This comprehensive comparison of the Layla and Purple mattresses highlights the differences between these unique beds, so you can make the best choice for your needs.
The Purple and Layla mattresses are two of the most unique beds we’ve reviewed on Mattress Advisor. Purple features a hyper-elastic polymer grid system that absorbs stress on pressure points, so you get unmatched pressure relief. Layla’s copper-infused memory foam mattress is flippable, so you can choose the firmness level that provides the best contouring for your sleeping position.
We’re confident that by the end of this review you’ll have a clear picture of which is the best mattress for you!
Flippable memory foam mattress known to help people with back and joint pain
Soft side: 4-5/10; Firm side: 7/10
Copper-infused memory foam; flippable
Lifetime limited warranty
Proven pressure relief for people with back pain; good for back and side sleepers
Hybrid: hyper-elastic polymer and foam
10-year limited warranty
Check out how the mattress sizes for these two models compare.
|Twin Size||39″ x 75″||38″ x 75″|
|Twin XL||39″ x 80||38″ x 80″|
|Full Size||54″ x 75″||54″ x 76″|
|Queen Size||60″ x 80″||60″ x 80″|
|King Size||76″ x 80″||76″ x 80″|
|Cal King Size||72″ x 84″||72″ x 84″|
Learn more about mattress sizes.
Take a look at how the Layla and Purple mattresses are priced. Both companies offer financing through Affirm.
Learn more about how each of these mattresses scored across 14 important categories in our lab assessment.
|Motion Transfer Test||8.5||7.5|
|Edge Support Test||9||8.5|
|Pressure Relief Test||9||8.5|
|Spinal Alignment Test||8||9.5|
|Customer Service Score||9||9|
|Social Impact Score||3||4|
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For hot sleepers: the Purple sleeps a bit cooler. For side sleepers: Either, although Layla scored a fraction higher on pressure relief. For budget shoppers: the Layla, especially for King and Cal King sizes. For couples: the Layla offers better motion isolation.
One of these two mattresses is likely standing out to you right now, but if not, we’re here to help you consider the most important factors. While we don’t necessarily have a favorite, we do favor certain mattresses for certain sleepers: