Autel Maxicom MK808 vs Autel Maxidas DS808

This is for those who are looking for Autel Maxicom MK808, including with puzzles like

– what’s the main difference between Autel DS808 and MK808?

– is it good for both auto diagnosis and key programming?

– is it the tool i need indeed? Designed for me?

– why there are lots of professionals look for it?

In detail…

Autel Maxicom MK808 vs Autel Maxidas DS808:

Autel MK808: http://www.cardiagtool.co.uk/autel-maxicom-mk808-diagnostic-tool.html

Autel DS808: http://www.cardiagtool.co.uk/autel-maxidas-ds808k-kit-tablet-diagnostic-tool.html

Both have almost the same function:

full-system diagnosis: same

key coding: MK808 cannot..DS808 can…

special functions: a bit difference

Dk808: oil Reset, TPMS, EPB, SAS, BMS, DPF,

Ds808: oil reset, TPMS, EPB, ABS/SRS, SAS, DPF regeneration

Autel MK808 has the same hardware features as DS808:

Autel diagnostic tool Autel Maxicom MK808 Autel Maxidas DS808
Image autel-maxicom-mk808 autel-maxidas-ds808
Operating System Android™ 4.4.4 Android™ 4.4.4
Processor Cortex-A9 processor (1.5 GHz) Cortex-A9 processor (1.5 GHz)
Memory 32GB 32GB
Display 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1024×600 resolution 7-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1024×600 resolution
Connectivity • Mini USB 2.0

• USB 2.0

• Wi-Fi

• Micro SD card (supports up to 32GB)

• Mini USB 2.0

• USB 2.0

• Wi-Fi

• Micro SD card (supports up to 32GB)

Sensors Ambient light sensor for brightness auto adjustment Ambient light sensor for brightness auto change
Audio Input/Output • Input: N/A

• Output: buzzer

• Input: N/A

• Output: buzzer

Power and Battery • 3.7 V/3200 mAh lithium-polymer battery

• Charged via 5 VDC power supply

• 3.7 V/3200 mAh lithium-polymer battery

• Charged via 5 VDC power supply

Tested Battery Life Around 4.5 hours of continuous use Around 4.5 hours of continuous use
Battery Charging Input 5 V/1.5 A 5 V/1.5 A
Power Consumption 500 mA (LCD on with default brightness, Wi-Fi on) @3.7 V 500 mA (LCD on with default brightness, Wi-Fi on) @3.7 V
Operating Temp. 0 to 55°C(14 to 131°F) -10 to 60°C(14 to 140°F)
Storage Temp. -20 to 60°C (-4 to 140°F) -20 to 70°C (-4 to 158°F)
Operating Humidity 5% – 95% non-condensing 5% – 95% non-condensing
Dimensions (W x H x D) 237.8 mm (9.4”) x 148.6 mm (5.9”) x 35.5 mm (1.4”) 237.8 mm (9.4”) x 148.6 mm (5.9”) x 35.5 mm (1.4”)
Net Weight 788 g (2.42 lb.) 788 g (2.42 lb.)
Protocols  ISO9141-2, ISO14230-2,ISO15765, K/L-Line, Flashing Code, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850 PWM, ISO11898(Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed
and Singlewire CAN,fault-tolerant CAN), SAE J2610,GM UART,UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H Protocol, TP2.0, TP1.6 
ISO9141-2, ISO14230-2,ISO15765, K/L-Line, Flashing Code, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850 PWM, ISO11898(Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed and Singlewire CAN, fault-tolerant CAN), SAE J2610,GM UART,UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H Protocol, TP2.0, TP1.6

autel-maxicom-mk808-pros-cons

Autel MK808 Pros and Cons:

Pros Cons
A big screen and easy to use interface

 

You need to charge the tablet

 

Fast processing power and memory Doesn’t have the advanced engine functionality of the DS808
Virtually unmatched compatibility
Professional software and  more extra features

 

WHY IS IT RECOMMENDED?

The Autel MaxiCom MK808 is marketed towards car enthusiasts and average vehicle owners. The incredible compatibility and ease of use make it a top choice for anyone working with cars professionally.

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Autel DS808 Pros and Cons:

Pros Cons
Unrivaled OE-level diagnostics for ultimate engine analysis Doesn’t clear manufacturer specific codes (like airbags, ABS, etc)
Read and clear basic engine codes and perform deep diagnostic scans Have to charge the tablet
View sensor data in real time
The roomy touchscreen makes viewing data easy
Fast processor ensures scans execute quickly
The professional software works with virtually all makes and has advanced business features

WHY IS IT RECOMMENDED?

The Maxidas DS808 focuses on working with engine and ECU diagnostics more extensively.

In other words, it’s designed to diagnose engine problems instead of turning off the airbag light.

WHO SHOULD BUY AUTEL DS808?

The Autel MK808 is for automotive professionals. This scan tool is the superior choice if you find yourself diagnosing car engines often.

It’s definitely the tool of choice for people who need the deeper scans and advanced diagnostics it offers.

WHY DO YOU BUY AUTEL DS808?

The Autel Maxicom MK808 is compatible with every car made after 1996 and can clear tricky manufacturer trouble codes. If you want a scanner that can solve the broadest range of problems on the broadest range of cars, it’s the one to choose.

On the other hand, the Maxidas DS808 offers deep diagnostics that make diagnosing engine problems a breeze. If you want to view live ECU data to get to the heart of an engine issue quickly, the DS808 is the right choice.

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