The leading Android security app, Lookout, added “Premium” today with the introduction of some new features including remote lock and wipe, premium support, and data backup capabilities.  To activate these new services, you will be asked to pay a $30 yearly fee, which if you divide that by 12 isn’t all that expensive.  Anyone ready?

Oh and stay tuned, we have ten 1-year subscriptions to give away right here at Android Life!  

Lookout Announces Availability of Lookout Premium

Consumers can download for advanced security and privacy protection; receive 30-days free

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Nov. 16, 2010 – Lookout Mobile Security, the leading provider of cloud-based smartphone security software, today announced Lookout Premium for Android is now available for download from the Android market. Lookout Premium includes new features for those that want advanced security and privacy protection, including the new Privacy Advisor. In addition, Lookout Premium includes Remote Lock and Remote Wipe, Premium Support and additional Data Backup and Restore capabilities.

Lookout’s user base has grown to more than 3 million registered users and Lookout’s free product was recently selected as a top technology product of 2010 by PC World. The company will continue to offer its award-winning essential security for free, which includes protection against malware and spyware, data backup for contacts, and the missing device features including remote locate and “scream”.

To purchase Lookout Premium, users simply need to download Lookout from the Android Market and upgrade to Lookout Premium. Users have the option for a 30-day free trial of Lookout Premium.

Lookout Premium includes all the great features available in Lookout Free, plus:

·         Additional Security + Privacy Protection: Privacy Advisor +Remote Wipe and Remote Lock

·         Enhanced Backup & Restore: Photos and call history, in addition to contacts. Transfer data to a    new phone.

·         Premium Support: Priority response to your issues and questions

About Lookout Mobile Security

Lookout is a smartphone security company dedicated to making the mobile experience safe for everyone. Lookout delivers protection from malware and spyware, data backup and recovery, and can locate a missing device if it is lost or stolen. Lookout’s unique cross-platform, cloud-connected application is designed from the ground up to provide advanced protection for smartphones while remaining lightweight and efficient on the phone. With users across 400 mobile networks in 170 countries, Lookout is a world leader in smartphone security. Lookout’s award-winning mobile application is currently free and available for Android, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile devices. Headquartered in San Francisco, Lookout is funded by Khosla Ventures, Trilogy Equity Partners and Accel Partners. For more information and to download the application, please visit www.mylookout.com.