Tuft & Needle and Purple are two of the most well-known online mattress brands on the market today. Tuft & Needle is known for their budget-friendly, comfortable mattress and Purple is known for their unique gel grid and responsive support. Both these brands are highly sought after, due in part to their innovative designs positive customer satisfaction.
While they make different foam mattresses, both use their own proprietary materials in the comfort layers. So when it comes to deciding between the two for your big sleep investment, it’s difficult to compare. But at the end of the day, they create very different sleeping experiences and our goal is to help you identify the mattress that best suits your needs and preferences.
This review is an in-depth comparison of the Tuft & Needle and Purple mattresses. We put their flagship models side-by-side to evaluate how they stack up in a number of key factors, such as pressure relief, construction and temperature neutrality.
A bit about Tuft & Needle
Tuft & Needle was founded in 2012 by two software engineers who were fed up with the mattress industry. Their goal was to sell an online mattress with no markups, gimmicks or middlemen. All these years later, they’ve evolved into one of the most popular bed-in-a-box mattress companies. While they sell three models in total, they’re most popular T&N Original mattress (flagship model) is known for being simple and streamlined, consisting of only 2-layers.
A bit about Purple
Purple, Inc was founded through a Kickstarter campaign in 2015 with their official product becoming available in January 2016. They offer three mattress models, but are most known for The Purple Mattress, which is built with the company’s proprietary ‘Purple Grid’ in the comfort layers. This eye-catching, hyper-elastic, innovative grid has set the company apart from top competitors.
It’s clear that both brands offer premium mattresses that have proved successful for struggling sleepers everywhere. But they also come with pros and cons depending on what your needs are.
So…which one is right for you?