Is a Telecaster better than a Stratocaster?
Telecaster is much more versatile, whereas Stratocaster offers a broader palette of tones. Telecaster is easier to play and tune, whereas Stratocaster is more comfortable to hold. Telecaster has one piece that extends right below the bridge pickup, whereas the Stratocaster bridge that has a two-point tremolo system.
Is a Telecaster a good guitar for beginners?
This is great for two things. The double cutaway design makes it easy to reach the high frets. And the contoured body feels comfortable to hold when both sitting and standing. These two features are often appreciated by beginners.
How much does a good Telecaster cost?
Telecaster electric guitars cost between $200 and $2500. Fender Telecasters are the most expensive, ranging from $850-$2500, with the most popular Fender American Professional II Telecaster costing around $1700. Squier Telecaster are more affordable versions which range from roughly $180-$500.