Badminton rackets are one of the sections of sports which consists of a handle support with an open hoop and in this portion, strings are hardly attached. Generally, these badminton rackets are used for playing with shuttlecocks. Badminton rackets must be light-weight because it makes the handling easy. The frame of each and every badminton racket should be composed of fibers of carbon, steel or aluminium. A badminton racket should not go beyond 0.68m in length and 0.23m in breadth.

Heavy badminton rackets are ideal for players who are having strong wrists and arm muscles. Freelance or professional players use those high-volume badminton rackets to apply more energy while playing. Therefore, their badminton rackets might weigh higher than the general size.

Majority of badminton rackets’ producers supply up to four various grip sizes. Japan provides badminton rackets which have grip quantities from range G2 to G5 where G2 is the heavy-weighted quantity and the latter being the light one.

Yonex has variable types of badminton rackets for the various players. We are reviewing numerous badminton rackets in the market for expert badminton players and to the beginners. Each badminton racket has distinctive features and is convenient for various badminton tournaments. For example, for beginners, the preferable option is Yonex Nanoray 10. On the other hand, the Yonex Voltric Z Force is specifically designed for expert players. We have made this list according to your convenience and chose top badminton rackets to review.

1 Yonex Voltric Z

Yonex Voltric Z Force badminton racket is one of the heaviest badminton rackets. Now, Voltric Z comes with NANOPRIME, the very next level of NANOSCIENCE. NANOPRIME provides extra substances to the frame head. They are easy to manipulate as they have an ideal composition of strength and speed. NANOPRIME provides improved bending power as well as stiffness and resistance to outside stocks. These detailed qualities are demanded by professional badminton players in their equipment to achieve victory.

  • Weight -The general weight of this badminton racket is 80 gms- 85 gms
  • Grip – They bear an amazing grip of 31/4 inches (G5).
  • Head shape – The head shape of these badminton rackets are either square or have a shape of equal dimensions.
  • Material – The head materials are HM Graphite, Sound, Filter, and EX-HMG. The Tungsten Shaft Materials are HM GRAPHITE and NANOPRIME. 
  • String Tension – Strings of Yonex Voltric Z Force are BG-65 (White) and tension is as high as 21 lbs.
  • Pros – Badminton players can produce more strength in smashes which are provided by these badminton rackets. The flexibility of these badminton rackets is extra stiff. With its compact structure and aerodynamic shape, airflow can be reduced and most importantly provides speedy repulsion, making this badminton racket preferable for experts.
  • Cons – However, there is only one drawback of Yonex Voltric Z Force. These badminton rackets do not intend to make a player a powerhouse on the stadium or court as it is not swift due to their weight and strength.

2. Yonex Duora 10

The Yonex Duora 10 was supplied in the year of 2015 and became a substitute of Yonex’s even-balanced Arcsaber range. The biggest demand point of the Duora range is all about its new Dual Optimum System which is compiled of combined dual frames into one. It has a faster, more aerodynamic aero frame for the backhand, and a tighter and strong box frame for the forehand.

  • Weight -The general weight of this badminton racket is 80 gms–84gms. 
  • Grip – They bear an amazing grip of 31/4 inches (G5).
  • Head shape – The head shape of these badminton rackets are either square or have a shape of equal dimensions.
  • Material – The head materials are HM Graphite, Sound, Filter, and EX-HMG. The Tungsten Shaft Materials are HM GRAPHITE and NANOPRIME. 
  • String Tension – Strings of Yonex Voltric Z Force are BG-65 (White) and tension is as high as 21 lbs.
  • Pros – Badminton players can produce more strength in smashes which are provided by these badminton rackets. The flexibility of these badminton rackets is extra stiff. With its compact structure and aerodynamic shape, airflow can be reduced and most importantly provides speedy repulsion, making this badminton racket preferable for experts.
  • Cons – However, there is only one drawback of Yonex Voltric Z Force. These badminton rackets do not intend to make a player a powerhouse on the stadium or court as it is not swift due to their weight and strength.

The Yonex Duora 10 was supplied in the year of 2015 and became a substitute of Yonex’s even-balanced Arcsaber range. The biggest demand point of the Duora range is all about its new Dual Optimum System which is compiled of combined dual frames into one. It has a faster, more aerodynamic aero frame for the backhand, and a tighter and strong box frame for the forehand.

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 0.088kg.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is Yonex AC102.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of this badminton racket is oval. 
  •  Materials – The materials are carbon graphite and nickel-titanium fiber with NANOMETRIC Technology.
  • String Tension – The string of this badminton racket is Yonex BG-65 (White) and tension of this badminton racket is 21 lbs.
  • Pros – The Yonex Duora 10 is one of the most convenient badminton rackets which have ever been created. With the even-balanced shape, there is just adequate weight in the head to realise the shot correctly while still being capable of creating that faster, swap swing.
  • Cons – While having so many facilities, there is only one demerit and that is this badminton racket can be handled only by experienced or intermediate players. These are not suitable for beginners. 

