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 Bose TV Speaker comparison is here to offer you two decent solutions. The Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 was rated 8.2, while the Bose TV Speaker has a rating 5.
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 TV Speaker has 3.0. The built-in subwoofer is not implemented in any of these models. An external subwoofer connects to the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 via wireless, but TV Speaker has wired connection type. Rate 10 out of 10 received the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 for audio features and specs, but the Bose TV Speaker received 5 out of 10.
Soundbars do not have AirPlay support. The Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 can play audio from Spotify.
Both models do not have a wireless Wi-Fi interface. Soundbars from this comparison have Bluetooth support. There are 3/1 HDMI inputs/outputs in the Nakamichi Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 versus 1/0 HDMIs in the Bose TV Speaker. As in the Shockwafe Ultra 9.2, so in the TV Speaker 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 TV Speaker was rated 7/10.
None of these soundbars can be controlled using the app. 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 Ultra 9.2. The Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 can work with surround sound due to DTS:X support. The Shockwafe Ultra 9.2 was rated 10/10, while the TV Speaker received a mark of 4/10 for multichannel surround.