Launch X431 PRO (X431 V) Full System Scan Tool Review

You’re a professional technician or mechanic and want to diagnose any problems with cars. Then you need the Launch X431 Pro (X431 V).

The device uses the latest technology and it is by far the fastest device in the market today.

Launch X431 PRO Overview

It is the world’s superior and highly portable device. But first, before you purchase the tool you need to find out if it is compatible with your car.

The device covers a wide range of vehicles in the world making it the essential gadget for all automotive experts.

Launch X431 PRO vs Autel MaxiDAS DS808 vs Launch X431 Pros Mini Comparison Chart

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Launch X431 Pro (X431 V) Detailed Review
Compatibility

The Launch X431 Pro’s compatibility is high with access to European, Asian and all domestic applications for resets, module coding, bi-directional capabilities and relearns.

Hence, the full-system diagnostic capability makes Launch X431 Pro a professional automotive scan tool.

Display

The Launch X431 V 8 inch offers an 8 high-resolution display (1280*800) 10 point touchscreen, which is crisp clear and bright.

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List of Features
*   Waterproof.
*   Covers a wide range of vehicles/cars.
*   Has One-key update.
*   Has a remote for diagnostics.
*   Has the latest modern code search.
*   Has a high definition resolution camera.

Functions

Launch X431 is a world superior. Specifically, it is portable, waterproof and drops tested scan tool tablet. The device is suitable for android platform and has a user-friendly and clear interface.

It has an 8-inch high-resolution touchscreen with 8-hour battery life. This scan tool is also equipped with X 431-V protector sleeve to protect it from damages.

Launch X431 Pro is a multi-language device covering extensive cars. In particular, the device diagnoses electronic-control systems of vehicle models from Europe, Asia, China, and America. It covers up to 93 brands and 10,000 car models.

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*   Reads and erases diagnostic trouble codes.
*   8-hour battery life.

The latest Launch X431 Pro comes with the remote capability of diagnostics and a full set of OBD1 adapters. This a lightening-like Android tool equipped with wireless technology and touchscreen.
Software

The car scan tool delivers full system diagnosis with its new and powerful class 1 Bluetooth 4.0. Class 1 Bluetooth offers a wired diagnostics experience in all wireless devices.

In addition, Launch X431 Pro has the award-winning software of the Launch Pro line tools which includes extremely fast data, large vehicle coverage, high-tech, test functions, and coding capabilities.

For instance, this device achieves the whole system faults of your car and full car models with the help of the Bluetooth communication between DLC (Data Link Connector) and smart mobile phone terminals.
This Professional OBD2 Scanner is compatible with 93 car brands and about 10,000 car models.

The car diagnostic tool comes with one key update. Thus, you are able to update or download the vehicle software anytime. It’s simple by clicking one key update.

Through Bluetooth connectivity between vehicle diagnostic connectors and a mobile intelligent terminal, the device achieves X431 full system and full vehicle model trouble diagnosis

Equipped Systems

Launch X431 Pro features an audible alarm which notifies you when you leave the Bluetooth connector.

It almost fully equipped with all the popular functions like a repair garage including:

*   The oil reset
*   Steering wheel calibration
*   Purge control
*   Injector reset
*   SRS steering
*   Fuel pump testing
*   Throttle positioning
*   Tire pressure monitoring
*   Resetting parking brakes
*   ABS bleeding

The Launch X431 Pro has the latest modern code search that allows quickest response and Google searches automatically with DTC. It also has a high tech resolution camera with video and still photos capabilities (2MP and 5MP Front).

The Launch professional automotive diagnostics scanner comes with a plastic hard casing and an optional Wi-Fi printer. The device uses USB 2.0 and 3.5mm jack headphones. In addition, you will have a 2-year free update and warranty support from the manufacturer.

Who Is It For?

The Launch X431 Pro is designed with the best-modernized material in compliance with the latest set of standards of the new vehicles. It is also proof tested to various parameters of quality and qualifies to give flawless top quality vehicle solutions.

The scan tool is easy to use for beginners, professionals and car enthusiasts.

With its 8-inch resolution display, the function ability is easy to operate. It also has a protective cover hindering damages. With its long ability to cover wide areas in terms of countries like Asia, Europe, China, and America, this is a must-have diagnostic tool.

Lastly, before purchasing the device, check its features and functionality and the compatibility of the vehicle which allows you to locate the target quickly.

Launch X431 V 8 inch Review works perfect on full systems

Having a perfect Bluetooth OBD 2 scan tool is one of the most exciting things that could have ever happened in the repair life. That is especially when you have been struggling with most of the plug- in devices which in most cases leave you your clothes with a good serving of grease. However, depending on the quality of the Bluetooth device in question, you may be at a loss whether you are in the right place.

