Best Guitars in India – November, 2022

Best Guitars in India – Buying Guide

  • Cost of ownership

The first thing that you need to consider while purchasing a guitar is the Cost of ownership.

Keep the following things in mind:

  • Guitar Style

You can choose whatever style you like, just make sure that you feel comfortable while playing the guitar.

  • Build-Quality

The next thing that you need to consider is the build quality of the guitar. The build quality refers to material quality, in-hand feel, string quality, and consistency.

If you buy a cheap guitar, then there are chances that the build quality can be inconsistent because of low-quality material and workmanship.

It means that the guitar will go out of tune frequently and it will become harder to play because of the string being further away from the fretboard. Also, this increases the chances of the guitar getting broken due to lower build quality.

Consider the guitar as an investment because when you want to upgrade in the future, you can sell this guitar.

  • Brand

Buy the guitar from a reputable brand because they provide you better customer service with good build quality that lasts long.

Here’s the list of reputable guitar brands:

  • Gibson
  • Fender
  • Paul Reed and Smith
  • Ibanez
  • Jackson

These brands make one of the best guitars in India and you should consider them.

Keep in mind that quality comes with a price and you have to pay a premium price for the brands for their quality workmanship.

However, if you do not have to budget to purchase a guitar from such brands, there are cheap versions available for these brands and you sound great too!

Some cheap options are Squire Jaguar, Squire Strastocaster, Yamaha Pacifica, Epiphone Firebird, etc.

  • Guitar lessons

Just buying a guitar is not enough, you need to learn to play it properly.

Guitar lessons are the thing that most people do not consider, and good guitar lessons are not cheap. You can expect a cost of around Rs 500 per lesson and the cost will increase according to the number of lessons you take.

But, consider this as an investment because if you are good at playing guitar then you can start as a guitar teacher and give lessons to beginners and start earning money.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Juârez Acoustic Guitar, 38 Inch Cutaway, 038C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, Black
18,020 Reviews
Juârez Acoustic Guitar, 38 Inch Cutaway, 038C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, Black
  • Black Glossy Finish, Number of Frets: 18, Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce good quality sound
  • Finger board: Linden Wood, Fretboard - Ebony Wood, Size: 38 inches, Cutaway
  • Included components: Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
  • Linden Binding and Full Wood Construction with Geared Tuning, Wood Frame and Steel Strings
SaleBestseller No. 2
Intern 38C Ebony Wood Cutaway Design Acoustic Guitar with Picks And Carry Bag (Black)
2,270 Reviews
Intern 38C Ebony Wood Cutaway Design Acoustic Guitar with Picks And Carry Bag (Black)
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce quality warm bright resonant tone
  • Material: Linden wood finger board with ebony wood fretboard and 38-inch cutaway design
  • Combo includes Guitar, quality and durable carry bag with extra pockets and comfort handle, Intern Plectrums
  • Linden binding and maximum wood construction with geared tuning, wood frame and steel strings
  • Sturdy box package with multiple plies plus instrument wrap ensure that guitar reaches you as it is just out of the factory with...
SaleBestseller No. 3
Juarez Acoustic Guitar Kit, 38 Inch Cutaway, 38C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, TBS Transparent...
5,617 Reviews
Juarez Acoustic Guitar Kit, 38 Inch Cutaway, 38C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, TBS Transparent...
  • Black glossy finish, number of frets: 18, acoustic guitar with strap, bag, strings and 2 picks. Hand Orientation: Right
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce sound
  • Finger board: Linden wood, fretboard - Ebony wood, size: 38 inches, cutaway
  • Included components: Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
  • Linden binding and full wood construction with geared tuning, wood frame and steel strings
Bestseller No. 4
Yamaha F280 Acoustic Rosewood Guitar (Natural, Beige)
2,221 Reviews
Yamaha F280 Acoustic Rosewood Guitar (Natural, Beige)
  • Rosewood fingerboard
  • Gloss Top, String Material: Stainless Steel
  • Side/Back: Matt, Fingerboard Radius - R400mm
  • 40.5-inch guitar
  • Country of Origin: India
SaleBestseller No. 5
Yamaha F280 Acoustic Guitar, Tobacco Brown Sunburst
196 Reviews
Yamaha F280 Acoustic Guitar, Tobacco Brown Sunburst
  • Comfortable playability for beginners
  • High durability and stability proven by Yamaha's quality standard
  • Made in Yamaha Music India factory
SaleBestseller No. 6
Juarez Acoustic Guitar Kit, 38 Inch Cutaway, 38C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, 3TS Sunburst
5,364 Reviews
Juarez Acoustic Guitar Kit, 38 Inch Cutaway, 38C with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, 3TS Sunburst
  • Black glossy finish, number of frets: 18, acoustic guitar with strap, bag, strings and 2 picks , Great looks with an innovative...
  • Product Dimensions: 96 x 43 x 12 cm ,Item Weight: 2 Kg, Hand Orientation: Right
  • Finger board: Linden wood, fretboard - Ebony wood, size: 38 inches, cutaway
  • Included components: Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
  • Linden binding and full wood construction with geared tuning, wood frame and steel strings
SaleBestseller No. 7
Juarez Acoustic Guitar, [ LEFT HANDED] 38 Inch Cutaway, 38CL/BK with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap,...
738 Reviews
Juarez Acoustic Guitar, [ LEFT HANDED] 38 Inch Cutaway, 38CL/BK with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap,...
  • First Time In India - [ Left Handed ] Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks, Black Glossy Finish, Number of Frets:...
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce good quality sound. [ NOTE : THIS GUITAR IS DESIGNED TO SUIT LEFT HANDED GUITAR...
  • Finger board: Linden Wood, Fretboard - Ebony Wood, Size: 38 inches, Cutaway
  • Included components: Left Handed Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
  • Linden Binding and Full Wood Construction with Geared Tuning, Wood Frame and Steel Strings
SaleBestseller No. 8
Yamaha FS100C Acoustic Guitar, Black
334 Reviews
Yamaha FS100C Acoustic Guitar, Black
  • Top: Spruce back/sides
  • Mahogany neck
  • Nato fret board
  • Rosewood bridge
  • Snorkeling frets: 20
SaleBestseller No. 9
Juarez Acoustic Guitar, 38 Inch Curved Body Cutaway, 38CUR with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, Black
2,439 Reviews
Juarez Acoustic Guitar, 38 Inch Curved Body Cutaway, 38CUR with Bag, Strings, Pick and Strap, Black
  • Jumbo Design, 38 Inch Acoustic Steel String Guitar, Black Glossy Finish, Number of Frets: 18
  • Finger board: Linden Wood, Fretboard - Ebony Wood, Size: 38 inches, Cutaway
  • Linden Binding and Full Wood Construction with Geared Tuning, Wood Frame and Steel Strings
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce good quality sound
  • Package Includes : Acoustic Guitar with strap, Bag, Strings and 2 Picks
SaleBestseller No. 10
Hovner Carlton Special Quality Rosewood Fretboard Blue Semi Acoustic Guitar With Bag,Strap,1 Set of...
  • F-cut Special Guitar, Material: Rose Wood, String : Steel
  • Great looks with an innovative design to produce good sound
  • Adjustable bridge and reinforced Truss Rod with sound and Tone Knobs
  • Quick plug and play with amplifier, Bag, Strap, 1 Set of Extra Strings and 2 Picks included

