AVG Technologies, the online security company renowned for its anti-virus software, has struck a three-year deal with Sony Mobile. The deal will see AVG become the exclusive provider of mobile security to Xperia owners. The first fruits of this partnership has seen the “AVG AntiVirus PRO for Xperia” app bundled on Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact devices.
Owners will also receive a free 180-day (6-month) trial of the app, after which they can purchase an annual subscription to keep the ‘pro’ features or downgrade to the free version. Anyone with a Sony Xperia smartphone running Android 2.3.3 and above can download the “AVG AntiVirus PRO for Xperia” app and benefit from a six-month free trial of AVG AntiVirus PRO.