Curious to try Philo, and see if its unique, low-cost approach to internet TV is right for you? Need more information about its features? Get all the details you need to know about the Philo DVR below and see if this service is right for you.

Does Philo Come With a DVR?

Yes. Philo comes with a DVR, which provides plenty of storage capacity and is easy to use to record your favorite shows. 

What are the Philo DVR Storage Limits?

Philo has a really good DVR, with a storage limit of up to 30 days and no other restrictions. You can save as much content as you want, though your oldest recordings will be deleted after 30 days.

Can I Upgrade Philo DVR Storage Capacity?

No. There is currently no way to upgrade Philo’s DVR storage capacity, even for an additional fee. However, most cord-cutters will find that 30 days of unlimited storage is plenty for catching up on their favorite content.

How Do I Use the Philo DVR on My Device?

The process varies based on the device you’re using. Check out this article from Philo for more information about using the Philo DVR on your favorite device.

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Though it’s one of the newest VOD streaming services out there, Disney+ has quickly skyrocketed in popularity thanks to its wide range of family-friendly content. 

Disney+ Pricing & Packages

Disney+ costs $6.99/month. To save some money, you can get a 12 month subscription for $69.99. If you want, you can also bundle it with ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month. Learn more here.

Disney+ Content Library

You can watch hundreds of movies and more than 7,500 TV episodes on Disney+. Its library includes content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and so much more. Learn more here.

Disney+ Device Support

You can watch Disney+ on pretty much any modern streaming platform including iOS and Android, web browser, Amazon Fire, Roku, Apple TV and Chromecast. The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 gaming consoles are also supported. Learn more here.

Disney+ Simultaneous Streams

Disney+ lets you watch on up to 4 devices at once, which is great if you want to share your account with your family. Learn more here.

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ESPN+ is a great option if you want a large library of on-demand sports content, as well as live coverage of some sporting events. 

ESPN+ Pricing & Packages

You’ll pay $4.99/month for ESPN+. If you want, you can also choose to bundle it with Hulu and Disney+ for $12.99/month. Learn more here

ESPN+ Content Library

On ESPN+, you can watch live coverage of a wide variety of sports including football, basketball, hockey, soccer, golf, and much more – as well as archived games and matches, ESPN documentaries like 30 for 30, and much more. Learn more here.

ESPN+ Device Support

ESPN+ supports just about every streaming device. A few top platforms include iOS and Android, web browsers, Amazon Fire devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku. Most smart TVs are also supported, as are Xbox 360/One and PlayStation 3/4 gaming consoles. Learn more here.

ESPN+ Simultaneous Streams

ESPN+ lets you stream on up to 2 device at once. Learn more here.


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Hulu has an enormous library of on-demand content, so it’s a great option if you need more content than Philo can provide. 

Hulu Pricing & Packages

You can pay $5.99/month for an ad-supported subscription, or pay $11.99/month for a subscription that’s ad-free. Alternatively, you can bundle Hulu with Disney+ and ESPN+ for $12.99. Learn more here.

Hulu Content Library

Hulu has content from TV networks including FX, Fox, ABC, CBS, A&E and so much more, as well as quite a few movies and original content like The Handmaid’s Tale and High Fidelity. Learn more here. 

Hulu Device Support

Hulu has a wide range of device supports. Popular platforms it supports include iOS and Android, web browsers, Amazon Fire, Chromecast, Apple TV and Roku, as well as a variety of smart TVs, and gaming consoles including the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, Playstation 3 and 4, and Nintendo Switch. Learn more here.

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Eric Liston is a freelance writer and tech enthusiast based in Ohio, specializing in internet security, cord-cutting, and more.