The modified BMW ICOM A2 for vehicles with OBD access receives a significantly more powerful processor and more storage capacity. Robust aluminum case will help to avoid damage when using in harsh environments. BMW ICOM A2+B+C system for BMW ISIS ISID supports BMW & MINI full system diagnose and offline programming.
How to check if your BMW ICOM a2+b+c diagnostic tool is in high/best quality?
Take Item BMW ICOM SP168-B/SP168-BA for an example.
1) Check the “ICOM Configuration Manager” in BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA-P software HDD, the original ICOM device should be titled “BMW ICOM A2”
2) Dissembling the firmware PCB board and check if it is well built
BMW ICOM A2 PCB Board: