Review: Sophos Mobile Security for Android beats out AVG, Kaspersky

Sophos Mobile Security for AndroidA recent review by the French consumer IT publication 01net gives our free Sophos Mobile Security for Android app another outstanding review. In a comparison of 10 free and paid mobile antivirus apps, 01net ranked us second, placing us ahead of vendors such as AVG, Kaspersky, Trend Micro and others.

Sure, we would have preferred to come in first—and we’re working to make sure we provide the best mobile security on the planet. With a 9.0 out of 10 rating, Sophos Mobile Security is rising fast. As the review observed, we are “a challenger making steady progress.”

You can read the full review here (in French).

Here is the top 10 list of mobile security apps compiled by 01net:

1. Avast! (9.5/10)
2. Sophos (9.0/10)
3. AVG (8.5/10)
4. Kaspersky (8.0/10)
5. Eset (8.0/10)
6. BitDefender (7.5/10)
7. F-Secure (7.5/10)
8. Ikarus (7.0/10)
9. Trend Micro (6.0/10)
10. Lookout (6.0/10)

More great reviews for Sophos Mobile Security

In September, AV-Comparatives gave us a positive review, crediting us with making our free Sophos Mobile Security app into a “comprehensive security suite.”

AV-Test also gave us a positive review back in August, prior to our 3.0 release: 5 out of 6 for protection and 6 out of 6 for usability. And we’ve added even more features in our latest release, including web protection against phishing and malicious websites, password protection for applications, and faster scanning.

You can download our free Sophos Mobile Security app from Google Play.

Sophos Mobile Security is also available as an Enterprise version you can manage through our Mobile Control MDM solution. For more information, go to the Mobile Control page.