Android Antivirus/Security App Reviews


Sophos Mobile Security for Android is free and easy to install and use. See what users and the press think about our free Android security app.

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01net gives SMS for Android high marks

A recent review by the French consumer IT publication 01net gives our free Sophos Mobile Security for Android app an 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. Read the complete 01net Android review here.

AV-Comparatives "impressed" by Sophos Mobile Security

The independent, non-profit group AV-Comparatives praised Sophos Mobile Security version 3.0 in its August 2013 Mobile Security Review, calling it a comprehensive security suite that is "mature and well-balanced." Read more about the AV-Comparatives review on the Sophos Blog.

AV-Test product review

AV-Test recently evaluated 22 mobile security products for Android with a focus on malware detection and usability. Our Sophos Mobile Security scored above the industry average for protection against malicious Android apps, and received a perfect 6 out of 6 rating for usability (the impact the security software has on the usability of the device). Check out the full AV-Test product review here. 

Google Play user reviews

Google play users give Sophos Mobile Security an average rating of 4.3 out of 5. Here is what some of them have to say:

December 2013
Incredible software
This is the most comprehensive malware protection, but also free and from one of the best IT security companies in the world. If you want your phone locked down with incredible protection, this app is for you.

December 2013
Best antivirus suite
This is the most comprehensive and totally free security suite for Android. Very elegant design and light on resources too! After using Avast, Norton and Bitdefender, this is my choice.

December 2013
Great app!
Have had it installed on my LG Android for over a year and have zero problems!

December 2013
Awesome app
Sophos detected some malware that my other antiviruses did not.

Media coverage

Gizmo's Freeware 
Best Free Antivirus App for Android

CNET: How To 
Protect Your Android Device from Malware

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