Top Five Best Android Antivirus Apps
Last Updated on Dec 14, 2016 by Fayzan
Here you’ll find top five best android antivirus apps. Every smartphone user should have an antivirus program installed on their devices to stay safe from malware and viruses.
The best mobile antivirus apps offer not only top-notch malware detection and prevention, but also a range of privacy and anti-theft features. Some of these features include tracking your phone or tablet via GPS, snap a picture of a phone thief with the device’s camera.
Now, you must be looking for best anti-virus program to keep your Android device and all its data safe. So, here check out the list and we hope you’ll find what you might be looking for.
1. CM Security
You may have heard about Clean Master app, it cleans junk files and boosts phone memory (clearing ram). CM security is also made by Cheetah Mobile that brings you a whole host of anti-virus and security features for free.It is on top of our list because it tries to offer everything anti-virus, browsing protection, battery saving, privacy protection of apps, the whole lot.
CM security identifies threats and then asks what you want to do about them. It does pretty much most of the work itself that might disappoint some of you. It is free to use as long as you don’t want to get rid of ads (other apps by Cheetah), for that you’ll have to pay $9.99.
2. Norton Antivirus
Another Popular Antivirus Software especially for desktop protection platform that has made the jump across to mobile.
Norton antivirus blocks and removes malware both on-demand and in real-time. The one feature that distinguishes Norton from others is a really handy feature that integrates with Google Play to show you any alerts about an app
before you download it. Means you can see if the app you’re about to install hogs battery, uses excessive data or poses any other sort of potential risk.
You can enjoy Norton for free (30-day free trial) for the premium version, which unlocks all the features. Once trial period is over it’ll cost you $29.99 per year, making it on a par with McAfee in terms of pricing. I’m sure after using it you wouldn’t mind to pay this little amount.
3. Avast Antivirus & Security
Who doesn’t know about Avast anti-virus and security, it is now available for Android devices too. If you want an app that can take care of all your security, RAM boosting, junk cleaning and other needs, Avast could be it. It is most feature-packed antivirus app, avast has the on-demand and real-time scanning and also includes things like the ability to check the security of your current WiFi connection and to lock specific apps.
If you have a rooted device it offers a firewall option. Avast does not show any ads but of its own other apps designed to ‘enhance’ the suite. Also if you want no display ads at all, the premium version will do it, but you’ll have to pay for premium version. Avast is an amazing antivirus protection software.
4. AVG Antivirus Security
On fourth in our list is AVG Antivirus Security which is not just an antivirus as it also provides app locking, anti-theft, task killer and app backup features. There are also power saving options and junk cleaning options for this you’ll need to install AVG Cleaner. So, with AVG you can have all these things and for free. AVG also offers antivirus and Cleaner Pro versions (paid version).
5. Kaspersky Internet Security
Kaspersky anti-virus and security package now with its Android app brings a whole lot of that desktop protection to your mobile. Offers features like anti-virus, call and text control, anti-theft, and anti-phishing. Kaspersky also provides real-time, web protection, and a few privacy options, though to get the full package you’ll need to pay for the premium version of the app, which is currently priced at $14.95 for one year. You can test premium features (30-day trial), you might need an account to use them though.
Here give it a try.
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