Launch Creader CRP129 vs. CRP123 (black) vs. CRP123 (red)

There are several Launch Creader CRP scan tools on the aftermarket. What the difference among Creader VIII CRP 129, Creader VII+ CRP123 (black) and CReader Professional CRP 123 (red)?
In short, CRP129 is an upgraded version of CRP123. CRP123 (red and black) share same functions, but differ in vehicle coverage.
Check the table list below to view some detail comparison:
ItemCreader VIII CRP129Creader VII+ CRP123 (Black)CReader Professional CRP 123 (red)
Image Creader VIII CRP129 Creader VII+ CRP123 (Black) CReader Professional CRP 123 (red)
ManufacturerLaunch X431 Tech
Function1. OBDII full function
2. OBDII DTCs search and help, read data stream
3. Tested data record and playback
4. Support 42 brand car, support read & clear DTCS, read data stream for Engine, Gearbox, ABS, SRS etc..
5. Read dynamic data stream, reset oil service light, reset brake pads, calibrate steering angle sensor and reset Battery
1. OBDII full function
2. OBDII DTCs search and help, read data stream
3. Tested data record and playback
4.Oxygen sensor test, carbon canister test
5. Work with 20 brand car, help read & clear DTCS, read data stream for Engine, Gearbox, ABS, SRS etc..
1. OBDII full function
2. OBDII DTCs search and help, read data stream
3. Tested data record and playback
4. Work with 47 brand car, help read & clear DTCS, read data stream for Engine, Gearbox, ABS, SRS etc..

UpdateUpdate OnlineUpdate OnlineUpdate online
ProtocolStandard OBDII and EOBD compliant vehicles
Language English, French, Spanish, Chinese.Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Germany, Italian, Russian.English, French, Spanish
Vehicle model Suzuki, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota, Mazda, Daweoo, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Infiniti, Lexus, Accura, Isuzu. Ford, EU-Ford, GM, Chrysler
Mini, Vauxhall, Dacia, Alfa-Romeo, Lancia, Peugeot, Renault, Citroen, Benz, BMW, VW, Opel, Volvo, Fiat, Landrover, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, Audi, Saab, Sprinter, Jaguar.
Suzuki, Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Toyota, Mazda, Hyundai, Kia, Subaru, Infiniti, Lexus, Accura, Isuzu. Ford, GM, Chrysler, Benz, BMW, VW, Opel, Volvo, Fiat, Landrover, Seat, Skoda, Audi, Porsche, Saab, Jaguar.Audi, Australia Ford, Benz, BMW, Brilliance, Chevrolet, Chevy, Chrysler, Citroen, Dacia, Dadi, Daewoo, Daihatsu, Demo, Fiat, Ford, GM, Holden, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Jaguar, Kia, Lancia, Land Rover, Mahindra, Maruti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Opel, Peugeot, Renault, Romeo, Rover, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Smart, Subaru, Suzuki, Tata, Toyota, Volvo, VW, Yamah.


1)      Launch Creader Processional CRP123 covers more vehicle models than CRP129 and CRP123 (black)
2)      The invention of CRP129 blurs the lines between a code scanner and a professional scan tool – it adds features such as steering angle reset, oil service light reset, brake pads reset, read dynamic data stream, not to mention along its complete generic OBDII. While the other two scan tools cannot.
3)      Creader CRP129 runs faster than CRP123 red and black.
4)       Creader VII+ CRP123 black can replace CRP123 definitely in functions.

2015 Launch iCarScan VCI Bluetooth scanner Review

Launch X431 Tech has newly developed the new iCarScan VCI Bluetooth Diagnostic Scanner for Android—the replacement of Launch iDiag auto diag scanner.
What is “Launch Icarscan”?
The iCarScan VCI (vehicle communication interface) can turn your Android smartphone / tablet into a professional automotive diagnosis tool. Users can communication with automotive OBDII socket via Bluetooth with an Android smartphone/ tablet, to achieve full systems and full function diagnosis, include reading/ clearing trouble codes, data stream, actuation test, adaptation, ECU coding & programming, oil reset, other special function, etc.
1OBD-16 connectorTo connect to vehicle’s OBDII DLC.
2Power indicatorIt lights up while plugging the VCI connector into the vehicle’s DLC.
3Communication indicatorIt will flash once the VCI connector is communicating with the smart Android device or it is being reset.
4Micro USB portTo connect to PC for data transmission or upgrade via USB cable.

