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I'm trying to decide which antivirus/malware protection I should use on my android phone.

It looks like the best options are either Lookout or AVG. Where can I find a list of features that the one has and the other doesn't, or vice versa?

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Lookout

Free

  • Security
    • Anti-Virus, Anti-Malware, Anti-Spyware
  • Backup
    • Contacts Backup
    • Restore Data to Existing Phone
  • Missing Device
    • Find Phone (Locate & Scream)
  • Support
    • Standard Support

Paid ($2.99/Month or $29.99/year)

  • Security
    • Block phishing and malicious websites
    • Protect your privacy with Privacy Advisor
  • Backup
    • Photo, Call History Backup
    • Transfer Data to New Phone
  • Missing Device
    • Remote Wipe
    • Remote Lock
  • Support
    • Premium Support

AVG

Free

  • Security
    • Scan whole device and identify and remove viruses with a simple click
    • Automatic scans can be run weekly, daily, or on demand
    • Check apps for malware before downloading from app stores
    • Check web content, emails, and SMS for malware before downloading to device
  • Theft protection
    • Locate lost or stolen device using GPS
    • Create and display onscreen message remotely
    • Lock device and wipe content
    • Manage applications remotely
  • SMS spam protection
    • Basic protection from SMS spammers

Paid ($9.99 One time charge ???)

  • Premium SMS security
    • All text messages checked for malicious content and spam in real time
    • Text message spam blocked at source
  • VIP support
    • Anti-Virus PRO customers receive premium level support whenever they need it
  • No disruption
    • Anti-Virus PRO is free of advertising and other disruptions
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