Difference Between BitDefender Total Security 2013 and Sphere 2013

BitDefender Total Security 2013 vs Sphere 2013
 

BitDefender Total Security 2013 and Sphere 2013 are two security software suites developed by Romanian company Softwin. The 2013 version was launched in June 2012, and it includes several protection and performance enhancements such as Search Advisor and Performance Optimizer and some new feature as Safepay and and Anti-theft.

BitDefender Total Security 2013

BitDefender Total Security is the comprehensive software suite offered for Business, Personal, and Professional and currently ranked as the number 1 security suite. Rather than offering security components separately, BitDefender is composed of an Antivirus, Firewall, anti-phishing, and many more features. Here is a list of Features Available in Total Security 2013.

  • Antivirus 
  • Two-way Firewall
  • Anti-phishing – Social Network Protection – the links you receive from your Facebook and Twitter friends are filtered and monitors your privacy settings.
  • Bitdefender Autopilot – Manages Security Issues without user involvement. – no pop-ups or notifications to trouble the user.
  • Bitdefender Anti-Theft- New Feature! – Locating, locking and wiping lost or stolen mobile devices such as netbooks, laptops, and Android devices. 
  • Bitdefender Safepay – New Feature! – The transactions are done in a secure browser environment, so a third part cannot obtain the personal details.
  • Tune-up – Optimizes computer performance.
  • Bitdefender Safebox – User can store sensitive and confidential flies in a secure online location, which can be managed remotely.
  • 24/7 Credit Monitoring – Credit monitoring service is provided for free, and the user is notified if any change occurs.
  • Parental Control – Block unwanted sites and content when children are browsing. 
  • USB Immunizer – Make the flash drives immune to viruses when connected to a PC. 

 BitDefender Sphere (All Around Security) 2013

Bitdefender Sphere is a personal/ home usage antivirus suite and is intended for PC and MAC platforms and built on the Total Security Suite. BitDefender sphere 2013 can be used to protect an unlimited number of PCs, Macs, and Android Devices.

It includes Bitdefender Mobile Security and Bitdefender Antivirus for Mac.

 

BitDefender Sphere 2013

BitDefender Total Security

Intended Use

PC

MAC

ANDROID

PC

CPU

800MHz

 

 

Intel CORE Duo (1.66 GHz) or equivalent processor

Supported OS Versions

XP (SP3/ 32 Bit) Vista (SP2), Windows 7 (SP1), Windows 8

Mac OS X Leopard (10.5 or later)

Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6 or later)

Mac OS X Lion (10.7 or later)

Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8 or later)

Android 2.2 or later

Microsoft Windows XP SP3 (32 bit), Vista (SP2), Microsoft Windows 7 (SP1), Microsoft Windows 8

Memory (RAM)

1 GB

 

1 GB

1 GB MINIMUM

Free Hard Drive Space

1.8 GB

 

300 MB

2.8 GB

Browser/ Software Integration

Firefox 3.6 and higher

Thunderbird 3.0.4

Outlook 2007, 2010

 

Safari 5.0.1 (or higher)

Firefox 3.5 (or higher)

Firefox 3.6 and higher, Thunderbird 3.0.4Outlook 2007, 2010, Outlook Express and Windows Mail on x86

Software/ Other Requirements

Internet Explorer 7 and higher, .NET Framework 3.5

Default Android browser

 

Internet Explorer 7 and higher, .NET Framework 3.5

Internet Connection

Internet Connection

Internet Connection

Internet Connection

Additional

 

 

Minimal normal (4:3) display resolution: 1024 x 768

Minimal wide display resolution: 1024 x 640

 

 

BitDefender Total Security 2013 vs Sphere 2013

• BitDefender Total Security 2013 is intended for Business, Personal, and Professional requirements, and BitDefender Sphere 2013 is for personal users.

• BitDefender Sphere 2013 is built on Total Security 2013.

• BitDefender Sphere 2013 can be installed in PC, MAC, and Android platforms.

• Sphere version is branded as All around Security, and the price is higher than that of Total Security.

• Sphere suite can be installed in any number of computers.