It makes sense comparing Sony HT-X9000F vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, HT-X9000F has a total rating of 7 out of 10 versus 7.8 for Shockwafe Pro 7.1. The competitors' control buttons are different: power, input, Bluetooth, volume down, volume up and power, source, demo, volume down, volume up, respectively.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sony HT-X9000F has 2.1 versus 7.1.4 for the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1. The output power is different and equal to 300 (overall) W for the HT-X9000F versus 600 (overall) W for the Shockwafe Pro 7.1. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Sony HT-X9000F got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 8 for its audio features and specs. Spotify is available on each of the soundbars.
Both models do not have WI-FI support. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Sony HT-X9000F has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 3/1 of the Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) feature supports both devices. Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HT-X9000F received a rating of 7/10 versus 8/10, respectively.
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 Sony HT-X9000F got a rating of 9, and Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 10 out of 10.