The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 vs Bose Solo 5 comparison shows that these models have some important differences and common features. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 was rated 8, while the Bose Solo 5 has a rating 4.
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 Solo 5 has 2.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. Rate 9 out of 10 received the Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 for audio features and specs, but the Bose Solo 5 received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The Shockwafe Elite 7.2 can play audio 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 Elite 7.2. We rated the connectivity of the Shockwafe Elite 7.2 at 8 out of 10, while the Solo 5 was rated 3/10.
The manufacturer of the Solo 5 provides a device control application. Soundbars in this review are not equipped with a microphone. The models under consideration cannot become part of a multiroom system.
Dolby Atmos audio decoder is onboard the Shockwafe Elite 7.2. The Shockwafe Elite 7.2 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The Shockwafe Elite 7.2 was rated 10/10, while the Solo 5 received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.