Philo vs Xfinity Flex: which is better?

Updated November 17, 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 Xfinity Choice TV is 1 value units for each dollar.

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Price: Philo is cheaper than Xfinity Choice TV

Philo's costs $25 whereas Xfinity Choice TV costs $45. Getting Xfinity Choice TV instead of Philo will set you back $20 more every month.

Devices: Philo is more widely available than Xfinity Choice TV

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

Whereas Xfinity Choice TV is only available on Xfinity Flex. That's 6 less devices than Philo

Channel count: Philo has 30 channels more than Xfinity Choice TV

Philo's lineup includes 68 channels whereas Xfinity Choice TV has only 38 channels. Getting a subscription to Philo will give you access to 30 more channels than Xfinity Choice TV . 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: Xfinity Choice TV offers a trial

Xfinity Choice TV has a trial. The trial duration is 30 days.

Find out more on Xfinity Choice TV

Focus: Philo and Xfinity Choice TV have the same specialty

The specialties of Philo and Xfinity Choice TV are: Lifestyle, News.

Line-up: Channels on Philo and not Xfinity Choice TV

The channels that Philo has and which are not available on Xfinity Choice TV :

  • A&E
  • AccuWeather
  • American Heroes Channel
  • aspireTV
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BBC World News
  • BET
  • BET Her
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Cheddar
  • Cheddar News
  • Cleo TV
  • CMT
  • Cooking Channel
  • Crackle
  • Crime-Investigation
  • Destination America
  • Discovery Channel
  • Discovery Family
  • Discovery Life
  • DIY Network
  • FYI
  • Game Show Network
  • GetTV
  • Great American Country
  • Hallmark Drama
  • Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
  • IFC
  • INSP
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Law&Crime
  • LMN
  • Logo
  • MotorTrend
  • MTV Classic
  • MTV Live
  • MTV2
  • Newsy
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nicktoons
  • Paramount Network
  • PeopleTV
  • REVOLT
  • Revry
  • Science Channel
  • Sundance TV
  • Tastemade
  • TeenNick
  • Travel Channel
  • TV Land
  • UPtv
  • Vice
  • WE tv

Line-up: Channels on Xfinity Choice TV and not Philo

The channels that Xfinity Choice TV has which are not available on Philo:

  • A&E
  • Bravo
  • CNBC
  • Disney Channel
  • E!
  • ESPN2
  • ESPNews
  • Fox Business
  • Fox News
  • Fox Sports 1
  • Freeform
  • FX
  • FXX
  • Golf Channel
  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
  • MSNBC
  • National Geographic channel
  • NBC
  • Regional Sports Networks
  • SYFY
  • Tennis Channel
  • Universal Kids
  • USA

Line-up: Channels on both Xfinity Choice TV and Philo

The channels that are available on both Xfinity Choice TV and Philo are:

  • AMC
  • Animal Planet
  • Comedy Central
  • Food Network
  • Hallmark Channel
  • HGTV
  • History
  • Lifetime
  • MTV
  • Nickelodeon
  • OWN
  • TLC
  • TV One
  • VH1

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