The Sony STRZA5000ES vs Denon AVR-X4100W comparison proves that these receivers have many common features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Sony STRZA5000ES has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Denon AVR-X4100W. Regarding power, then STRZA5000ES has such a W/Ohm ratio - 130/8 when AVR-X4100W has a power of 125/8, 165/6. The THD is 0.09% for the STRZA5000ES but 0.05% for the AVR-X4100W. Both the STRZA5000ES and the AVR-X4100W support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Denon AVR-X4100W can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the AVR-X4100W has Bluetooth support. Only the AVR-X4100W supports Spotify. 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 Sony STRZA5000ES has 6/2 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/3 HDMI connectors of the Denon AVR-X4100W. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The AVR-X4100W has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 3 Multi-room zones. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the AVR-X4100W. Both STRZA5000ES and AVR-X4100W can be configured using the Setup assistant.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the STRZA5000ES.