It makes sense comparing Yamaha RX-V475 vs Onkyo TX-RZ710 because they both are able to give some premium features.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Yamaha RX-V475 has 5.1 versus 7.2 for Onkyo TX-RZ710. Regarding power, then RX-V475 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/6 when TX-RZ710 has a power of 175/6. The THD is 0.09% for the RX-V475 but 0.08% for the TX-RZ710.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for RX-V475 and AK4458 384 KHz/32-bit for the TX-RZ710. Only the TX-RZ710 supports Bi-amping feature. 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. The Apple Music service is implemented on considered devices: AirPlay. Spotify can be used on each receiver.
Only the Onkyo TX-RZ710 has support for High dynamic range (HDR). 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. The TX-RZ710 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the RX-V475. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
The Yamaha RX-V475 has 5/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 8/2 HDMI connectors of the Onkyo TX-RZ710. 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. The TX-RZ710 has 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. Unfortunately, the setup assistant is not available in each of the models.
Only the TX-RZ710 has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the TX-RZ710.