Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs Samsung HW-Q900T review

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Rating 5 5

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs Samsung HW-Q900T comparison chart

Overall
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
7.8
Samsung HW-Q900T
8.2
4
10

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs Samsung HW-Q900T review

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
vs
Samsung HW-Q900T

In this article, we will talk about Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 vs Samsung HW-Q900T comparison. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 was rated 7.8, 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 Pro 7.1 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 Pro 7.1 has 7.1.4 and HW-Q900T has 7.1.2. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 600 (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. Audio features and specs of considered models we rated 8 out of 10 in our ranking.

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 Pro 7.1 versus 2/1 HDMIs in the Samsung HW-Q900T. As in the Shockwafe Pro 7.1, 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 Pro 7.1 was rated 10/10, while the HW-Q900T received a mark of 9/10 for multichannel surround.

Advantages Samsung HW-Q900T over Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1

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

Product

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
Samsung HW-Q900T

Model

Shockwafe Pro 7.1
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

7.1.4
7.1.2

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

600 (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

2017
2020
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
Samsung HW-Q900T
Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
Samsung HW-Q900T

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.8
  • 8.2
  • 7.8Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1
  • 8.2Samsung HW-Q900T

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

Nakamichi Shockwafe Pro 7.1 competitors

Samsung HW-Q900T competitors