Yamaha R-S202BL vs Denon DRA-800H

R-S202BL vs DRA-800H comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha R-S202BL
4.8
Denon DRA-800H
7
8
7
inapplicable
6

Yamaha R-S202BL vs Denon DRA-800H review

Yamaha R-S202BL
vs
Denon DRA-800H

Yamaha R-S202BL vs Denon DRA-800H: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? Both have 2.0 channel amplifiers. We have evaluated both AV receivers, R-S202BL has an overall score of 4.8 out of 10 vs 7 out of 10 for DRA-800H.

Advantages Yamaha R-S202BL over Denon DRA-800H

  • Delivers 140W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 100W/8Ohm

Advantages Denon DRA-800H over Yamaha R-S202BL

  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • HDMI CEC support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3
Yamaha R-S202BL

Dec 06, 2019

From Yamaha R-S202 specs a distinctive “new” feature of this stereo receiver is Bluetooth technology. Using Bluetooth, you can stream (transfer) music or other audio content. The combinati...

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Denon DRA-800H

Dec 27, 2019

In 2019 Denon announced the release of the first stereo AV receiver for high-quality home audio enthusiasts who need powerful and accurate sound with the ability to connect a TV and stream music from ...

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Product

Yamaha R-S202BL
Denon DRA-800H

Model

R-S202BL
DRA-800H

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

2643
67

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
2.0

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8
100/8, 120/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8
8, 6

Frequency response

40Hz-20KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

0
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
5/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

0
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

0
2

Coaxial digital input

0
1

Composite input

0
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones
USB, phones

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

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

has not
HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle

Display

fluorescent
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
HEOS App

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)

has not
has not

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
has not

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

175
220

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 14.1 x 32.2/17 x 5.5 x 12.6
43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

6.7/14.8
8.3/18.3

Other

Release year

2016
2019
Yamaha R-S202BL
Denon DRA-800H
Yamaha R-S202BL
Denon DRA-800H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 7
  • 4.8Yamaha R-S202BL
  • 7Denon DRA-800H

The Denon DRA-800H is better receiver in this comparison - check Denon DRA-800H price.