Sling vs Netflix: which is better?

Updated January 3, 2022 • Staff

Our verdict: go with Netflix

We rank streaming services based on their value: how much will each dollar of subscription get you. Our score for Netflix is 26 value units for each dollar and our score for Sling Orange + Blue is 1 value units for each dollar.

Go to Netflix

Popularity: Netflix is more popular than Sling Orange + Blue

Netflix has 209,000,000 subscribers whereas Sling Orange + Blue has 2,460,000 subscribers. This means that Netflix has 206,540,000 more subscribers than Sling Orange + Blue. That's a pretty big difference.

Price: Netflix is cheaper than Sling Orange + Blue

Netflix's costs $9 whereas Sling Orange + Blue costs $50. Getting Sling Orange + Blue instead of Netflix will set you back $41 more every month.

Devices: Netflix is more widely available than Sling Orange + Blue

Netflix is available on Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Changhong, Chromecast, Haier, Hisense, iOS, LG TV, Nintendo Switch, Nvidia SHIELD, Panasonic, Philips, PlayStation, Roku, Roku TV, Samsung, Samsung TV, Sharp, Skyworth, Sony, TiVo, Vestel, Vizio, Wii or Xbox.

Whereas Sling Orange + Blue is only available on AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV or Xbox. That's 16 less devices than Netflix

Trial: Sling Orange + Blue does not offer a trial

Sling Orange + Blue does not offer a free trial.

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Trial: Netflix does not offer a trial

Netflix does not offer a free trial.

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Sling Orange + Blue's specialty

The specialties of Sling Orange + Blue are: Lifestyle, News, Sports.

Netflix's specialty

The specialties of Netflix are: Movies, TV shows.

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