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This model supports Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. The output power is 165 W/channel at 6 Ohm, while the TX-NR686 has 160 W/channel at 8 Ohm. Like most receivers in this price range, the STR-DN1080 works with 4K / 60 FPS video. The STR-DN1080 has good network features, such as Wi-Fi, Apple AirPlay; DLNA; and Bluetooth The receiver also works with network streaming services (Pandora, Napster, Deezer, TIDAL). In terms of video features, users get support for 4K and Dolby Vision pass-through. There are 4 additional connectors for connecting two speakers in the second zone.
The TX-NR686 is capable of controlling a traditional surround sound system with support for Dolby Atmos and DTS: X in 5.2.2 configuration. A serious advantage in the Sony STR-DN1080 vs Onkyo TX-NR686 comparison is the presence of the bi-amping function of the Onkyo receiver. Each of 7 HDMI ports (including one on the front) supports 4K video. Onboard the TX-NR686, there are AccuEQ Room Acoustic Calibration and AccuReflex auto-tuning programs. The TX-NR686 can be configured to support a second pair of stereo speakers that can be controlled through one of three built-in technologies: FlareConnect, DTS Play-Fi, and Chromecast.