Far from it! The Launch X431 V 8″ Wi-Fi Bluetooth Full System Android Scanpad has been attributed to solve this confusion and more. Made by the launch technologies, you are bound to see why most people run over heals buying this tool.

One thing is for sure, the OBD 2 scan stands out among the rest when it comes to the uniqueness in terms of features and functions

 
Why should buy the new Launch X431 V 8 inch tablet?
The likely benefits seen with the Launch X431 V Wi-Fi Bluetooth Full System Android Scanpad include some of the fallowing;
*   Best performance but the lowest price among launch x431 scan tool: $799:
*   Fast and efficient data coding– with All the hallmarks of a fast device, the mechanic and the driver are at peace in getting fast data coding and repairs. This reduces the repair time and the amount of money likely spent on the other repair processes.
*   Multilingual– the OBD scanner has the interface covering several universal languages: English, Italian, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Dutch, Greek, Hungarian, Arabic, Danish, Korean, Farsi , Romanian, Serbian, Finnish, Swedish, Czech. The mechanic needs no effort in trying to get translations in as far as the code meanings and repair formulas are concerned.
*   Wide compatibility– Covering the most European and American cars: up to 69 car brands about 220 car models from European, USA and Asian. the device has what it takes to be used globally. It adds LEXUS, BENTLEY, EURO FORD, LANCIA, HM(HM), MAYBACH, BUGATTI, ROMEO, ACURA, INFINITI, DACIA. (the models only can be supported by launch x431 v 7 inch tablet and 2017 new launch x431 v 8 inch among the launch x431 scan tools)

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Recommendations
Using the Launch X431 V 8 inch scan tool is bound to save the user from several incompatibility hustles usually seen with some tools. With the addition of new European and American car models, it can be the best solutions for Euro and USA owners. And the cost now is very reasonable, only $799 in some online shops, such as obdii365.com and the like (as a new scan tool, but i bet the price will go up).

Things We Liked
*   Convenience– by reducing the time of scan and repair, the OBD 2 scan tool gives the user the assurance of having to drive an up to date vehicle.
*   Cost effective– with several features meant to cut on the cost of repair, you can be sure of having a pocket friendly scan process in addition; the tool covers a wide range of cars making one with it not to worry whether it will work. Moreover, the Wi-Fi update feature allows the tool have the ability to work even on new cars.
*   Aesthetic value– get this device and you will agree that it is good looking. in addition, the machine has a nice design befitting its use.
*   User friendliness– the size of the device is small which can even fit n the users pocket making it quite convenient to carry around and store. In addition, the multi lingual interface gives the user a lease of life in terms of getting the correct updates and translations.
*   Longevity– the Launch X431 V WI-Fi Bluetooth Full System Android Scanpad makers has assured its users of the longer use. With the wireless internet update feature, the duration you are likely to enjoy its use is longer for engine repairs.

Things We Didn’t Like
*   High cost of purchase– this is not a tool for use by an average income earner. With its sky rocketing cost, you may not manage it even with the lucrative discounts offered by most online stores. (Actually, the one i known com now offers the new Launch x431 v at the best price: $799). In addition, this price is an impediment to the objective of reducing the cost and time of car repair.

Features of Launch x431 v OBD scan tool
Looking at and using the obd2 scan tool, the user will be bound to notice some of the following features;
Multi pronged support- apart from the normal brands of vehicles seen with most of the OBD 2 scan tools; this is the only scan tool with an extension to support some more European and American cars which are not supported in earlier versions of Launch X431 Scan Tools. The compatibility mode of the scan tool is quite fantastic with over 220 vehicles.

*   A unique interface-never in the world of OBD 2 has something come up with a new operation interface which is uniquely designed with more user friendly operational features. Novices are better off with this scan tool as a result. In addition, the OBD 2 scan tool is enabled to work on the modern model of touch screen phone models.
*   Wi-Fi support-being Bluetooth means that the tool is internet enabled. However, its system makes it to get the internet connections fast and within one click touch basis which is good for acceptance of the new upcoming car models within its fold.
*   An impeccable speed levels– with a functioning never seen, the personal digital assistant (PDA) design allows the tool to operate with speed giving the mechanic the lease of life required to get the mechanic and the driver required repair action.
*   Small size and relatively lower weight– this allows the driver to easily carry the tool around when in use without getting tired, in addition, the size also gets the tool easily storable.
*   An aesthetic and strong design– you can easily mistake this tool for the other modern mobile phones. The design looks nice and strong in addition to the several other enabling features meant to give the user more palatable feel.
*   Android mobile phone support-with this common mobile phone user interface, converting the mobile phone into an OBD 2 scan tool has never been this easy.

