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Introduced in 2018, the AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress – known simply as the AmazonBasics – is an all-foam bed made and sold by Amazon.com. The AmazonBasics is constructed with comfort layers of memory foam and aerated polyfoam, along with a support core made from convoluted high-density polyfoam. The mattress comes with a removable polyester cover.
The AmazonBasics is available in three height profiles: 8″, 10″, and 12″. All three thickness options are available in Twin, Full, Queen, and King sizes. Additionally, the 12″ profile is available in a California King size. The mattress is considered ‘Medium Soft,’ or a 4 on the 1-10 firmness scale.
The AmazonBasics offers some advantages over many of its all-foam competitors. One is temperature neutrality. Air circulates fairly well through the aerated foam and convoluted base foam layers, allowing the bed to sleep cooler than other similar models. It also isolates motion very well and produces no noise when bearing weight, making it a good option for couples. Additionally, the beds are lightweight and easy to move and rotate.
Another notable advantage of the AmazonBasics is its price-point. Prices vary by size and thickness, ranging from $129.99 (8″ Twin) to $349.99 (12″ King). This is significantly lower than the average cost of a memory foam mattress.
Read on to learn more about the AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress, as well as Amazon.com’s policies and company history.
Based on our customer feedback, AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattresses have received the following grades among sleepers of different weights and preferred sleep positions. Please note that these ratings are subjective, and that everyone has varying experiences on different mattresses. Sleeper comfort and spinal support are the most important factors when it comes to selecting a mattress.
Because it is available in three thickness options, the AmazonBasics should accommodate any sleeper in terms of height preference. Lighter individuals typically prefer lower-profile beds while heavier people tend to feel most comfortable on thicker mattresses. However, the AmazonBasics is ‘Medium Soft’ and may sink too deeply for some sleepers, particularly those weighing more than 230 pounds.
Amazon.com does not provide detailed specifications about any layers found in the AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress. However, the thickness of individual layers varies by the selected height profile. A summary of firmness, thickness, and composition specs is found in the table below.
|Product Name||Firmness Options||Thickness||Support Core Components||Comfort Layer Components||Cover Components|
|AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress||4 (Medium Soft)||8″
|Convoluted HD Polyfoam||Memory Foam
Firmness is rated on a scale of 1 to 10. For more information on how firmness is calculated, please visit our Mattress Firmness page.
The next table lists width, length, and thickness dimensions – as well as current prices – for each available size of the AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress. Please note that Twin XL sizes are not available, and that the California King size is only offered for the 12″ bed.
|Twin||39W” x 75L”||8″
|Full||54W” x 75L”||8″
|Queen||60W” x 80L”||8″
|King||76W” x 80L”||8″
|California King||72W” x 84L”||12″||$329.99|
Availability: The AmazonBasics is exclusively sold online through Amazon.com.
Sleep trial 30 Nights
Warranty Transfer Non Transferable
Amazon.com offers a 30-night sleep trial for all AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress owners.
Amazon.com offers a 1-year limited warranty on the AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress.
How is the mattress shipped? Compressed and shipped in a box
Where do they ship? Anywhere in the world, provided a valid address is given
The delivery policy for AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattresses is as follows:
Old mattress removal is not available with Amazon.com deliveries
6 out of 10 owner experiences show that customers have had a positive experience with Amazon.com, irrespective of whether or not they liked their mattress.
Amazon.com was founded as Cadabra in 1994; today it is the world’s largest Internet retailer. The AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattress debuted in 2018.
Amazon.com operates brick-and-mortar locations in select U.S. cities, including Seattle (where the company is headquartered) and New York City. However, the AmazonBasics is not sold in any physical stores or showrooms at this time.
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As any consumer does with a product they’re considering, our mattress assessments naturally involve comparing them with other similar products. Be it composition, firmness, or price, we think it’s important to see how AmazonBasics Memory Foam Mattresses stack up to other beds.
The AmazonBasics is a memory foam mattress that offers good conforming and pressure relief, isolates motion transfer well, produces no noise, and sleeps cooler than many competing all-foam models. Additionally, its price-point is far lower than the average memory foam mattress. However, it has questionable durability and edge support, and its one-year warranty is much shorter than the average mattress warranty.
Check out our selections below if you’d like to see a few comparable mattresses.
|Layla Mattress||T&N Mattress||Plank||Rivet Mattress|
|MODELS||Layla Mattress||T&N Mattress||Plank||Rivet Mattress|
|COMFORT LAYER||3" 3.5lb density copper infused memory foam|
1" 3.5lb density copper infused memory foam
1.5" 1.5lb density poly foam
|3" Foam 2.8 PCF||Side 1: |
.75" Quilted Foam
1.5" Quilted Foam
2" TitanFlex Polyfoam
|2" Synthetic Latex |
2" Memory Foam
|FIRMNESS OPTION||Medium Soft, Firm||N||N||N|
|SLEEP TRIAL||120 nights||100 nights||120 nights||100 nights|
|WARRANTY LENGTH||Lifetime||10 Year, Non-prorated||10 Year, Limited||10 Year, Limited|
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