AVG antivirus provides a simple, modern interface that’s easy to use. Upon launching, it displays an overview of your device’s protection status, with clear messages that provide information on whether the software’s virus definitions are up-to date and if the security package is in active. AVG also looks for malware and other threats to storage devices, and also performs a performance tuneup to help speed up the system by removing junk data and extending battery life.
The premium plans of AVG offer more robust features to offer the best security experience. For instance, the premium plan offers anti-ransomware protection to keep your data and files protected from hackers who can extort cash by stealing your device. AVG Ultimate also includes web and email security to guard against phishing and spam. A file shredder can be found, as are more secure banking and webcam security.
The free features available to AVG users is an image vault that can store images in a secure format and an optimizer that helps Android devices by removing junk files. The majority of other features of AVG are available only to paid subscribers. It includes an identity protection feature that tracks password leaks and allows users to remotely locate lost phones, as well more advanced antitheft devices like camera traps that secretly takes a picture of anyone trying to steal the device.
AVG’s robust security against malware is backed by a solid track record in the monthly tests conducted by AV-Test. This includes a perfect score in the last test conducted in March and April of this year.