How do they stack up? The ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin vs the Yamaha YEV105NT

We take a look at two popular items, the ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin and the Yamaha YEV105NT. The Music Critic reviews can help point you towards models and brands that suit your needs. For more information and product comparisons, check out our longer article here.

 ViolinSmart EV20 Electric ViolinEveryone has different preferences, and we hope our frank reviews will make your decision easier. First, we will take a look at the ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin. If you're searching for a bargain above all else, then this might be the perfect instrument for you. It is a no-frills, budget-priced violin that might not deliver the same quality as the previous violins on our list, but that doesn't mean it doesn't offer great value, especially when that low price is taken into consideration.

 Yamaha YEV105NTThe second product we will be examining in this comparison is the Yamaha YEV105NT. When we started researching this Yamaha YEV105NT electric violin we came across a great little video, with a Japanese violinist who plays a sweet jazz tune. We encourage you to listen to his performance, and if it doesn’t make you want to purchase this instrument, then we would be very surprised!

A deeper look at the features of the ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin

We recommend this violin to anyone who wants to experiment with a low-price instrument before spending more money on something of higher quality. If your child has been bugging you for an electric violin and you're unsure if they will stick with it, then this is a good choice. It's also ideal if you're a complete novice and are unsure if this is the right instrument for you.

A good look at the Yamaha YEV105NT

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ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin

Yamaha YEV105NT


+ Affordable
+ Ideal Violin for Students

+ 5 string violin
+ Six different solid wood types
+ Amazing design
+ Wonderful sound


It's a very low-priced, eye-catching instrument that is a low-risk choice for novices or parents of budding violinists. It's not designed to be used on stage or for serious play, but it's ideal if you want to get an idea if this is the right instrument for you.

This is a gorgeous instrument that is well worth paying the extra bucks for. It has a timeless design that you’ll never grow tired of, and it sounds incredible. We think you'll be very satisfied with this instrument if you purchase it.

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