Sony STRZA5000ES vs Yamaha RX-A1070BL comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Sony STRZA5000ES has 9.2 versus 7.2 for Yamaha RX-A1070BL. Regarding power, then STRZA5000ES has such a W/Ohm ratio - 130/8 1KHz when RX-A1070BL has a power of 110/8 20Hz-20KHz. The THD is 0.09% for the STRZA5000ES but 0.06% for the RX-A1070BL. Both the STRZA5000ES and the RX-A1070BL support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha RX-A1070BL can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the RX-A1070BL has Bluetooth support. Only the RX-A1070BL supports Spotify. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p 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 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-A1070BL. 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. Both models support the standard HDCP 2.2. The RX-A1070BL has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The STRZA5000ES supports 3 Multi-room zones, versus 2 for the RX-A1070BL. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-A1070BL. Both STRZA5000ES and RX-A1070BL 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.
The Yamaha RX-A1070BL is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-A1070BL price