Avast! Mobile Security for Android is fast, free and comprehensive.
Just click on this comparison grid below (from www.androidpolice.com ) to see how it stacks up against AVG, Norton, Kaspersky, Lookout, McAfee and others. On the Avast site it is rated 4.7 out of five by end users and you will have to look long and hard to find someone who does not like it.
It will even let you track the phone if it is lost or stolen and send you the new phone number it gets when a theif inserts a new SIM card. Very slick.
Android Cell Phone Antivirus Antimalware Comparison Grid
Here is what www.androidpolice.com
had to say about it. ”…Avast Mobile Security is stunning not only in terms of functionality, but also in its design and usability. The app’s interface is extremely polished, and handles Avast’s myriad of features with ease, avoiding a cluttered feeling, and walking users through each feature gently, with full explanations of just what you’re getting into. Apps with as long a list of features as Avast often feel too busy, and features sometimes aren’t exactly practical. This is not the case with Avast. Each and every feature Avast offers is practical, sensible, and most importantly functional…”
This video provides a quick overview of Avast for Android’s functions: