Sony STRZA5000ES vs Onkyo TX-RZ830

STRZA5000ES vs TX-RZ830 comparison chart

Sony STRZA5000ES vs Onkyo TX-RZ830 review

Sony STRZA5000ES
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ830

Sony STRZA5000ES vs Onkyo TX-RZ830: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? Both have 9.2 channel amplifiers. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices. We have evaluated both AV receivers, STRZA5000ES has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 8 out of 10 for TX-RZ830.

Advantages Sony STRZA5000ES over Onkyo TX-RZ830

  • IMAX Enhanced certification

Advantages Onkyo TX-RZ830 over Sony STRZA5000ES

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth compatibility
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-RZ830

Dec 20, 2019

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Product

Sony STRZA5000ES
Onkyo TX-RZ830

Model

STRZA5000ES
TX-RZ830

Brand

Sony
Onkyo

Reviews

11
128

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

130/8
180/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
5Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

DCAC EX
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

has not
Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio

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

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

has not
Deezer, TIDAL, TuneIn Radio

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/2
7/2

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

0
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

2/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

HDR10
HDR10

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
DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
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

network, USB
network, USB

Other additional features

IP Control
IP Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
3

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Music Center
Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/2
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

3
1

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

has not
Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS HD Master

DTS Virtual:X

DTS Neural:X

DTS (other)

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

Auro-3D

IMAX Enhanced

Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

MP3

WMA

AAC

WAV

FLAC

ALAC

Other audio file formats

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

500
850

Standby consumption, W

0.3
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 17.4 x 41/17 x 6.7 x 16.1
43.5 x 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7.8 x 15.3

Weight, kg/lbs

16.7/37.7
17/37.5

Other

Release year

2016
2018
Sony STRZA5000ES
Onkyo TX-RZ830
Sony STRZA5000ES
Onkyo TX-RZ830

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 8
  • 7.3Sony STRZA5000ES
  • 8Onkyo TX-RZ830