An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Denon AVR-X3600H vs Yamaha RX-A3070BL comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 9.2. Regarding power, then AVR-X3600H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 105/8, 135/6 when RX-A3070BL has a power of 165/8. The THD is 0.08% for the AVR-X3600H but 0.06% for the RX-A3070BL.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/32-bit for AVR-X3600H and ESS SABRE PRO 192 KHz/24-bit for the RX-A3070BL. Both the AVR-X3600H and the RX-A3070BL support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models have the ability to connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Denon AVR-X3600H has support for AirPlay, AirPlay 2, and its competitor in our comparison - AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver. The AVR-X3600H can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud, and the RX-A3070BL can receive a content from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Sirius XM, Napster.
Both AV receivers support HDR10 technology (High dynamic range). 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 Denon AVR-X3600H has 8/3 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-A3070BL. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. The HDMI eARC is available only on the AVR-X3600H. The Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) feature is present in most modern AV receivers and the models in our comparison are no exception. The AVR-X3600H supports the protection of digital content of the standard HDCP 2.3, versus HDCP 2.2 in the RX-A3070BL. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
The AVR-X3600H supports 2 Multi-room zones, versus 3 for the RX-A3070BL. The AVR-X3600H supports voice control via Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI, and the RX-A3070BL - Amazon Alexa. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. Both AVR-X3600H and RX-A3070BL 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.