Pioneer VSX-933 vs Denon AVR-X2300W

VSX-933 vs AVR-X2300W comparison chart

Pioneer VSX-933 vs Denon AVR-X2300W review

Pioneer VSX-933
vs
Denon AVR-X2300W

Here we show you AV receivers comparison of Pioneer VSX-933 vs Denon AVR-X2300W based on specifications, reviews and ratings. 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, VSX-933 has an overall score of 7.8 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for AVR-X2300W.

Advantages Pioneer VSX-933 over Denon AVR-X2300W

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

Advantages Denon AVR-X2300W over Pioneer VSX-933

  • Delivers 95W/8Ohm (2 channel driven) vs 80W/8Ohm
  • Has an A/B switch for the front speakers

Common strengths

  • Bi-amp capability
  • Pure direct/Straight decode mode is enabled
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
Pioneer VSX-933

Dec 20, 2019

Your living room can become a center of vivid emotions and unlimited multimedia enjoyment. Pioneer VSX-933 can make this dream a reality. System 7.2 powered by a network receiver satisfies all your au...

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Denon AVR-X2300W

Dec 06, 2019

Developing a worthy replacement for the stunning AVR-X2200W has definitely been a challenge. This award-winning receiver was evidence of the return of its former form to a company that at some point ...

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Common

Product

Pioneer VSX-933
Denon AVR-X2300W

Model

VSX-933
AVR-X2300W

Brand

Pioneer
Denon

Reviews

15
175

Amplifier

Channels

7.2
7.2

Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm

80/8, 165/6
95/8, 125/6

Output impedance, Ohm

8, 6
8, 6

Frequency response

10Hz-100KHz
10Hz-100KHz

THD in stereo, %

0.08
0.08

Audio features

Digital to analog converter (DAC)

AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit
Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit

Bi-amping

Pure direct (straight)

Auto speaker calibration

MCACC
Audyssey MultEQ

Speaker A/B switching

Other audio features

Advanced Sound Retriever, Hi-Res audio, Reflex Optimizer
Hi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic Volume

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

2.4/5GHz

USB

2 (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
Pandora, SiriusXM

Extensive connection

HDMI input/output

6/1
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)

2
2

Headphone output

1 x 6.3
1 x 6.3

Optical digital input

1
2

Coaxial digital input

1
1

Composite input

2
2

Component input/output

1/0
2/1

Phono (MM) input

Front panel connectors

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

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

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

Additional features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

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

Display

colour OSD
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
IP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

Multi-room zones

2
2

Zone audio output

speaker, preout
speaker, preout

Zone HDMI output

Multi-room control

FlareConnect
Denon Remote App

RS-232

0
0

Remote control input/output (IR)

0/0
0/0

DC trigger output (12V)

0
0

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby TrueHD

Dolby Surround

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Pro Logic

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 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

460
550

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 37/17 x 6.8 x 14.5
43.1 x 33 x 15.2/17.1 x 13.3 x 6.6

Weight, kg/lbs

9.4/20.7
9/20.7

Other

Release year

2018
2016
Pioneer VSX-933
Denon AVR-X2300W
Pioneer VSX-933
Denon AVR-X2300W

AV receivers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 7.2
  • 7.8Pioneer VSX-933
  • 7.2Denon AVR-X2300W

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