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Deal: Award-winning Avast offers complete security across your devices

Avast offers antivirus, VPN, and other features to ensure you’re fully protected. We sure like it.
April 16, 2019
Avast Security Android

Your phone is your bank, your office, your entertainment center. Our life is online, but so are millions of cyber threats. They’re growing in number, and they’re becoming more sophisticated. That’s why Avast has made it easy for you to fully protect all of your devices.

There are many antivirus services out there, but few can offer such complete and easy-to-use multi-platform protection as Avast.

Among other accolades, Avast was the winner of the prestigious 2018 Product of the Year award at the AV Comparatives Awards. One of the techies on the Android Authority team uses it too. We don’t officially review antivirus services, but he loves it. In particular, how seamlessly it integrates across various platforms and devices.

What’s so special about Avast?

As an antivirus application, Avast has everything you could hope for, including real-time protection, intelligent threat-detection, and much more. However, what really sets it apart from the competition are the extra features.

For example, the Webcam Shield protects your built-in camera from hidden spies, and the Ransomware Shield ensures your files can’t be encrypted without your permission. This prevents the increasing threat of being held to ransom by cybercriminals.

Avast Security Accolades

The VPN element does exactly what any top-tier VPN should too. It hides your online activities from your internet provider, employers, or criminals, and lets you access the content you want, whenever you want.

There are also a host of features specifically for your Android devices. For example, you can block spam, verify the security of any Wi-Fi network, and even speed up your device with RAM Boost.

Sounds pricey?

Not at all. In fact, you can install certain elements of Avast for free, such as the antivirus and the secure browser. The free antivirus for Android has over 100 million downloads on the Play Store.

There are a variety of paid packages available if you want more complete protection. For example, the Internet Security package, including the Ransomware Shield, works out at just $5 per month.

For the equivalent of $10 per month, you can get the Ultimate package. This includes all the security, the VPN, and many more useful extras. A lot of providers charge more than that for a VPN service alone, so Avast seems excellent value to us.

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