Yamaha R-N803BL vs Sony STR-DN1080

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Rating 5 5

AV receivers comparison chart

Overall
Yamaha R-N803BL
6.7
Sony STR-DN1080
7.3
7
7
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7
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7
Yamaha R-N803BL

Yamaha R-N803BL review

Dec 13, 2019

A striking example of the symbiosis of the latest technological solutions and the classical approach both in circuitry and in design, can serve as a stereo receiver Yamaha R-N803. What are the Yamaha...

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Sony STR-DN1080

Sony STR-DN1080 review

Dec 27, 2019

Sony STR-DN1080 Is a flagship in this AV receiver series. Sony STR-DN1080 specs are one of the most appealing at this price. And here in this Sony STR-DN1080 review we want you to see other interestin...

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Product

Yamaha R-N803BL
Sony STR-DN1080

Model

R-N803BL
STR-DN1080

Brand

Yamaha
Sony

Reviews

37
554

Amplifier

Channels

2.0
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz
120/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.01
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS SABRE (9006AS) 192 KHz/24-bit
96 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
DCAC EX

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Hi-Res audio, DSEE HX

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

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM
TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

0/0
6/2

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
1

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

0
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)

4K signal pass-through

4K 60p

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

has not
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant
Google assistant

App control

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

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

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
NFC

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

MusicCast
Music Center

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

has not
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

250
240

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.4

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.1 x 39.2/17.1 x 5.9 x 15.3
43 x 15.6 x 33/17 x 6 x 13

Weight, kg/lbs

11/24.2
9.1/19.8
Yamaha R-N803BL
Sony STR-DN1080
Yamaha R-N803BL
Sony STR-DN1080

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • worse
  • 6.7
  • 7.3
  • 6.7Yamaha R-N803BL
  • 7.3Sony STR-DN1080

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