Squier's Affinity Series showcases the unparalleled quality of the original Fenders, but does so with affordable prices, making them accessible to everyone. Showcased in true Strat style, the sleek, attractive body of this guitar is decorated with sturdy chrome hardware for long-lasting excellence. Sealed die-cast tuners with split shafts allow for pristine tuning and easy restringing, so you can focus on the important things - nailing those absolutely blinding playing techniques. Even from just a glance, the dazzling tremolo bridge, pickguard, and inlays are captivating and you'll immediately come to know the quality they hold. And the sublime "Squier by Fender" headstock logo provides a sparkling stamp on such a magnificent instrument.
Balanced, versatile tone
The enticing mix of tonewoods used for the Affinity Stratocaster produces a superb, even, and wonderfully adaptable sound. A poplar body, maple neck, and Indian laurel fretboard... the possibilities are endless. From rich lows to shimmering trebles, you'll be able to swoop into decimating, heavy rock styles or explore pop genres. The variety is huge. The original Strat was used by the likes of Jimi Hendrix and the Beatles, so you know you'll be in the presence of an iconic model and legendary tone that has history behind it. And thanks to two ceramic humbuckers, you'll have powerful, fiery sonic capabilities at your control, easily sculpted via the 3-way pickup selector and volume and tone controls.
Sleek, elegant, comfortable. The Affinity Strat has it all. From the sturdy tremolo bridge that allows for smooth, easy pitch bends to the luscious maple neck, this guitar delivers scrumptious playability. You don't want to be hindered when you're entering a world of extreme tonal madness, you want full freedom to be expressive. And thanks to the silky-smooth design of this guitar, anything is possible. The "C" shaped neck will sit snugly in your hand and allow you to fret seamlessly on the Indian laurel fretboard. Soar from fret to fret whilst each and every note flies from the strings like sparks. The iconic double horn design of the Strat shape then lends itself effortless playing of the top frets and the lightweight construction promises a sublime playing experience that is free of any shoulder pain.