Autel MK808BT vs. Otofix D1 vs. D1 Lite, What’s Different?

What’s the different between Autel MaxiCOM MK808BT, Autel OTOFIX D1 & D1 Lite diagnostic tool? Here we have made a comparison table for reference.


Autel MK808BT vs. Otofix D1 vs. D1 Lite

Item Autel MaxiCOM MK808BT OTOFIX D1 OTOFIX D1 Lite
Price €532 €656 €475
Released Time 2018 2021 2021
Display 7inch, 1024*600 7inch, 1280*800 7inch, 1280*800
Battery 5000mAh 5800mAh 5800mAh
Memory 1G+64G 2G+64G 2G+64G
System Android 4.4.4 Android 9.0 Android 9.0
VCI MaxiVCI Mini V1 V1
VCI Protocol KWP, CAN, CAN-FD (need optional adapter) KWP, CAN, CAN-FD, Doip KWP, CAN, CAN-FD, Doip
Read & Clear Codes
Live Data
Special Functions × ×
Action Test × ×
Online Programming × × ×
Online Coding × VW, Audi(optional subscription) ×
Offline Programming × Land Rover, Jaguar, Opel, Vauxhall ×
Offline Coding × Subaru, Land Rover, Jaguar, Peugeot, Citroen, DS, VW, VW Brazil, Audi, Skoda, VW CV, Bently, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Man LD, Seat, LT3, Opel, Vauxhall, Mitsubishi, Porsche ×
Hidden Features × VW, Audi(optional subscription) ×
Guidance × VW, Audi, Skoda, Seat ×
Remote Expert ×
Battery test ×
Auto VIN Auto detect, manual input Auto detect, manual input, Scan VIN/License Auto detect, manual input, scan VIN/License
Supported Coverage 1996-2021 1996-2020 1996-2020
Language Muti-language Muti-language Muti-language



  1. Price

OTOFIX D1 Lite < Autel MK808BT < OTOFIX D1

– D1 Lite is the cheapest.

– MK808BT is mid-price.

– D1 is expensive than others.


  1. Hardware

Autel MK808BT < OTOFIX D1 = OTOFIX D1 Lite

– MK808BT was released earlier than OTOFIX, so it’s equipped with lower hardware configuration.

– OTOFIX D1/ D1 Lite are featured with higher screen resolution, battery, memory and system than MK808BT.

– V1 VCI supports doip protocol while MaxiVCI Mini does not.

– MK808BT needs additional adapter for CAN-FD while D1 & D1 Lite are free supported.


  1. Software

Autel MK808BT < OTOFIX D1 Lite < OTOFIX D1

– OTOFIX D1 covers the most functions than others.

– Only OTOFIX D1 supports special functions, action test, online coding, offline coding, offline programming.

– OTOFIX D1/ D1 Lite support remote expert & battery test while MK808BT does not.

– OTOFIX D1/ D1 Lite have more auto VIN methods.

– MK808BT supports 2021 car models.



No matter Autel MK808BT or OTOFIX D1/ D1 Lite, all three are suitable for small repair shop and DIYers.


Among them, old brand Autel MK808BT has faster update frequency for latest models.

New brand OTOFIX is younger and smarter: D1 Lite is the most cost performance. OTOFIX D1 supports more advanced functions for better diagnostic experience.