Ivacy VPN – review (2019)

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Ivacy VPN 2019

Ivacy VPN is a very good and affordable VPN network with headquarters in Singapore. This network offers access to servers located in 73 cities in 55 countries around the world.

 

Ivacy VPN – Settings

 

Ivacy VPN does not offer too many options in the settings.

Ivacy VPN - settings 01 2019

A big advantage is availability of OpenVPN (TCP/UDP) and IKEv2 protocols.

Ivacy VPN - settings 02 2019

 

Ivacy VPN – Locations

 

Servers available in Ivacy VPN are located in over 70 cities in 55 countries around the world, which is a very good result considering the price of the service.

Available locations can be sorted and viewed by country or city.

Ivacy VPN - locations 01 2019

Ivacy VPN - locations 02 2019

 

Ivacy VPN – Speed Tests – PC

 

Before testing performance of particular servers, I first check the parameters of the direct connection.

Ivacy VPN - disconnected 01 - speed test 2019

Download speed was 55.1 Mb/s, upload speed 24.9 Mb/s, ping 33 ms.

 

Germany

 

Ivacy VPN - Germany 2019

Ivacy VPN - Germany - speed test 2019

The download speed (44.2 Mb/s) is 80.3% of the download speed of the direct connection (55.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (23.6 Mb/s) is about 94.5% of the speed of the direct connection (24.9 Mb/s).

Ping increased by (68 – 33) ms = 35 ms.

 

United Kingdom

 

Ivacy VPN - United Kingdom 2019

Ivacy VPN - United Kingdom - speed test 2019

The download speed (19.8 Mb/s) is 36% of the download speed of a direct connection (55.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (24.9 Mb/s) is about 100% of the direct connection upload speed.

Ping was extended by (92-33) ms = 59 ms.

 

United States

 

Before performing these two tests, I check the parameters of the direct connection again.

Ivacy VPN - disconnected 02 - speed test 2019

Download speed is 57 Mb/s, upload speed 25.8 Mb/s, ping 39 ms.

 

New York

 

Ivacy VPN - United States New York 2019

Ivacy VPN - United States New York - speed test 2019

Download speed (8.6 Mb/s) is 15.1% of the download speed of a direct connection (57 Mb/s).

The upload speed (1.7 Mb/s) is 6.7% of the direct connection speed (25.8 Mb/s).

Ping increased by (146 – 39) ms = 107 ms.

 

Los Angeles

 

Ivacy VPN - United States Los Angeles 2019

Ivacy VPN - United States Los Angeles - speed test 2019

Download speed (11.2 Mb/s) is 19.7% of the download speed of a direct connection (57 Mb/s).

The upload speed (12.2 Mb/s) is 47.3% of the speed of the direct connection (25.8 Mb/s).

Ping increased by (237 – 39) ms = 198 ms.

The average of the above four tests is 4.05 for all applications and 5.00 for text, photo and watching SD/HD videos.

Ivacy VPN - speed tests PC - average 2019

 

Ivacy VPN – Speed Tests – mobile

 

Before performing further tests, I first check the parameters of the direct connection.

Ivacy VPN mobile - disconnected 01 - speed test 2019

Download speed is 48.1 Mb/s, upload speed 25.5 Mb/s, ping 28 ms.

 

Germany

 

Ivacy VPN mobile - Germany 2019

Ivacy VPN mobile - Germany - speed test 2019

The download speed (23.1 Mb/s) is 48% of the download speed of the direct connection (48.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (19.7 Mb/s) is 77.3% of the direct connection speed (25.5 Mb/s).

Ping increased by (87 – 28) ms = 59 ms.

 

United Kingdom

 

Ivacy VPN mobile - United Kingdom 2019

Ivacy VPN mobile - United Kingdom - speed test 2019

The download speed (22.9 Mb/s) is 47.6% of the speed of the direct connection (48.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (9,4 Mb/s) is 37% of the direct connection speed (25.5 Mb/s).

Ping was extended (111 – 28) ms = 83 ms.

 

United States

 

Before performing these two more tests, I check the parameters of the direct connection again.

Ivacy VPN mobile - disconnected 02 - speed test 2019

Download speed is 43.1 Mb/s, upload speed 24.6 Mb/s, ping 31 ms.

 

New York

 

Ivacy VPN mobile - United States New York 2019

Ivacy VPN mobile - United States New York - speed test 2019

Download speed (9.1 Mb/s) is 21% of the download speed of a direct connection (43.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (1.1 Mb/s) is 4.4% of the speed of the direct connection (24.6 Mb/s).

Ping increased by (243 – 31) ms = 212 ms.

 

Los Angeles

 

Ivacy VPN mobile - United States Los Angeles 2019

Ivacy VPN mobile - United States Los Angeles - speed test 2019

The download speed (2.1 Mb/s) is 4.9% of the download speed of the direct connection (43.1 Mb/s).

The upload speed (0.4 Mb/s) is just 1.6% of the speed of the direct connection (24.6 Mb/s).

Ping extended by (397 – 31) = 366 ms.

The average rating from four tests on Android is 3.65 for all applications and 4.67 for viewing text, photos and watching SD/HD videos.

Ivacy VPN - speed tests mobile - average 2019

 

Ivacy VPN – Pros & Cons

 

Pros:

– low price;

– user-friendly interface;

– very good results in speed tests;

– application availability for many different platforms;

– availability of OpenVPN and IKEv2 protocols;

– 5 simultaneous connections.

Cons:

– no implementation of DoubleVPN and Tor over VPN.

Ivacy VPN – review (2019)
5 (100%) 4 votes