Denon AVR-X2400H vs Denon AVR-X2500H

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AVR-X2400H vs AVR-X2500H comparison chart

Denon AVR-X2400H vs Denon AVR-X2500H review

Denon AVR-X2400H
vs
Denon AVR-X2500H

The Denon AVR-X2400H vs Denon AVR-X2500H comparison makes sense because it shows what devices in their segments can offer. According to the results of our review, Denon AVR-X2400H received 7.6 points out of 10 possible, and Denon AVR-X2500H was rated 8 points. The release date of AVR-X2400H is 2017, and AVR-X2500H is 2018. AVR-X2500H is more suitable as the heart of home theater system than its opponent - AVR-X2400H.

Main advantages Denon AVR-X2400H over Denon AVR-X2500H

  • We do not know advantages

Main advantages Denon AVR-X2500H over Denon AVR-X2400H

  • We do not know advantages

Amplifiers

For the built-in amplifier, the models have rated 8 points out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
8
AVR-X2500H
8

The number of channels is equal to the number of possible connected speakers. Both receivers can handle the 7.2-channels configuration.

RMS stands for the actual power of the receiver. The higher this value, the louder the sound can be produced. In terms of RMS power, the models have the same characteristics - 95/8, 125/6/8 W/Ohm.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Channels7.27.2
Stereo power (RMS), W/Ohm95/8, 125/695/8, 125/6
Output impedance, Ohm8, 68, 6
Frequency response10Hz-100KHz10Hz-100KHz
THD in stereo, %0.080.08

Audio features

After reviewing the audio features of each model, we can rate the AVR-X2400H 6 out of 10, and the AVR-X2500H - 10.

AVR-X2400H
6
AVR-X2500H
10

Bi-amping is the amplification of one speaker with two amplifiers. This amplification method has a positive effect on sound quality. Bi-amping is possible on the AVR-X2500H.

Most receivers now come with a microphone included. It is with the help of this microphone that the auto-calibration system functions, which adjusts the sound of the receiver to the room.

Speaker A/B switching allows you to change between the main and sub speaker set. Denon AVR-X2500H can work with the main and additional set of speakers - and switch between them.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Digital to analog converter (DAC)192 KHz/24-bitAK4490 384 KHz/32-bit
Bi-amping
Pure direct (straight)
Auto speaker calibrationAudyssey MultEQAudyssey MultEQ XT
Speaker A/B switching
Other audio featuresHi-Res audio, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Dynamic VolumeAudyssey Dynamic Volume, Audyssey Dynamic EQ, Compressed Audio Restorer

Connectivity

The connectivity of competitors in our comparison is equal and was rated 7 out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
7
AVR-X2500H
7

Bluetooth connection is now one of the main communication protocols for the receiver's control or even music broadcasting.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Wi-Fi
USB1 (USB 2.0)1 (USB 2.0)
Bluetooth
Ethernet (RJ45)11
DLNA
MHL

Streaming services

Now music streaming services are gaining more and more popularity. They allow users to listen to millions of songs by subscription.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Apple Music (AirPlay)AirPlay, AirPlay 2AirPlay, AirPlay 2
Amazon Music
Spotify
Other streaming servicesDeezer, TIDAL, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, Sound Cloud, NapsterDeezer, TIDAL, Pandora, Napster, SiriusXM, TuneIn Radio, iHeart Radio, Sound Cloud

Extensive connections

The presence of many connectors makes the receiver more versatile. But there are also narrowly targeted models, the number of connectors which are limited to a certain area of use. And when choosing their own receiver, users need to consider exactly your goals for using the receiver. For extensive connection, Denon AVR-X2400H got 7 points, but Denon AVR-X2500H received 8 points.

AVR-X2400H
7
AVR-X2500H
8

Competitors in our review have 8/2 HDMI inputs and outputs.

Connecting a vinyl player or phonograph is possible using a Phono input which is represented by mini-jack or RCA connectors. Only the AVR-X2500H has a Phono interface.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
HDMI input/output8/28/2
HDMI ARC (Audio Return Channel)
HDMI eARC (Enhanced Audio Return Channel)
HDMI CEC
Digital content protection (HDCP)HDCP 2.2HDCP 2.2
Subwoofer output (LFE)22
Headphone output1 x 6.31 x 6.3
Optical digital input22
Coaxial digital input11
Composite input22
Component input/output2/12/1
Phono (MM) input
Front panel connectorsUSB, HDMI, phones, setup micUSB, HDMI, phones, setup mic
Multi channel preamp output

Video features

The AV receiver is the heart of the home theater. And in this case, support for all current video formats ensures the best user experience, so it is very important to consider this when choosing a device. Video features of the AVR-X2400H were rated 7 out of 10 against the 6 for the AVR-X2500H.

AVR-X2400H
7
AVR-X2500H
6

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
HDR (High Dynamic Range)HDR10
4K signal pass-through4K/60Hz4K/60Hz
8K signal pass-through
HDMI signal pass-through
3D signal pass-through
HDMI pass-through in standby mode
Video conversion
Analog to HDMI scaling
HDMI to HDMI scaling
Dolby Vision
Other video featuresHLGBT.2020, HLG

Additional features

In terms of evaluating additional features, both receivers received a score of 10 out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
10
AVR-X2500H
10

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Voice controlAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AIAmazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, Josh.AI
App controliPhone, iPad, Mac, AndroidiPhone, iPad, iPod, Android, Amazon Kindle
Displayfluorescentcolour OSD
TunerAM, FMAM, FM
Sleep timer
Auto power off
ECO mode
Graphical user interface (GUI)
Setup assistant
Firmware updatenetwork, USBnetwork, USB
Other additional featuresIP ControlIP Control, Web Control

Multi-room

As the center of a home media system, each multichannel receiver has an additional set of terminals for connecting the second set of speakers to create additional audio space in Zone 2 or even Zone 3 where audio can have the separate source.

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Multi-room zones22
Zone audio outputspeaker, preoutspeaker, preout
Zone HDMI output
Multi-room controlHEOS App, Denon 2016 AVR RemoteHEOS App
RS-23211
Remote control input/output (IR)1/11/1
DC trigger output (12V)00

Multichannel surround

For the ability to create multichannel surround sound, each of the receivers received 7 points out of 10.

AVR-X2400H
7
AVR-X2500H
7

AVR-X2400H AVR-X2500H
Dolby Atmos
Dolby TrueHD
Dolby Surround
Dolby (other)has notDolby Digital Plus
DTS:X
DTS HD Master
DTS Virtual:X
DTS Neural:X
DTS (other)has notDTS-ES, DTS 96/24, DTS-HD, DTS-EXPRESS, DTS-Surround
Auro-3D
IMAX Enhanced
Multichannel stereo
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