Conclusion: The Yamaha RX-A1020 may not break the rule book when it comes to AV receiver design but that's no bad thing and the classic looks and clean lines are sure to please. There's a choice of the traditional matte black or a slightly more sexy two-tone 'Titanium' finish but whichever you chose, the build quality is excellent.
Pros: Excellent multi-channel performance, Very good two-channel delivery, Impressive video processing, 4K passthrough, Superb build quality, Attractive design, Excellent remote app
Cons: Network capabilities limited, Menus could be frustrating
Excerpt: Sing me a song. Come on, it will cheer me up. Hey, that’s good. Can you sing while juggling? Here’s the fruit bowl, let’s see what you can do. Wow, that was great. Now do the singing and juggling while standing on one foot. That was amazing! Can you sing and juggle while hopping on one foot? Incredible, although I must say the hopping affected your vibrato a little. Now let me see you sing, juggle, and hop on one foot while rotating—hey, where are you going?