An affordable AV receiver is always a good option to consider, so Yamaha RX-V377 vs Yamaha RX-V475 comparison definitely makes sense.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 5.1. Regarding power, then RX-V377 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 100/8, 135/6 when RX-V475 has a power of 80/6. The THD is the same and is 0.09%.
Competitors' digital to analog converter (DAC) is identical to Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit. None of the models support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the RX-V475 has Bluetooth support. Only the RX-V475 supports Spotify.
HDR is not available on each model. 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 competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
The Yamaha RX-V377 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 5/1 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-V475. 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. Receivers do not have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. It is also worth noting that the ECO mode is presented in each of the receivers. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-V377.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.