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Reviewing the new Yamaha P45 v P115

I do enjoy getting to play with all the latest toys. Yamaha's P series pianos have been extremely popular, it wasn't that long ago you had to pay upwards of £800 to buy a full length, weighted key stage piano, but now you can pick one up from just over £300, great news for pianists.

Yamaha P45

I'm currently uploading to YouTube a video I made comparing these two models, so look out for that.
There are three models in Yamaha's P series; The P45 (£325), P115 (£469) and the P255 (£1009), as the prices suggest the cheaper ones are closer together quality-wise than the P255, and I intend to make a video soon explaining why.
Yamaha P115
It was an interesting experience analysing the differences between P45/P115, with only roughly £140 difference in price it turned out to be a classic case of 'you get what you pay for'. I suppose there is a need for a very simple piano like the P45 and also a demand for a slightly more functional one like the P115, I'm sure Yamaha can't please everybody but they try and cover as many bases as possible.

If you find yourself thinking you'd like a more interactive/functional piano than the P series then it's well worth looking at the Yamaha DGX650, I made a video a while ago, have a watch below.


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