Home Music & Audio Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano [Review]: Best Digital Piano for Beginner Player with a Budget

Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano [Review]: Best Digital Piano for Beginner Player with a Budget

by Jonathan Logtenberg

The Yamaha have teamed up with Amazon in order to make the Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano. This digital piano has the reputation and history of both the Yamaha and the Amazon brands, so you can be absolutely sure that you are getting a quality product. This digital piano offers so many impressive features, for an even more impressive price, and ticks so many boxes for the beginner player with a budget. With a great level of realism, the Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is sure to help you learn and progress your skills with this impressive digital piano.

Features:

This piano includes a power adapter and sustain pedal so that you can get started straight away with your new digital piano. It offers a full sized, 88-key keyboard for more advanced and complex pieces, as well as the opportunity for duets. There are 10 different voices so that you can customise your music and play many different genres of piano music. The dual split mode allows you to play two voices at once so that you can develop a deeper and richer piece. The Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is one of the slimmest and most stylish designed pianos on the market, making it perfect as a design element in any home and it weighs only 35 pound. Cool, huh? The notes and keys are carefully, digitally sampled from the Yamaha acoustic grand pianos to give you a realistic and professional sound.

Pros:

  • The Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is one of the best priced options on the market at under $400.
  • It has a full set of weighted keys to give you a greater realism that is great for beginner players in order to help them learn and develop a proper playing technique that can then be transferred onto real acoustic pianos.
  • It has a limited amount of features, which make it ideal for the advanced classical player who simply wants to play classic piano pieces, without having to spend a fortune.
  • This Yamaha is carefully sampled and recorded from Yamaha’s world-renowned concert pianos, which give it a depth of sound and an excellent professional tone.
  • The Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is incredibly lightweight, making it very easy to move around the home or transport for use as a performance and gig piano.
  • It is slim and has been carefully designed to have a modern feel, perfect for the contemporary home.
  • The dual mode allows you to play many different kinds and styles of music, as well as create a richer sound for your pieces.
  • The Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is an Amazon exclusive, and carries the reputation of both highly rated companies.

Cons:

  • This digital piano is not a fully realistic digital piano, so it is not suitable for the performing piano player.
  • It has a limited set of features and voices which limits capabilities of advanced players.
  • It is not available for countries outside of the US, which limits pianists looking for a digital piano in Europe and other continents.
  • Does not offer an LED screen to help you customise and track what voices and features you are using.
  • The sounds and tones are not as high quality as some of the other digital pianos, making it difficult to get a truly expressive and professional sound.

Key Pros

  • Good level of realism
  • Very slim and lightweight
  • Perfect for a beginner

Key Cons

  • Not fully realistic
  • Limited voices and features
  • No LED screen

Final Verdict:

The Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is a great option if you want to try piano, but don’t want to invest a huge amount of money in your initial digital piano, as this saves you money if you do not stick with it. This is a great piano for beginners to grow on, but they will eventually grow out of it, as there are a limited number of voices and features, and a very limited realism. However, the Yamaha P71 Amazon Exclusive Digital Piano is a quality piano that carries the reputation of two highly revered companies, so you know that it is build to last.

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