Best Laurel Fretboard Stratocaster Style Guitars in 2024

Here you'll find the best Laurel fretboard Stratocaster style guitars. There are many types of Laurel, but East Indian is the most common for guitar building. Its color can vary from dark to light brown with black lines. Many people find its tonality similar to Rosewood, which favors the warmer frequencies.

After comparing the 2000+ guitars in our database, these are the best scoring ones with these characteristics. You can use our filters to the left to narrow down these results, or click on "Compare" to get a deep comparison between them. Our automated scoring system takes into account the ratings from ours users who own the guitar, and dozens of parameters to determine the build quality, playability, pickups quality, value for money, and more.

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1. Fender Squier Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic

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Playability 80
Sound 70
Build quality 54
Value for money 78
Overall Score 68

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (1 vote)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (1 vote)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Clean (1 vote)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Paranormal series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Okoume body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Soapbar Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Compensated Wrap-Around bridge
  • C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Paranormal series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 24.75"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Okoume body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Soapbar Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 3-way Switch
  • Compensated Wrap-Around bridge
  • C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Paranormal Strat-O-Sonic
  • Parallel Split, Phase Out, Series Split Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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2. Fender Squier Paranormal Custom Nashville Stratocaster

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Playability 72
Sound 71
Build quality 54
Value for money 76
Overall Score 66

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (19 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (22 votes)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2023 China series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Chrome Barrel Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 China series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 3-Saddle Vintage-Style Strings-Through-Body Tele with Chrome Barrel Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Paranormal Custom Nashville Stratocaster
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Series Split Pickups
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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3. Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 80
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Not bad (3 votes)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
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  • 7 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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4. Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster HT

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Playability 72
Sound 69
Build quality 55
Value for money 80
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Normal (1 vote)
  • Fret edges: Very sharp (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Lightweight (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (2 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (3 votes)
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  • 6 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Top-Load Hardtail with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 6 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Ceramic Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Top-Load Hardtail with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster HT
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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5. Fender Squier 40th Anniversary Stratocaster Gold Edition

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck access to high frets: Easy (2 votes)
  • Fret edges: Smooth (2 votes)
  • Tuning stability: Sightly unstable (1 vote)
  • Weight: Slightly heavy (2 votes)
  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (19 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (22 votes)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2022 40th Anniversary Vintage series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
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  • 2 Prices - New from $499.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2022 40th Anniversary Vintage series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier 40th Anniversary Stratocaster Gold Edition
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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6. Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster HSS

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (32 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (28 votes)
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  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 8 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Humbucking (Humbucker/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster HSS
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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7. Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster HT H

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Playability 72
Sound 65
Build quality 55
Value for money 79
Overall Score 64

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (30 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (19 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (5 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (5 votes)
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  • 6 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 6-Saddle Top-Load Hardtail with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
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  • 6 Prices - New from $199.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2023 Sonic series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Ceramic Humbucker (Humbucker/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 6-Saddle Top-Load Hardtail with Block Saddles bridge
  • C Shape Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Die-Cast Sealed tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Sonic Stratocaster HT H
  • Synthetic Bone Nut
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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8. Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (32 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (28 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (19 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (22 votes)
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  • 8 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 8 Prices - New from $429.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Classic Vibe 70s Stratocaster
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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9. Fender Squier Classic Vibe 60s Stratocaster

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Playability 70
Sound 69
Build quality 57
Value for money 75
Overall Score 65

What our users think

  • Fret edges: Smooth (1 vote)
  • Tuning stability: Holds tune well (1 vote)
  • Weight: Heavy (1 vote)
  • Neck profile shape: C (32 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (28 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Slightly Noisy (19 votes)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (22 votes)
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  • 5 Prices - New from $359.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
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  • 5 Prices - New from $359.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2019 Classic Vibe series
  • Made in Indonesia
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 9.5" Fretboard Radius
  • Nyatoh body
  • Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Fender Designed Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 2 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle Vintage-Style Synchronized Tremolo bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 21 Narrow Tall frets
  • Vintage-Style tuners
  • See all specs and compare >
Strengths & Weaknesses
Fender Squier Classic Vibe 60s Stratocaster
  • Bone Nut
  • Tremolo
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in Indonesia
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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10. Fender Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special HT

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Playability 75
Sound 68
Build quality 49
Value for money 74
Overall Score 64

What our users think

  • Neck profile shape: C (32 votes)
  • Neck speed (thickness): Balanced (28 votes)
  • Pickups noise: Noiseless (1 vote)
  • Pickups power: Slightly Hot (1 vote)
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  • 6 Prices - New from $439.99 >
  • From Fender Squier's 2021 Contemporary series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Hardtail With Block Saddles bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Sealed Die-Cast with Split Shafts tuners
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  • From Fender Squier's 2021 Contemporary series
  • Made in China
  • 6 strings
  • 25.5"'' scale
  • 12" Fretboard Radius
  • Poplar body
  • Roasted Maple neck
  • Indian Laurel fretboard
  • Bridge pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Middle pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • Neck pickup: Squier SQR Alnico Single-Coil (Single Coil/Passive)
  • 1 volume and 1 tone Bell knobs
  • 5-way Switch
  • 6-Saddle String-Through-Body Hardtail With Block Saddles bridge
  • Modern C Bolt-On neck
  • 22 Jumbo frets
  • Sealed Die-Cast with Split Shafts tuners
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Fender Squier Contemporary Stratocaster Special HT
  • Cheap Fret Wire (NS)
  • No Locking Tuners
  • Made in China
  • No Expensive Woods
  • No High-Quality Nut
  • No Top Brand Pickups
  • No Neck-Through Build
  • No Push Knob or Extra Switch Option
  • No Weight Relief
  • No Luminescent Inlay
  • No Tremolo
  • No Compound Radius Fretboard
  • No 21:1 Tuner Ratio
  • No Strap Lock

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