Best Digital Piano Keyboards Review
Digital keyboards have changed the music industry — true piano sound quality that’s affordable + portable (great for taking classes!)
Here are my picks for best digital piano keyboards.
#1.) Yamaha Digital Piano Keyboard
#2.) Yamaha Weighted Action Digital Piano
#3.) Casio Privia Digital Piano
#4.) Yamaha Stage Piano / Yamaha DGX 660
#5.) Alesis Beginner Digital Piano
#6.) Yamaha Portable Grand Piano
#7.) Korg Digital Piano Keyboard
#8.) Casio Privia “AiR” Digital Piano
#9-10) Coming soon!
** FYI — keyboard links go to Amazon (had lowest prices online)
✅ Top #1 Pick: Yamaha Digital Piano Keyboard (P71)
Yamaha Digital Piano has a traditional style w/ 88 fully-weighted keys — buyers say it feels like you’re playing a true acoustic piano.
Weighing only 25-pounds, it’s compact + portable, making it ideal for classes!
Keyboard comes w/ 10 voices + lets you blend voices.
⭐⭐ Best Digital Piano for Portability ⭐⭐
Using the USB port on the back, you can connect the keyboard to your computer + headphones/speakers
Lots of positive buyer reviews make it one of the best options for a semi-reasonable price.
Yamaha Professional Digital Piano is the best digital piano for live performances.
Easily connect w/ Yamaha App for digital control settings.
It comes w/ the Yamaha App for digital controls + Sound Boost mode letting you cut through a melody or voice. (perfect for play-over effect!)
The P255 model includes specialized speakers for 100% balanced sound — lower piano notes will have a noticeably richer sound.
Downside – this Yamaha keyboard is very expensive (meant for more serious users).
Privia PX160 Digital Piano has top sound quality — comes w/ 18 built-in piano tones + Casio’s AiR system (AiR = acoustic and intelligence resonator)
Foot Pedal produces same sound effect you’ll get from a true acoustic piano
⭐⭐ Best Digital Piano for Beginners ⭐⭐
Includes two built-in 8-watt speakers + multiple outlets to connect additional speakers or wireless headphones.
Casio Privia’s 88 keys are designed to replicate the feel of real piano keys for an authentic playing experience.
Buyers were happy w/ sound quality + affordable price.
Yamaha Stage Piano has multiple sounds programmed into the digital keyboard, and you can blend sounds together + save settings for repeated use.
Like other digital keyboards, you can easily connect headphones, speakers or a computer to this model. It does not have built-in speakers.
One of the heavier digital keyboards on this list, you’ll want a sturdy keyboard stand.
If you want to upgrade – Yamaha DGX 660 digital grand piano comes w/ matching stand — so far one of the best reviewed pianos online.
Excellent for anyone serious about playing + recording!
Alesis Recital Digital Piano has 5 programmed voices you can choose from: subwoofer bass, synth, acoustic piano, electric piano + organ sounds.
It’s the most affordable keyboard on my list + comes w/ free 3-month subscription to Skoove piano lessons.
⭐⭐ Best Digital Piano for Hobbyists ⭐⭐
Built-in 20-watt speakers provide excellent sound — You can also connect headphones or additional speakers.
The 88 keys are semi-weighted — You can choose how touch-responsive you want the keys to be.
Power adapter is included but a sustain pedal must be bought separately.
Yamaha Portable Grand Piano comes w/ 500 pre-programmed voices, giving you a variety of options to choose from when playing.
A unique feature of this keyboard is the built-in learning tools designed to teach you how to play. (Good for children or beginners!)
It has a music library of 300 songs, and additional songs can be added.
It has 76 keys + built-in speakers — easily connect it to a computer or headphones.
Korg Digital Piano has 10 pre-programmed options for specialized sound effects: reverb and chorus
Built-in speakers are designed to provide quality sound while playing. People who bought this model were very satisfied with the sound quality.
Buyers say they like the performance and feel of the 88-weighted keys on this model.
Korg’s digital keyboard has a damper pedal and 2 headphone jacks on the back.
Casio Touch Sensitive Privia comes w/ 250 built-in audio tones — and includes Casio’s patented AiR acoustic system.
It also has 180 pre-recorded drum rhythms + 17-track recorder (for making optimal audio recordings)
Built-in USB outlet allows you to connect it to a computer. Also has outlets for bluetooth headphones, speakers and other add-ons.
Very portable at 25-pounds – it’s great for carrying to class or school!
One of the newer models Casio released, but already is top rated digital piano keyboard.
** I’ll be adding #9-10 best digital keyboards soon. Stay tuned!