Deciding between a Nectar or Purple mattress? Check out our comparison review to weigh out your options.
Let’s take a look at how two of the biggest players in the online mattress space – Nectar and Purple – compare to each other.
These mattresses both have tons of stellar customer reviews, but they are different from each other on many levels. For starters, Nectar is a memory foam mattress while Purple is made with a unique top layer of hyper-elastic polymer.
To help you see how these mattresses stack up against each other on important factors like price, trial period, pressure relief and responsiveness, we’ve created this easy-to-follow comparison guide. Take a look below and see if the Nectar or Purple will be the better mattress for your budget and sleeping style.
Affordable quality mattress with excellent trial period
Medium firm: 5.5-6/10
Gel memory foam
Lifetime warranty as long as you own the mattress
Proven pressure relief for people with back pain; good for back and side sleepers
Medium firm-firm: 6.5/10
Hybrid: hyper-elastic polymer and foam
10-year limited warranty
|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.
The Nectar has four layers of premium that promote air circulation and offer support and appropriate weight distribution, plus a cooling cover.
The Purple mattress is made with a layer of hyper-elastic polymer (designed to provide great pressure relief) on top of two layers of high-density polyurethane foam (designed for durability, support and motion isolation). Here’s a look at the layers, described from top to bottom:
Take a look at how both the Nectar and Purple mattresses performed in our testing and evaluations.
|Motion Transfer Test||8.5||7.5|
|Edge Support Test||9||8.5|
|Pressure Relief Test||8||8.5|
|Spinal Alignment Test||7.5||9.5|
|Customer Service Score||8.5||9|
|Social Impact Score||5||4|
So who comes out as the winner between Nectar vs. Purple?
These two mattresses stack up pretty well against other. The main difference between the two is that the Nectar is a gel memory foam mattress and the Purple is a hybrid. Purple’s prices tend to run higher than Nectar, but keep in mind you can always check for deals and plan the best time to buy a mattress.
In our testing, Nectar and Purple both performed well. If you’re looking for more advance pressure relief, spine alignment, and durability in your mattress, we recommend the Purple mattress. But if you’re looking for a cheaper option that still offers great quality, you can’t go wrong with a Nectar.
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