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The Sony STR-DN1080 is Dolby Atmos and DTS: X compatible. It has HDMI ports with support for HDCP 2.2, HDR (Dolby Vision, HLG and HDR10). This unit is compatible with Sony's LDAC high definition codec. In the STR-DN1080, a dual-band WiFi and a Bluetooth are implemented. The presence of WiFi allows using many functions such as Apple AirPlay and Google Chromecast. As part of the Sony STR-DN1080 vs Sony STR-DN1040 review, it is worth noting that both devices have access to many music services, but only the DN1080 has support for Google Play Music.
The STR-DN1040 model can broadcast the image in 4K. The connectivity is rich enough to accommodate a multitude of peripherals (8 HDMI inputs, one at the front plus 2 HDMI). The STR-DN1040 is also equipped with an MHL port for connecting a smartphone or tablet. This device delivers a 120W/channel at 6 Ohm. Also, 192 kHz / 24-bit audio playback is supported by this receiver to reveal all the subtleties of the best recordings allowed by recent digital formats: high-resolution FLAC or WAV files.