACCOUNT WITH AUTOAUTH ACCOUNT(How to access FCA Autoauth)
Vehicle Diagnostics PASSENGER / LIGHT DUTY PASSENGER / LIGHT DUTY
SOME MEDIUM DUTY/Optional Heavy duty SOME MEDIUM DUTY/Optional Heavy duty
Basic & Special Functions American, ASIAN & EUROPEAN American, ASIAN & EUROPEAN
1996 AND NEWER 1996 AND NEWER
Service Reset Functions 21  SERVICE FEATURES 33 special functions
Component Activations BI-DIRECTIONAL CONTROL BI-DIRECTIONAL CONTROL
Smartlink remote diagnosis   Yes
Online Programming Benz Yes Yes
BMW Yes Yes
VAG X Yes
Porsche X Yes
Land rover X Yes
Jaguar X Yes
Renault X Yes
Nissan X Yes
Subaru X Yes
Infiniti X Yes
Hyundai X Yes
Kia X Yes
Online
Parameterization
VW X Yes
Audi X Yes
Online Coding Mercedes (SCN) Yes Yes
BMW Yes Yes
VAG Yes Yes
Porsche Yes Yes
Renault No Yes
Offline Programming Ford Yes Yes
Mazda Yes Yes
Vauxhall Yes Yes
Opel Yes Yes
Flash Hidden Function Benz Yes Yes
BMW Yes Yes
VAG Yes Yes
Porsche Yes Yes
Jeep Yes Yes
Dodge Yes Yes
Chrysler Yes Yes
Toyota Yes Yes
Honda Yes Yes
Repair Data Benz X Yes
BMW X Yes
VW Audi X Yes
Porsche (11-) X Yes
Online FFS Activation VW/Audi No Yes
Add-on Tools
ADAS Yes, with ADAS kit Yes, with ADAS kit
TPMS Programming Yes, with TSGUN add-on Yes, with TSGUN add-on
Expandable heavy-duty truck module (HD Module) Yes, if purchase truck software kit Yes, if purchase truck software kit
VideoScope With optional VSP-600 With optional VSP-600
IMMO Programmer With optional X-prog3 With optional X-prog3
Battery Tester With optional BT506 battery tester With battery tester bst360
Wi-Fi Printer Yes Yes
Endoscope   Yes, optional S2-2 SensorBox
Oscilloscope   Yes, optional O2-1 ScopeBox, Oscilloscope
Other Function
OBD PIN Detection Yes Detect the vehicle protocols and OBDII pin voltage status to help technicians judge the OBD2 interface. Yes Detect the vehicle protocols and OBDII pin voltage status to help technicians judge the OBD2 interface.
Repair database   Thru “X-431 FIX” function, need purchase license from Mall
(How to activate X-431-FIX)
Tesla Diagnostic Yes (Purchase in the Mall) Yes (Purchase in the Mall)
Australian Ford and Holden Yes Yes
Brazilian cars BRAZIL FIAT, BRAZIL GM, etc. BRAZIL FIAT, BRAZIL GM, etc.
Indian cars TATA ,MARUTI, MAHINDRA TATA ,MARUTI, MAHINDRA
Malaysian cars PROTON, PERODUA PROTON, PERODUA
Software Updates 2 Years Free Update Online, 1 Year subscription is $350/year. 2 Years FREE, $599/year later

Note: The add-on tools are sold separately.

In Sum:

PAD VII has better hardware, larger RAM ROM.
X431 Pro5 newly add BMW and Benz online programming in 2023, but only do BMW and Benz, PAD VII will do online programming for more brands, Jaguar, Nissan, Renault, Land rover, Subaru, Hyundai, Infiniti, Kia, Porsche.
PAD VII will do VW, Audi online Parameterization and Renault online coding, Pro5 cannot.
They have similar add-on modules, PAD VII supports additional Endoscope and Oscilloscope add-on, Pro5 does not.
X-431 Fix database has added to the X-431 PAD VII global version device, Pro5 does not.
Pro5 yearly subscription is cheaper than PAD 7.


Part II: Launch X431 Pro5 vs Launch X431 Pro3S+
 
Item Launch X431 Pro3S+ Launch X431 Pro5
Processor 8-core 1.8GHz 8-core 1.8GHz
RAM 3G 4G
ROM 32G 64G
Battery capacity 7000mAh/3.8v

 

 

7000mAh/3/8v
Andriod Version Android 9.0 Android 9.0
Screen Size 10.1 inch 10.1 inch
Screen resolution 1920×1200 1920×1200
Wi-Fi 2.4 & 5 GHz

 

 

2.4 & 5GHz
Camera 5.0 MP Pixel Rear Camera
Rear 8.0 MP/ Front 5.0 MP  
Communication VCI USB/Bluetooth

 

 

VCI/Bluetooth
VCI DBScar VCI SmartBox 3.0
Basic Functions

 

(Read & Clear the codes and data stream)

Yes Yes
Service Functions 35+ 50+
Full system diagnostic Yes Yes
Active Test Yes Yes
Auto VIN Yes Yes
Scan VIN/License Yes Yes
Remote Desk Yes Yes
Topology Yes Yes
Online Programming NO Yes, built-in BMW and Benz online programming
Online Coding Yes Yes, BMW, Benz and VAG online coding
Online FFS Activation Yes Yes
Online Calibration & Matching Yes Yes
Guided

 

Function

Yes Yes
Offline

 

Programming

Yes Yes
Flash Hidden Function Yes Yes
TSGUN TPMS module Yes, with TSGUN Yes, with TSGUN
X-prog3 IMMO programmer Yes, with X-prog3 Yes, with X-prog3
Battery Test Yes, with BST-360 battery tester Yes with BST-360 battery tester
ADAS Yes Yes
Videoscope Yes with VSP600 Yes with VSP600
Heavy duty module Yes with HDIII Yes, with HD set
Diagnostic Protocols:
D-PDU/J2534/RP1210
  Yes
Bus Protocols:

 

DoIP/CAN FD

  Yes
FCA AutoAuth Yes Yes
Tesla software Yes, purchase from Mall Yes, purchase from Mall
Update 2 Years Free Update, $450 per year later 2 Years Free Update, $450 per year later

In Sum: 

Pro3s+ and Pro5 have different VCI. Pro3s+ has DBscar VII Bluetooth connector while Pro5 has SmartBox VCI. Smartbox has D-PDU/J2534/RP1210, CAN FD DoIP protocols for newer vehicles. They have same diagnostic function. Pro5 can do Benz and BMW online programming, Pro3s+ cannot. Smartbox 3.0 can also be used as j2534 passthru for official brand software.

They all supports x-prog3, tsgun, bst-360, vsp600, but use different heavy duty module, pro3s+ use HDIII while PRO5 use HD kit with license.


Part III:  
Here comes the comparison table among Launch X431 Pro GT, X431 Pro V4.0, X431 Pro4 V4.0 and X431 Pro5.
  • Only X431 Pro5 comes with Smart Box. It will add SmartLink Remote diagnosis in the feature.
  • Pro5 is the new tablet that supports DoIP and CAN FD protocols.
Launch X431 Pro5 vs X431  Pro vs X431 Pro3 vs X431 Pro GT 1
Launch X431 Pro5 vs X431  Pro vs X431 Pro3 vs X431 Pro GT 2
Launch X431 Pro5 vs X431  Pro vs X431 Pro3 vs X431 Pro GT 3