Onkyo TX-SR353 vs Yamaha RX-V779BL comparison definitely makes sense.
A significant difference between the receivers in the number of channels, Onkyo TX-SR353 has 5.1 versus 7.2 for Yamaha RX-V779BL. Regarding power, then TX-SR353 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 140/6 when RX-V779BL has a power of 95/8, 160/4. The THD is 0.08% for the TX-SR353 but 0.09% for the RX-V779BL.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for TX-SR353 and Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for the RX-V779BL. Only the RX-V779BL supports Bi-amping feature. The Yamaha RX-V779BL can transmit an audio signal directly to the amplifier and bypasses any DSP processing.
Only the Yamaha RX-V779BL can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Only the RX-V779BL supports Spotify.
Only the Yamaha RX-V779BL has support for High dynamic range (HDR). HDMI signal transmission in standby mode is implemented in each of the devices. The RX-V779BL can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the TX-SR353. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
The Onkyo TX-SR353 has 4/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 6/2 HDMI connectors of the Yamaha RX-V779BL. 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 RX-V779BL has a built-in phono stage for connecting a vinyl player. A voice control is not available. An ECO mode is only available for the RX-V779BL. The setup assistant will help you configure Yamaha RX-V779BL.
None of the rivals equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The receivers do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X.