Denon AVR-S650H vs Denon AVR-S640H

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Denon AVR-S650H review

Denon AVR-S650H occupies a junior position in the branded line of AV-receivers with the index “S”. The device supports Ultra HD resolution (4K / 60 Hz) and has five high-current amplifiers equipped with discrete elements and able to cope even with low-impedance speakers. The model works with most relevant modern surround sound formats, including Dolby True HD and DTS-HD Master Audio. The speakers connected to the AV receiver are calibrated by the Audyssey MultEQ system. Let’s see Denon AVR-S650H vs Denon AVR-S640H amplifier abilities: 5.2 channels and 75/8 W/Ohm for each device. Denon AVR-S650H

Denon AVR-S640H review

The Denon AVR-S640H AV Receiver features Dolby Vision, HDR, HLG, and 4K enhanced zoom for a stunning home theater experience. It includes 5 4K / 60Hz HDMI inputs with full transmission and HDCP 2.2 support on all HDMI ports. Built-in HEOS allows you to stream Spotify, Pandora, Tidal and more throughout the home. USB on the front panel provides convenient playback of audio files MP3, WAV, FLAC, ALAC and DSD (2.8 / 5.6MHz). Denon AVR-S640H

Denon AVR-S650H pros & cons

Pros

  • The AVR-S650H develops a beautiful ambiance with coherent movements, but also precise and realistic side effects
  • The Dolby Pro Logic II and the DTS Neo present here works rather well applied

Cons

  • There is no input video scaling to 4K resolution and sound Virtualization

Denon AVR-S640H pros & cons

Pros

  • Easy menu for setup, optimized speaker setting and video/audio components
  • It has great connectivity including many streaming services such as Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, TuneIn, etc. Additionally, it works with Alexa

Cons

  • Note - there is an issue with this model AVR-S640H with the firmware update - don't do it. I did and it killed the menus

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Rating 5 5

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Product

Denon AVR-S650H
Denon AVR-S640H

Model

AVR-S650H
AVR-S640H

Brand

Denon
Denon

Reviews

622
200

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 100/6 1KHz
75/8 20Hz-20KHz, 100/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 192 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, Mood Mix
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
5/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p
4K 60p

HDMI signal pass-through

3D signal pass-through

HDMI pass-through in standby mode

Video conversion

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

HLG, BT.2020
BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control, Web Control
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround, DTS Neo:6

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

340
340

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6 x 13.3
43.5 x 15.9 x 33/17 x 6.1 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17.2
7.7/17.2
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