3. Yonex Arcsaber 11

Arcsaber 11 is a hugely notable offering from Yonex. It is applied widely by both amateurs and professionals. This badminton racket is well-equipped and compact. It provides more strength and control. It has a lengthy shaft and that’s why it permits people to hit complex shots with much ease. It has been manufactured to be stiff which implies that all the strength that it exerts is in the way of the shuttle’s direction.

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 84-89gms.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is BG65Ti.
  • Head Shape – The head shape is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials used to manufacture this badminton racket are HM Graphite and sonic metal with Nanotube technology. 
  • String Tension – The string of this badminton racket is BG-65 and the tension of this badminton racket is 20-25 lbs.
  • Pros – The Arcsaber 11 is an organised and well-equipped badminton racket. It has a long shaft as well as grip with low flexibility while the time of hitting the shuttlecock. The badminton racket is persistent and can survive brushes with the floors with more ease.
  • Cons – The major problem faced by the players with these badminton rackets is the fact that the badminton racket head is huge. It is mainly associated with badminton rackets made for control. A large head means a bigger sweet point, which indicates minimum power in the sweet point as the tension is much spread out across the face of the badminton racket.

4. Yonex Astrox 77

Yonex Astrox 77 introduces two new technologies which are needed for the manufacture. These are the Namid and Rotational Generator System. Namid is a new type of graphite material which monitors the flexibility of the badminton racket shaft with the absence of losing power. In the Voltric series, Yonex is focused on the weight in 3 points on the badminton racket head. In Yonex 77, the weight has been put to the bottom of the handle as a counterweight.

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 0.088kg.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is Yonex PU (G5).
  • Head Shape – The head shape of this badminton racket is in the form of a ‘Boxy’ frame.
  • Materials – The materials are HM Graphite, NANOMETRIC and tungsten.
  • String and Tension – The strings of this badminton racket are Yonex BG-65 and tension of this badminton racket varies between 20-28 lbs.
  • Pros – This badminton racket has ultra-swift moves and is easy to handle. It is also a user-friendly badminton racket that offers sudden power in a stable manner. It provides huge control to the player.
  • Cons – This badminton racket provides extra flexibility which sometimes is not suitable for the players, especially for amateurs. This badminton racket shows heavy measures which created pressure for amateurs.

5. Yonex Muscle Power 29 Lite

Yonex Muscle Power 29 Lite badminton racket provides cutting-edge features to other badminton rackets in the Yonex Muscle Power series. Many of the badminton players will exceed any length to create a fruitful badminton game. This badminton racket measures the games of experienced players who are yet to fully achieve the extremes of any badminton game. It is manufactured for high entertainment and satisfaction during badminton tournaments

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 0.085kg-0.089kg.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is G4.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of this badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials which are needed for making Yonex Muscle Power 29 Lite is aluminium and steel.
  • String and tension – This badminton racket is pre-strung by the manufacturer with Yonex string and the tension of this badminton racket is 24 lbs.
  • Pros – This badminton racket is equally balanced and it is very ideal for intermediate players.
  • Cons – This badminton racket is preferable for beginners as well as amateurs.

6. Yonex GR

Yonex GR badminton racket is well-manufactured for beginners and makes them master in badminton. The delivery of this badminton racket is important to judge the base knowledge of badminton players about the game. The prices vary on the basis of the type of GR, the initial GR type is of low cost.

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.1kg.
  • Grip – The grip of the badminton racket is G3.
  • Head Shape – The heap shape of this badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The frame of the badminton racket is made up of aluminium and the shaft of the badminton racket is made up of steel.
  • String and tension – The string of the badminton racket is Yonex B 7000 muscle G CPOR U4 and the tension of the badminton racket is 16 lbs.
  • Pros – Yonex GR badminton racket is best for the beginners with great maneuverability and that lets beginners attain experience. The badminton racket is very durable and has a convenient grip for beginners.
  • Cons – Yonex GR badminton racket is not preferable to experienced players because while playing, it delivers undesirable smashes.

7.Yonex Carbonex

Yonex Carbonex has a circled shape head with the frame of box-shaped, made up of carbonex.  For players who always tend to get a solid feeling from the strings, this badminton racket will be perfect for them.

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 0.085-0.089kg.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is G4.
  • Head Cover – The head cover of this badminton racket is round-shaped.
  • Materials – The materials of this badminton racket are HM Graphite, Nanoscale elastic and super HMG.
  • String and Tension – The string of this badminton racket is Yonex BG 65 and the Tension of this badminton racket is 23-24 lbs.
  • Pros – This badminton racket has best ever tight strings and provides the best level of flexibility with containing tide grip.
  • Cons – This badminton racket is not suitable or ideal for professionals, especially those who are experienced players. 

