1 vs 1 Comparison

In this brief comparison, we are going to be putting two products head to head. Not sure which is right for you? With so many great options on the market that's hardly surprising, so read on and see if we can help you reach a decision. If you would like to see more product comparisons from the same category, click here.

 Yamaha P71The first product we will be looking at is the Yamaha P71. The next Yamaha on the list is the affordable and excellent Yamaha P71. It’s one of Yamaha’s more basic options, but that’s mainly by design - this is a slimline and lightweight keyboard that’s clearly been designed for those that travel, or that don’t have a lot of storage space. That said, it’s still a full size 88key weighted digital keyboard that offers much of what most players will need.

 Yamaha P115And now we will have a look at our second product, the Yamaha P115. The final Yamaha on our list is the P115, which is a mid to high end digital piano that will appeal to those looking for a really good, all round performer. It’s still classed as being a lightweight and portable keyboards, but it has plenty of good features, and is one of the more premium options on our list. Let’s take a look at why the Yamaha P115 comes well recommended.

More about the Yamaha P71


Examining the Yamaha P115



Yamaha P71

Yamaha P115


+ Slim, lightweight design
+ Minimalist
+ Great key feel

- Limited features

+ Superb sound quality
+ Innovative functions
+ Excellent build quality

- More features can be had for less money


Fairly simple on this Yamaha P71, with just a few voices that we’ll get onto in a second. You do however also get some beautifully weighted keys that very much feel like they’re actually triggering hammers on strings, complete with authentic differences between high and low notes.

There are 14 different voices to choose from, along with effects, and plenty of connectivity options, including the prospect of using this with iOS devices. You also get a useful sound boost function for when the Yamaha P115 needs to stand out. Finally, there’s an innovative split system that means the digital keyboard can be split into two 44 key sections for duets or practice with a teacher.

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