It makes sense comparing Pioneer SX-10AE vs Onkyo TX-8020 because they both are able to give some premium features.
Considered AV receivers have the same number of channels 2.0. Regarding power, then SX-10AE has such a W/Ohm ratio - 45/8, 100/6 when TX-8020 has a power of 90/6. The THD is 0.08% for the SX-10AE but 0.03% for the TX-8020. 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. None of the competitors supports Auto speaker calibration.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Only the SX-10AE has Bluetooth support. Competitors do not have built-in Spotify service.
HDR is not available on each model. Compared AV receivers are not able to transmit a 4K signal from the source to the TV or projector. HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is not supported by each device. Both competitors are not able to scale the HDMI signal. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. Unfortunately, HDMI eARC is not available on monitored devices. The models in our review do not support the HDMI CEC function. The TX-8020 has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is not present in each of the AV receivers. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.