If you have already decided that you want to buy a new soundbar, but still don’t know what exactly you want, the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 vs Samsung HW-Q70R comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 was rated 8.2, while the Samsung HW-Q70R has a rating 7.6. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 and power, volume down, volume up, source for the HW-Q70R.
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-Q70R has 3.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 1000 (overall) versus 330 (overall) 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-Q70R received 7 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.
Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q70R. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 versus 1/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q70R. As in the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2, so in the HW-Q70R there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). 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-Q70R was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q70R provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q70R equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q70R may become part of a multiroom system.
Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.