Sony STR-DN1080 vs Pioneer VSX-932

STR-DN1080 vs VSX-932 comparison chart

Sony STR-DN1080 vs Pioneer VSX-932 review

Sony STR-DN1080
vs
Pioneer VSX-932

In this article, we will talk about Sony STR-DN1080 vs Pioneer VSX-932 comparison. Both have 7.2 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, STR-DN1080 has an overall score of 7.3 out of 10 vs 6.7 out of 10 for VSX-932.

Advantages Sony STR-DN1080 over Pioneer VSX-932

  • HDMI eARC features compatible
  • Multi-zone

Advantages Pioneer VSX-932 over Sony STR-DN1080

  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • Dolby Vision compatible

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 3 3
Rating 4.3 4.3
Sony STR-DN1080

Dec 27, 2019

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Pioneer VSX-932

Dec 20, 2019

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Common

Product

Sony STR-DN1080
Pioneer VSX-932

Model

STR-DN1080
VSX-932

Brand

Sony
Pioneer

Reviews

778
13

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

120/6
80/8, 140/6

Output impedance, Ohm

6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.09
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

96 KHz/24-bit
AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

DCAC EX
MCACC

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Hi-Res audio, DSEE HX
Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Reflex Optimizer

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
2 (USB 2.0)

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

1
1

DLNA

MHL

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay
AirPlay

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

TIDAL, Pandora
Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/2
4/1

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

1
1

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

0/0
0/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic
USB, 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

Analog to HDMI scaling

HDMI to HDMI scaling

Dolby Vision

Other video features

has not
DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020

Additional features

Voice control

Google assistant

App control

iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
iPhone, 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

NFC
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
has not

Zone audio output

speaker
has not

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

Music Center
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

1/1
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

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-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

240
480

Standby consumption, W

0.4
0.1

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43 x 15.6 x 33/17 x 6 x 13
43.5 x 15.2 x 30.4/17.1 x 6.8 x 12.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9.1/19.8
8.6/19.4

Other

Release year

2017
2017
Sony STR-DN1080
Pioneer VSX-932
Sony STR-DN1080
Pioneer VSX-932

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.3
  • 6.7
  • 7.3Sony STR-DN1080
  • 6.7Pioneer VSX-932

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