Best Digital Pianos


A digital piano is an electronic replication of a real piano, which is made to be as close to the real thing as possible. For this reason, they are made with weighted keys, which feel like real piano keys, and the piano itself is made to reproduce the piano noise as accurately as possible.

In this list we have assembled the best 5 digital pianos on the market with the best price, quality of sound and other characteristics.

Best Digital Pianos
Place#
Product
Editors Rating
Editors Opinion
Has all 88 keys
#1
Roland, 88-key Premium
9.7
/
10
Editor's Pick
#2
Casio PX-870 BK Privia
9.6
/
10
Editor's Pick
#3
Casio PX-770 BK
9.5
/
10
Best Dynamics
#4
Yamaha P45, 88-Key
9.4
/
10
Best Affordable
#5
Alesis Recital 61
9.2
/
10
Best Learning Model
Best Digital Pianos
Roland, 88-key Premium
#1
Editor's Pick
Editors Rating:
9.7
/
10

This model has 88 separate keys and the keyboard is made to feel exactly like a real one, because it has progressive hammer action. The device uses a combination of wood and molded plastic to give a model with great durability and pleasurable to feel.

The piano is equipped with 4 speakers, giving it enough volume to make it strong enough for a public performance live.

The model has a great selection of various possible sounds, like organ, synthesizer and others. There are also 30 empty slots for you to upload your favorite sounds into them and make your own. 

If you connect a smartphone or other device to the piano using Bluetooth, you will be able to play along, using a song you have recorded on your device.

Pros:

  • The device gives a totally realistic piano sound and is able to feel exactly like a real piano
  • The keys on this piano feel exactly like the real thing, and are pleasurable to push on.
  • The materials feel substantial and natural

Cons:

  • Some of the sounds are too synthetic, as a few people have remarked

Casio PX-870 BK Privia
#2
Editor's Pick
Editors Rating:
9.6
/
10

The engine of this piano gives absolutely flawless sounds with great dynamics and realistic sounding. This gives you a full and powerful sound, and you will be able to play loud and beautiful tunes on this piano without hearing synthetic sound.

The model has 19 different tones, which you can switch between easily, and the device also has 3 sensitivity levels for touch strength.

The piano sounds are the most realistic, and are almost indistinguishable from real piano sounds. 

The keyboard has very good feel and it is able to replicate a piano almost fully.

The device has 4 speakers that overall unite to make 40 watts of power. This allows it to envelop a large room with sound, even if there is soft furniture and a lot of people in the room.

The entire frequency range is well-covered with the speakers, and any listening volume will sound great.

The USB connectivity makes it possible for the piano to be used with Mac or Windows computers.

Pros:

  • The piano has very high-quality and realistic sounds that took a lot of effort to make
  • The price at this level of quality is amazingly low, especially when compared to competition
  • The polyphony of 256 is very high for electric pianos

Cons:

  • The materials used for the stand are fairly weak – like the pressed wood

Casio PX-770 BK
#3
Best Dynamics
Editors Rating:
9.5
/
10

This model has the AiR engine, which offers very high-quality sound with good replication of real piano sounds. The quality allows you to hold a real performance in front of an audience. 

The sensor sensitivity of the buttons can be modified, and there are three different levels of sensitivity which may be applied to the buttons.

The amplifier system allows you to make the volume very high, and the maximum level of volume still remains crystal-clear, even if you use the piano in a large room with a lot of furniture.

There is a special Duet mode, which allows you to use the device as two separate pianos. 

This lets a teacher and a student use the piano together, in order to quickly learn to play it.

The piano can be connected to any Mac or Windows computer in order to use it as a speaker or move music files to the piano.

Pros:

  • The piano looks very stylish and really improves the looks of a room it is put in
  • The model has very good sound and the speakers have a large maximum volume
  • All the sounds used in this piano are very realistic and sound like the real thing

Cons:

  • The frame of this model is a little flimsy and it also requires two people to put it together correctly

Yamaha P45, 88-Key
#4
Best Affordable
Editors Rating:
9.4
/
10

This keyboard has weighted keys that make it feel much more realistic and pleasurable to push on. That means when you use it, it will feel as if you are playing on a real acoustic piano.

The Stereo Sampling makes it possible for the model to replicate realistic instrument sound on the piano in stereo mode.

The model has 64-note level of polyphony, which allows it to make pretty dense passages possible.

The dual mode gives you the ability to play with two sets of instruments, like a combination of piano and strings. This opens the possibility of totally new music. The device has 88 keys in all.

The USB port gives you the possibility of uploading music to the piano.

Pros:

  • The model has weighted keys, which, professionals have stated, are just like the real thing
  • The price for which this piano is offered is very hard to beat, considering the level of quality
  • Over 90 percent of all reviews for this keyboard have been positive

Cons:

  • Some of the sounds do not sound too real, so this makes the piano a bit less perfect

Alesis Recital 61
#5
Best Learning Model
Editors Rating:
9.2
/
10

This model has powerful 20-watt speakers that allow it to make the sound at the same time loud and clear. The device has 10 different voices, and there are also options to add chorus and reverb to the sound.

The model has a keyboard with 61 keys. The device equipped with a 128-note polyphony that allows you to replicate even very complex music.

The device comes with a guarantee and a 3-month certificate that makes you eligible for piano lessons.

Pros:

  • The piano is great for beginners and learners because of the simple setup and only 61 keys
  • The device has semi-weighted keys that do feel more like real keys do
  • The piano has very adjustable volume, and it can be made both very loud and very quiet

Cons:

  • There are probably too many different settings for a beginner, which is the main problem with this keyboard

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