Denon HEOS AVR vs Denon AVR-X2300W

HEOS AVR vs AVR-X2300W comparison chart

Denon HEOS AVR vs Denon AVR-X2300W review

Denon HEOS AVR
vs
Denon AVR-X2300W

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Denon HEOS AVR vs Denon AVR-X2300W based on specifications, reviews and ratings. The HEOS AVR has 5.1 channels amplifier and the AVR-X2300W 7.2 channels. Only the AVR-X2300W has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the AVR-X2300W. We have evaluated both AV receivers, HEOS AVR has an overall score of 4.8 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for AVR-X2300W.

Advantages Denon AVR-X2300W over Denon HEOS AVR

  • Delivers 95W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 50W/8Ohm
  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • AirPlay support
  • HDR compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-X2300W

Dec 06, 2019

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Product

Denon HEOS AVR
Denon AVR-X2300W

Model

HEOS AVR
AVR-X2300W

Brand

Denon
Denon

Reviews

15
175

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

50/8, 65/6
95/8, 125/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.05
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume

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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
8/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

0
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
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
x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD

Tuner

AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

HEOS App
Denon Remote App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

110
550

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.1 x 7.6 x 27.9/17.1 x 3.6 x 11
43.1 x 33 x 15.2/17.1 x 13.3 x 6.6

Weight, kg/lbs

5.9/13/2
9/20.7

Other

Release year

2017
2016
Denon HEOS AVR
Denon AVR-X2300W
Denon HEOS AVR
Denon AVR-X2300W

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.8
  • 7.2
  • 4.8Denon HEOS AVR
  • 7.2Denon AVR-X2300W

The Denon AVR-X2300W is better receiver in this comparison - check Denon AVR-X2300W price.