Updated February 06, 2019 by Jordan Melcher

The 10 Best Ukuleles For Beginners

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. Ukuleles are quite popular nowadays, and it’s easy to see why. They’re a lot of fun, the learning curve isn’t too steep, and they have a cheerful, pleasant sound. If you’re a beginner looking to get started with this enchanting instrument, you’ll find the right one on our list. We’ve included standalone options as well as bundles that come with a variety of accessories. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best ukulele for beginners on Amazon.

10. Mahalo Kahiko Series Soprano

9. Luna Tattoo Concert

8. Kala Makala Dolphin

7. Lanikai LU-21C

6. Hola! Music Deluxe Soprano

5. Pyle PUKT55

4. Kala KA-15S

3. Cordoba 15CM

2. Donner DUC-1

1. Kala Learn to Play Starter Kit

Editor's Notes

January 31, 2019:

The general consensus is that it's best to spend between $50 to $100 dollars on a starter ukulele. Anything under that is usually nothing more than a glorified toy. That being said, I decided to include the Mahalo Kahiko Series Soprano as an option for those who are unsure of their level of commitment, given its budget-friendly price.


Jordan Melcher
Last updated on February 06, 2019 by Jordan Melcher

Born in California, Jordan moved all over the country before deciding that maybe he should just come back to the Golden State and stay for a bit. He’s a writer and musician who holds strong opinions about most things. Jordan holds a bachelor's of arts from Columbia College, where he majored in film & video studies. Having worked extensively in the film and TV industries, Jordan is an expert on anything related, and has extensively contributed his expertise on TVs, camera equipment, lighting, tripods, lenses to the Wiki.


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