How to install and use
With an android supported, mobile phone and a wireless internet connection, you can conveniently turn your mobile phone into an OBD 2 scan tool.  Running the OBD 2 software on the device is just what you need. Following the Launch X431 V user manual, you can navigate and prompt the machine to pair up with your selected car and of you are into starting the scanning by a click.

Conclusion
There are several modern OBD 2 scanners spread across the market each aiming at giving the user the perfect scan experience, especially on European and American cars repairing.. With the new Launch X431 V (X431 Pro), you can do well in basic obd2 diagnosis of full systems and special functions (Oil Reset Service, Steering Angle Calibration, Electronic Parking Brake Reset, Battery Register / Battery Maintenance, ABS Bleeding, Electronic Throttle Position Reset / Learn, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration, Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset). Definitely a good partner in the dilemmas of scanning.

2018 Launch X431 V vs X431 V+ vs Launch X431 Pro Mini

Launch x431 scan tools, which best? Here is a chart of 2018 hot Launch x431 series: X431 V 8 inch tablet, Launch x431 v+, Launch x431 pro mini.
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So why do you need a new Launch X431 scan tool the 2017 year?

1- Special functions available
2- Full vehicle coverage: Brazilian, Indian, Chinese Australian, cars…
3- 2017 New vehicle support: BMW
4- 2017 New vehicle support: Toyota
5- VW online programming without German server

Go on your reading for details…

1- 2017 Launch x431 v supports “Special Functions”
The 2017 version of Launch x431 v diagnostic tool 100% works good in special functions, especially perfect in auto key programming.
Special functions incl. Injector test, Fuel pump test, Purge control solenoid, Oil Reset Service , Steering Angle Calibration, Electronic Parking Brake Reset , Battery Register / Battery Maintenance , ABS Bleeding , Electronic Throttle Position Reset / Learn , Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration , Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset….

For repairmen working in a garage,
– The most popular functions in a repair garage: All covered!!!!!!
TPMS, Oil, Brake, SAS, Gear Learn & Bleeding….
– Very easy to operate: Click, click…done!
Launch engineers optimize the program;
users just click to finish it and never worry about damage when using
– Low cost: no need buy many repair parts

For example,
TPMS reset is necessary after the tire inflation or tire change; with 2017 version launch x431 v, the car repair shop can earn more, almost no need the cost.

2- Widest vehicle coverage among launch x431 scan tools
The new Launch x431 v 8-inch diagnostic tool has the widest vehicle coverage: up to 93 car brands about 220 car models.
– It can work good on Brazilian, Malaysian, Chinese, India and Australian cars, which almost can not be achieved with old launch 431 v scanners.
There almost no good and reliable diagnostic equipment for cars from Brazil, Chinese, India, Australia, so that the Launch team develops and adds the cars successfully.
– Also, it covers almost full European and USA cars.

Note: car software can be updated for FREE within 2 years.
Usually, what users pay for launch x431 software update is worth a new machine with a bit extra cost. So, the 2-year free update means that the users get 2 machines at a price of 1 machine; that is, save the cost for one machine.

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The 8-inch X431 V supports 2017 new vehicles, incl. the 2017 models, such as BMW the 2017 year.
BMW v49.55 software can diagnose the electronic systems of BMW up to 2017, incl. Engine, chassis, body and other parts. The operation is the same as the original scan tool.
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More functions are supported, incl. automatically search, manually select, coding program and special functions….

Note: Coding program
The coding program is much easier to operate, compared with the original equipment. Just click on the tablet to finish coding. Repairmen/users can save the training cost, which usually is as several times as the tool.

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The BMW coding program interface via Launch x431 v

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new x-431 v bmw software features:
bmw key programming…perfect
cheaper than a professional bmw key programmer
much much easier to program keys than with others
less risk to take
– special functions….ok
tested 100% with oil, tpms, brake, sas, gearlearn & bleeding
– free update with 2 years
4- The new launch can support 2017 Toyota cars.

The 2017 version launch obd2 scan tool is verified to work ok with 2017 Toyota models.

Toyota v48.82 software can diagnose powertrain, chassis and body systems up to 2017 on Toyota vehicles.

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Special functions can be available even in the 2017 Toyota.

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!!!! Highlight!!!
Module exchange, registration, tlectric throttle learning… OK for Toyota!

