It makes sense comparing Pioneer VSX-532 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, Pioneer VSX-532 has 5.1 versus 7.1 for Yamaha RX-V671. Regarding power, then VSX-532 has such a W/Ohm ratio - 80/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/6 1KHz when RX-V671 has a power of 90/8 20Hz-20KHz, 150/4 1KHz. The THD is 0.08% for the VSX-532 but 0.09% for the RX-V671.
Characteristics of digital to analog converter (DAC) are different, 192 KHz/24-bit for VSX-532 and Burr-Brown 192 KHz/24-bit for the RX-V671. Both the VSX-532 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.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. Each of these units does not support Apple Music. Competitors do not have built-in Spotify service. Compared AV receivers retain the quality of 4K 60p 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 RX-V671 can scale the input HDMI signal, unlike the VSX-532. The HDR standard - Dolby Vision is not supported by these receivers.
The Pioneer VSX-532 has 4/1 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. The RX-V671 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 VSX-532. 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.
The Yamaha RX-V671 is better receiver in this comparison. Check Yamaha RX-V671 price