Yonex Astrox 88s Pro vs Nanoflare 700

The Astrox 88s Pro and Nanoflare 700 are popular Yonex badminton rackets with the Astrox 88s Pro being endorsed by pro players like Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo, Sayaka Hirota, Wang Yi Lyu, and Wakana Nagahara, while the Nanoflare 700 is endorsed by Carolina Marin, Ratchanok Intanon, Lee So Hee, and Seo Seung Jae.

In this article, I will be looking at the racket specs of the Astrox 88s Pro and the Nanoflare 700 to see how these two badminton rackets compare to each other.

Yonex Astrox 88s Pro vs Nanoflare 700

Yonex Astrox 88s Pro vs Nanoflare 700 – Racket Specs

Racket SpecsAstrox 88s ProNanoflare 700
Year Released:20212019
Design:Yonex Astrox 88s ProYonex Nanoflare 700
Racket Flex:StiffMedium
Frame Shape:IsometricIsometric
Frame Material:HM Graphite / VOLUME CUT RESIN / TungstenHM Graphite / M40X / SUPER HMG
T-Joint Type:Built-in T-JointBuilt-in T-Joint
Shaft Material:HM Graphite / NamdHM Graphite
Weights:4U (83g Avg) and 3U (88g Avg)5U (78g Avg) and 4U (83g Avg)
Grips:4U (G5, G6) / 3U: (G4, G5, G6)5U (G5, G6) / 4U: (G4, G5, G6)
Balance:Head HeavyHead Light
Playing Style:OffensiveOffensive
Recommended Level:AdvancedAdvanced
Recommended Tenison:4U (20-28 lbs) / 3U (21-29 lbs)5U (19 -27 lbs) / 4U (20-28 lbs)
Color:Emerald BlueCyan, Magenta

Racket Flex

The Astrox 88s Pro has a stiff racket flex while the Nanoflare 700 has a medium racket flex.

Head Shape

Both badminton rackets have an Isometric head shape.

T-Joint Type:

Both rackets have a Built-in T-Joint.


The 88s Pro has a Head Heavy balance while the Nanoflare 700 has a Head Light balance.

Playing Style and Player Level

Both rackets are best suited to advanced badminton players who have an offensive playing style.