Popular Piano Brands in Malaysia

piano brands malaysia selection guideThough there are many piano brands available internationally, the most commonly owned piano brands by Malaysian are Yamaha, Kawai (classic pianos) and Casio (keyboards). In our used piano site, we have listed some of the top used piano brands and models available in Malaysia. If you are interested in getting a new keyboard for beginner, please check out our Casio keyboard page for recommendations.


Top 5 Acoustic Piano Brands

Steinway & Sons from German is the Number#1 choice of classic pianos by majority of the piano users because of his pianos quality. Essex (entry-level) and Boston (mid-level) are the two budget friendly models available in Asia by authorized Steinway marketers only. Second runner up is Baldwin who are the largest keyboard and piano makers in America. Third and Fourth place go to two Japanese companies: Yamaha and Kawai. Charles R. Walter piano is taking the fifth position and well recognized for its’ quality woods used which they believed can become legacy for next generations.


Top 5 Keyboards and Digital Pianos

  1. Yamaha: CVP509, CVP503, CVP609
  2. Roland: Roland RM-700
  3. Casio: CTK-6250, CTK-5000
  4. Kurzweil: X-Pro UP
  5. Kawai: MP6

Which Piano Brand Is Better?

This is a tough question, it depends on few factors like type and dimensions of pianos, user preferences and buyer’s budget. If you want to give your kids an early exposure to piano, we would recommend to start with Casio 61 keys keyboards likes CTK-1100 or CTK-2200. Once your kids shown passion and talent in playing, you can then consider buying a used classical piano or new digital piano for their next advancement or certification.

Popular Piano Types & Models Malaysia

We know piano selection is not easy for parent, we as parent always want to choose the best for our children within our financial ability. Therefore, we short-listed few top models commonly acquired by Malaysia’s parents for your reference as below:

  • Standard Keyboards: Casio CTK-1100, CTK-2200
  • Mid-Range Digital pianos: Casio Previa PX150; Yamaha P-45; Korg SP170s
  • High End Digital pianos: Casio Privia PX850; Yamaha YDP-162, Clavinova CVP/CLP series, Roland F120
  • Used upright piano: Yamaha U, UX, YUX series; Kawai K, KS, KU, BL, CL, and US Series.
  • Used grand piano: Yamaha G, C, CF series; Kawai GE, KG, GS and RX series

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