Thinking of picking up the guitar? This versatile instrument dates from the 16th century and has gone through centuries of innovation to both body and sound. It includes the acoustic guitar, the electric guitar, bass guitar and the recent acoustic-electric guitar!

Whether you’re an aspiring Jimi Hendrix or Eric Clapton, these guitars for beginners are sure to elevate you to greater heights!

1. Taylor Big Baby Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Best acoustic guitar

Price from SGD666.00

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While slightly smaller than a typical dreadnought guitar, this Big Baby proves that size doesn’t always define sound. Beginners will appreciate its low guitar action as it’s easy on the fingers. It also delivers a dynamic range of sounds rich with sustain and resonance. Moreover, its Sitka spruce solid top ages well, thus improving the sound of the guitar over time!

For those looking to imitate the masters, the Yamaha PAC112V takes after the Stratocaster body that's synonymous with music legends. It's a multi-genre guitar whose pickup configuration offers a wide range of sounds and tones.

Besides that, its solid alder body comes with a narrow C-shaped maple neck that's suitable for new players!

If you look beyond the affordable price, the Yamaha TRBX174EW rivals the quality of expensive bass guitars! This beginner-friendly full-size bass has a rosewood fretboard that’s smooth to glide along. The slightly wider neck is an easy grip and the bass action is ideal for new players. Plus, it has two versatile pickups that will intrigue exploring players!

4. Yamaha C40 Classical Guitar

Best classical guitar

Price from SGD189.00

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For beginners interested in classical guitars, the Yamaha C40 is an excellent start! This full-size guitar features a smooth neck that allows players to effortlessly manoeuvre along the fretboard. Besides that, the guitar action is adjusted low enough to avoid fret buzz and enhance playability! It's definitely a bang for your buck.

5. Cowboy 38” Acoustic Guitar

Best cheap guitar

Price from SGD79.00

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You may be on a tight budget but that doesn't mean you can't get your own guitar! This 38" Cowboy acoustic guitar is sure to get your beginner's gears going. It's made of Linden wood that's known for its mid-range and warm tones. As the guitar has a cutaway, it is easier for beginners to reach the lower frets!

Got small hands? Fret not – you’ll find the Martin LX1E Little Martin a good fit. This outstanding compact instrument features a short scale length which enables small hands to comfortably form chords. Moreover, it has a low action that adds to the player's comfort. Sound-wise, the guitar's Sitka spruce top projects an exceptionally dynamic, bright tone.

7. Yamaha FGX820C Acoustic-Electric Guitar

Best fingerstyle guitar

Price from SGD551.65

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Acoustic-electric guitars help beginners ease through fingerstyle techniques due to its effortless pickup projection. The guitar’s cutaway allows players to easily fingerstyle on higher notes. What’s more, fingerpicking on this guitar creates a thick and sharp sound thanks to its Sitka spruce top. It even has scalloped braces which provide the guitar with an excellent tonal range.

The Venus body series is one of Faith Guitar’s pride and one that’s also comfortable for beginners. It may be compact but it can readily project in big live acoustic performances. This acoustic-electric guitar features a solid spruce top and ‘Shadow Nanoflex’ pickup to deliver a rich, intimate acoustic sound that betrays its price tag!

The Yamaha F310 is crafted for new learners. This time, it comes with a beginner’s essential package including items such as a guitar strap, tuner, capo, and picks! It features a slim neck that’s ideal for beginners navigating the fretboard. Besides that, the guitar has remarkable playability for various genres while projecting a rich, warm tone.

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