Soprano is the classic ukulele size. It is also the smallest. If you see a listing for a ukulele and it doesn't state the size, it's a fair bet it's a soprano.
Most people tend to start on the soprano ukulele. It has the sound most associated with the ukulele and is most suited to strumming and chording type playing.
- Classic ukulele sound.
- Easy to hold.
- Greater selection of budget ukuleles.
- Easier fretting of big stretches.
- Perfect size for children.
- Easy to carry and store.