Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-S740H

RX-V4A vs AVR-S740H comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-S740H review

Yamaha RX-V4A
vs
Denon AVR-S740H

What are the main differences between the Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon AVR-S740H and which AV receivers is better? The RX-V4A has 5.2 channels amplifier and the AVR-S740H 7.2 channels. Only the AVR-S740H has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the AVR-S740H. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V4A has an overall score of 6.5 out of 10 vs 7.1 out of 10 for AVR-S740H.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V4A over Denon AVR-S740H

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • 8K resolution video signal pass-through feature

Advantages Denon AVR-S740H over Yamaha RX-V4A

  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Denon AVR-S740H

Dec 13, 2019

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Common

Product

Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon AVR-S740H

Model

RX-V4A
AVR-S740H

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

6
209

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/6
75/8, 110/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer, Hi-Res audio

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay, AirPlay 2
AirPlay, AirPlay 2

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

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

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
6/1

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)

0
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
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

4K/120Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

8K/60Hz

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

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

App Control
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

MusicCast
HEOS App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
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 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

AIFF, DSD
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

260
400

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 15.2 x 35.5/17.1 x 6.7 x 14.8
43.5 x 15.2 x 33/17 x 6 x 13.3

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19.4
8.6/19

Other

Release year

2020
2018
Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon AVR-S740H
Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon AVR-S740H

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.1
  • 6.5Yamaha RX-V4A
  • 7.1Denon AVR-S740H