Product review

PIA VPN review

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⭐ Overall rank:8.2 out of 10
🏆 Rating:#19 out of #101
📖 No-log policy:doesn't log
🏷️ Price:from $3.33
📺 Streaming:No
🗺️ Locations:3300+ servers in 30+ countries
Summary of PIA VPN review

PIA VPN is a VPN service based in United States which is part of 5 9 14 eyes countries and is part of enemies of the internet. 

The cheapest plan of PIA VPN starts at $3.33 and will get you access to 3300+ servers in 30+ countries and 10 simultaneous connections. 

The speed of PIA VPN in our testing was below average. PIA VPN ranks on 19. position in our rankings.

Security & privacy of PIA VPN

PIA VPN is ranked number 3 in our privacy rankings. It doesn't log IP address, doesn't log DNS, doesn't log traffic, and doesn't log bandwidth. PIA VPN uses OpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP and SOCKS5 Proxy Tunnel tunnelling protocols with 256-bit encryption, which is considered a standard in the security industry.

IP address logs No
DNS logsNo
Traffic logsNo
Bandwidth logsNo
Timestamps logsNo
Tunneling protocolsOpenVPN, PPTP, L2TP and SOCKS5 Proxy Tunnel
IP leaksNo
DNS leaksNo

Features of PIA VPN

PIA VPN doesn't support streaming services such as Netflix and also allows P2P traffic. PIA VPN has killswitch which automatically disconnects your device from the internet if your internet connection drops. You can use it on 10 devices at the same time.

Torrenting (P2P traffic)Yes

PIA VPN speed & countries                        

During the test, PIA VPN 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, PIA VPN uses 10 in 30+ locations across the world.

Download PIA VPN 

I’ve downloaded PIA VPN on their official website at It doesn't offer free trial, however you can always try it for free as there is a 7 Days money-back guarantee. 

The subscription plan of PIA VPN starts at $3.33 which makes it number 22. in our VPN rankings based on price. 

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

PIA VPN overall ranking                      

Based on my testing I’ve ranked PIA VPN on 19. position. If I consider just price the rank would be 22. If you want to know which VPN is ranked number 1, check out our total rankings here.

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