Product Comparison: Denon AVR-S730H vs Sony STR-DN1080

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General Specifications
About the Product
The AVR-S730H represents the most affordable seven channel 3D Audio AV Receiver with renowned original Denon sound. With HEOS wireless technology built-in, you can stream and control all your local or online music effortlessly from anywhere in your home with the comfortable HEOS App. Create a stunning home theater experience with the built-in Dolby Atmos and DTS:X 3D surround sound decoders, and all the latest video technologies including Dolby Vision, HDR (High Dynamic Range) and HDCP 2.2. The ultimate in future-proofness.
Featuring flexible speaker solutions, DTS:X, and Dolby Atmos® support, the STR-DN1080 delivers mighty, cinematic surround sound that perfectly adapts to you, and your environment.
Key Specs
Number of Channels
Watts Per Channel RMS
165 Watts
165 Watts
Total Harmonic Distortion
0.08 %
0.09 %
Signal/Noise Ratio
105 dB
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Denon AVR-S730H 7.2 Channel AV Receiver with Built-in HEOS wireless technology
  • At full blast, I was thoroughly convinced that I was inside a theatre. I could only imagine the effect with 7.2 channel. Definitely worth the investment.
  • The Denon 1155w is a strong 7.2 channel receiver for our family.
  • ARC channel works flawlessly and the sound quality at this price point is nothing less than stunning.
  • Volume levels seem to be extremely low when using HDMI inputs considering it's supposed to be 165 watts per channel.
  • This is rated for 165 vs 140 watts per channel, but it didn't sound like nearly the power, even driving Klipsch speakers.
Sony STR-DN1080 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos Home Theater AV Receiver
  • Clean sound, Plenty of power per channel, Multichannel mode works great for home theater and stereo mode provides great sound for my audio collection.
  • Adequate watts per channel. Nice sleek design.
  • Plenty of power sent through 7 channels with 2 sub outputs. The receiver is very customizable and easy to use.
  • The 7.2 channel makes my ceiling speakers come to life! And the centre channel adds even more. Excellent product.
  • With 7.2 channels there are multiple multiple configurations for any room or multiple rooms.
Size & Weight
5.9 in.
6.14 in.
17.09 in.
16.92 in.
13.35 in.
13.03 in.
18.7 lbs.
20.06 lbs.
Receiver Type
A/V Receiver
A/V Receiver
Satellite Radio Tuner
Minimum Impedance
8 Ohms
6 Ohms
Frequency Response
20 - 20000 Hz
20 - 20000 Hz
AirPlay Capability, Advanced HDMI Video Section, DTS:X, Dolby Atmos, Denon 2016 AVR Remote, Easy To Setup, Easy To Use
The Way The Artists Truly Intended, Dolby Atmos, DTS:X, Flexible speaker solutions, Phantom Surround Back, Virtual surround with S-Force Pro Front Surround, See clearly with High Dynamic Range
Number Of FM Presets
What customers say about "Features"
Denon AVR-S730H 7.2 Channel AV Receiver with Built-in HEOS wireless technology
  • Sounds great. Love the new denon iPhone app to control it.
  • Set up was easy. Sounds great and controlling it thru the app is fun.
  • The internet radio feature and wireless connectivity is awesome.
  • Great surround sound, nice frequency response.
  • The app is nice and helpful although slow sometimes.
Sony STR-DN1080 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos Home Theater AV Receiver
  • Good signal response and was able to hook it up to older equipment.
  • This Sony audio-video receiver lets you enjoy room-filling Dolby surround sound and wireless streaming from apps with Bluetooth. Control playlists and volume right from your phone or tablet and automatically charge your phone while enjoying the entertainment.
  • Bluetooth and the phone app work great for controlling the volume, etc from another room.
  • Very easy to switch and control the sound and radio.
  • If you your considering this product for receiving radio broadcasts, don't.
Speaker Connection Type
Ethernet Port(s)
Wireless Connection
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC
Wireless Multi-Room Audio
USB 2.0, 6x HDMI, Ethernet, Digital Coaxial, 2x Digital Optical, 2x Component, 2x Analog Stereo RCA
USB 2.0, 6x HDMI, Remote control, 4x Analog Stereo RCA, Digital Coaxial, Digital Optical, Ethernet, Antenna, Mic 3.5mm, 2x Composite
Phones 6.3mm, HDMI, Component Video, 7x Speakers, Antenna
Phones 6.3mm, 2x HDMI, Remote control, 9x Speaker, 2x Subwoofer, Line Out Stereo RCA, Composite
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Denon AVR-S730H 7.2 Channel AV Receiver with Built-in HEOS wireless technology
  • Good sound, plenty of connections, great app, and good wifi / Bluetooth connectivity.
  • The connections and setup are very simple, and it took me less than an hour to have the system connected, calibrated, and a movie playing.
  • The internet radio feature and wireless connectivity is awesome.
  • I do love the increased functionality with wireless speakers, bluetooth connection to iPhone, etc.
  • Everything connects easily, and the sound/picture is great.
Sony STR-DN1080 7.2 Channel Dolby Atmos Home Theater AV Receiver
  • This receiver is very easy to connect and the picture is great. Very happy with the purchase.
  • Very happy with the purchase so far. Blue tooth connection was fast and easy.
  • Everything I own has HDMI connections so this receiver is perfect .
  • Excellent mid-price receiver with with all the bells and whistles needed for most home hi-fi and/or home theater fans.
  • Outputs sound from all connected speakers.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
479.00 $
499.99 $

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