Yamaha RX-V679BL vs Onkyo TX-SR444

Yamaha RX-V679BL
vs
Onkyo TX-SR444

What are the main differences between the Yamaha RX-V679BL vs Onkyo TX-SR444 and which AV receivers is better? The RX-V679BL has 7.2 channels amplifier and the TX-SR444 7.1 channels. Only the TX-SR444 has a Dolby Atmos support. We have evaluated both AV receivers, RX-V679BL has an overall score of 7 out of 10 vs 4.8 out of 10 for TX-SR444.

Advantages Yamaha RX-V679BL over Onkyo TX-SR444

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Dolby Vision compatible

Advantages Onkyo TX-SR444 over Yamaha RX-V679BL

  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Yamaha RX-V679BL

Yamaha RX-V679BL review

Oct 04, 2019

This is a network receiver that is positioned by the manufacturer as a device for playing content with the pure sound, which will be discussed in this Yamaha RX-V679BL review. The receiver has a po...

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Product

Yamaha RX-V679BL
Onkyo TX-SR444

Model

RX-V679BL
TX-SR444

Brand

Yamaha
Onkyo

Reviews

493
62

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/4 1KHz
100/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 4
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.06
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

Burr-Brown 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 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT
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

Pandora, Napster, JUKE
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

5/1
4/1

HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)

HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)

HDMI CEC

Digital content protection (HDCP)

HDCP 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

2
1

Composite input

4
3

Component input/output

2/1
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, HDMI, phones
phones, setup mic, AUX

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

DeepColor, x.v.Color
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
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

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker
speaker

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

MusicCast
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

1
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-ES
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

400
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 23.4 x 37.8/ 17 x 9 x 14.5
53.7 x 26.5 x 41.6/ 20.8 x 10.2 x 16.1

Weight, kg/lbs

10/22.1
10.5/22
Yamaha RX-V679BL
Onkyo TX-SR444
Yamaha RX-V679BL
Onkyo TX-SR444

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 4.8
  • 7Yamaha RX-V679BL
  • 4.8Onkyo TX-SR444

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