Not as bright of a tone as nickel-plated steel but have added warmth.
Balanced bright tone with warmth and more attack.
Bright, crisp, “edgy” tone with great sustain. They are corrosion resistance and less prone to cause finger squeaks.
Fairly bright tone with excellent strength and sustain.
Warmer tones with less resonance. These are often chosen by blues and jazz guitarists.
Wide dynamic range with notable brightness and pickup responses.
Some coatings have added colorants for visual appeal. Although tonality varies greatly between bands.
They have less sustain than equivalent uncoated strings. They are also corrosion-resistant