Yamaha YPG-235 Piano Review

Yamaha YPG-235

Buying this will definitely be a purchase worth making. The next time you think about buying a grand piano, think of the Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack along with  long list of features and you might see that this is indeed the more affordable way of getting your grand piano without breaking the bank.

When it is quality in keyboards you are looking for, Yamaha is still the brand to beat. Here is another great product that will surely take the hearts of all keyboard enthusiasts wheezing yet again.

Learning to play the piano is just like learning any other instrument. You first have to start out from the basics unto the more complicated pieces, and then on to a higher-leveled instrument. When it comes to the piano, a lot start out playing tunes like the one entitled “Chopsticks”. This is an easy piece that does not require the full 76 keys to play it correctly, but after the easy pieces come the more challenging ones. When you come to master these, then it is time to use a grand piano to top it all off.

Product Detail

The Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack can truthfully be called as the “grand piano for less” since it has all the features that come with a grand piano and so much more. This product boasts of a lot of juice. It has 76 keys that are armed with Graded Soft Touch (GST) system making them easy to press and are amazingly non-weighted.

Yamaha YPG-235 also has a mode that is called the Full Keyboard. It lets you play the piano as you would with the authentic one. If you want to have accompaniment with your playing, then you can have it how you wish it to be, since this product can be fully customized, even when in the Full Keyboard Mode.

It also has a lot of built-in songs amounting to 30, which can be further increased with the CD-ROM that comes with the whole package. These songs you can learn with the Yamaha Education Suite for faster learning.

The sound quality coming from it is courtesy of its 2-way speaker system which has separate tweeters and woofers to deliver you that crystal clear sound. Impact is also added to the sound by the Bass Boost System, making it sound more powerful this time.

One great feature that surely parents will love is its 6-track sequence which lets you record the performances on this product. Imagine getting the chance to record your child’s first performance on this keyboard.

This is also USB compatible which means you can connect to the Internet using this keyboard and download the songs that you want into its built-in flash ROM. With this feature, you can download and upload the songs you want after editing them to your preference.

Technical Detail

  • Dimensions – 53 x 11 x 23 inches
  • Weight – 38 pounds
  • 76 piano style keys
  • Piano keys with the Graded Soft Touch action for ease of playing
  • Backlit LCD makes it easy to read, along with the other lit parts such as the panel lights and pitch blend wheel
  • Record your performances with its 6-track sequencer
  • Industry’s best portable grand piano with its Portable Grand Button
  • Compatible with USB and can download songs via the Internet to its Flash ROM for practice or play


There are a lot of good things to say about the Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack, first off is the price. Selling at Cheap Price Compared to other grand pianos , this is the bomb when it comes to grand piano keyboards.

Its GTS Graded Soft Touch keys also make it easy to play a tune without really stressing out your poor fingers. With this keyboard, crossing over to an authentic grand piano or digital keyboard is easier for most.

The 6-track sequencer is a great addition to the whole package. It is such a joy to record your performances and listen to it afterwards. It also offers another way of evaluating your performance if it truly was good or not.

Another positive side to this product is the sound quality it produces. The tweeters and woofers of this keyboard make the sound that comes out very clear. It helps improve the sound quality and lets you listen to its true beauty. This is definitely one product that the manufacturer took great care in just to produce something of great quality.

For many, buying a grand piano is truly out of the question and this was the perfect substitute for one. The shippers also give you the option of shipping it already gift wrapped so you won’t have to worry about wrapping it up when it arrives.


Being at 38 pounds, it is pretty heavy for a portable keyboard, but then again a true blue grand piano is so much heavier. This is hard to carry around comfortably during travels especially if you have a whole lot of luggage with you too.

The user-interface was something that some did not anticipate taking some time before they actually understood anything written on the manual. Many deemed it to be not user-friendly at all, but some claim that with careful study, you will get the hang of it sooner or later.

Who should buy it?

If you are looking for the best substitute for a piano, then this is for you. At only a fraction of the price, this gives you the same sound and almost the same features.

This is for everyone who wants to play the keyboard. This is also the perfect gift for your loved one who is into music, especially the piano. If you are buying this as a gift, you can have it gift wrapped for you as well.

Why should you buy it?

You should buy it because it is the best that Yamaha has to offer when it comes to premium keyboards. This product will give you all the things needed for the best performance of your life. The package also comes with a stand and a headphone making it a perfect set.

The Yamaha Education Suite comes with this product to help you play better. Its USB compatibility also makes it the perfect device to download songs from the Internet into your keyboard for you to practice and play. Not many keyboards have this feature making the Yamaha YPG-235 part of the elite when it comes to keyboards.

Buying this will definitely be a purchase worth making. The next time you think about buying a grand piano, think of the Yamaha YPG-235 76-Key Portable Grand Piano Premium Pack and its long list features and you might see that this is indeed the more affordable way of getting your grand piano without breaking the bank.