Fender flesh out the Squier Affinity series with new models for 2021

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Fender flesh out the Squier Affinity series with new models for 2021

Words by Will Brewster

The range holds up as some of their most affordable models to date.

For years, the Squier Affinity range has provided many an eager instrumentalist with their first-ever electric guitar or bass experience, offering classic Fender looks and tones at a pricepoint that’s all too affordable for the average shredder.

Now, Fender have doubled down on the popular entry-level line, with their latest expansion adding a bunch of new Jaguar Bass, Stratocaster, Telecaster and Jazzmaster models in addition to updating several older guitars with new finishes and Indian laurel fretboards.


  • The 2021 Squier Affinity range introduces new offset Jaguar Bass and Jazzmaster models.
  • Squier have also introduced double humbucker-equipped Telecasters and Stratocasters to the affordable series.
  • Other additions include new surf finishes and a lavish flame maple HSS Stratocaster.

Check out all the latest in gear and equipment over at Product News.

2021 Squier Affinity Series

The updated Affinity range now offers lavish finishes such as Lake Placid Blue, Burgundy Mist and Charcoal Frost Metallic, as well as reconfigured HH Stratocasters and Telecasters and even a HSS Stratocaster with a flame maple top.

Kicking off from the top of the pile, the brand new Squier Affinity Series Jazzmaster provides players with a lightweight poplar body and a familiar C-Shape maple neck with a 21-fret Indian laurel fretboard.

Other appointments include two ceramic single-coils, a synthetic bone nut and sealed die-cast tuners, while finish options include Lake Placid Blue and Burgundy Mist.

Moving down the line, the new Affinity Stratocaster HH and Affinity Telecaster Deluxe HH models seek to offer two riff-ready models for those seeking the upmost in performance.


The Stratocaster HH features a two-point tremolo with ceramic pickups and is available in Olympic White, Charcoal Frost Metallic and Burgundy Mist, while the Telecaster Deluxe can be snagged with either a maple or laurel fretboard in Black, Charcoal Frost Metallic and Burgundy Mist.

Also new to the Affinity range for 2021 is the funky Jaguar Bass H, a single humbucker-equipped offset with a comfortable 32″ scale length to enhance its playability.

It boasts a poplar body with a C-shaped maple neck and a choice of laurel or maple for the fretboard, with finish options including Black (seen below) Lake Placid Blue or the gloomy Charcoal Frost Metallic.

Get acquainted with the new Squier Affinity range over at Fender Music Australia today.