10 Best Antivirus Apps for Android

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Android is a relatively open platform, it allows you to customize and download the app from anywhere, but this freedom also makes it less secure. You can get a virus, malware, or ransomware in a rogue app and compromise your entire smartphone. In this case, antivirus applications are very useful because they not only provide active protection against viruses, but also detect malicious elements hidden in your smartphone. Here are the best free antivirus apps for Android in 2021.



  • 360 Security
  • Kaspersky
  • Avira
  • avast Antivirus
  • AVG Free Antivirus
  • Bitdefender
  • ESET
  • Lookout Antivirus and Security
  • McAfee
  • Norton

360 Security

360 Security is a very good application that protects your Android smartphone from viruses and other threats. The app has many cool features but at the same time you can't use many unwanted features. In the case of malware detection, it works well. The app also comes with storage cleanup option which is very useful. The app has a free version as well as a paid version. The free version comes with ads and you can remove ads by spending $5,49 per year.

Kaspersky Protection Antivirus

Kaspersky is one of the popular antivirus services. The Kaspersky application is as impressive as its PC version and offers many security features, such as SMS and Calls Blocking service, various scans, virus updates and anti-theft support. The premium version also brings additional features such as real-time protection, applock and many more. Kaspersky Mobile Antivirus has excellent virus and malware detection capability. You can use the free version and offers the same level of security as the paid version. The premium version offers some additional features, but they are not very important. The premium version is available for $14,95 per year.



Avira

Avira is a well-known name and a very good and popular antivirus service. The app offers a host of scanning options including device scan, real-time protection, SD card scan, and more. Avira also offers many other useful features, such as anti-theft, privacy scan, blacklist, etc. The application is also very light and does not affect the performance of your smartphone. If you're looking for a comprehensive antivirus package, Avira is a great option.

avast Antivirus

Avast Antivirus is one of the most popular antivirus apps on the PlayStore. The app has 100 million downloads and is used by millions of users around the world. Avast Mobile Security (Avast Antivirus) comes with lots of security features, such as various scans, call blocker, anti-theft support, photo vault, and more. The app also includes the reminder features which are not very useful. The app comes with a 14-day free trial to demo the product and the premium version is available for $11,99 per year.

AVG Antivirus Gratuit 2021

AVG Antivirus is another very popular antivirus application that offers similar services to Avast Antivirus. Avast bought this service in 2016 and operates as an independent subsidiary. The app offers anti-theft tracking via Google Maps but it doesn't work very well. Overall, AVG Antivirus is a good antivirus and it offers lots of great features. AVG Antivirus also follows the same pricing structure as Avast, where you get a 14-day free trial and the Premium version is available for $11,99 per year.



Bitdefender Antivirus

Bitdefender Antivirus Free is one of the few current free antivirus applications. Bitdefender Antivirus builds on the basics by offering basic scans. The app lacks fancy security features which makes it ideal for those who don't like complex antivirus apps. The application does not offer any in-app purchases, but ads appear from time to time.

ESET Mobile Security et Antivirus

ESET is another great antivirus service that has been around for years. The ESET Mobile Security and Antivirus application integrates many great features such as anti-theft support, security auditor function, numerous scanning options, etc. However, this is one of the few antivirus apps that requires your email to be installed, but it is a one-time installation. The app has the free version as well as a paid version which is available for $14,99 per year.

Lookout Antivirus and Security


Lookout Antivirus and Security is another very popular antivirus application. Lookout antivirus offers all the security features, such as various scans, Anti-Phishing protection, Identity protection and Anti-Theft features. The app also offers unique features like Identity Protection, Identity Assurance, and WiFi Scanning that you won't find in many antivirus apps. The app offers the free version as well as a paid version available at the price of $29,99 per year.

McAfee Mobile Security et Antivirus

McAfee is another very popular antivirus app that comes with a lot of security features, which also makes it one of the heaviest apps on this list. The app contains all the usual security features you find in other antivirus apps, plus some unique features like taking photos of the potential thief, as well as logging locations and viewing them in the cloud before closing. of the phone. The app has a relatively old user interface, but is still simple and easy to use. Overall, McAfee is a great option for those who want tons of security and privacy features on their smartphones.


Norton Antivirus and Security

Norton is a great antivirus app with some really great features and some useless ones. The app offers malware, virus, spyware protection and a variety of scans. It also has additional security features, such as saving device location when the battery is about to die, real-time protection, anti-theft features, and more. The app offers the free version as well as the paid version, which starts at $14,99 per year and goes up to $39,99 per year.

Conclusion

These are the best free antivirus apps available on PlayStore and we hope you find this list useful. Let us know your favorite antivirus apps in the comment section below. You can also check out the best VPN apps for Android on our website.


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