Philo vs Vidgo: which is better?

Updated November 30, 2021 • Staff

Our verdict: go with Philo

We rank streaming services based on their value: how much will each dollar of subscription get you. Our score for Philo is 3 value units for each dollar and our score for Vidgo is 2 value units for each dollar.

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Popularity: Philo is more popular than Vidgo

Philo has 750,000 subscribers whereas Vidgo has 25,000 subscribers. This means that Philo has 725,000 more subscribers than Vidgo.

Price: Philo is cheaper than Vidgo

Philo's costs $25 whereas Vidgo costs $55. Getting Vidgo instead of Philo will set you back $30 more every month.

Devices: Philo is more widely available than Vidgo

Philo is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS or Roku.

Whereas Vidgo is only available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, iOS or Roku. That's 1 less devices than Philo

Channel count: Vidgo has 12 channels more than Philo

Vidgo's lineup includes 80 channels whereas Philo has only 68 channels. Getting a subscription to Vidgo will give you access to 12 more channels than Philo. That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Philo offers a trial

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

Find out more on Philo

Trial: Vidgo does not offer a trial

Vidgo does not offer a free trial.

Find out more on Vidgo

Focus: Philo and Vidgo have the same specialty

The specialties of Philo and Vidgo are: Lifestyle, News.

Line-up: Channels on Philo and not Vidgo

The channels that Philo has and which are not available on Vidgo:

  • A&E
  • AccuWeather
  • AMC
  • American Heroes Channel
  • aspireTV
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • BET Her
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Cheddar News
  • Cleo TV
  • Crackle
  • Crime-Investigation
  • Discovery Channel
  • Game Show Network
  • Great American Country
  • IFC
  • Law&Crime
  • LMN
  • Logo
  • MTV Live
  • Newsy
  • PeopleTV
  • REVOLT
  • Revry
  • Science Channel
  • Sundance TV
  • Tastemade
  • TV One
  • VH1
  • Vice
  • WE tv

Line-up: Channels on Vidgo and not Philo

The channels that Vidgo has which are not available on Philo:

  • A&E
  • ABC
  • ACC Network
  • Aspire
  • AWE
  • Bein Sports
  • Big Ten Network
  • CuriosityStream
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • ESPN
  • ESPN Deportes
  • ESPN2
  • ESPNews
  • ESPNU
  • FOX
  • Fox Business
  • Fox Deportes
  • Fox News
  • Freeform
  • FS1
  • FS2
  • FX
  • FXM
  • FXX
  • GSN
  • Law & Crime
  • Lifetime Movie Network
  • Longhorn Network
  • MAV TV
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • National Geographic
  • NewsNation
  • NFL Network
  • NFL Redzone
  • OAN
  • Pac-12 national feed
  • Pac-12 regionals
  • QVC
  • SEC Network
  • Sony Movie Channel

Line-up: Channels on both Vidgo and Philo

The channels that are available on both Vidgo and Philo are:

  • Animal Planet
  • BET
  • Cheddar
  • CMT
  • Comedy Central
  • Cooking Channel
  • Destination America
  • Discovery Family
  • Discovery Life
  • DIY Network
  • Food Network
  • FYI
  • GetTV
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • HGTV
  • History
  • INSP
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Lifetime
  • MotorTrend
  • MTV
  • MTV Classic
  • MTV2
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • OWN
  • Paramount Network
  • TeenNick
  • TLC
  • Travel Channel
  • TV Land
  • UPtv

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