Kaspersky vs AVG

September 10, 2019
                         

Bottom line: Which one is better?

Bottom line: Kaspersky is better.

In this review of Kaspersky vs AVG, Kaspersky is better because even though it is expensive, it offers parental control, game mode and has an intuitive and easy to use interface.

Kaspersky vs AVG: SECURITY

Kaspersky has a comprehensive protection of your device against all kinds of malicious software. It checks all files that are accessed by the OS in real-time. There are four modules that include: file antivirus that checks all opened, launched and saved files; mail antivirus that monitors incoming and outbound messages; web antivirus that protects against malicious scripts on the web and proactive protection that essentially provides detection of unknown viruses. Kaspersky is also ideal in malware protection, ransomware detection and phishing detection. In July 2018, AV-Comparatives’ real-world protection tests showed that Kaspersky was number one out of 18 competitors to block all known threats and in June 2018, the tests carried out by AV-Tests on windows ranked Kaspersky amongst the top products for the level of security it offers.

AVG is light weight program that has an intuitive and easy to use interface, is fast, it has free and paid plans as well with advanced features for maximum system protection. It provides protection from all types of malware and has some great additional tools that include a file shredder, a web security plugin and a VPN solution. In addition, AVG Antivirus offers decent protection of your device against viruses, ransomware, spyware, can scan your computer’s drives for all kinds of threats, detects and blocks all phishing sites, blocks all suspicious links and files and is able to scan all incoming mails and attachments.

Bottom line: Kaspersky is better.

Kaspersky vs AVG: FEATURES

Kaspersky Antivirus has basic features which are less if you compare it to other free version provided by other companies. Its main feature is to identify, detect, quarantine and remove all types of malware which include ransomware, Trojans, viruses, adware, etc. These features are only standard with other providers. This forces you to upgrade to the Internet Security software or the Total Security plans which only support Windows. Kaspersky is an easy to use Antivirus and has less impact on your device.

AVG Antivirus has an intuitive interface which makes it very easy to use and you can customize it the way you want. It offers decent protection from viruses, ransomware and spyware. It also scans your computer for all types of problems while detecting and preventing zero-day threats. It comes with three plans each having different amazing features. We have the AVG Free Antivirus, which is totally free offering protection against malware with less protection-related features or extra features other than the file shredder, protection against malicious websites and dangerous links.

The AVG Internet Security antivirus offers advanced firewall, encryption module, ant-spam feature, Wi-Fi guard and malware protection. In addition, it has webcam spying protection. Lastly we have the top-drawer AVG Ultimate that includes everything that the Internet Security and AVG advanced.

Bottom line: Kaspersky is better.

Kaspersky vs AVG: COMPATIBILITY

Below is a review of AVG vs Kaspersky in terms of compatibility;

Windows; Kaspersky and AVG are compatible with Windows.

Mac; both Kaspersky and AVG are compatible with Mac.

IOS; Kaspersky is compatible with iOS

Android; Kaspersky and AVG are compatible with Android.

Bottom line: Kaspersky is better.

Kaspersky vs AVG: PRICING

Kaspersky pricing include 1 PC 1 year that goes for $39.95 per year, 1 pc 2 years $54.95 per year, 3 PCs 1 year that goes for $75.95 per year, 3PCs 2 years that costs $105.95 per year, 5PCs 1 year that costs $95.95 per year and 5PCs 2 years that goes for $143.95 billed per year.

AVG Antivirus Free is totally free, Internet Security is billed at $5.83 per month (1 year plan) and Ultimate is billed at $8.33 per month (1-year plan).

Bottom line: AVG is better.

Conclusion

When we compare AVG vs Kaspersky internet security, Kaspersky is better as it offers parental control, game mode and has an intuitive and easy to use interface. It also provides better security to your system as compared to AVG.