An affordable soundbar is always a good option to consider, so Samsung HW-LST70T vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC comparison definitely makes sense. Based on our rating, HW-LST70T has a total rating of 6.4 out of 10 versus 6.6 for Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC.
Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Samsung HW-LST70T has 3.0 versus 9.2.4 for the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC. The output power is different and equal to 210 (overall) W for the HW-LST70T versus 1300 (overall) W for the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC. Only the Samsung HW-LST70T has a built-in subwoofer. Rivals have wireless connection to separate subwoofer. The Samsung HW-LST70T got our rating of 6 out of 10, and the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC 10 for its audio features and specs.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Spotify support is available on the HW-LST70T.
Only the Samsung HW-LST70T can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Rivals from our review have Bluetooth support. The Samsung HW-LST70T has 1/0 HDMI inputs/outputs versus 3/1 of the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC. Only the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC supports HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Both soundbars have a USB connector. For connectivity, the HW-LST70T received a rating of 6/10 versus 9/10, respectively. App control is available for the HW-LST70T. A built-in microphone is present only on the HW-LST70T. Multi-room is only available for the Samsung HW-LST70T.
Only the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC has a Dolby Atmos multichannel audio format support. A surround technology DTS:X is supported only by the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC. For multichannel surround Samsung HW-LST70T got a rating of 5, and Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 eARC 10 out of 10.