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The Big Fig is a hybrid mattress specifically designed for heavier individuals. It accommodates larger sleepers with a 13″ profile – much thicker than the average mattress – and a ‘Medium Firm’ feel with minimal sagging beneath their shoulders, hips, and other areas of the body where weight is concentrated.
The Big Fig also offers excellent support. The comfort system consists of a top layer of ventilated, gel-infused latex, followed by three individual layers of high-density polyfoam. Comparatively, most competing hybrids offer one or, at the most, two layers of transitional polyfoam. The extra layer can make a substantial difference for those who weigh more than 230 pounds.
Additionally, the mattress has an 8″ pocketed coil support core with a high-density polyfoam encasement. This ensures strong edge support, and helps prevent sinkage along the perimeter of the bed where people tend to sit. The Big Fig’s cover is padded with gel-infused foam for extra padding; this material, combined with the latex layer and good circulation in the support core, allows the mattress to sleep cool and comfortable for most.
The Big Fig’s price-point is slightly lower than that of the average hybrid. Big Fig also offers free shipping anywhere in the contiguous U.S., as well as White Glove delivery for an additional charge. The mattress is backed by a 120-night sleep trial and a 20-year warranty.
Read on to learn more about the Big Fig’s construction and sizing/pricing options, as well as the company’s delivery, return, and warranty policies.
Based on our customer feedback, Big Fig 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.
Due to its specialized design, the Big Fig should provide adequate comfort and support for most sleepers who weigh more than 230 pounds, including side, back, stomach, and combination sleepers. Many of those in the average weight group (130 to 230 pounds) also agree that the bed provides sufficient conforming and pressure relief, though lighter people are likely to find the bed a bit on the firm side. The Big Fig is also suitable for couples due to its better-than-average motion isolation and low noise potential.
After the data collection and testing we’ve done, here are the categories where Big Fig mattresses stood out:
Big Fig mattresses are considered ‘Medium Firm,’ or a 6.5 on the 1-10 firmness scale. The table below breaks down the firmness, thickness, and composition specs of this mattress.
|Product Name||Firmness Options||Thickness||Support Core Components||Comfort Layer Components||Cover Components|
|Big Fig Mattress||6.5 (Medium Firm)||13″||8″ Pocketed Coils (15-gauge)
1,600 Coil Count (Queen)
HD Polyfoam Encasement (80 ILD)
|1/2″ Gel-infused, Ventilated Latex
1″ 1.8 PCF Polyfoam
1″ 2.5 PCF Polyfoam
1″ 2.5 PCF Polyfoam
|66% Polyurethane Blend
4% ® Spandex
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 for the Big Fig, along with current prices for the mattress in each available size.
|Twin||39W” x 75L”||13″||$1,299|
|Twin Extra Long (XL)||39W” x 80L”||13″||$1,399|
|Full||54W” x 75L”||13″||$1,499|
|Queen||60W” x 80L”||13″||$1,699|
|King||76″ x 80L”||13″||$1,999|
|California King||72W” x 84L”||13″||$1,999|
Availability: The Big Fig is exclusively sold on Big Fig’s website. The company does not operate any brick-and-mortar locations and the mattress is not available through Amazon.com or any other online retailers.
Sleep trial 120 Nights
Warranty 20 years
Warranty Transfer Non Transferable
Big Fig offers a 120-night sleep trial for all mattress owners.
Big Fig offers a 20-year warranty:
How is the mattress shipped? Wrapped in plastic and flat-packed/shipped in a box
Where do they ship? Contiguous U.S. only
The delivery policy for Big Fig is as follows:
Old mattress removal is available with White Glove delivery for an additional fee of $60 ($159 total). This option is not offered with standard front-door deliveries.
8 out of 10 owner experiences show that customers have had a positive experience with Big Fig, irrespective of whether or not they liked their mattress.
Big Fig has been in business since 2016.
Big Fig does not operate any brick-and-mortar stores and showrooms; the mattresses are not sold in any physical retail locations.
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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 Big Fig mattresses stack up to other beds.
The Big Fig offers a specialized design that offers enhanced support, body-conforming, and pressure relief for heavier people. The thick comfort system includes four individual layers that ensure minimal sagging and an even, supportive sleep surface. The pocketed coils are also encased in high-density foam for above-average edge support, even by hybrid standards. Other benefits of the Big Fig include good motion isolation, minimal noise, and strong temperature neutrality.
Check out our selections below if you’d like to see a few comparable mattresses.
|Helix Midnight||Alexander Hybrid||The Sapira||WinkBed PLUS|
|MODELS||Helix Midnight||Alexander Hybrid||The Sapira||WinkBed PLUS|
|COMFORT LAYER||2.5 PCF Memory Foam|
|1 1/2" 4 PCF Gel Memory Foam|
1 1/2" 1.5 PCF Quilted Polyfoam
1 1/2" 3.5 PCF Copper-infused Polyfoam
1" 3 PCF Polyfoam
|1.5" 3.75PCF Aveena |
1.5" 4.0lb Memory Foam
1" 2PCF Foam
|1" 1.5PCF Foam |
|FIRMNESS OPTION||N||Plush, Medium, Luxury Firm||N||N|
|SLEEP TRIAL||100 nights||Lifetime (50% exchanges after 100 nights)||100 nights||120 nights|
|WARRANTY LENGTH||10 Year, Non-prorated||Lifetime||10 Year, Limited||Lifetime|
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