Lightweight compared to most guitars, with an overall weight less than 3 lbs. Only 28" long. A traveling guitar player's dream instrument. Offers nice tone when played through your smart device. Enjoyable to play just about anywhere.
Hard to fit into some book bags, as well as suitcases. Strings may feel tight for some players.
Fretboard shows beginners how to do everything from playing songs to the proper way you need to hold the ukulele. Fun and easy to use. Learn how to play in just 15 minutes. Quality and sound produced is impressive.
App may be hard to load on some smart devices. Bluetooth technology is just so-so.
Made of real wood. Smooth with nice overall finish. Good for right-handers. Comes with a few extras like bag, strap, extra strings, and pick. Wonderful for young kids who are just starting out and want to learn how to play a guitar.
Some might be surprised at how small it is. Quality may be questionable. Included guitar case is not so great.
Anyone can learn from beginners to even pros who need to practice. Ideal for traveling. Strings are awesome and feels like a true guitar. Heavy and sturdy. Includes long-lasting battery.
Could be hard to hold for some because the backside is made of slippery plastic. Has latency issues.
This device actually utilizes light to study your fingers allowing you to play groovy tunes. Features real frets and strings. Gives you instant feedback. No tuning required. Comes with interactive tutorials.
Does not work on all Android devices.
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Guitars have been around for many centuries. Recently, however, these versatile instruments have become more intelligent and capable with handy features like midi compatibility, Bluetooth connectivity, and smartphone controls. Ideal for beginners and professionals alike, smart guitars expand the horizon of possibilities in terms of sound and playability. App integration is one common feature with smart instruments that enables users to play with songs, set tone and volume, and connect with midi applications. For beginners, a smart guitar with built-in LED lights in the fretboard makes it easy to learn songs, exercises, and different playing techniques. Choose a travel-size option if you want to take the playing on the road.
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