Denon AVR-A1H vs Denon AVR-X4800H review

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Denon AVR-A1H vs Denon AVR-X4800H review

Denon AVR-A1H
vs
Denon AVR-X4800H

It’s strongly recommended to compare different receivers if you want to choose the best one: Denon AVR-A1H vs Denon AVR-X4800H.

Amplifier

The number of channels for receivers is different - 15.4 versus 9.4, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-A1H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 150/8, 190/6, while the AVR-X4800H has a power of 125/8, 165/6. The value of total harmonic distortion is also different, and for the AVR-A1H it is 0,05%, but for the AVR-X4800H it is 0.08%.

Audio features

Competitive models use the same DAC. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Denon AVR-A1H and Denon AVR-X4800H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.

Connectivity

These units have the same Wi-Fi modules. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. Both devices can work with such Apple Music services: AirPlay, AirPlay 2. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. Most popular streaming services are available for our models under consideration - Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud, Amazon Music, Amazon Music HD, MOOD:Mix.

Video features

The HDR10+ function is present in each of the rivals. The quality of 4K/120Hz signal remains unchanged when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector via HDMI for both receivers. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the AVR-A1H and the AVR-X4800H. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.

Extensive connections

The number of HDMI inputs/outputs is the same - 7/3.Denon AVR-A1H connectionsDenon AVR-X4800H connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the AVR-A1H and the AVR-X4800H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AVR-A1H and AVR-X4800H support the standard HDCP 2.3. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.

Additional features

Ability to create 3 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. Voice control is performed using Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI in both models. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-A1H and the Denon AVR-X4800H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.

Multichannel surround

A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. A DTS:X surround technology is supported by devices from our comparison.

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Item

Denon AVR-A1H
Denon AVR-X4800H

Model

AVR-A1H
AVR-X4800H

Brand

Denon
Denon

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