Hotspot Shield vs OperaVPN

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Hotspot Shield
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OperaVPN
Price starts from $3.49 -
Devices per license 5 1
Privacy and security features OpenVPN, Ipsec, SSTP, PPTP Protocols. HTTPS/SSL, no protocols
Torrenting, Netflix, HBO
Money Back Guarantee 45 days n/a
Setup time 5 min less than a minute
Mobile app
Server Locations 20 3
Number of servers 2500 n/a
Payment Methods Paypal, Visa/Mastercard, American Express, Discover Card, JCB, Diners Club, Yandex Money, WebMoney -
Zero-Logs Policy
Usability and Support - n/a
Best For Travel Travel
Platforms Windows, Mac, Android, IOS Windows, Mac, Linux
Features list
  • 2500 servers in 20 countries
  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • Catapult Hydra proprietary protocol
  • Kill Switch and DNS leaks protection
  • Free and easy to install
  • Good for accessing geo-restricted content
  • Perfect for streaming
Pros for compare page
  • Kill switch
  • Military-grade encryption
  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • Decent customer support
  • 2500+ servers to choose from
  • Impressive connection speeds
  • Up to 5 simultaneous connections
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • A free VPN version
  • Completely free
  • Doesn’t require installation and setup
  • Very straightforward
  • Unlimited amount of data
Cons for compare page
  • Privacy-wise, it is a questionable choice
  • Not the best value for money
  • Lacks connection stability on far-away servers
  • The free plan is very limited
  • Doesn’t work with Netflix or other streaming platforms
  • Offers only three vague locations
  • Low but bearable speed
  • Processes only the traffic that goes through the browser
  • Doesn’t work with Netflix

Last Customer Reviews: Hotspot Shield vs OperaVPN

Steve
Nope....After Opera went to Qihoo 360 I decided to delete everything on all devices. Opera calling this a VPN is misleading at the least.
Pros: Hotspot Shield
  • Kill switch
  • Military-grade encryption
  • 45-day money-back guarantee
  • Decent customer support
  • 2500+ servers to choose from
  • Impressive connection speeds
  • Up to 5 simultaneous connections
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • A free VPN version
Cons: Hotspot Shield
  • Privacy-wise, it is a questionable choice
  • Not the best value for money
  • Lacks connection stability on far-away servers
  • The free plan is very limited
  • Doesn’t work with Netflix or other streaming platforms
Pros: OperaVPN
  • Completely free
  • Doesn’t require installation and setup
  • Very straightforward
  • Unlimited amount of data
Cons: OperaVPN
  • Offers only three vague locations
  • Low but bearable speed
  • Processes only the traffic that goes through the browser
  • Doesn’t work with Netflix

Compare Prices

Hotspot Shield Plans
1 month
$12.99/mth
1 year
$7.99/mth
2 years
$6.99/mth
OperaVPN Plans
No subscription plans
$0/mth