Anti-Virus Guard (AVG), an anti-virus and online security software company, announced that Sony chooses them as its exclusive anti-virus provider for Sony smartphones. Part of their 3 year partnership, the Xperia Z3, Z3 Compact and Z3 Tablet Compact will have AVG AntiVirus PRO app pre-installed. The users will have a 6 months (equivalent to 180 days) free trial. When it expires, users will have the option to purchase the app or use its free version. This application will give the Xperia users the protection they need for their daily online activities.Sony Appointed AVG as its Exclusive Mobile Anti-Virus Provider


According to sources, the AVG AntiVirus Pro app is available for download for existing users of Xperia that runs Android 2.3.3 or later.

Here are the words from the General Manager Consumer & Mobile of AVG:

"The popularity of consumer apps, device proliferation and the bring-your-own-device trend in the workplace means we are spending more time on our connected devices and entrusting them with a broader range of personal and financial data. As a result, more people now expect to put in place security protection when they purchase a mobile device, whatever they plan to use it for. 

AVG is already looking ahead to a future with AVG Zen where smart, connected devices in the home and personal devices like wearables could also be protected. With this vision of the Internet of Things starting to become a reality, people are confidently getting online through smartphones and tablets and providing AVG's security apps will give Xperia device users peace of mind."

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