Sling vs Xfinity Flex: which is better?

Updated November 30, 2021 • Staff

Our verdict: go with Sling Orange + Blue

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

Go to Sling Orange + Blue

Price: Xfinity Choice TV is cheaper than Sling Orange + Blue

Xfinity Choice TV 's costs $45 whereas Sling Orange + Blue costs $50. Getting Sling Orange + Blue instead of Xfinity Choice TV will set you back $5 more every month.

Devices: Sling Orange + Blue is more widely available than Xfinity Choice TV

Sling Orange + Blue is available on AirTV, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, iOS, LG TV, Roku, Samsung TV or Xbox.

Whereas Xfinity Choice TV is only available on Xfinity Flex. That's 10 less devices than Sling Orange + Blue

Channel count: Sling Orange + Blue has 12 channels more than Xfinity Choice TV

Sling Orange + Blue's lineup includes 50 channels whereas Xfinity Choice TV has only 38 channels. Getting a subscription to Sling Orange + Blue will give you access to 12 more channels than Xfinity Choice TV . That's quite a bit of channels.

Trial: Sling Orange + Blue offers a trial

Sling Orange + Blue has a trial. The trial duration is 7 days.

Find out more on Sling Orange + Blue

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

Sling Orange + Blue's specialty

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

Xfinity Choice TV 's specialty

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

Line-up: Channels on Sling Orange + Blue and not Xfinity Choice TV

The channels that Sling Orange + Blue has and which are not available on Xfinity Choice TV :

  • A&E
  • AXS TV
  • BBC America
  • BET
  • Bloomberg
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cheddar
  • CNN
  • Comet
  • Discovery Channel
  • EPIX Drive-In
  • ESPN3
  • FOX (select markets)
  • Fox News Channel
  • Fox Sports 1 (FS1)
  • Fuse
  • HLN
  • IFC
  • Investigation Discovery (ID)
  • Local Now
  • MotorTrend
  • NBC (select markets)
  • NBCSN
  • Newsy
  • NFL Network
  • Nick Jr.
  • Stadium
  • TBS
  • TNT
  • Travel Channel
  • truTV
  • Vice

Line-up: Channels on Xfinity Choice TV and not Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that Xfinity Choice TV has which are not available on Sling Orange + Blue:

  • A&E
  • Animal Planet
  • CNBC
  • ESPNews
  • Fox Business
  • FXX
  • Golf Channel
  • Hallmark Channel
  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
  • MTV
  • National Geographic channel
  • Nickelodeon
  • OWN
  • Regional Sports Networks
  • Tennis Channel
  • TV One
  • Universal Kids
  • VH1

Line-up: Channels on both Xfinity Choice TV and Sling Orange + Blue

The channels that are available on both Xfinity Choice TV and Sling Orange + Blue are:

  • AMC
  • Bravo
  • Comedy Central
  • Disney Channel
  • E!
  • ESPN
  • ESPN2
  • Food Network
  • Freeform
  • FX
  • HGTV
  • History
  • Lifetime
  • MSNBC
  • National Geographic
  • SYFY
  • TLC
  • USA

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