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Android Security Apps Don't Drain Battery

Posted By: Poketors - 12:57 AM

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If you have an android gadget and are thinking about installing a security tool, then the first thing which comes to your mind that it will drain your battery fast. Now, we have good news for you. AV-Comparatives have tested different mobile security and antivirus app without the draining the battery. AV-Comparatives took 16 different products like Kingsoft, Kaspersky, Trend Micro, F-Secure, Avast!, ESET, Lookout, Sophos etc. They tried with 3000 malware applications and tested the battery life for each of the apps. But they found most of the products have minimum impact on battery life.


About 3,000 malware applications were collected in the four weeks prior to the start of the test and finally the results are as follows :

Security Tool (Antivirus)
Detection Rate - Percentage (%)
Place/Rank
AhnLab and Kingsoft
 99.9% 
First
 Kaspersky 
99.7%
Second
Baidu and ESET
99.6%
Third
Bitdefender
99.4%
Fourth
Avast
99%
Fifth
Others
98%
-
 Ikarus
91%
Last


These security tools are used to protect your electronic gadgets from threats and should not be ignored or considered as an optional. All the above mentioned tools might not be available in market as they are designed for country specific. 

We recommend to use any of the said antivirus so that you can use your gadget safely and protected from malwares and threats.

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