Denon AVR-X1400H vs Sony STR-ZA3100ES

AVR-X1400H vs STR-ZA3100ES comparison chart

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Denon AVR-X1400H

Dec 06, 2019

The Denon AVR-X1400H is a 7.2-channel surround-back AV receiver that delivers modern 3D surround sound and powerful music capabilities with built-in HEOS technology, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless inte...

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Product

Denon AVR-X1400H
Sony STR-ZA3100ES

Model

AVR-X1400H
STR-ZA3100ES

Brand

Denon
Sony

Reviews

140
6

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 120/6
70/8, 90/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.09

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

Audyssey MultEQ XT
DCAC EX

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Audyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ
Sound Optimizer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

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, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
6/2

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
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
0

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

4K signal pass-through

4K/60Hz
4K/60Hz

8K signal pass-through

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

HLG, x.v.Color
HLG

Additional features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

colour OSD
colour OSD

Tuner

AM, 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

IP Control
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

HEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR Remote
has not

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/2

DC trigger output (12V)

0
3

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, DTS Surround
DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD

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

430
290

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.7 x 22.4 x 33/17.1 x 8.5 x 13.3
43 x 17.4 x 41/17 x 6.7 x 16.1

Weight, kg/lbs

8.1/18.8
12.7/28

Other

Release year

2017
2017
Denon AVR-X1400H
Sony STR-ZA3100ES
Denon AVR-X1400H
Sony STR-ZA3100ES

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

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  • 7.3
  • 6.3
  • 7.3Denon AVR-X1400H
  • 6.3Sony STR-ZA3100ES