Which mattress is the best choice for you?
Both Purple and Eight are popular mattresses that use quality materials. We've put together a quick table to give you a high level summary to see which bed is the best for you. We've also broken down each rating in depth to explain the rationale behind the score.
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Eight's smart mattresses range from $699 to $1599. Purple's mattresses range from $699 to $3,499. Eight's beds include smart technology in addition to the bed, making it double the value. The higher range prices for both beds are due to their premium models.
- Saturn+ ranges from $699 to $1099
- Jupiter+ ranges from $999 to $1299
- Mars+ ranges from $1299 to $1599
- Build Your Own Bed ranges from $999 to $1499
Both of these beds use high quality materials, but Eight is the only bed to offer sleep tracking, bed warming, a personalized sleep coach, and smart home integrations. Eight also offers three different comfort models ranging from medium-soft, medium firm, and firm.
First, we will start with the construction of the beds.
We listed Eight's three options below.
Next, we listed Purple's two different options below.
As far as features, Purple's Smart Grid is definitely a unique material that is comfortable, but it doesn't have anything else to offer to help improve your sleep.
Eight's unique features are available for each side of the bed:
- Sleep Tracking (REM, Deep Sleep, Breathing Rate, etc)
- Sleep Score
- Sleep Coach makes recommendations
- Temperature Control
- Smart Alarm (wakes you during lightest sleep)
- Alexa + other smart home integrations
We rated firmness on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the softest and 10 being the firmest.
Eight has three different comfort models and they just launched a Build Your Own Bed Design Studio where you can customize the comfort on each side.
- Saturn+ is the most firm (7 out of 10)
- Jupiter+ is medium-firm (6 out of 10)
- Mars+ is medium-soft (5 out of 10)
- Build Your Own Bed allows you to choose the comfort on each side or the whole bed, ranging from soft to firm (4.5 to 7)
Purple has two different beds which are very similar in firmness.
Eight has different comfort models, so it can accommodate side sleepers, back sleepers, and stomach sleepers. The Purple mattress generally only offers one comfort level.
This is a tie-breaker!
Both mattresses do a good job at preventing the sleeper from feeling their partner tossing and turning. Both Eight and Purple offer hybrid mattresses which have additional support for heavier sleepers, but since they have coils in between the layers there will be a slightly extra bounce.
This is a tie-breaker!
Both mattresses offer a 100 Night Trial. If you don't love your bed, you can return it for free!
This is a tie-breaker as well!
Both brands offer a 10 Year Warranty. They are confident the quality of their mattresses will hold up over time so you should not to expect to see large indents in your bed.
Both mattresses are a great choice if you are looking for something comfortable that will last. They also both great and minimizing motion transfer. Purple wins the popularity contest, but we believe that Eight wins in innovation, as it is the only bed that can actually tell you how to sleep better. Fast Company even called Eight one of the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2018.