The Denon AVR-X4100W vs Denon AVR-X4700H comparison will be extremely helpful for people who want to get a great, powerful receiver with many functions.
The number of channels for receivers is different - 7.2 versus 9.2, respectively, for devices. In terms of power, the receivers have the same performance - 125/8, 165/6. A common feature for devices is the same total harmonic distortion - 0.05%. Each of the compared opponents supports Bi-amping. Both Denon AVR-X4100W and Denon AVR-X4700H can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Each of the receivers has a Bluetooth connector. The contenders have differences in the supported services from Apple - AirPlay versus AirPlay, AirPlay 2 respectively. Access to the Spotify service is on each of the competitors. The number of available streaming services varies for receivers, the Denon AVR-X4100W works with Pandora, SiriusXM, but the Denon AVR-X4700H works with Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Qobuz, TuneIn Radio. Signaling over HDMI in standby mode can provide the AVR-X4100W and the AVR-X4700H. Each of the devices can increase the resolution of the incoming video signal. Each of the participants of the comparison has a Dolby Vision.
The number of HDMI inputs/outputs is the same - 8/3. HDMI Audio Return Channel is implemented in both devices. HDMI eARC is only supported by the AVR-X4700H. When comparing receivers, it becomes clear that each of the rivals can work with HDMI CEC. Like most receivers, our models have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Ability to create 3 Multi zones inherent in both AV receivers. There is an ECO mode in either AV receiver. The Denon AVR-X4100W and the Denon AVR-X4700H can be properly configured using the setup assistant.
A Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format is available both models. Only in the AVR-X4700H realized a DTS:X surround technology.