We have put together a handy guide with the Top 5 digital pianos for 2022. These are perfect for complete beginners as well as advancing students and professional players. They do vary in price quite a bit, so it’s good to know what you are looking for in terms of weighted keys, portability and features.
The Yamaha P45 has an authentic piano sound and response in a portable and compact design. Not everyone has the space for a digital piano in their home therefore the Yamaha P45 is certainly one to look at. It is a full sized, 88 key weighted keyboard, with very realistic piano voices. One of the main benefits is that it is fairly portable and designed to be set up and packed down quickly. Like the majority of digital pianos, it has a headphone socket and a selection of different sounds to experiment with. For the price, this is a brilliant choice for students and gigging musicians who need a higher-quality instrument which is easy to move around.
The AXD2 Piano is a very popular model with new and progressing pianists, due to its fantastic sound and smart cabinet design. With a fully weighted 88 note keyboard, alongside 3 traditional piano style pedals, you have everything you need to play any piece given to you! The D2 has a range of different instrument voices and backing accompaniments. The piano comes with a matching bench with a storage compartment under the lid for storing books and music.
One of our most popular intermediate student pianos, the YDP145 is perfect for practically everyone. It boasts a powerful piano sound through 88 full size weighted keys and is available in a range of different finishes to suit all environments. You can monitor your progress with the in-built two track recording system and play different styles of music with the onboard voices. A very sleek, modern looking piano which certainly showcases the technology of digital pianos.
Casio AP-460 Digital Piano with Traditional Cabinet
The AP-460 is a model which can be enjoyed by all players, from beginners to advanced. The keyboard is housed in a stunning cabinet. This captures the beautiful sound and releases it through the onboard speaker system. There are 3 specialist sensors within each key, which picks up the different levels of touch sensitivity. This all helps to produce a very unique and realistic sound expected from an acoustic piano. Included is reverb effects, which change the environment you are playing in. For example, a large concert hall, small recording studio etc.
The YDP-165 features a piano voice sampled from Yamaha’s flagship CFX concert grand piano—a renowned piano that delivers sparkling highs and a powerful resonant bass combined in a superbly expressive sound. The YDP-165 has the same detailed sound—from the lower keys to the higher keys—full of clarity and rich in colorful harmonic content. This piano is available in Black, Rosewood and White.