Denon AVR-S940H vs Sony STRZA1100ES comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 7.2. Regarding power, then AVR-S940H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 90/8, 125/6 when STRZA1100ES has a power of 70/8, 90/6. The THD is 0.08% for the AVR-S940H but 0.09% for the STRZA1100ES. Only the STRZA1100ES supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Denon AVR-S940H can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the AVR-S940H has Bluetooth support. Only the AVR-S940H supports Spotify.
Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K/60Hz signal when transmitting from a source to a TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. Both rivals can scale the resolution of the incoming HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is supported by these receivers.
The Denon AVR-S940H has 8/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 5/2 HDMI connectors of the Sony STRZA1100ES. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the STRZA1100ES. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. The AVR-S940H has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. An ECO mode is only available for the AVR-S940H. Both AVR-S940H and STRZA1100ES can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review.