Android Antivirus/Security App Reviews

Intercept X for Mobile for Android is free and easy to install and use. But don't take our word for it – see what users and the press think about our free Android security app.

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01net gives SMS for Android high marks

The French consumer IT publication 01net gives our free Intercept X for Mobile for Android app an outstanding review. Sophos ranked second in a comparison of 10 free and paid mobile antivirus apps, 01net ranked us second – ahead of vendors such as AVG, Kaspersky, Trend Micro and more. Read the complete 01net Android review here.

AV-Comparatives "impressed" by Intercept X for Mobile

The independent, non-profit group AV-Comparatives praised Intercept X for Mobile, 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

When AV-Test evaluated 22 mobile security products for Android focusing on malware detection and usability, Intercept X for Mobile scored above the industry average for protection against malicious Android apps. It 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 Intercept X for Mobile an average rating of 4.3 out of 5. Here is what some of them have to say:

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.

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.

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

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

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Sophos Mobile

If you’re looking for a powerful tool to enable BYOD and keep your corporate data safe, learn more about Sophos Mobile Control.

We’ll make it easy for you to give mobile workers all the apps they need while still enforcing a consistent security policy for smartphones and tablets. Whether company- or employee-owned, their devices will be secure. We'll let you control their security features and even remotely lock or wipe the devices if they’re lost or stolen.

Corporate networks around the globe use Sophos Mobile, a secure Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) solution that helps businesses effectively manage and secure both traditional and mobile endpoints across the entire network. Sophos Mobile supports management of Windows 10, macOS, iOS, and Android devices and is the only UEM solution that integrates natively with Sophos Central, our next-gen endpoint security platform. Learn more about our UEM platform while you try our free Android security app.

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