AVG 2017 vs Panda Security, f-secure, avast
This is the second article in the comparison series of AVG 2017 with popular antivirus products available in the market. In this article, we have compared AVG 2017 with Panda Security, f-secure and Avast. Read on to know which one scores more in each parameter.
AVG Internet Security 2017 vs Panda Internet Security
Pricing& License Period:Pricing wise, Panda Internet Security is cheaper at $38.49. AVG internet security 2017 is priced at $54.99. Both the licenses are available for 12 months and both come with moneyback guarantee and a free trial.
Security Features: Panda Security provides greater protection features than AVG 2017. Panda security covers features such as antiphishing, automatic protection, real-time protection, rescue mode, etc. AVG however, provides email protection which is not included in Panda Security. With regards to privacy features, Panda Security also provides parental controls and safe payments which are not a part of AVG. Similarly, Panda Security includes secure browsing and a virtual keyboard, which is not included in AVG.
Performance & Scanning Speed: Performance-wise, AVG rates higher than Panda Security. Along with gaming mode, which is included in both the software, AVG provides optimized scan and smart scan, which is not offered by Panda Security. The scanning speed of both the software is high, however, resource consumption of Panda Security is lower than AVG. All the features of Norton Antivirus, Norton 360, and Norton Internet Security now in one package: Norton Security 2017.
Support & Platform Requirements: With regards to support, both the software has similar features – email support, FAQs, phone support, and tutorials. With regards to mobile platforms, Panda security supports iOS which is not supported by AVG. Both the software provides support for Android.
AVG Antivirus Free 2017 vs f-Secure Antivirus
Pricing & License Period:With regards to payment, AVG antivirus free 2017 is a free version while F-secure anti-virus is priced at $39.99. The license period of F-secure is 12 months, although there is no money-back guarantee. Both the software provides a free trial.
Security Features: Security-wise, F-secure includes more protection features than AVG. F-secure has ananti-spam filter, automatic updates, and real-time protection, which is not a part of AVG. All the features of Norton Antivirus, Norton 360, and Norton Internet Security now in one package: Norton Security 2017. F-secure also provides parental controls which are not included in AVG. AVG, however, has extra features like file shredder and history cleaner, which is not included in F-secure.
Performance & Scanning Speed: While both the software provides a smart scan option, the feature included in AVG is different from that of F-secure. F-secure includes reliable files from the scan
Support & Platform Requirements: Support-wise, both software includes email support, FAQs and phone support. Additionally, F-secure includes live chat and tutorials, which is not included in AVG. While both the software provides support for computer and mobile platforms, AVG supports Android, iOS and Windows mobile operating systems which are not included in F-secure.
AVG Antivirus Free 2017 vs Avast Free Antivirus
Pricing & License Period:Well, since we are comparing two free versions here, the comparison of pricing doesn’t arise. Avast has a license of 12 months while AVG does not have a fixed time period. Both the software includes afree trial.
Security Features: With regards to security features. Avast includes greater protection features than AVG. It provides ananti-spam filter, anti-phishing, automatic updates, firewall, home network security, Trojan protection and web protection, not available in AVG. AVG however, has privacy features like data protection and ID theft protection, and extra features like file shredder and history cleaner which are not offered by Avast.
Performance & Scanning Speed: AVG scores higher in performance hands down. It includes gaming mode, optimized scan, and smart scan, which is not a part of Avast. The scanning speed of AVG is also much higher than Avast.
Support & Platform Requirements: The support features of Avast are more than AVG. Both the software includes email support, FAQs and phone support. Additionally, Avast offers help through live chat and tutorials.
We hope you found the comparisons useful. Don’t forget to read our articles where we have compared AVG with other software available in the market.