Product review

Hide.me review

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⭐ Overall rank:5.7 out of 10
🏆 Rating:#53 out of #101
📖 No-log policy:does log
🏷️ Price:from $5.99
📺 Streaming:No
🗺️ Locations:1400+ servers in 57 countries
Summary of Hide.me review

Hide.me is a VPN service based in Malaysia which isn't part of 5 9 14 eyes countries and isn't part of enemies of the internet. 

The cheapest plan of Hide.me starts at $5.99 and will get you access to 1400+ servers in 57 countries and 5 simultaneous connections. 

The speed of Hide.me in our testing was below average. Hide.me ranks on 53. position in our rankings.

Security & privacy of Hide.me

Hide.me is ranked number 4 in our privacy rankings. It does log IP address, does log DNS, doesn't log traffic, and does log bandwidth. Hide.me uses OpenVPN, SoftEther, IKEv2, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP and SSTP tunnelling protocols with 256-bit encryption, which is considered a standard in the security industry.

IP address logs Yes
DNS logsYes
Traffic logsNo
Bandwidth logsYes
Timestamps logsYes
Encryption256-bit
Tunneling protocolsOpenVPN, SoftEther, IKEv2, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP and SSTP
IP leaksNo
DNS leaksNo

Features of Hide.me

Hide.me doesn't support streaming services such as Netflix and also allows P2P traffic. Hide.me has killswitch which automatically disconnects your device from the internet if your internet connection drops. You can use it on 5 devices at the same time.

KillswitchYes
StreamingNo
Torrenting (P2P traffic)Yes

Hide.me speed & countries                        

During the test, Hide.me had a below average speed on my 100mbps connection. This is a very important factor as VPN shouldn't limit you during your time online and anything with below average speed should be a red flag if you plan to use a VPN for streaming or torrenting. 
It offers a variety of countries and based on the information from their website, Hide.me uses 11 in 57 locations across the world.

Download Hide.me 

I’ve downloaded Hide.me on their official website at hide.me. It offers free trial, however you can always try it for free as there is a 30 Days money-back guarantee. 

The subscription plan of Hide.me starts at $5.99 which makes it number 46. in our VPN rankings based on price. 

During my testing I tried Hide.me on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS without any problems. 

Hide.me overall ranking                      

Based on my testing I’ve ranked Hide.me on 53. position. If I consider just price the rank would be 46. If you want to know which VPN is ranked number 1, check out our total rankings here.

Hide.me compared with other VPNs