Yonex Nanoflare 700 vs Astrox 88D

Yonex’s Nanoflare 700 and Astrox 88d are two of the most popular badminton rackets sold by Yonex with the 88d pro being endorsed by Marcus Fernaldi Gideon, Lucas Mazur, Kunlavut Vididsarn, Kim So Yeong, Kong Hee Yong, and Soh Wooi Yik and the Nanoflare 700 being endorsed by Lee So Hee, Ratchanok Intanon, Seo Seung Jae, and Carolina Marin.

In this article, I will look at the racket specs of both frames to see how they compare to each other.

Yonex Nanoflare 700 vs Astrox 88D

Nanoflare 700 vs Astrox 88 D – Racket Specs Comparison

Main Differences: The Nanoflare 700 is a head light frame with a medium racket flex while the 88D is a head heavy frame with a stiff racket flex.

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

Racket SpecsAstrox 88dNanoflare 700
Year Released:20212019
Design:Yonex Astrox 88DYonex 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)
Racket Length:67.5 cm67.5 cm
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:Camel GoldCyan, Magenta