What Are The Best Ping Pong Paddles Brands in 2017

There are many brands of ping-pong out there but after a deep research, here are the best brands. These brands have made into the list due to the quality of paddles they manufacture.

  • Stiga paddles
  • Butterfly ping pong paddles
  • Killerspin table tennis equipment
  • Palio ping-pong bats

Stiga

STIGA is a Swedish company that has partners in over 100 countries. The company has been making table tennis products since 1944. STIGA manufactures quality products that are recognized worldwide.
The top ping-pong rackets of STIGA include;

STIGA Pro Carbon Table Tennis Paddle

This paddle is rated:  Speed of 9.9, Spin of 10.0, and Control of 8.0.

It is best suitable for advanced players. The prominent con of this paddle is its control of 8.0 despite having high speed and spin rating.

STIGA Evolution Table Tennis Paddle

It has a speed 9.6, spin 9.4, control of 9.0.

It is best suitable to be used by advanced players.

STIGA Supreme Table Tennis Racket

This paddle has a speed of 9.0, spin of 9.2, and control of 8.9.

The paddle is best suitable for intermediary players who are working to improve their skill to advanced playing.

STIGA Titan Table Tennis Racket

The paddle has a speed of 8.0, control of 7.7, and spin of 8.2. The racket is made to be used at performance level.

STIGA Apex Table Tennis Racket

The paddle has a speed 6.5, spin of 5.2, and control of 8.0. Due to the low performance offered by this paddle, it is suitable for beginners and for the casual playing of ping-pong.

STIGA products are great products and are made to meet different kinds of ping-pong needs.

Butterfly

The Butterfly is a North America based company that produces table tennis equipment, apparels, and accessories. It has been operational for over 60 years. Among the table tennis equipment that Butterfly produces are table tennis rackets.
Some of the Butterfly top table tennis paddles include;

Butterfly 401 Shakehand Table Tennis Racket

This racket has a fair price of $34.65. It also has the speed of 8.0, spin of 8.0 and control of 8.5. The racket is made of Butterfly Yuki rubber. It is best suitable for tournaments and recreational playing. It comes with a Butterfly cover.

Butterfly Wakaba S10 Table Tennis Paddle (Shake Hand Grip)

The paddle comes with a logo full case Silver. It is made of ITTF approved rubber. The rubber is quite tacky making it offer great spin.

Butterfly 603 Shakehand Table Tennis Racket

This paddle is made with Wakaba rubber that is tacky offering great spin and speed. The racket comes with a free paddle cover. It is suitable for playing advanced beginners matches.

Killerspin ping pong paddles

Killerspin is a Chicago-based company, The United States, that produces table tennis equipment, accessories, and clothing. It also sponsors and hosts table tennis related events.

The top ping pong paddles of Killerspin brand  include:

JET800 Speed N1 Table Tennis Paddle

It has the speed of 9.5, control of 8.0, and spin of 9.0.

It is best suitable for players with an aggressive attack style of play.

JET700 Speed N1 Table Tennis Paddle

It has a speed of 9.0, control of 8.3, and spin of 9.0. This paddle is best suitable for players that have a moderate aggressive attack style of play.

JET600 Speed N1 Table Tennis Paddle

This paddle has a speed of 8.0, control of 8.5, and spin of 9.0. This paddle is suitable for advanced beginners who want to practice more to be an intermediary.

The paddle was reviewed on our site several times as:

JET500 Speed N1 Table Tennis Paddle

This paddle has a speed of 7.5, control of 8.0, and spin of 9.0. The paddle is most suitable for beginners and casual play.

JET400 Speed N1 Table Tennis Paddle

This paddle has the speed of 7.0, control of 8.0, and spin of 9.0. The paddle is also best suited for beginners.

All the paddles of the JET series are made of the Nitrx-4z rubber, and all have an excellent spin rating.
Killerspin has other paddles series such as the Diamond series and Kido series.

Palio x ETT table tennis bats

Palio x ETT is a collaboration of Palio and Expert Table Tennis. They produce quality products, which include table tennis rackets.
The top ping pong paddles by Palio x ETT include:

Palio Master 2 Table Tennis Racket & case

The racket costs $44.95. This paddle has a speed of 8.0, and spin of 9.0 and control of 8.0. The racket is made with Palio CJ8000 Rubbers that are durable and offer great spin. The racket is a racket that is best suitable for players learning new strokes in pursuit of bettering their skill. It is light in weight weighing 8.5 ounces.

Palio Expert 3 Table Tennis Racket & case

The paddle costs $39.95. The paddle has a speed of 6.0, and spin of 9.0 and control of 10.0. This paddle is made with Palio CJ8000 rubbers that are durable and offer great spin. Beginners and even the well-experienced players can use the paddle.
The most prominent con of this racket is its speed rating of 6.0

Our Palio Expert 2 review here:

Palio Legend 2 Table Tennis Racket & case

The paddle has a speed of 10.0, control of 6.0, and spin of 9.0. The racket is made of Hadou rubbers that are durable, and ITTF approved. It is a redesigned racket giving it more power and feeling. The most prominent con of the Palio Legend 2 racket is its low control rating.

The racket is best suitable for players that are working to improve the power they generate while taking shots; therefore they are useful for advanced players.

Conclusion

There are many brands for rackets in the market, but the brands mentioned above make the cut due to the quality of the products in terms of durability, efficiency, ease of use, maintainability and price ranges. In general, they give a good performance.