Avast has revealed the most power-hungry apps draining Android battery life, data, and storage in a new quarterly report.
The quarterly Avast Android App Performance & Trend Report Q1 2017 includes a list of the top 20 apps deemed to be the ‘greediest’.
Avast compiled the ‘greediest’ list after combining the app’s impact on battery life, storage capacity, and data plan usage.
This time around the biggest offenders on the various lists, which include data usage, storage, and battery life, include Netflix, Google Maps, Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp.
More than 3 million Android users provided information for the report, with app data covering a time period of January 2017 through March 2017.
Google has eight apps across the various the top 10 lists of both start-up and user-run apps, while Samsung has seven of its apps in the tables – though, Avast notes the fact both companies’ apps are often pre-installed on most Android devices could play a part.
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Here’s the list of the 10 worst apps for draining battery life that automatically start when your phone turns on:
Samsung Security Policy Updates
Beaming Service for Samsung
ChatON Voice & Video Chat
DU Battery Saver
And here are the top 10 worst user-started apps for draining battery life:
Samsung Video Editor
LINE: Free Calls & Messages
ES File Explorer File Manager