Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Samsung HW-Q900T review

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Samsung HW-Q900T comparison chart

Overall
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
8
Samsung HW-Q900T
8.2
4
10

Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Samsung HW-Q900T review

Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
vs
Samsung HW-Q900T

In this article, we will talk about Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Samsung HW-Q900T comparison. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 was rated 8, while the Samsung HW-Q900T has a rating 8.2. The soundbars are equipped with a different number of buttons, power, source, demo, volume down, volume up for the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 and volume down, volume up, power, source for the HW-Q900T.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that Shockwafe Elite 7.2 has 7.2.4 and HW-Q900T has 7.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 800 (overall) versus 406 (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 9 out of 10 received the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 for audio features and specs, but the Samsung HW-Q900T received 8 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. Each of the competitors can play content from Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the HW-Q900T. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q900T. As in the Shockwafe Elite 7.2, so in the HW-Q900T there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. The connectivity of each of the models was estimated at 8/10. The manufacturer of the HW-Q900T provides a device control application. The Samsung HW-Q900T equipped with a microphone. The Samsung HW-Q900T may become part of a multiroom system.

Multichannel surround

Manufacturers equipped both units with Dolby Atmos audio decoder. Units from this comparison can process surround sound due to DTS:X support. The Shockwafe Elite 7.2 was rated 10/10, while the HW-Q900T received a mark of 9/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q900T over Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
  • Multi-room support
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Common

Product

Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
Samsung HW-Q900T

Model

Shockwafe Elite 7.2
HW-Q900T

Brand

Nakamichi
Samsung

Reviews

1993
664

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, source, demo, volume down, volume up
volume down, volume up, power, source

Audio features

Built-in channels

7.2.4
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

800 (overall)
406 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

2
0

Separate speaker connections

wired
wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
wireless

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, SoundCloud
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

3/1
2/1

HDMI ARC

HDMI eARC

HDMI CEC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

1 (USB 2.0)
1 (USB 2.0)

Coaxial digital input/output

1/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

1/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital, Dolby TruHD
Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS Digital Surround, DTS HD
has not

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

114.3 x 7.6 x 7.6/45.5 x 3 x 3.5
123 x 7 x 13.8/48.4 x 2.7 x 5.1

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/7.2
7.1/15.4

Other

Release year

2018
2020
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
Samsung HW-Q900T
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
Samsung HW-Q900T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 8.2
  • 8Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q900T

The Samsung HW-Q900T is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Samsung HW-Q900T price