Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon HEOS AVR

RX-V4A vs HEOS AVR comparison chart

Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon HEOS AVR review

Yamaha RX-V4A
vs
Denon HEOS AVR

Here we are comparing Yamaha RX-V4A vs Denon HEOS AVR to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. The RX-V4A has 5.2 channels amplifier and the HEOS AVR 5.1 channels. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V4A has an overall score of 6.5 out of 10 vs 4.8 out of 10 for HEOS AVR.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V4A over Denon HEOS AVR

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Includes automatic room EQ and speaker setup
  • AirPlay support
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • HDR compatible
  • 8K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
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Product

Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon HEOS AVR

Model

RX-V4A
HEOS AVR

Brand

Yamaha
Denon

Reviews

6
15

Amplifier

Channels

5.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/6
50/8, 65/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.05

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
has not

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

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
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)

0
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

0
0

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, 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
has not

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri
Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

colour OSD

Tuner

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
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
has not

Zone audio output

has not
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not
has not

Multi-room control

MusicCast
HEOS App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pro Logic

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
has not

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
110

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
43.1 x 7.6 x 27.9/17.1 x 3.6 x 11

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19.4
5.9/13/2

Other

Release year

2020
2017
Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon HEOS AVR
Yamaha RX-V4A
Denon HEOS AVR

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  • 6.5
  • 4.8
  • 6.5Yamaha RX-V4A
  • 4.8Denon HEOS AVR