For a company that started out making violins in the late 1800s, the Squier brand has certainly come a long way. Acquired by Fender in 1965, Squier electric guitar brand owes its success to positioning itself as a more affordable alternative to its big brother. This means they share all the same standards and iconic designs as Fender, but at a more budget-friendly price point. With a Fender Squier electric guitar you can stop dreaming and start playing. While this is an excellent choice for a new player, it can also be a great way to try different pickup variations, body styles, and modifications without breaking the bank. With the introduction of the Classic Vibe series, Squier brand has proven that it makes more than just an affordable alternative to Fender. Offering a number of different models, you can now purchase a guitar that in some cases competes with even the quality and sound of a Fender Player Series guitar.

No matter where your starting point is: beginner, intermediate, or long time player… Fender Squier electric guitar can take you further. Whether you’re trying out something new, or getting started with your guitar journey, these Squier’s look great and sound even better. You can shop our collection of Squier guitars below.



A throwback to the time when rock and roll first emerged as mainstream music, The Squier Classic Vibe Telecaster '50s Electric Guitar captures the look and style of a genuine vintage axe. Outfitted with a custom set of Alnico 5 single-coil pickups on the Butterscotch Blonde model and Alnico III on the Vintage Blonde, this Squier Tele has tone that commands attention on the stage. It offers clear note separation even in distorted modes, with strong midrange and high end bites for leads. This model is worth checking out if you're into the classic look of a Fender Telecaster.

For young musicians who are just starting out, the Squier Mini Strat Electric is an excellent first guitar. Designed as a 3/4 size version of Squier's Bullet, the Mini Strat has just 20 frets on its small-scale neck, making it ideal for small hands. It boasts 3 single-coil pickups, master volume and tone controls and a rosewood fretboard. With cool color options and a sleek double cutaway body, the Mini Strat is perfect for artists with big stage aspirations. Squier prides itself on being the go-to brand for beginners and a stepping stone for intermediate and advanced guitarists whose ultimate dream is to own a Fender. With such high-quality instruments available to choose from, it totally makes sense to own a Fender Squier electric guitar (or two!).

Adrian Gonzalez