Yamaha R-S202BL vs Yamaha R-N803BL comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 2. Regarding power, then R-S202BL has such a W/Ohm ratio - 140/8 1KHz when R-N803BL has a power of 100/8 20Hz-20KHz, 160/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.2% for the R-S202BL but 0.01% for the R-N803BL.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for R-S202BL and ESS SABRE (9006AS) 192 KHz/24-bit for the R-N803BL. None of the models support Bi-amping. The Yamaha R-N803BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha R-N803BL can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the R-N803BL supports Spotify.
HDR is not available on each model. Compared AV receivers are not able to transmit a 4K signal from the source to the TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is not supported by each device. Both competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The models in our review do not support the HDMI CEC function. The R-N803BL has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the R-N803BL. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.
The Yamaha R-N803BL is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha R-N803BL price