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.

Everyone 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. Perhaps you just want to find an electric violin that is as cheap as possible? It might be that you only need it for a couple of songs with your band, or maybe you want to get one for your violin playing kid that he can play around with but probably will grow tired of soon?

The 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 the most delightful little video, with a Japanese violinist who plays a sweet jazz tune. So we encourage you to listen to his performance, and if it doesn’t make you want to get one of these violins, we will be very surprised!

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

There are many reasons as to why somebody would want to pay as little as possible, and many of them are totally valid reasons, however, you should be aware that you get what you pay for. This instrument does have four violin strings and sounds like a violin, but the quality is… Mediocre. But if you’re fine with that, then why not?

A good look at the Yamaha YEV105NT

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ViolinSmart EV20 Electric Violin Yamaha YEV105NT
+ Affordable
+ Ideal Violin for Students

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

It’s clear that there is a market for cheap instruments like this, so we don’t want to be too snobby about it, but we just want to make you aware that if you buy this violin, chances are you’re going to regret it and upgrade to a more expensive one. It’s more like a toy than a proper instrument, to be honest, but hey, if that’s what you want, go for Yamaha YEV105NT electric violins are just simply amazing, and if you can afford it- buy it! You won’t regret it! It has a timeless design that you’ll never grow tired of and it sounds incredible. You can’t go wrong with it!

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