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Autel MaxiSys Ultra vs MaxiIM IM608

What's the Difference Between Autel MaxiSys Ultra and MaxiIM IM608?
Autel MaxiSys Ultra provides all the functions and repair tips you need to diagnose, repair and manage any issue. It is not only a intelligent diagnostic tool, but also a powerful vehicle repair equipment. Combined with the dynamic topology module mapping, enhanced AutoSCAN features and Intelligent Diagnostics options, the Ultra offers the technicians step-by-step repair guidance

Autel MaxiSys Ultra

Autel MaxiIM IM608 is the most advanced and the unique all in one key programming and diagnostic tool that combines advanced key programming, all systems diagnostics, and advanced services in one Android based 10.1-inch touchscreen tablet. It is equipped with XP400 key programmer and MaxiFlash ECU programmer to provide complete coverage of IMMO and programming functions

So Maxisys Ultra and IM608 are samiliar tools but with different main functions. Today we will figure out what is the main different between them. 

1. IM608 VS Maxisys Ultra on Hardware
  Autel IM608 Autel Ultra
Operating system Android 4.4.2, Kitkat Android 7.0 OS
Processor Samsung Exynos hexa-core Processor (1.3GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 + 1.7GHz Dual-core ARM Cortex-A15) Samsung Exynos8895V octa-core Processor
(2.3GHz Quad-core Mongoose + 1.7GHz Quad-core A53) Processor
Memory 2GB+ 64GB 4GB RAM 256GB On-board Memory
Display 10.1-inch LED capacitive touch screen with 1920×1200 resolution Large 12.9"  Touchscreen (2732 x 2048)
Connectivity Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac)
USB: 2.0
BT v.2.1 + EDR
SD Card (Support up to 32GB)
WiFix2 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac 2×2 MIMO)
BT v.2.1 + EDR
USB 2.0 (Two USB HOST Type A, one USB mini device)
HDMI 2.0
SD Card (Support up to 256GB)
Camera (rear) 8.0 Megapixel, AF with Flashlight Rear: 16 Megapixel, 
Autofocus with Flashlight
Front: 5 Megapixel
Sensors Gravity Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS) Gravity Accelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor (ALS)
Audio Input/Output Microphone
Dual Speakers
3-Band 3.5 mm stereo/ standard headset jack
Dual Speakers
3-Band 3.5 mm stereo/ standard headset jack
Power and battery 15000 mAh 3.8 V lithium-polymer battery
Charging via 12 V AC/DC power supply with the temperature between 0°C and 45°C
18000mAh 3.8 V lithium-polymer battery 8 hours continuous operation
Charging via 12 V AC/ DC power supply with the temperature between 0°C and 45°C
Protocol ISO 9142-2, ISO 14230-2, ISO 15765-4, K/L-Line, Flashing Code, SAE-J1850 VPW, SAE-J1850 PWM, CAN ISO 11898, Highspeed, Middlespeed, Lowspeed and Singlewire CAN, GM UART, UART Echo Byte Protocol, Honda Diag-H Protocol, TP 2.0, TP 1.6, SAE J1939, SAE J1708, Fault-Tolerant CAN DoIP, PLC J2497, ISO-15765, SAE-J1939, ISO-14229 UDS, SAE-J2411 Single Wire Can (GMLAN), ISO-11898-2, ISO-11898-3, SAE-J2819 (TP20), TP16, ISO-9141, ISO-14230, SAE-J2610 (Chrysler SCI), UART Echo Byte, SAE-J2809 (Honda Diag-H), SAE-J2740 (GM ALDL), SAE-J1567 (CCD BUS), Ford UBP, Nissan DDL UART with Clock, BMW DS2, BMW DS1, SAE J2819(VAG KW81), KW82, SAE J1708, SAE-J1850 PWM (Ford SCP), SAE-J1850 VPW (GM Class2)

* Size Comparison Between the Ultra and the IM608.
Ultra is HUGE. 13" screen is comfortable.
Carbon fiber back feels amazing.

