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Should I upgrade my Slingbox?

Should you upgrade to the new Slingbox 350 or 500? What is the difference between the newer models and the older ones? See below to decide.

Feature
Slingbox 500
Slingbox 350
Slingbox PRO-HD
Slingbox SOLO
Maximum input supported
1920x1080p 60fps
1920x1080p 30/25fps
1920x1080i 60/50fps
1920x1080i 60/50fps
1920x1080i 60/50fps
Maximum output stream
1920x1080p 30fps
1920x1080p 30/25fps
1920x1080i 60/50fps
1920x540p 30/25fps
640x480p 30/25fps
HDMI
 Yes
 No
 No
 No
Built-in Wi-Fi
 Yes
 No
 No
 No
Personal media
 Yes
 No
 No
 No
TV interface
 Yes
 No
 No
 No
Simultaneous inputs
 Yes
 No
 Yes
 No
Analog inputs
Component, Composite
Component, Composite
Component, Composite, S-Video
Component, Composite, S-Video
Internal tuner
 No
 No
 Yes
 No
Integrated IR emitters
 Yes
 Yes
 No
 No
International availability
 US and Canada*
US, Canada, Europe, Nordics, Brazil, and  Japan*
 Yes
 Yes
SlingPlayer for Mobile Devices support
 Yes
 Yes
 Yes
 Yes
SlingPlayer for Connected Devices support
 Yes
 Yes
 Yes
 Yes
SlingPlayer desktop support
 No
 No
 Yes
 Yes
SlingCatcher support
 No
 No
 Yes
 Yes

 

* More countries coming soon.

For more information on the different Slingbox models, see the product and support pages linked below.


Related Information

Slingbox SOLO Support Pages

How to use your Slingbox SOLO (the little black Slingbox that connects to one TV source ... in HD, too).

Slingbox PRO-HD Support Pages

Get help with the Slingbox PRO-HD, and start watching your TV anywhere (and in HD, too)!

Slingbox 350 Product Pages

Look here for Slingbox 350 product information.

Slingbox 500 Product Pages

Look here for Slingbox 500 product information.

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