Sony STR-DN1080 vs Yamaha RX-V485

STR-DN1080 vs RX-V485 comparison chart

Sony STR-DN1080 vs Yamaha RX-V485 review

Sony STR-DN1080
vs
Yamaha RX-V485

Here we show you our detailed AV receiver comparison of the Sony STR-DN1080 versus the Yamaha RX-V485. The STR-DN1080 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the RX-V485 5.1 channels. Only the STR-DN1080 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the STR-DN1080. We have evaluated both AV receivers, STR-DN1080 has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 7.4 out of 10 for RX-V485.

Advantages Sony STR-DN1080 over Yamaha RX-V485

  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Advantages Yamaha RX-V485 over Sony STR-DN1080

  • Dolby Vision compatible

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Sony STR-DN1080

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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Yamaha RX-V485

Dec 06, 2019

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Product

Sony STR-DN1080
Yamaha RX-V485

Model

STR-DN1080
RX-V485

Brand

Sony
Yamaha

Reviews

778
348

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

120/6
80/8, 145/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

96 KHz/24-bit
Burr-Brown 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

DCAC EX
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, DSEE HX
CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

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

TIDAL, Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/2
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.3

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, phones, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

has not
DeepColor, x.v.Color, BT.2020, HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Google assistant
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri

App control

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

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

NFC
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Music Center
MusicCast

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

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

240
260

Standby consumption, W

0.4
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 15.6 x 33/17 x 6 x 13
43.5 x 16.1 x 32.7/17 x 6.3 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9.1/19.8
7.8/17.2

Other

Release year

2017
2018
Sony STR-DN1080
Yamaha RX-V485
Sony STR-DN1080
Yamaha RX-V485

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 7.4
  • 7.3Sony STR-DN1080
  • 7.4Yamaha RX-V485

The Yamaha RX-V485 is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-V485 price.