Sling TV App | Review

Before now, the SlingTV was focused on end users being able to watch their TV while they were away from their home using their Slingbox. Now with the new Sling TV App, the company is looking at new ways how to deliver the best in home experience when watching from your home, as its reorganized the on-screen interface makes it simpler to see what’s on TV now. At the same time, SlingTV revamped and made up its mobile apps stronger and faster then ever, adding more  the ability to use it with a Chromecast device and social components, this makes it even easier to replicate your living room on the road. Is this device the still the best way for peripatetic couch potatoes to watch TV?

Sling TV
Sling TV

Sling TV App: Stop Paying too much for TV

Over 100 live channels available to stream instantly on all of your favorite devices. Watch your favorite live sports like the NFL & college football, hit TV shows, plus 65,000+ hours of on-demand tv shows and movies.


  • With Sling TV you can get Cloud DVR – add it when you want and choose when you watch, for just $5
  • Stream anytime, anyplace on TVs, tablets, phones, computers, gaming consoles, and other devices.
  • This is TV on your terms. No paying for useless channels, no long-term contracts, no hidden fees, easy online cancellation.
  • The Sling Orange service offers 30+ channels – including ESPN, Disney Channel, AMC, TNT, TBS, CNN, A&E, History, MotorTrend and many more.
  • The Sling Blue service offers 40+ channels – including FOX and NBC (select markets only) Discovery, HGTV, E!, History, Comedy Central, Cartoon Network, National Geographic, TLC, ID and many more.
  • Interested in Latino or International content? Sling TV also offers the #1 live international TV service in the US, offering 18 languages including Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Brazilian, and more.


PROS: Works with Chromecast, Good on-screen interface, Lets you watch your TV anywhere,  Intuitive app

CONS: Remote has little to no features, Requires use of both component cables and HDMI for all features; Remote cannot favorite shows and channels (favorites can only be done while using mobile app)