It makes sense comparing Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Sony HT-G700 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 versus 6.2 for HT-G700. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, source, demo, volume down, volume up and power, volume down, volume up, input, Bluetooth, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has 7.2.4 versus 3.1 for the Sony HT-G700. The output power is different and equal to 800 (overall) W for the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 versus 400 (overall) W for the HT-G700. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 got our rating of 9 out of 10, and the Sony HT-G700 7 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the Shockwafe Elite 7.2.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 1/1 of the Sony HT-G700. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, each of the soundbars received a rating of 8/10.
Compared soundbars have no app control. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.
Both devices have support for Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format. The surround sound technology DTS:X is supported by devices under review. For multichannel surround, each of the opponents received 10 points out of 10.