Pioneer VSX-932 vs Onkyo TX-SR444

VSX-932 vs TX-SR444 comparison chart

Pioneer VSX-932 vs Onkyo TX-SR444 review

Pioneer VSX-932
vs
Onkyo TX-SR444

What are the main differences between the Pioneer VSX-932 vs Onkyo TX-SR444 and which AV receivers is better? The VSX-932 has 7.2 channels amplifier and the TX-SR444 7.1 channels. Both receivers have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. DTS:X is supported only by the VSX-932. We have evaluated both AV receivers, VSX-932 has an overall score of 6.7 out of 10 vs 4.8 out of 10 for TX-SR444.

Advantages Pioneer VSX-932 over Onkyo TX-SR444

  • Bi-amp connection of front speakers
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • AirPlay support
  • Built-in phono (MM) input
  • HDR compatible
  • Dolby Vision compatible
  • Setup assistant

Advantages Onkyo TX-SR444 over Pioneer VSX-932

  • Multi-zone

Common strengths

  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Pioneer VSX-932

Dec 20, 2019

It does not take a lot of money to buy a receiver that can effectively control the full set of Dolby Atmos speakers, including front, center, rear and ceiling speakers, as well as two independent sub...

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Common

Product

Pioneer VSX-932
Onkyo TX-SR444

Model

VSX-932
TX-SR444

Brand

Pioneer
Onkyo

Reviews

13
65

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.1

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 140/6
100/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4438 384 KHz/32-bit
TI Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC
AccuEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Reflex Optimizer
Theater-Dimensional, CinemaFILTER

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

2 (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

Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora
has not

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

4/1
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
1

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
3

Component input/output

0/0
2/0

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

USB, phones, setup mic, AUX
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

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

Additional features

Voice control

App control

iPhone, iPod, Android
iPhone, iPad, iPod

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
USB

Other additional features

has not
has not

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

has not
2

Zone audio output

has not
speaker

Zone HDMI output

has not

Multi-room control

has not
has not

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
1/0

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-HD, DTS-EXPRESS
DTS-ES, DTS Neo:6 Cinema, 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
has not

Power

Operational power consumption, W

480
420

Standby consumption, W

0.1
0.3

Removable power cord

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size W x H x D, cm/inches

43.5 x 15.2 x 30.4/17.1 x 6.8 x 12.6
53.7 x 26.5 x 41.6/ 20.8 x 10.2 x 16.1

Weight, kg/lbs

8.6/19.4
10.5/22

Other

Release year

2017
2015
Pioneer VSX-932
Onkyo TX-SR444
Pioneer VSX-932
Onkyo TX-SR444

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.7
  • 4.8
  • 6.7Pioneer VSX-932
  • 4.8Onkyo TX-SR444