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Best free Antivirus apps for Android in 2018

Hello everyone! Welcome to another post which includes some of the best apps on Android platform for different purposes. Today we will talk about some best antivirus and anti-malware apps on Android platform. In most of the cases, you don’t actually require an antivirus app installed on your smartphone. In order to get that you need to follow the Google Play method and download apps from there only along with enabling some security settings.

So below given ate the best free antivirus or anti-malware apps on Android available in the Google Play Store.

Google Play Protect:

Google unveiled the Google Play Protect back in 2017. It is the default antivirus app on Android platform. What it does is scans apps on your smartphone and that in the Google Play Store and compares them. The service is most likely already available on your smartphone with newer versions of Android.

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Bitdefender Antivirus:

Bitdefender Antivirus comes to the second place in our recommended antivirus apps for Android.OS This app comes with even better features than the Google Play Protect but that one is on top because is protected by Google and is available to all. If we talk about some features of the Bitdefender Antivirus, it brings unparalleled detection of virus,  smooth and feather-light performance, an operation which is totally hassle-free returns. One of the biggest advantages of Bitdefender antivirus is that it is ready to go just after the installation.

Bitdefender Antivirus Free
Bitdefender Antivirus Free
Developer: Bitdefender
Price: Free

Avast Mobile Security:

Avast Mobile Security is also an app that comes to our mind when we recommend an antivirus app for Android. The Avast Mobile Security comes to our mind as one of the most popular apps in this category. It claims to have been downloaded over 100 million times.

Avast Antivirus 2018
Avast Antivirus 2018
Developer: Avast Software
Price: Free+


Avira is also a security and antivirus app from the house of Avira. Avira antivirus was already available on Windows PCs.  Important features of Avira include antivirus & privacy protection, anti ransomware, Anti-theft, recovery tools and web guard for safer internet browsing.

Avira Antivirus Security 2018
Avira Antivirus Security 2018
Developer: AVIRA
Price: Free+

AVG Antivirus:

Those who use a Windows PC are aware of the fact that back in 2016, Avast purchased AVG Antivirus. The AVG antivirus is now made similar longer Avast. The app comes with Anti-theft tracking via Google Maps.

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