Fender launches the $199 Squier Sonic series – hear the successors to the Bullet range in action

Fender Squier Sonic electric guitars and bass guitar
(Image credit: Fender)

Fender has officially launched its latest lineup of affordable electric guitars and bass guitars: the Squier Sonic series, which serves as a successor to the ultra-popular Bullet range.

Since its inception, the Bullet collection has proved to be a hit among beginners and pros alike, serving as both a gateway for those looking to start their playing journey with a solid beginner electric guitar, and as a reliable option for seasoned players who take the sub-$200 six-strings on some of the world's biggest stages.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.