Select the right Guitar Type

Guitars are available in two types, Electric guitar, and Acoustic guitar.

The main differentiating factor between both is the type of music they play.

Just ask yourself, what type of music you would like to play on the guitar?

If you want to play classical, folk, pretty music, then you should choose an acoustic guitar.

If you want to play rock, metal, punk music, then you should choose the electric guitar.

Therefore, choosing the right type of guitar depends on what kind of music you want to play on it.

In case if you are not sure about your type of music, then listen to the sound of both the acoustic and electric guitar. Choose the one that you like and would enjoy playing. Also, if you are a guitar enthusiast, then buy both.

Dimensions of the guitar

Once you have identified the right type of guitar for your music, then you should consider the size and shape of the guitar.

Now, guitars are available in different shapes and sizes.

Acoustic Guitar sizes

There are two sizes of acoustic guitars i.e. the “full size” and the “travel” size guitar.

Following are the common sizes for acoustic guitars:

  • Baby
  • Orchestra
  • Grand Auditorium
  • Dreadnaught
  • Jumbo/super jumbo

Now, you can select any size for an acoustic guitar that makes you feel comfortable to play.

Note: If you are an adult, then stay away from the ½ and ¾ size guitars, as these are small and recommended for kids.

Electric Guitar Sizes

Most electric guitars have the same size, but there are two different styles i.e. the solid body and the hollow body.

The hollow-body guitars are slightly larger than the solid body guitars.

The solid-body guitars are made using a single piece of wood, whereas the hollow-body guitars are hollowed from the inside.

Following are the common sizes of the electric guitars:

  • Stratocaster
  • Telecaster
  • Super Strat
  • Offset
  • Les Paul
  • SG
  • Flyer V
  • Explorer
  • Firebird
  • Semi-Hollow/Hollow Body

You can choose the type of electric guitar that you feel comfortable to play.

Where to buy the guitar from

Once you consider the cost, type, shape, and size of the guitar.

The next thing that you need to consider is to select the marketplace from which you can buy the guitar.

Buying a Guitar from Shop

Most people would prefer to buy the guitar from a shop, where they can touch and feel the guitar by themselves.

This is the most natural option to go for because you can put the guitar on, check the sound, and buy it right away. Good guitar stores have a huge variety available to choose from. But for the best discounts and lower prices nobody can beat online platforms.

Most metro cities have such stores, but in other parts of India, finding good guitar stores can be a struggle and there are chances that you won’t be able to find the guitar you want.

Buying the Guitar Online

If you live in a small town or a non-metro city, then you can consider buying a guitar online. Sites like Amazon, Flipkart have reputed sellers that will ship the best guitar to your doorstep.

But, keep in mind that you carefully check all the dimensions, and specifications of the guitar mentioned by the seller.  Also, check for the refund policy on the product, so that you can return it( in case you do not like the guitar).