Sling Orange vs. Sling Blue Review 2020
You’re probably cutting the cable cord or looking for a cheaper live TV streaming service, so you’ve ended up here. Well, let us help you decide which $30 per month plan will be the best fit for you.
Both Sling Orange and Sling Blue are the same price, but Sling Blue has about 15 more channels than Sling Orange. And get this: both plans have almost a completely different channel lineup.
We’ll go over the channel lineups, how they compare, how they differ, and which one is the best for you. But our winner is Sling Blue.
|Sling Orange||$30/mo.||32+||View Plan|
|Sling Blue||$30/mo.||47+||View Plan|
Data effective 2/6/2020. Offers and availability vary by location and are subject to change.
Sling Orange vs. Sling Blue channels
The most important section—which plan has the channels you want?
Sling Orange and Sling Blue have a somewhat completely different channel lineup. Yes, it’s a little complicated. But, no need to worry.
We put together a table to compare the channels each plan has. Want more children’s channels? Go for Sling Orange. Need more news and lifestyle channels? Go for Sling Blue.
But we’ll quickly highlight a few favorite channels each plan has that the other doesn’t:
- Sling Orange has ESPN, Disney Channel, and Freeform
- Sling Blue has NFL Network, Fox News, MSNBC, and NBC
Check out our full table comparing all channels that each Sling Orange and Sling Blue include in their plans.
But maybe you won’t need a peek at the table because you know your daughter loves Elena of Avalor, so Sling Orange is your pick. Or you need Sling Blue because you can’t miss your NFL Total Access.
Sling Orange vs. Sling Blue sports channels
If you checked out our channel comparison table, you already saw the sports channels each Sling plan includes. But we thought we’d just include a small section to highlight the best channels.
Sling Orange is a great option because it has your ESPN coverage, but Sling Blue caters to the NFL and Undisputed fans.
Sling Orange includes the following sports channels:
Sling Blue includes the following sports channels:
- NFL Network
- NBC Sports
Sling Orange vs. Sling Blue premium channels
Whether you get Sling Orange, Sling Blue, or Sling Orange + Blue, you’ll have access to premium channels and add-ons for the same price.
But some friendly advice: if you’re out looking for a cheaper live TV streaming service, you may want to shy away from upping your monthly subscription cost.
|Channel||Add-on monthly price|
|NBA LEAGUE PASS||$28.99/mo.|
|Learn more||See Details|
Data effective 1/24/2020. Offers and availability vary by location and are subject to change.
Recap—Sling Blue is the winner.
Sling Blue may not have ESPN and Disney Channel, but it has more channels overall.
Sling Orange is going to be the best option for the Monday Night Football watchers, but Sling Blue is going to be the best option for everyone in the family.
With around 15 channels more than Sling Orange, Sling Blue has a good mixture of lifestyle, kids, sports, reality, and news channels. This plan will give you the best bang for your buck.
If you need more channels, check out our full review on Sling TV to see if the Sling Orange + Blue plan is more up your alley.
Which channels do Sling Orange and Sling Blue have in common, and where do they differ?
|Channel||Sling Orange||Sling Blue|
|Cartoon Network/ Adult Swim||Yes||Yes|
Data effective 1/27/2020. Offers and availability vary by location and are subject to change.
What do you think?
Do you have Sling Orange or Sling Blue? What’s your experience with it been? Or do you like a different streaming service better? Drop us a comment below!