Pioneer VSX-532 vs Onkyo TX-RZ1100

VSX-532 vs TX-RZ1100 comparison chart

Pioneer VSX-532 vs Onkyo TX-RZ1100 review

Pioneer VSX-532
vs
Onkyo TX-RZ1100

Pioneer VSX-532 vs Onkyo TX-RZ1100: which would you get for the best home entertainment experience? The VSX-532 has 5.1 channels amplifier and the TX-RZ1100 9.2 channels. Only the TX-RZ1100 has a Dolby Atmos support. DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ1100. We have evaluated both AV receivers, VSX-532 has an overall score of 4.3 out of 10 vs 7.7 out of 10 for TX-RZ1100.

Advantages Onkyo TX-RZ1100 over Pioneer VSX-532

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant
  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Pioneer VSX-532

Jan 10, 2020

The Pioneer VSX-532 is impressive because it provides enough options to demonstrate how much its small black box and low cost can deliver. A subwoofer preamp output provides a connection to a powered...

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Onkyo TX-RZ1100

Dec 06, 2019

Catch unbelievable emotions from listening with the new Onkyo TX-RZ1100 9.2-channel A / V network receiver. Onkyo TX-RZ1100 specs were specially designed to meet the reference standard. What else shou...

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Common

Product

Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-RZ1100

Model

VSX-532
TX-RZ1100

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Reviews

298
17

Amplifier

Channels

5.1
9.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 150/6
200/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.04

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

192 KHz/24-bit
AK4490 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Sound Retriever
Hi-Res audio, Theater-Dimensional

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

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

4/1
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)

1
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
3

Coaxial digital input

1
2

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, 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

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android

Display

fluorescent
fluorescent

Tuner

AM, FM
AM, FM

Sleep timer

Auto power off

ECO mode

Graphical user interface (GUI)

Setup assistant

Firmware update

network, USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
3

Zone audio output

has not
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
FlareConnect

RS-232

0
1

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
1

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 96/24, DTS Neo:X
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

has not
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

210
320

Standby consumption, W

0.35
0.15

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 17.2 x 36/17. x 6.6 x 12.6
43.5 x 20.1 x 45.3/17 x 7.8 x 17.7

Weight, kg/lbs

7.7/17.6
22.5/48.5

Other

Release year

2017
2016
Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-RZ1100
Pioneer VSX-532
Onkyo TX-RZ1100

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.3
  • 7.7
  • 4.3Pioneer VSX-532
  • 7.7Onkyo TX-RZ1100

The Onkyo TX-RZ1100 is better receiver in this comparison - check Onkyo TX-RZ1100 price.