Finding the right digital keyboard can be challenging.
With so many brands, models, and features, it can be hard finding the one that checks all the boxes.
To help you find the best digital piano keyboard, below is my list – my rankings are based on price, features, portability & buyer reviews.
Piano keyboard prices range from $129 to $599.
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Best Digital Piano Keyboard Reviews
Yamaha P71 Review
The Yamaha Digital Piano is an affordable model w/ a traditional design.
It features 88 weighted keys – Buyers say it feels like you’re playing a real acoustic piano.
- Weight: 25 pounds
- Pricing: Medium
With a weight of only 25 pounds, it is an elegant, portable digital keyboard that is ideal for classes or taking to recitals.
The Yamaha piano keyboard comes with ten preprogrammed Voices that you can use to mix or add new recordings.
The Rear USB port allows you to connect to your computer and headphones/speakers (for enhanced sound).
Lots of positive buyer reviews w/an affordable price tag!
Yamaha P125 Digital Piano
The Yamaha P125 digital keyboard is a portable, weighted-action keyboard.
It includes 88 keys that have a weight to mimic a true grand piano feel – buyers say it feels like their acoustic piano at home.
- Weight: 26 pounds
- Pricing: Expensive
A newly improved 2-way speaker system produces sound in an upward and downward direction – this gives it a full stereo sound quality.
Yamaha P125 also includes a 192-note polyphony to provide versatility when playing complex passages.
A good option for beginners or intermediate players.
Expensive, but very good buyer reviews!
Casio Privia PX-160BK Review
Casio Privia PX-160BK is a top-sound digital piano.
It comes w/ 18 built-in piano tones + Casio’s AiR system (AiR = acoustic and intelligence resonator)
Foot Pedal produces the same sound effect you’ll get from a true acoustic piano.
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 grand piano experience.
Buyers were happy w/ sound quality + affordable price.
Yamaha CP40 Stage Piano
Yamaha CP40 Stage Piano has multiple sounds programmed into the digital keyboard.
It also comes w/ tutorials showing you how to blend sounds together. You’re also able to save the blend settings for repeat use.
There are multiple ports letting connect headphones or speakers (which are needed for live or stage performances).
It’s a little heavier, but the Yamaha Stage keyboard provides a very sturdy frame for live performances.
If you want to upgrade – Yamaha DGX 660 digital grand piano comes w/a a matching stand — so far, one of the best-reviewed pianos online.
Excellent for anyone serious about playing + recording!
Alesis Recital Digital Piano
The Alesis Recital Digital Piano has 5 programmed sounds to choose from:
subwoofer bass, acoustic piano, electric piano, organ sounds
It’s the most affordable keyboard on my list and comes with a free 3-month subscription to Skoove piano lessons.
Built-in 20-watt speakers provide excellent sound — You can also connect headphones or additional speakers.
The 88 keys are semi-weighted. It lets you choose how touch-responsive the keys are.
The power adapter is included, but a sustain pedal must be bought separately.
Yamaha Portable Grand Piano (YPG-235)
Yamaha YPG-235 Portable Grand Piano comes w/ 500 preprogrammed voices + a library of songs to learn from
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 via a USB port.
Includes 76 keys + built-in speakers for enhanced sound.
Korg Digital Piano (SP170s)
The Korg SP170s Digital Piano has 10 preprogrammed options for specialized sound effects: reverb and chorus
Built-in speakers are designed to provide quality sound while playing.
Buyers say they love the sound quality + full 88 weighted keys.
Korg’s digital keyboard has a damper pedal and 2 headphone jacks on the back.
Lots of positive buyer reviews.
Yamaha P255 Review
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 a play-over effect!)
Yamaha P255 includes specialized speakers for 100% balanced sound — lower piano notes will have a noticeably richer sound.
Perfect for all experience levels, but it’s very expensive. (meant for those serious about learning)
Casio PX350 BK 88-Key Review
The Casio PX350 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 the top-rated digital piano keyboard.