8. Yonex Voltric 8E

Yonex Voltric 8E badminton rackets have produced the highest amount of satisfaction even among the selective people. Although, like any other badminton rackets, it is also manufactured by Yonex company. 

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.083 kg.
  • Grip – The grip of the badminton racket is G4.
  • Head Cover – The head cover of the badminton racket is isometric-shaped.
  • Materials – The head of the badminton racket is made up of Carbon Graphite and Tungsten while the shaft is made up of carbon graphite. 
  • String and Tension – The string of the badminton racket is Yonex BG-65 and the tension is 21 lbs.
  • Pros – This badminton racket is low weight and players never get wrist problems. These badminton rackets are easily handled by beginners and they contain high retention power. 
  • Cons – This badminton racket is improper for professionals or experienced and that’s why it is mainly preferable for beginners.

9. Yonex Nanoflare 170 Light Lime NF-170 LATEX

Yonex Nanoflare 170 Light Lime NF-170 LATEX badminton racket is specifically designed for beginners to experience the game. It mainly counts the maximum speed and effortless force during the time of playing.

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.073kg.
  • Grip – The grip of the badminton racket is G3/G4.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of the badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – These badminton rackets are made up of various scientific materials like Sonic Flare System, Nanocell Neo, Aero frame and Super Slim frame used in the form of new Grommet Pattern.
  • String and Tension – The spring of the badminton racket is 1x faster than Yonex Nanoflare 170 Light Lime and the tension of the badminton racket is 19-26 lbs.
  • Pros – These badminton rackets have been used for ingraining flexibility. These are usable for gaining experiences.
  • Cons – These badminton rackets are not for those who are most-trained badminton players.

10. Yonex Nanoray 900

The Yonex Nanoray was produced in the year of 2014. This model of badminton makes a new composition of two colours – blue and navy. Recently, grey colour also has been added to make this badminton racket unique. 

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.088kg.
  • Grip –             The grip of the badminton racket is Yonex AC 102.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of the badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials which are needed to manufacture this badminton racket are HT Graphite, HM Graphite, Nanometric and super HMG.
  • String and Tension – The string of the badminton racket is YONEX BG80 and the tension of the badminton racket is 25 lbs.
  • Pros – This type of badminton racket is a low-weight badminton racket which helps players to push the shuttle down and have deceptive shots.
  • Cons – This type of badminton racket is designed for fast players and not appropriate to beginners.

11. Yonex Nanoray 10

Yonex Nanoray 10 is very easily utilized and when players are delivering a shot while holding this badminton racket, players feel amazing. The frame is designed for players to attain power while playing.

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.08-0.085kg.
  • Grip – The grip of the badminton racket is G4.
  • Head shape – The head shape of the badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials used are Graphite/NANOMESH + Carbon NANOTUBE.
  • String and Tension – The String of the badminton racket is YONEX BG-3 and tension of the badminton racket is 19-24 lbs,
  • Pros – This type of badminton racket can be comfortably used as it can easily transfer from one way of direction to another. The badminton racket does not wobble.
  • Cons – This badminton racket is not for intermediate players, this can be used for practice by beginners.

12. Yonex Duora 77

This type of badminton rackets is used in advanced levels like finals of any badminton tournament. Players believe that if they touch and handle this badminton racket in the game, then their dreams come true.

  • Weight – The weight of the badminton racket is 0.085-0.086kg.
  • Grip – The grip of the badminton racket is G4.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of the badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials are HM Graphite and NANOMETRIC.
  • String and Tension – The string of the badminton is YONEX BG65 and the tension of the badminton stays in the range of 19-26 lbs.
  • Pros – This badminton racket is a good choice for professionals to play in single or double. It also contains huge forehands and quick backhands.
  • Cons – This badminton racket is not for beginners and players can’t use this in the preliminary round.

13. Yonex Arcsaber 5DX

This type of badminton racket has a medium type of flex shape which prevents extra hard-hitting. By extending the cross portion, Yonex was able to provide 5 times more retention quality.

  • Weight – The weight of this badminton racket is 0.085-0.089kg.
  • Grip – The grip of this badminton racket is G4.
  • Head Shape – The head shape of this badminton racket is isometric.
  • Materials – The materials of this badminton racket are material cup-stake of Carbon NANOTUBE and control support cap with imposing single piece grommet system.
  • Strings and Tension – The strings of this badminton racket are BG-65 and the tension of this badminton racket is 21 lbs.
  • Pros – This type of badminton racket can only be used by experienced and intermediate players.
  • Cons – It cannot be used for casual practice.