How does the Bosch ADS 325 and ADS 625 stack up?

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ADS 325 vs. ADS 625
ADS 325 vs. Competition
ADS 625 vs. Competition

Bosch ADS 325

Bosch ADS 625

OTC Evolve

OTC Encore

Autel MS906

Autel MaxiSys Elite

Launch Torque

Matco Maximus 3.0

Snap On Apollo D8

Snap On Zeus

Price
Scan Tool MSRP
$2,892 $4,950 $3,400 $1,831 $2,499 $3,299 $2,399 $4,500 $4,995 $11,695
Software Renewal MSRP
$1,000 $1,200 $672 $608 $795 $1,295 $579 $820 $1,029
($2,057 for 2-yr)
$1,295
($3,885 for 3-yr)
Additional Technical Information Software Subscription MSRP
$0 - Repair-Source service and repair information service - included with standard software subscription $0 - Repair-Source service and repair information service - included with standard software subscription $1,900 - 3rd party technical service and repair information for 12 months (optional) $1,900 - 3rd party technical service and repair information for 12 months (optional) $1,900 - 3rd party technical service and repair information for 12 months (optional) $1,900 - 3rd party technical service and repair information for 12 months (optional) $1,900 - 3rd party technical service and repair information for 12 months (optional) $1,200 - MaximusFix fo 12 months (optional) $2,028 - ShopKey Pro for 12 months (optional) $2,028 - ShopKey Pro for 12 months (optional)
Warranty, Support, Service
Manufacturer's Warranty
1 year/Lifetime 1 year/Lifetime 1 year/Lifetime 1 year/Lifetime 1 year 1 year 1 year - 1 year 1 year
Technical Support
US Based US Based US Based US Based US Based US Based - - US Based US Based
Field/Rep Support Across U.S. and Canada
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes Yes Yes
Updatable via Internet
Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No - No No
Frequency of updates
6 per year 6 per year 6 per year 6 per year Varies, by make Varies, by make Varies, by make Varies, by make 2 per year 2 per year
Productivity Features
Repair-Source, Comprehensive Library of OE Service and Repair Information
Yes Yes No No No No No No No No
Wiring Diagrams
No Yes Yes No No No No Yes w/add'l subscription w/add'l subcription
Code-Assist™ Top Reported Fixes
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No
Symptom-Assist™ Tech Tips
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No
Identifix Direct-Hit™ Web-based Info via Deep Link
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No
Quick links to Mitchell On Demand, AllData and more
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No
Auto ID
Yes - Best Yes Yes Yes - Best Yes after preliminary info entered Yes after preliminary info entered Yes Yes Yes after preliminary info entered Yes after preliminary info entered
Training Videos
On Tool and Online On Tool and Online On Tool and Online On Tool and Online Online Only Online Only No Online Online Online
Automated System Test (Read all DTCs plus Freeze Frame)
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No - No No
All Systems DTC Scan
Yes, includes all DTC Types Yes, includes all DTC Types Yes, includes all DTC Types Yes, includes all DTC Types Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Multiple Controller Scan
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No - No No
Maintenance reset procedures
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Printable vehicle diagnostic reports
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - No No
Wireless printing
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - No No
Hardware
Display Size
7" 10" 10" 7" 9.6" 9.7" 10" 10.1" 8" 10"
Display Resolution
1024 x 600 1280 x 800 1280 x 800 1024 x 600 1024 x 768 2048 x 1536 - 1080P 800 x 480 1280 x 800
Display Type
Optically Bonded Hi-Res LCD Optically Bonded Hi-Res LCD Optically Bonded Hi-Res LCD LCD LED LED LCD - LCD LCD
Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI)
Wired Wireless Wireless Wired Wireless (BlueTooth) Wireless Wireless (BlueTooth) Wireless Wired Wireless
J2534 Compliant VCI
No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No
Memory Storage
64 GB 64 GB 64 GB 32 GB 32 GB 32 GB 64 GB 4 GB - 64 GB
Expandable Memory
SD Card SD Card SD Card SD Card No No No - No No
Video Out
No HDMI HDMI No No HDMI No - No No
Speakers
No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes - No Yes
Microphone
Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No - No Yes
Headphone Jack
3.5mm Stereo Audio 3.5mm Stereo Audio 3.5mm Stereo Audio 3.5mm Stereo Audio No 3.5mm Stereo Audio No - No 3.5mm Stereo Audio
Front Camera
No 5MP 5MP No No 5MP No - No No
Rear Camera
5MP 5MP + 720p video 5MP + 720p video No 5MP 8 MP 5MP - No 5 MP
Flashlight
Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes - No Yes
Docking Station
No Yes, included Yes, included No No No No Yes, included No Optional
Battery Life
4 hours 4 hours 4 hours 4 hours - - 8 hours up to 8 hours - -
Heavy Duty Cable w/Battery Voltage reading
Yes Yes No No No No No No No No
Country of Origin
USA USA USA USA China China China China USA USA
Software & Coverage
OBD-II Coverage (1996-Present)
Full support all 10 modes of OBD-II Modes 1 through 0A
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OBD-I Coverage (pre-1996)
Yes, adapters sold seperately Yes, adapters sold seperately Yes, adapters sold seperately Yes, adapters sold seperately Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes, adapters sold seperately Yes, adapters sold seperately
Medium Duty Coverage
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No - Yes Yes
Operating System
Android 5.0 Android 5.0 Android 5.0 Android 4.2.2 Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.2 Android 7.1 Android SMX Windows 7
Boot Up Time
45 sec 45 sec 45 sec 30 20 Sec 20 Sec 45 sec - 6 sec 1 min 45 sec
User Interface
Full color, Best AutoID, optimized workflows, fast, intuitive, consistent across OEMs Full color, Best AutoID, optimized workflows, fast, intuitive, consistent across OEMs Easy AutoID, simple, intuitive, consistent across OEMs Easy AutoID, simple, intuitive, consistent across OEMs Inconsistent across OEMs Inconsistent across OEMs Inconsistent across OEMs Inconsistent across OEMs Consistent across OEMs, poor AutoID Consistent across OEMs, poor AutoID
Multilingual
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Open internet Browser
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Domestic Coverage
Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included
Asian Coverage
Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included
European Coverage
Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included Included
Subscription Length
First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free First 12 months included free 24 month subscription purchase required - $2,057 36 month subscription purchase required
Special Functions
Bi-Directional Controls (Actuation Tests)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Key reprogramming
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Key fob & remote reprogramming Procedures
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery disconnect procedures
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Electronic brake service
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Guided tests / on screen help
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
J2534 reflash capability
No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No
Record/playback OBD-II live data
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Reset oil lights
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Steering angle reset
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Graph live data
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multiple PIDs on screen
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Optional Accessories (not included with tool purchase)
TPMS Tester and Reset Tool
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
Video Borescope
Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No No No
Labscope
No No No No Yes Yes No No No Yes
Battery Tester
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
NVH Analyzer
No Yes Yes No No No No No No No