Philo vs Hulu with Live TV: which is better?

Why get Philo?

Nothing beats the price: $25 is really cheap, one of the cheapest ways out there to get Live TV. And the fact that you get unlimited DVR -if you care about that kind of stuff- on top of that is kind of crazy. Just as a comparison, Youtube TV offers unlimited DVR but it costs three times as much.

Go to Philo

Why get Hulu with Live TV?

In 2020, Hulu updated their interface to a much neater version, allowing for one of the easiest and most intuitive Live navigation systems around.

Go to Hulu with Live TV

Popularity: Hulu with Live TV is more popular than Philo

Hulu with Live TV has 4,100,000 subscribers whereas Philo has 750,000 subscribers. This means that Hulu with Live TV has 3,350,000 more subscribers than Philo. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Philo is cheaper than Hulu with Live TV

Philo's costs $25 whereas Hulu with Live TV costs $65. Getting Hulu with Live TV instead of Philo will set you back $40 more every month.

Devices: Hulu with Live TV is more widely available than Philo

Hulu with Live TV is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, iPhone, LG TV, Nintendo Switch, Roku, Roku TV, Samsung TV, Vizio Smart TV or Xbox.

Whereas Philo is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, iPhone, Roku, Samsung TV or Vizio Smart TV. That's 4 less devices than Hulu with Live TV.

Channel count: Hulu with Live TV has 10 channels more than Philo

Hulu with Live TV's lineup includes 78 channels whereas Philo has only 68 channels. Getting a subscription to Hulu with Live TV will give you access to 10 more channels than Philo.

Trial: Philo offers a trial

Philo has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

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Trial: Hulu with Live TV offers a trial

Hulu with Live TV has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

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Philo's specialty

The specialties of Philo are: Lifestyle, News.

Hulu with Live TV's specialty

The specialties of Hulu with Live TV are: Lifestyle, News, Spanish-language content, Sports.

Channels on Philo and not Hulu with Live TV

The channels that Philo has and which are not available on Hulu with Live TV:

Channels on Hulu with Live TV and not Philo

The channels that Hulu with Live TV has which are not available on Philo:

Channels on both Hulu with Live TV and Philo

The channels that are available on both Hulu with Live TV and Philo are:

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Hulu with Live TV is an obvious choice if you already have Hulu On-Demand, as you'll get to keep all your payment information and history, interact with a similar interface, and get a Live TV service without much effort.

Price: $64.99/month

Free Trial: 7 days

Device availability: Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, iPhone, LG TV, Nintendo Switch, Roku, Roku TV, Samsung TV, Vizio Smart TV, Xbox

Channel lineup: A&E, ABC, ABC News Live, ACC Network (ACCN), Adult Swim, Animal Planet, Big Ten Network (BTN), Bloomberg, Boomerang, Bravo, Cartoon Network, CBS, CBS Sports Network, CBSN, Cheddar, CNBC, CNN, CNN International, Cozi TV, CW, Dabl, Discovery Channel, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney XD, E!, ESPN, ESPN College Extra, ESPN2, ESPN3, ESPNews, ESPNU, Food Network, FOX, Fox Business Network, Fox News Channel, Fox Sports 1 (FS1), Fox Sports 2 (FS2), Freeform, FX, FXM, FXX, FYI, Golf Channel, Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HGTV, History, HLN, Investigation Discovery (ID), Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network (LMN), MotorTrend, MSNBC, Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic, NBC, NBCSN, Olympic Channel, Oxygen, Pop, QVC, SEC Network, Smithsonian Channel, Start TV, SYFY, TBS, TCM (Turner Classic Movies), Telemundo, The Weather Channel, TLC, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, Universal Kids, USA, Vice, WGN America

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