Onkyo PR-RZ5100 vs Denon AVR-X1500H

PR-RZ5100 vs AVR-X1500H comparison chart

Onkyo PR-RZ5100 vs Denon AVR-X1500H review

Onkyo PR-RZ5100
vs
Denon AVR-X1500H

Here's an outline of the key differences: Onkyo PR-RZ5100 over the Denon AVR-X1500H features. The PR-RZ5100 has 11.2 channels amplifier and the AVR-X1500H 7.2 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, PR-RZ5100 has an overall score of 8.3 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for AVR-X1500H.

Advantages Denon AVR-X1500H over Onkyo PR-RZ5100

  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Denon AVR-X1500H

Dec 13, 2019

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Common

Product

Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Denon AVR-X1500H

Model

PR-RZ5100
AVR-X1500H

Brand

Onkyo
Denon

Reviews

14
23

Amplifier

Channels

11.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 120/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6

Frequency response

5Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AKM 384 KHz/32-bit
192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
Audyssey MultEQ XT

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

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

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, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
6/1

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)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/1
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020
BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
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
network, USB

Other additional features

has not
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
HEOS App

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround

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

65
430

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 20.1 x 44.7/17 x 7.8 x 17.3
43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6.6 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

13.6/30.2
8.6/19

Other

Release year

2016
2018
Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Denon AVR-X1500H
Onkyo PR-RZ5100
Denon AVR-X1500H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.3
  • 7.5
  • 8.3Onkyo PR-RZ5100
  • 7.5Denon AVR-X1500H