Autel MaxiSys Ultra vs MaxiIM IM608
Autel MaxiSys Ultra vs MaxiIM IM608

* From compare chart of IM608 vs Maxisys Ultra on Hardware:
With a fast operating system in the Android 7.0 and 2.3 GHz processor, this is a very fast and accurate scan tool. It is faster than the IM608 Key Programmer which has Android 4.4.2 and 1.7 GHz processor.
Maxisys Ultra has more memory storage, higher resolution, powerful battery connectivity.

2. Autel IM608 vs Maxisys Ultra on Software
  Autel MaxiIM IM608/Pro Autel MaxiSys Ultra
Programming Key programming only,
Does not do Mercedes and BMW online ECU programming
Does Mercedes and BMW online ECU programming.
IMMO Keys Comes with XP400, advanced key programming, all keys lost,
m add key, change key etc
No key programming,
anti-theft matching can disable lost key and add new key's information program to
ensure the security of your vehicle
Diagnostic Service Bi-directional control
Advanced full systems DIganosics for 80+ US, Asain and European makes and models
Read codes
Erase codes
Live data
ECU information
Active Test
Complete OBD diagnostics
Service functions
Bi-directional control
Advanced full systems DIganosics for 80+ US, Asain, and European makes and models
Read codes
Erase codes
Live data
ECU information
Active Test
Complete OBD diagnostics
Service functions
20+ Special service 20+ special service functions, Oil reset, EPB, TPMS, BMS, Auto bleeding, DPF,airbag reset, injector, SAS, suspension, throttle, Winn DR Roof, Seat, Land change, Headlamp, CHG tire size, TEC learn, Cylinder, Turbocharging, Trans adaptation 26 Commonly Used Reset Functions for Fast Maintenance or Repairs +Oil Reset, EPB, BMS, ABS Bleed, TPMS, Airbag Reset, DPF Reg., Injector Coding, SAS Calibration, Suspension Calibration, Throttle Adaption, ABS/SRS, Gear Learning,Sunroof Initialization, Seats Calibration, Headlight Matching, A/F Setting, WIN DR Roof, CHG Tire Size, Cylinder, Turbocharging, Limit, Trans Adaption.
Topology module mapping No Yes, Color coded all system status screen on supported vehicles
Split-screen display   Yes, view multiple functions at once
Repair assist   Guided procedures with DTC analysis and fault code solutions
Relevant cases   DTC troubleshooting
Repair tips video library
5 in 1 VCM1 JVCI only Yes, 4-channel oscilloscope, waveform generator, multimeter, and CAN BUS tester 5 in 1
Scope   Yes, built-in
Internal power supply   Yes
VIN identification Auto VIN/ Manual VIN Auto VIN/Manual VIN/ Scan VIN
Newest GM/Ford CAN FD Does not come with CAN FD protocol, requires a CAN FD adapter Already compatible with CAN FD adapter
Update service 1 Year Free Update 1 Year Free Update

From the Comparison Chart Between Maxisys Ultra and MaxiIM IM608:

Autel IM608 key program is better than Autel Ultra. If you're main to key programming, and hope has an advanced key programmer, then IM608 is best.
Maxisys Ultra could program the ECU of Benz and BMW, and have ECU coding function is a powerful ECU programmer and most advanced diagnostic scanner. And IM608 only could ECU code, could not program ECU of cars.

Maxisys Ultra has the scope built into it. IM608 has add-on scope, but it is very good.
Ultra also has an internal power supply. It has a rechargeable battery. When you unplug the VCMI, it stays ON so you can run a scope to it.
The scope is very quick and shows up on the monitor almost instantly. Pretty darn good for being wireless.
Ultra has a Topology map, scan vin, repair assist, Split-screen display, im608 does not.
As in Ultra vs IM608? If so then NO. Different tools for different requirements. MaxiIM is a key tool with standard diagnostics – Ultra is an advanced Scantool with MB/BMW ECU Programming including a 4 channel scope.

Autel MaxiSys Ultra