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VIN Write..OK
This function will overwrite the following VIN with the new VIN

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5- VW online programming: No need the German server
Online function is available through VW V28.0 software running on Launch x431 v 8-inch diagnostic tool:
– No need the German server
– save a lot
– a must for an auto repair shop
– the only tool can realize it

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So, here are the TOP 5 reasons of the 2017 Launch x431 v 8-inch obd2 scan tool. Also, there are lots of benefits of it, such as
– 8 inch bigger screen with higher resolution
– reasonable PDA design
– better Bluetooth connector, distance: 10M(Without Obstacle)
– no need activation
– no IP and language limitation
– change the setup language yourself
– fast running speed
….

Specifications of X-431 Pro

X431 Pro Full System Automotive Diagnostic Tool with Bluetooth/Wifi is newly release automotive diagnostic tool based on mobile technical at OBD2TOOL. Through the Bluetooth communication between vehicle diagnostic connector and variant mobile intelligent terminals, it achieves X431 series full car model and full system vehicle trouble diagnosis.

X431 Pro is a new diagnostic tool release by Launch tech. It composed of an X-431 PRO pad computer, a protection sleeve, a DBScar diagnostic connector and many OBD1 to OBD2 connector. It communicate with your car by DBSCAR connect with bluetooth, it read car DTC and do diagnose function by the X431 Pro Pad computer, it achieves X431 series full car model and full system diagnose function, it can replace X431 Diagun III or X431 IV.Meanwhile, taking advantage of mobile internet, it integrates more application and service, such as creating maintenance data base and case library, providing instant maintenance information, establishing public and private maintenance social circle etc. As a result, it builds a broad vehicle diagnostic community, which helps you to share vehicle maintenance knowledge online, exchange vehicle maintenance experience online and provide vehicle maintenance related service support online. This will be another revolution raised by Launch in the vehicle diagnosis industry.

Vehicles Covered:
Acura, Changan, Daweoo, Gaz, Hafei, Huachen, Jiao, Lexus, Xiali, Xinkai, Benz, Fiat, Holden, Maruti, Opel, Peugeot, Saab, Ssangyong, Tata, Changhe, Flyer, GMSA, Infiniti, Mahindra, Perodua, Proton, Qirui, Tlisuzu, Zhongshun, EOBD2, Euroford, GM, Jaguar, Renault, Smart, Sprinter, USA Ford, VAZ, VW, Changcheng, Dacia, Ford, HaoQing, Jinlong, Liuwei, Rover, ZhongTai, ZhongXing, Bxfiat, HM, Isuzu, Jacty, JPIsuzu, Mazda, Seat, Skoda, Suzuki, BMW, Daihatsu, Mitsubishi, Porsche, Toyota, Volvo, Audi, Chrysler, Citroen, Hyundai, Kia, Lancia, Landrover, Nissan, Romeo and Subaru.

Specifications of X-431 Pro:

1. Apperance
Launch X431 Pro Apperance
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X431 Pro Main Unit Contain 3 Parts:
A —- X-431 PRO pad computer
B —- Protection sleeve
C —- DBScar diagnostic connector

X431 Pro Pad Computer:
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1.Power Key
1) In Off mode, press it to turn on X-431 PRO;
2) In On mode, press it to activate the LCD if the LCD is blank.
3) In On mode, press it to turn off the LCD if the LCD lights up
2. VOLUME +/- key: Used to adjust the volume
3. Earphone jack
4. Rear camera
5. Reset key (Inside the housing)
6. SD card slot
7. Speaker
8. USB port
9. Microphone

X431 Pro DBSCAR Connector:
Launch X431 Pro DBSCAR Connector
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1. OBD-16 diagnostic connector: To connect to vehicle’s OBD2 DLC.
2. Power indicator: It lights up while plugging the DBScar connector into the vehicle’s DLC.
3. Communication indicator: It will flash once the DBScar connector is communicating with X-431 PRO or it is being reset.
4. Micro USB port: To connect to PC for data transmission or upgrade via USB cable.

