LG SN9YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC review

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Rating 5 5

LG SN9YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC comparison chart

Overall
7
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC
6
8
4

LG SN9YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC review

LG SN9YG
vs
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

The LG SN9YG vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The LG SN9YG was rated 7, while the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC has a rating 6.

Audio features

Each of the models under consideration has active amplification type. A noticeable difference is the number of channels that SN9YG has 5.1.2 and Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC has 7.2.4. These rivals can be compared in terms of power, 520 (overall) versus 1000 (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 8 out of 10 received the LG SN9YG for audio features and specs, but the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC received 9 out of 10.

Streaming services

Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The units in this comparison do not support Spotify.

Connectivity

Wireless Internet connection is realized only in the SN9YG. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. 1/1 HDMI inputs/outputs are in each of soundbars. As in the SN9YG, so in the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC there is the HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC). Connecting devices via USB is possible in both models. We rated the connectivity of the SN9YG at 8 out of 10, while the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC was rated 7/10. The manufacturer of the SN9YG provides a device control application. The LG SN9YG equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot 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 same score of 10/10 was put to the soundbars for multichannel surround support.

Advantages LG SN9YG over Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

  • WI-FI enabled
  • App control
  • Microphone
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Common

Product

LG SN9YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

Model

SN9YG
Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

Brand

LG
Nakamichi

Reviews

18
0

General

Placement type

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

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

power, volume down, volume up, function, play/pause, microphone
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

5.1.2
7.2.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

520 (overall)
1000 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless
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

has not
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

0
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

1/1
1/1

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

0/0
1/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
0/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

Google Assistant

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TruHD
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS Digital Surround
DTS-HD Master Audio, DTS-HD High Resolution Audio, DTS Digital Surround

User manual

Manual

N/A

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

121 x 5 x 12.7/48 x 2.2 x 5.7
114.3 x 7.6 x 7.8/45.5 x 3 x 3.6

Weight, kg/pounds

5.8/13.9
2.7/6

Other

Release year

2020
2022
LG SN9YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC
LG SN9YG
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6
  • 7LG SN9YG
  • 6Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC