Onkyo TX-RZ50 vs. Yamaha RX-A8A

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TX-RZ50 vs RX-A8A comparison chart

TX-RZ50 vs RX-A8A comparison

Onkyo TX-RZ50
Onkyo TX-RZ50
Yamaha RX-A8A
Yamaha RX-A8A

Amplifier

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Channels 9.2 11.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm 120/8, 250/6 150/8
Output impedance, Ohm 8, 6 8
Frequency response 10Hz-100KHz 10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, % 0.08 0.06

Audio features

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Digital to analog converter (DAC) 384 KHz/32-bit 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibration AccuEQ YPAO
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio features Advanced Music Optimizer, Hi-Res audio, Dynamic Audio Amplification, CinemaFILTER CINEMA DSP 3D, Compressed Music Enhancer, Virtual CINEMA FRONT

Connectivity

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Wi-Fi 2.4/5GHz 2.4/5GHz
USB 1 (USB 2.0) 1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45) 1 1
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Apple Music (AirPlay) AirPlay, AirPlay 2 AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming services Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud Deezer, TIDAL, Pandora, SiriusXM, Napster, SoundCloud

Extensive connection

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
HDMI input/output 7/2 7/3
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP) HDCP 2.3 HDCP 2.3
Subwoofer output (LFE) 2 2
Headphone output 1 x 6.3 1 x 6.3
Optical digital input 1 3
Coaxial digital input 1 2
Composite input 1 2
Component input/output 1 1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectors HDMI, phones, setup mic, AUX USB, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
HDR (High Dynamic Range) HDR10+ HDR10+
4K signal pass-through 4K/120Hz 4K/120Hz
8K signal pass-through 8K/60Hz 8K/60Hz
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion analog to HDMI
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video features DeepColor, x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSyn, Deep Color x.v.Color, HLG, BT.2020, LipSync

Additional features

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Voice control Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App control iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android iPhone, iPad, iPod, Android
Display colour OSD colour OSD
Tuner AM, FM AM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware update network, USB network, USB
Other additional features Web Control, App Control Web Control, App Control

Multi-room

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Multi-room zones 2 3
Zone audio output lineout preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room control FlareConnect MusicCast
RS-232 1 0
Remote control input/output (IR) 1/0 1/1
DC trigger output (12V) 1 2

Multichannel surround

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other) Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Atmos Height Virtualization
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other) DTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS DTS-ES, DTS-HD
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo

Audio file formats

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
MP3
WMA
AAC
WAV
FLAC
ALAC
Other audio file formats AIFF, DSD AIFF, DSD

Power

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Operational power consumption, W 850 600
Standby consumption, W 0.1 0.4
Removable power cord

Dimensions

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Size W x H x D, cm/inches 43.5 x 20.1 x 39.8/17 x 7 x 15 43.4 x 25.4 x 45.7/17 x 10 x 18
Weight, kg/lbs 14/30.9 19.1/42.2

Other

TX-RZ50 RX-A8A
Release year 2021 2021
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