Onkyo TX-NR787 vs Yamaha RX-A1070BL

TX-NR787 vs RX-A1070BL comparison chart

Onkyo TX-NR787 vs Yamaha RX-A1070BL review

Onkyo TX-NR787
vs
Yamaha RX-A1070BL

What are the main differences between the Onkyo TX-NR787 vs Yamaha RX-A1070BL and which AV receivers is better? The TX-NR787 has 9.2 channels amplifier and the RX-A1070BL 7.2 channels. 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, TX-NR787 has an overall score of 8 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for RX-A1070BL.

Advantages Yamaha RX-A1070BL over Onkyo TX-NR787

  • Delivers 110W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 100W/8Ohm

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
  • Phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Onkyo TX-NR787

Dec 20, 2019

On May, 2018 Onkyo announced the start of sales in the United States of 9.2-channel NR-787 AV receiver, which is certified THX Select Select for medium-sized rooms (up to 2,000 cubic feet or 57 cubic...

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Common

Product

Onkyo TX-NR787
Yamaha RX-A1070BL

Model

TX-NR787
RX-A1070BL

Brand

Onkyo
Yamaha

Reviews

93
40

Amplifier

Channels

9.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

100/8, 220/6
110/8

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.06

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
ESS 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

AccuEQ
YPAO

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Music Optimizer, Theater-Dimensional, Hi-Res audio
CINEMA DSP, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT, Extra Bass

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
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

7/2
8/2

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
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

2
3

Coaxial digital input

1
3

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

2/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

Multi channel preamp output

Video features

HDR (High Dynamic Range)

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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant
Amazon Alexa

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
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

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

3
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

Onkyo Controller app, FlareConnect
MusicCast, AV Controller

RS-232

1
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/0
1/1

DC trigger output (12V)

1
2

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-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
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

AIFF
AIFF

Power

Operational power consumption, W

750
450

Standby consumption, W

0.15
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.3 x 37.9/17 x 6.8 x 14.5
43.5 x 24.7 x 44/17 x 9.4 x 17.2

Weight, kg/lbs

13.5/29.8
14.9/32.8

Other

Release year

2018
2017
Onkyo TX-NR787
Yamaha RX-A1070BL
Onkyo TX-NR787
Yamaha RX-A1070BL

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.3
  • 8Onkyo TX-NR787
  • 8.3Yamaha RX-A1070BL

The Yamaha RX-A1070BL is better receiver in this comparison - check Yamaha RX-A1070BL price.