Sleep Number Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons

About Sleep Number Mattress

Sleep Number mattress has always been focused on offering adjustable comforts on each side of the bed which are perfect for couples. Two sleepers are given the control to find their ideal level of firmness at the touch of a button.

PROS. Adjusts comfort on both sides • Clinically proven • Last longer than other similar product • Connects to smart devices and app • Available both online and in Sleep Number store

CONS. High maintenance cost • Middle area dilemma • 25 - year limited warranty • Non-prorated repair for just 2 years

COMPETITION. Similar airbeds and specialty beds like Tempur-Pedic. (See Sleep Number vs Tempur-Pedic). Also see the Side-by-Side Mattress Comparison to learn how other brands and models compare to Sleep Number.

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Overall Ratings

Our Sleep Number Mattress ratings are based on consumer experiences - the data below is unbiased with truthful contents and up-to-date product information. Take a look at how Sleep Number Mattress rates comparing to the average level of mattresses.

Price 800$ - 7000$
Life Span Sleep Number bed can function well for at least nine years, while the average mattress lifespan is about six years.
Adjustable Firmness About half of the owners are highly approved of the adjustable firmness on both sides. Of all types of mattresses, the airbed is the only one kind that offers instant firmness adjustment.
Pain Reduction As to the function of pain reduction, a bigger half of the owners believe that no difference has been made, and among the rest of owners, a larger number of people believe that it reduce pain while some think that it increase pain.
Motion Isolation The vast majority of owners praises the function because a person
Sleeping Hot Heat retention varies by different models and seasons, and severe heat retention problems are often reported in summer.
No Odor Some owners have reported the smell of rubber or chemical, and they will disappear in about two weeks.
Middle Area The adjustability of two sides, a significant feature that Sleep Number provides, have its pros and cons. Since two sides are set differently, the middle area becomes uncomfortable to lie on and also awkward for intimate activities like cuddle and sex. Some of its owners describe the middle area as a
Sex Suitability Due to the Middle area awkwardness, a large number of owners report that it
No Need of Topper Given the fact that mattresses of a higher price have some extra comfort layers than the cheaper ones, it
Easy to Move Sleep Number mattresses are comparatively small in weight which makes it easier for owners to move or carry the mattresses. Their weight ranges from 37 to 120 pounds varied by different sizes.

Company Info

AllAboutBedroom provides accurate company information of Sleep Number Mattress - see how the company rates comparing to the average level of mattress manufacturers.

Name Select Comfort Corp.
Time in Business 1987
Return Policy Return the bed after 30 days for an exchange or a full refund
Customer Service Online chat/call 1-888-411-2188/email to [email protected]
Specifics Disclosing Poor
BBB Rating Excellent
Complaints Receive about 800 BBB complaints in 3 years
Warranty 25 years(2 year non-prorated)
Purchase Channel Online & Sleep Number store

Price & Value

With a price span of 800$ - 7000$, the average Sleep Number mattress is much more expensive than the average airbed. Moreover, since customers need to pay for maintenance fees after just the second year of ownership, the costs of Sleep Number mattress maintenance can be massive.

Sleep Number beds are considered to be overpriced since they are mainly made with simple and inexpensive materials. By contrast, other mattresses at the same price range tend to be heavier in weight and rarer of materials.

As a matter of fact, Sleep Number proves to be the most value-questioned brand by customers among all the mattress brands.

Maintenance & Waranty

Maintenance: All Airbeds as a group cost more than regular beds on maintenance fees for some obvious reasons.

First of all, the fact that Sleep Number beds can be dismantled into components increases the need for occasional adjustments by professionals whenever the bed is moved to a different place.

Secondly, airbeds are in an inevitable require of constantly inflating to keep a smooth appearance and firmest setting.

Warranty: The 25-year limited warranty makes owners pay just after the second year of ownership. Moreover, the warranty doesn’t cover flattening and comfort layer deterioration. Many customers feel misled or tricked because Sleep Number doesn’t indicate the rule clearly.

See Mattress Warranty: All You Need to Know.

Series & Models Info

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Classic Series

Model:c2, c4, CSE

Feature:Regular and plush style mattresses

Price:$499 - $1399

Mattress Height:8-9 inches

Size:Twin/Twin Long/ Full/ Double/Queen/King/California King/Split King/FlexTop King/FlexTop California King

Selling Point:adjustability on each side at an affordable price

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Performance Series

Model:p5, p6

Feature:Pillowtop mattresses

Price:$1199 - $2599

Mattress Height:11-12 inches

Size:Twin/Twin Long/ Full/ Double/Queen/King/California King/Split King/FlexTop King/FlexTop California King

Selling Point:more proper alignment and 5 zones comfort layer for pressure-relieving