Top feature of Launch iCarScan code reader:
  1. Original Launch X431 product
  2. One year free update online
  3. Support Android smartphone / tablet
  4. Support Bluetooth communication with vehicles
  5. Support vehicles worldwide and many local vehicles, such as India, Australia, Brazil, Malaysia and so on.
  6. Powerful function, Include reading/ clearing trouble codes, data stream, actuation test, adaptation, ECU coding & programming, oil reset, other special function, etc.
  7. Multi-Language: English, French, Russian, Japanese, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Chinese
Software imaged saved:
Access to vehicle Full system (including engine oil, brake, brake fluid, PDF etc)
Icarscan functions:
Car Key Memory
Service Functions
Special Functions
DTC and descriptions:
View data stream list
View live data (ambient temp., coolant temp. etc) in multiple graphs
iCarScan support over 70 car brands around the world, including:
America car Software Bundle List(3)
European Car Software Bundle List:(27)
Benz, BMW, VW, Dacia, Peugeot, Renault, Citroen, Opel, Audi, Smart, EURO Ford, Fiat, LandRover, Seat, Skoda, Porsche, LandRover, Saab, Jaguar, Lancia, Romeo, Mini, GMSA, Volvo, Rover,Transporter&V-Class, Volkswagen
Japan Car Software Bundle List(12)
Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Suzuki, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, JPIsuzu,Daihatsu, Acura,INFINITI,Lexus
Korea Car Software Bundle List(4)
Daewoo, Hyundai, Kia, Ssangyong
Australia Car Software Bundle List(2)
Australia Ford, Holden
Brazil Car Software Bundle List(2)
Brazil GM, Brazil Fiat
India Car Software Bundle List(4)
India HM,Mahindra, TATA,MARUTI
Malaysia Car Software Bundle List(2)
Proton, Perodua
Russia Car Software Bundle List(2)
S.Africa Car Software Bundle List(1)
S.Africa Opel
Thailand Car Software Bundle List(1)
Thailand Isuzu
Special function Software Bundle List(3)
Using and diagnosing guidance:
launch-icarscan-scanner launch-icarscan-scanner

Original Tablet Diagnostic Tool LAUNCH X431 5C Pro & X431 V Pro

Launch X431 V PRO and X431 5C PRO are the two professional tablet diagnostic tools with the same function and software. But what is the difference between X431 V and X431 5C? Here are some details about these two.
 Hardware comparison:
1.  X431 5C Pro package is lighter than X431 V Pro so that X431 5C Pro is easier to carry.
2.  X431 5C Pro has more economic than X431 V Pro with lower price and the same function, which provides more value for customer.

Software comparison:
1. Be customerized for:
X-431 V Pro covers more than 90% cars in the world, like Perdua, Proton, Tata, etc.
X- 431 5C Pro only covers parts of car software, and some cars may not be supported. X- 431 5C Pro software is customized for different country customers. Standard version do not contain India Maruti, Tata, Mahindra, Fiat, AU Holden, Malaysia Proton and Perdua, Isuzu Thailand but for customer who needs those software, can provide serial number to us to open authorization especially for you.
Launch X431 V (PRO) and X431 5C (PRO)
2. Language comparison:
X-431 V Pro : English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese
X- 431 5C Pro: English, Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Arabic

The same functions of Launch X431 V PRO and X431 5C PRO:
Launch X431 V PRO  has almost the same functions as
X431 5C PRO
Operation System
Capacitor Screen: Multi-touch capacitor screen, more smooth operation
Extension memory card: 32G Micro SD(TF) card supported Memory: 512M
2GB, extendable to 32G
3000mAh, rechargeable polymer lithium battery, endurance: 4h
Dual core 1GHz
Design Feature
Tablet, Multi-touch, Customer Management
Picture/Audio/Video/Instant Chat
Working temperature
Working temperature: -10°C ~ 55°C (14°F to 131°F)
Storage temperature: -20°C ~ 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Working Voltage
9 ~15V
Average working current: about 35mA
Standby current: about 25mA
Diagnostic Method
Bluetooth(10m)/ WIFI
WIFI diagnosis: Wireless communication between intelligent mobile terminal and DBS Car connector via Bluetooth
Update method
Online one-click update;
update online one year for free, the update cost is 650.00USD/Year after one year

How to tell if LAUNCH X431 Diagun III is clone or original

Launch is a trustworthy brand in OBD diagnosis field. There are so many Launch X431 clones, especially Bluetooth Diagun III flooding into the aftermarket. Here gives some tips on telling the original Launch X431 product from clone?
LAUNCH X431 Package Box
  1. Original X431 package box is bright yellow color, the clone one looks tarnished;
  2. The original X431 “LAUNCH” Logo flashes in bright red, while the clone one looks darker;
  3. Original Launch X431 package box is made glossy smooth, but the clone is roughly made.

  1. The original X431 Super 16-pin connector comes with Serial Number, but the clone does not;
  2. Original X431 Connector has bright QC mark, the clone look darker;
  3. Original connector’s screen print turns to grey, but the clone one is in black.
  4. The two lines below original 16-pin connector screen print marked in red, while the clone is in purple color.
  5. The SUPER 16-pin connector box has S/N mark, while the clone one does not.
NOTE: Please buy original LAUNCH X431 product from authorized dealer.

Launch X431- fessional techniciproans and individual users who have cars and trucks to diagnose

Launch X431 are designed by LAUNCH for fessional techniciproans and individual users who have cars and trucks to diagnose. Launch X431 mainly have the function of read DTCs, read DataStream, actuation test, sensor waveform display and someone supports ECU coding.
X431 tools are designed to work with desktop, laptop, Iphone, Ipad, ipod touch and Android phone. Most users buy Launch X431 for mainly these reasons: cover a wide selection of car & truck models, multiple languages available, smart touch screen, Bluetooth and wireless diagnosis, update online available, latest software and user manual available download at Launch official site, the related X431 parts are provided and so on.
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