Yamaha RX-A2070 vs Onkyo TX-SR444

Yamaha RX-A2070
vs
Onkyo TX-SR444

What are the main differences between the Yamaha RX-A2070 vs Onkyo TX-SR444 and which AV receivers is better? The RX-A2070 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the TX-SR444 7.1 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. DTS:X is supported only by the RX-A2070. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-A2070 has an overall score of 8.5 out of 10 vs 4.8 out of 10 for TX-SR444.

Advantages Yamaha RX-A2070 over Onkyo TX-SR444

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • HDR compatible
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
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Rating 5 5

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Yamaha RX-A2070

Yamaha RX-A2070 review

Jan 10, 2020

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Product

Yamaha RX-A2070
Onkyo TX-SR444

Model

RX-A2070
TX-SR444

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

36
62

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

140/8 20Hz-20KHz
100/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

ESS 192 KHz/24-bit
TI Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP HD3, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass, High-resolution Music Enhancer
Theater-Dimensional, CinemaFILTER

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

8/2
4/1

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
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

3
2

Coaxial digital input

3
1

Composite input

4
3

Component input/output

2/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM, DAB
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
has not

RS-232

1
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

2
0

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-Neo:6
DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, DTS 96/24, DTS-EXPRESS

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

490
420

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 19.2 x 47.4/17 x 7.5 x 18.5
53.7 x 26.5 x 41.6/ 20.8 x 10.2 x 16.1

Weight, kg/lbs

17/37.5
10.5/22
Yamaha RX-A2070
Onkyo TX-SR444
Yamaha RX-A2070
Onkyo TX-SR444

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  • 8.5
  • 4.8
  • 8.5Yamaha RX-A2070
  • 4.8Onkyo TX-SR444

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