Top ‘mid-range’ digital pianos for players looking for rich piano sounds, authentic feel, better looks, and the convenience of a portable instrument. Most of these are available for around 1000 bucks. These have great sounds and piano action, and they also look good (available as consoles).
Looking for a digital piano with rich pianos sounds, and authentic key action…something that can be used for onstage performances as well? Here we take a look at the top digital pianos sold by various manufacturers, that have better sound, feel, and looks compared to the entry level digital pianos.
If you’re in the market for a digital piano with rich piano sounds and authentic piano feel, you may wish to consider these models.
Who is this for?
- Serious piano learners who want better keyboard touch
- Those looking for a digital piano that can be used for programs and entertainment
- A piano teacher or keyboard player who wants to upgrade to a piano from a music keyboard
- Those who have an old acoustic piano and don’t like its maintenance costs (couple of hundreds on annual tuning), and want to upgrade to a digital piano.
- Experienced piano players who want an ensemble piano (with accompaniments and other features) that helps in songwriting and composing
So here are the best mid-ranged digital pianos available for around thousand dollars!
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Casio Privia PX-860 Digital Piano
The Casio PX-860 is the top mode in the popular Privia series of pianos from Casio. It has several features, and feels like a real piano, in terms of touch, feel and the tonal quality. Read more here…
Yamaha DGX-650 Grand Keyboard
A great combination of piano sounds and styles. The DGX650 is Yamaha’s most piano-like Portable Grand ever, with its weighted Graded Hammer Standard keyboard action and wide selection of piano Voices. Selecting a sound is as easy as keying in a number, and recording virtuoso performances is simple with the built-in recorder. The Yamaha Education Suite and USB connectivity add functionality. Read more here…
Casio CGP-700 88-Key Digital Piano
The Casio CGP-700 is another recently introduced compact digital piano that is doing quite well. It features touchscreen, great-feeling keys and has several pro-quality piano sounds. Features many more sounds and a built-in recorder.Read more here…
Yamaha P115 88-Key Digital Piano
You get excellent piano sounds and playability, with minimal features. Besides great sounds, weighted keys and piano feel, you also get several rhythms to help you with your practice. Read more here…
Casio PX360 88-Key Piano
The Casio PX360 is a recent upgrade to the very popular Casio PX350. It comes with big, expressive piano sounds, has touchscreen, and features hundreds of more sounds. Read more here…
Casio PX-5 Privia Digital Piano
The Casio Privia PX-5 piano can be used as a practice piano as well as for stage performances for the occasional gigs. It comes with excellent sound quality and performance features in a lightweight design that is supremely portable. Featuring tone editing, insert effects, MIDI controller capabilities, an Ivory Touch 88 note scaled hammer action keyboard, the Privia PX3 is ready to take onstage. Read more here…