Sony HT-X8500 vs Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

HT-X8500 vs Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC comparison chart

Overall
Sony HT-X8500
6
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC
6
4
4
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5
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Common

Product

Sony HT-X8500
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

Model

HT-X8500
Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

Brand

Sony
Nakamichi

Reviews

171
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, input, Bluetooth
has not

Audio features

Built-in channels

2.1
7.2.4

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

1000 (overall)

Separate speaker (in package)

0
2

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

Separate subwoofer connections

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

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby (other)

Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby True HD
Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

DTS:X

DTS (other)

DTS HD, DTS ES, DTS 96/24
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

89 x 6.4 x 9.9/35.1 x 2.6 x 3.8
114.3 x 7.6 x 7.8/45.5 x 3 x 3.6

Weight, kg/pounds

3.1/6.1
2.7/6

Other

Release year

2020
2022
Sony HT-X8500
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC
Sony HT-X8500
Nakamichi Shockwafe Elite 7.2 eARC

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