Budget Ibanez Acoustic Soprano Ukulele Best Buy – Review (Updated)

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No of Frets 17
Fret 0 – 12 17.1cm
Fret 12 – Bridge 17.3cm
Nut Width 3.5cm
Saddle Width 6cm
String Width @ Nut 2.7cm
String Width @ Bridge 3.8cm
Top Mahogany
Sides/Back Mahogany
Neck Mahogany (composite)
Headstock Mahogany (composite)
Fretboard Rosewood
Bridge Rosewood
Tuners Metal Open Geared
Strings Black Nylon
Body Finish Open Pore (Matte)
Body Shape/Size Soprano
Accessories Padded Gig Bag

As soon as I laid eyes on this Ibanez UKS10 Soprano Ukulele with free Ibanez soprano ukulele gigbag with shoulder strap, I was staggered by the build quality for such a low budget ukulele, very nice (for the money) open geared chrome finish machine heads which hold tune well, smooth open-pore matte body, low & well-fitting nut with slots of differing sizes for the respective strings, neatly finished rosewood fretboard & bridge.

Upon closer inspection I found the rest of the build to be of an equal standard. Inside the body, the support woodwork all looks well placed & aligned with no sign of excess glue (& the label is straight). Most surprisingly of all, at least to me, was that the action out of the box, no word of a lie, was and still remains 2.2mm at the 12th fret! After some fret levelling, crowning, dressing & Aquilia strings this little sweetheart plays like a dream (I also cleaned and treated the fretboard). With a nice depth of sound, no fret buzzing and near perfect intonation along the entire ukulele fretboard. The sound has plenty of bark and attack with a decent amount of sustain.

Highly recommended soprano ukulele from a well-known, long-established guitar manufacturer. The best bang for your buck soprano ukulele I could find on the internet, Ibanez UKS10 Soprano Ukulele with a gigbag, delivered to your door for under £40*

* Price correct at time of publication.

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Ibanez UKS10 Ukulele

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