Sony STR-DH790 vs Onkyo TX-SR353

Sony STR-DH790
vs
Onkyo TX-SR353

Here we are comparing Sony STR-DH790 vs Onkyo TX-SR353 to reveal their common strengths and weaknesses. The STR-DH790 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the TX-SR353 5.1 channels. Only the STR-DH790 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the STR-DH790. We have evaluated both AV receivers, STR-DH790 has an overall score of 5.3 out of 10 vs 4 out of 10 for TX-SR353.

Advantages Sony STR-DH790 over Onkyo TX-SR353

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Pure direct/Straight mode
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers
  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • HDR compatible
  • 4K resolution video signal pass-through feature
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Has a GUI (Graphic User Interface)
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Onkyo TX-SR353 over Sony STR-DH790

  • Delivers 140W/6Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 90W/6Ohm
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

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Sony STR-DH790

Sony STR-DH790 review

Dec 13, 2019

In the beginning of the 2018 Sony announced a 4K HDR STR-DH790 7.2ch AV receiver with Dolby Atmos. This unit provides comfortable sound for large screens that can be adapted for viewing in any home. ...

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Onkyo TX-SR353

Onkyo TX-SR353 review

Dec 20, 2019

Soundbars definitely have their place, but if explosive surround-sound is what you’re dreaming of—without an eye-watering price tag—check out the all-new TX-SR353. Onkyo TX-SR353 re...

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Common

Product

Sony STR-DH790
Onkyo TX-SR353

Model

STR-DH790
TX-SR353

Brand

Sony
Onkyo

Reviews

580
327

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
5.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

90/6 20Hz-20KHz
140/6 1KHz

Output impedance, Ohm

6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
20Hz-20KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

DCAC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio
has not

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
has not

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 2.2
HDCP 2.2

Subwoofer output (LFE)

2
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

0
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

phones, setup mic
USB, phones, setup mic

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10

4K signal pass-through

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

HLG
DeepColor, x.v.Color

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

USB

Other additional features

has not
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

has not
has not

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-ES, DTS 96/24
DTS-EXPRESS

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

240
210

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.45

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 13.3 x 29.7/ 17 x 5.3 x 11.4
43.5 x 16.8 x 32.6/17 x 6.2 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

7.4/15.4
8/17
Sony STR-DH790
Onkyo TX-SR353
Sony STR-DH790
Onkyo TX-SR353

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 5.3
  • 4
  • 5.3Sony STR-DH790
  • 4Onkyo TX-SR353

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