You don’t need to play them to compare their specifications and features. Although the GS Mini doesn’t have the sound like a real wood guitar, you’ll get a sound that only this guitar has. All these guitars are handy and are a great company whenever you go camping, out of town or just jamming in your apartment. So, whichever you choose among the three, make sure that it’s the guitar that makes you want to play. The Taylor Big Baby offers more versatility in playing different styles and also has more volume and low-end response. Unfortunately, when you play the guitar for the first time, you’ll hear bright tones, but through time it’ll develop deeper tones. In the sound department, the Little Martin has a bright and warm tone. Made with hand-rubbed solid Sitka Spruce top like some of Martin’s top-of-the-line guitars. Of, course, an affordable guitar from either of these two makers will only mean that it’s a mini or a travel guitar. As you can see, both Taylor Big Baby and GS Mini have almost the same specs, except for the neck material, scale length and a few more things. Reviews from real customers who bought the product on Amazon, "Body Body type: Taylor Grand Symphony Mini Cutaway: No Top wood: Solid Mahogany Back & sides: Layered Sapele Bracing pattern: GS Mini With Relief Rout Body finish: Matte 2.0 Orientation: Right-handed Neck Neck shape: Taylor GS Mini Profile Nut width: 1-11/16"" (42.8mm) Fingerboard: Genuine African Ebony Neck wood: Sapele Scale length: 23-1/2"" Number of frets: 20 Neck finish: Matte 2.0 Electronics", The Baby Taylor's scaled-up sibling, the Big Baby (15/16th-size), makes a sleek yet full-sounding travel companion with its svelte four-inch body depth, which is about a half-inch shallower than the depth of a standard Dreadnought. Though smaller than a regular guitar, it has excellent craftsmanship designed to produce great sound even when played unplugged. However, Little Martin also has a good side, because some find its tone to be a bit deeper compared to a Baby Taylor. And, among the three, the GS could be the best-sounding one. Though the Big Baby is a 15/16-scale dreadnought guitar, it’s particularly cheaper, because of its laminate Sapele back and sides. Martin was able to drop the price of the Little Martin LX1 because of the high-pressure laminate mahogany back and sides and neck, instead of real wood. This is expected since both of them are travel-sized guitars and manufactured by the same company. Keeping the design simple and straightforward, allows Martin to lower the price and to make it very affordable to everyone. It only has a light coating of varnish, so it won’t lose its richness and projection, like a full-sized dreadnought. It seems to be a bit bigger for kids, compared to a GS Mini. We don't have a summary for this product yet, but we're working on it. And, speaking of travel guitars or best guitars for your kids, it’s always a comparison of the Little Martin vs Taylor Big Baby vs GS Mini. But, why is it cheap when it’s a Martin? It has a smaller scale length compared to the Big Baby. Also, you can get that crisp, bright and clear ring because of the solid top material. It’s not every day that you’ll get a great deal from Taylor, or they offer their acoustic guitars at a cheaper price. You’ll get it from the Taylor GS Mini acoustic guitar. Yet, if you need an affordable and handy guitar, get a Little Martin. The ¾-size body makes it easier for your child to hold it. Simply because it uses HPL materials. For a veteran or a child who wants to really play, a GS Mini will be great. So, for you to better understand each guitar, this article talks about their similarities and differences in terms of size, build quality, sound, and playability. Despite the compact dimensions, Taylor has not skimped on the quality or tone in any manner.