Denon AVR-X2700H vs Onkyo TX-RZ50 review

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Denon AVR-X2700H vs Onkyo TX-RZ50 review

Denon AVR-X2700H
Onkyo TX-RZ50

What is better - Denon AVR-X2700H vs Onkyo TX-RZ50?


The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 9.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, there are differences, the AVR-X2700H has such a ratio W/Ohm - 95/8, 125/6, while the TX-RZ50 has a power of 120/8, 250/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.08%. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Denon AVR-X2700H and Onkyo TX-RZ50 can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.


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. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Denon AVR-X2700H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz, TuneIn Radio, but the Onkyo TX-RZ50 works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud.

Video features

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-X2700H and the TX-RZ50. 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 varies depending on the receiver, the AVR-X2700H has 6/2, and the TX-RZ50 has 7/2.Denon AVR-X2700H connectionsOnkyo TX-RZ50 connections HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is supported by the AVR-X2700H and the TX-RZ50. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. AVR-X2700H and TX-RZ50 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 2 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-X2700H and the Onkyo TX-RZ50 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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