It makes sense comparing Denon AVR-X3500H vs Yamaha RX-V671 because they both are able to give some premium features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Denon AVR-X3500H has 7.2 versus 7.1 for Yamaha RX-V671. Regarding power, then AVR-X3500H has such a W/Ohm ratio - 105/8, 135/6 when RX-V671 has a power of 90/8, 150/4. The THD is 0.05% for the AVR-X3500H but 0.09% for the RX-V671.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, AKM 192 KHz/32-bit for AVR-X3500H and Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for the RX-V671. Both the AVR-X3500H and the RX-V671 support Bi-amping. Each of the AV receivers can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the AVR-X3500H supports Spotify. The AVR-X3500H can work with the audio stream from Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, TuneIn Radio, and the RX-V671 can receive a content from Napster. 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. Dolby Vision technology found support only on the AVR-X3500H.
The Denon AVR-X3500H has 8/3 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/1 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-V671. 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. These compared receivers have a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player.
Each of the AV receivers from our review supports 2 Multi-room zones. An ECO mode is only available for the AVR-X3500H. The setup assistant will help you configure Denon AVR-X3500H.
Only the AVR-X3500H has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the AVR-X3500H.