X-431 Pro Function and Feature:

1. Full Diagnose Function:
X431 Pro can diagnose the electronic control system of prevailing vehicle models covering Asian, European, American and China. Full range car models and full car system diagnose make it a professional automotive diagnostic tool.
Diagnosis functions include: Read DTCs, Clear DTCs, Read datastream, Special functions etc;
 
2. Connecting by Bluetooth
X431 Pro communication via bluetooth, very easy to use.  X431 Pro Pad computer specially designed for Android platform with clear and user-friendly interface. X431 Pro Pad computer equipped with an exclusive launch x431 for sale X-431 PRO protection sleeve to prevent it from being damaged;

3. Browser:
Built-in Wi-Fi module makes surfing on the internet freely;

4.Settings:
To configure your personalized X-431 PRO through it;

5. Search:
Enables you to locate your target quickly and conveniently;

6. Email:
Allows you to send and receive email. External POP3 or IMAP email account for some common Web email service provider can be added;

7.File Manager:
You can manage the files or downloaded files stored in SD card efficiently;

8. Other Additional Functions:
Alarm, calendar and calculator etc.

9. Applications:
Other android based applications can be customized to install or uninstall.

X431 Pro Parameters:
 
Operating System: Android
CPU: Dual core 1GHz
Battery: 3000mh, rechargeable polymer lithium battery
Standby time: it is subject to the using environment. Generally it can keep working for 4 hours.
Extension memory card: 32G Micro SD(TF) card supported
Memory: 512MB
Storage capacity: 2GB
LCD: 7.0 inch
LCD resolution: 1024X600
Touch screen: 5 points capacitive touch screen
Cameras: 2 mega rear and 0.3 mega front
Wi-Fi: supported
Bluetooth: supported
Working temperature: -10℃ ~ 55℃ (14°F to 131°F)
Storage temperature: -20℃ ~ 70℃ (-4°F to 158°F)

DBSCAR Connector Parameter:

Working voltage: 9 ~15V
Average working current: about 35mA
Standby current: about 25mA
Working temperature: -20 to 55℃ (-4°F to 131°F)
Storage temperature: -30 to 70℃ (-22°F to 158°F)
Storage humidity: <80%
Working humidity: <60%
Net weight: about 26g

X431 Pro Package Contents:

X-431 PRO pad computer
Password envelope
X-431 PRO protection sleeve
DBScar diagnostic connector
OBD II extension cable
Cigarette lighter cable
Power adaptor
USB data cable
Non-16pin connector

Piwis Tester II is most poweful diagnose

For any scanner software is the heart of car scanner. Since LAUNCH has designed X431 PRO device specially for Indian market, software for X431 PRO is also designed for Indian market. Launch X431 Pro Car Scanner device comes with Indian TATA, Indian Maruti and Indian Mahindra which is not the case for Launch X431 V, further more software update for this three brand car manufacturer is only available with X431 PRO not with X431 V.

For any scanner software, There is lot of confusion in the Indian market about LAUNCH X431 PRO car scanner and X431 V car scanner. By this blog we will tell you clear difference between LAUNCH X431 PRO and X431 V diagnostic tool.

Making use of the Launch X431 V (X431 Pro) OBD two is bound to save the user from quite a few incompatibility hustles commonly observed with some tools. With the addition from the upcoming Indian auto models, you can be assured of scanning you affordable automobiles. Leaving the price aside, this can be automotive diagnostic tools worth taking a look at. Having said that, the skyrocketing expense may not be so good to an average earnings earner, go round and select what may be easy.

This caused of the wrong operation. When you connect the interface with the computer, the computer will show to install the driver. You need to choose the “Automatically intall the driver” and “Next Step”. Or your computer will has no communication with the Porsche 2 interface.

Porsche Piwis 2 is most poweful diagnose, key program,ecu program tool for Porsche from 2005- 2014. Piwis Tester II Support Systems: Engine automatio transmission, air-conditioner, SRS, ABS, ASR, MPL, GM, Original antitheft System, KEYLESS GO system, OBDII system. 8. Latest Piwis Tester 2 software is pre-installed inside the coming CF30 Laptop before shipping, you can use it directly after you get it.(You just need to input the password on laptop to boot the programmer, then connec the device to your car, start the diagnosis, very easy to operate)

Things We Liked about Launch X431 V

Convenience- by reducing the time of scan and repair, the obd2 scanner gives the user the assurance of having to drive an up to date vehicle.

Cost effective- with several features meant to cut on the cost of repair, you can be sure of having a pocket friendly scan process in addition; the tool covers a wide range of cars making one with it not to worry whether it will work. Moreover, the Wi-Fi update feature allows the tool have the ability to work even on new cars.

Aesthetic value- get this porsche piwis ii and you will agree that it is good looking. in addition, the machine has a nice design befitting its use.

User friendliness- the size of the device is small which can even fit n the users pocket making it quite convenient to carry around and store. In addition, the multi lingual interface gives the user a lease of life in terms of getting the correct updates and translations.

Longevity- the Launch X431 V (X431 Pro) WI-Fi Bluetooth Full System Android Scanpad makers has assured its users of the longer use. With the wireless internet update feature, the duration you are likely to enjoy its use is longer for engine repairs.