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Memory Foam Series

Model:m7

Feature:Breathable and cooling memory foam mattress

Price:$2499 - $4299

Mattress Height:12 inches

Size:Twin Long/ Full/ Double/Queen/King/California King/Split King/FlexTop King/FlexTop California King

Selling Point:Gel technology that cools, contours and adjusts

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Innovation Series

Model:i8, i10, iLE

Feature:Duvet-style pillowtop mattresses

Price:$2499 - $4299

Mattress Height:13-15 inches

Size:Twin Long/ Full/ Double/Queen/King/California King/Split King/FlexTop King/FlexTop California King

Selling Point:A PlushFit foam layer for enhanced comfort and a temperature balancing sleep surface

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X12 Series

Model:X12

Feature:Memory foam mattresses with comfort layers

Price:$6099 - $8999

Mattress Height:14 inches

Size:Queen/King/California King/Split King/FlexTop King/FlexTop California King

Selling Point:Pressure relieving memory foam and FlexFit Adjustable Bases all in one

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Sleepiq Kids Beds

Model:K1

Feature:Regular and plush style mattresses

Price:$599 - $999

Mattress Height:8 inches

Size:Twin/ Full/ Queen

Selling Point:Connected with family by the SleepIQ technology

All Models Comparison

The table below rates all the models of Sleep Number Mattress in price, size, thickness, firmness, cover, layer, mattress type and more. It contains the general information of mattress model for customers to choose.

C2 C4 CSE P5 P6 m7 i8 i10 iLE X12 K1
Twin$500 $1,300 $1,500 $1,500 - - - - - - $800-$1000
Twin long$600 $1,400 $1,600 $1,650 $2,150 $2,800 $2,800 - $4,150 - -
Full$700 $1,450 $1,725 $1,925 - $3,075 $3,075 - $4,425 - $1000-$1275
Double$700 $1,450 $1,725 $1,925 - $3,075 $3,075 - $4,425 - -
Queen$800 $1,500 $1,800 $2,000 $2,500 $3,500 $3,500 $5,000 $4,900 $7,100 $1100-$1400
King$1,300 $2,000 $2,300 $2,500 $3,100 $4,200 $4,200 $5,700 $5,600 $9,500 -
California King$1,300 $2,000 $2,300 $2,500 $3,100 $4,200 $4,200 $5,600 $5,600 $9,500 -
Split King$1,400 $2,200 $2,500 $2,900 $3,500 $4,600 $4,600 $6,100 $6,000 $10,000 -
Split California King- - - - - - $4,600 $6,100 $6,000 $10,000 -
FlexTop King$1,400 $2,200 $2,500 $2,900 $3,500 $4,600 $4,600 $6,100 $6,000 $10,000 -
FlexTop California King$1,400 $2,200 $2,500 $2,900 $3,500 $4,600 $4,600 $6,100 $6,000 $10,000 -
Mattress typeair air air air air air air air air air air
Thickness8" 10" 10" 11" 12" 12" 13" 15" 14" 14" 8"
Firmnessmed to x-firm medium to firm med-soft to firm med-soft to firm soft to med-firm med-soft to med-firm med-soft to med-firm soft to med-firm med-soft to med-firm med-soft to med-firm med to x-firm
Coverpolyester polyester/ rayon Polyester/ polypropeleneblend polyester/ rayon polyester/rayon, temperature balancing fabric polyester / rayon knit woven polyester / rayon, temperature balancing fabric polyester / rayon knit, temperature balancing fabric Polyester/ polypropelene blend - Soft woven fabric
Comfort layer- regular foam regular foam regular foam regular foam regular foam, gel memory foam regular foam regular foam, memory foam regular foam regular foam, memory foam regular foam
Comfort layer thickness- 1.5" 2" 2" 3" 3" 3" 4" 3" 3" -
Base Layerlatex / cotton air chamber(s) latex / cotton air chamber(s) - latex / cotton air chamber(s) latex / cotton air chamber(s) latex / cotton air chamber(s), foam latex / cotton air chamber(s), foam latex / cotton air chamber(s), foam - - -
Base Layer Thickness 6" 7" - 6" 6" - 8" 8" 8" 8" -
Contouring Support Zones- 3 5 5 5 - 7 7 - - -

Sleep Position Suitability

This table below shows Sleep Number Mattress models for sleep position based on your personal size and body type. It helps you choose the most comfortable mattress models.

Ave-sized People
(130 - 230 Lbs)
Large-sized People
(230 + Lbs)
Small-sized People
(Under 130 Lbs)
c2 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
c4 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
CSE Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
p5 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
p6 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
m7 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
i8 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
i10 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
iLE Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
X12 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly
K1 Back Sleep Friendly
Side Sleep Friendly
Stomach Sleep Friendly

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