The Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 vs Samsung HW-M360/ZA comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 was rated 8.2, while the Samsung HW-M360/ZA has a rating 6.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 and volume down, volume up, power, input for the HW-M360/ZA.
Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 has 9.2.4 and HW-M360/ZA has 2.1. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 1000 (overall) versus 200 according to devices. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer can be connected to any of the units in this comparison. Rate 10 out of 10 received the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-M360/ZA received 7 out of 10. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) is implemented only in the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2. Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 at 8 out of 10, while the HW-M360/ZA was rated 5/10.
The manufacturer of the HW-M360/ZA provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-M360/ZA may become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2. The Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 was rated 10/10, while the HW-M360/ZA received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.