The 10 Best Guitars For Beginners

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Since the initial publication of this wiki in December of 2017, we've made 8 edits to this page. Even as music becomes more and more digitized, the guitar will always be a sought-after means of artistic expression. The electric and acoustic models for beginners on our list range from complete packages designed to let you hit the ground running to less expensive options tailored toward those on tight budgets or who might not stick with it in the long run. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best guitar for beginners on Amazon.

10. Best Choice Products Full 41-Inch Acoustic

9. Jasmine S35

8. Fender Acoustic Bundle

7. Fender Squier Stratocaster Pack

6. Yamaha FG830 Solid Top

5. Yamaha APX500III Thinline Cutaway Acoustic-Electric

4. Cordoba C3M Classical

3. Fender Squier Affinity Telecaster

2. Yamaha Gigmaker Standard

1. Epiphone Les Paul Standard

Daniel Imperiale
Last updated on January 04, 2018 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel Imperiale holds a bachelor’s degree in writing, and proudly fled his graduate program in poetry to pursue a quiet life at a remote Alaskan fishery. After returning to the contiguous states, he took up a position as an editor and photographer of the prestigious geek culture magazine “Unwinnable” before turning his attention to the field of health and wellness. In recent years, he has worked extensively in film and music production, making him something of a know-it-all when it comes to camera equipment, musical instruments, recording devices, and other audio-visual hardware. Daniel’s recent obsessions include horology (making him a pro when it comes to all things timekeeping) and Uranium mining and enrichment (which hasn’t proven useful just yet).

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