Yamaha RX-V485 vs Sony STR-DH190 comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V485 has 5.1 versus 2.0 for Sony STR-DH190. Regarding power, then RX-V485 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8, 145/6 when STR-DH190 has a power of 100/8. The THD is the same and is 0.09%. Only the RX-V485 supports Bi-amping feature. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha RX-V485 can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the RX-V485 supports Spotify. Only the RX-V485 provides HDMI signal transmission in standby mode. The RX-V485 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the STR-DH190. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the RX-V485. Only the RX-V485 supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). The HDMI eARC is available only on the RX-V485. Of the two receivers in our comparison, HDMI CEC is present in only the RX-V485. The STR-DH190 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V485. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-V485.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.