Side-by-side comparison

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The first product we will be looking at is the Fender Tenor.

The second product we are looking at in this head-to-head review is the Kala Learn To Play.


Fender Tenor

Kala Learn To Play


+ Top, back, and sides made from Koa wood that delivers the authentic sound of the Hawaiian islands.
+ Aquila Nylgut strings that promise warm, sweet, and balanced tone.
+ The bridge is made from Rosewood that ensures robustness and durability.

+ Free online lessons and tuning app.

+ Aquila super nylgut strings.

+ Quick starter guide booklet included with ukulele.


Offering an authentic tone that belongs in the Hawaiian islands, this ukulele is a solid choice. The combination of Koa wood and rosewood delivers durability, as well as exceptional quality in terms of the tone. When the price is thrown in - as well as the fact it's a Fender product - then you simply cannot go wrong with this ukulele.

 With Aquila nylgut strings, a tuning app and access to free online lessons this is the perfect package for a beginner. It's also offered by one of the most trustworthy brands around.

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