A common opinion point to use VPN’s to avoid being monitorized. I’ve seen recently a video that said we should stop using VPNs for privacy.
Alternatives exists. This days I had give a try to Orbot, Tor for Android. The main reason besides the concern with privacy is to experience if the performance and battery consumption were decent enough or if you have to pay a lot for it.
So far I don’t experienced a slowness or high battery consume. On the other hand I experience that slowness using Tor Browser.
There’s a main feature to highlight; the VPN mode. It keeps your IP hidden, IThere’s a main feature to highlight; the VPN mode. It keeps your IP hidden, I’ve check it and Orbot have change this IP from time to time. You may check it with different online pages that shows you your IP or more lazily when you visit webs they assume a different language for you because your IP comes from a town different to your real one.