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Pillow Type and Components: The Miracle Bamboo pillow, distributed by OnTel Product Corp., is a shredded memory foam pillow available exclusively through third-party retailers.
Product and Price Range: At this time, the Miracle Bamboo pillow is only available in a Queen size. Prices vary by retailer; most distributors price the pillow between $30 and $45, not including shipping/delivery costs.
Customer Satisfaction Rating: 70%
Calculated from: 725 customer experiences from 13 individual sources
Main Competitors: The main competitors of the Miracle Bamboo pillow include other shredded foam models that are primarily available online at average to below-average price-points.
Availability: The Miracle Bamboo pillow is exclusively available through third-party retailers, including Amazon.com, Walmart, and Target. Ontel does not operate any brick-and-mortar locations where customers can test out or purchase the pillow directly.
Amazon rating: 3.8
BBB rating: B (OnTel Products Corp.)
|Category||Criteria||Miracle Bamboo Rating||What Miracle Bamboo Users Say|
|Customer Satisfaction||Based on data collection, this is an overall customer sentiment regarding the Miracle Bamboo pillow.||70%||The Miracle Bamboo pillow has earned a customer satisfaction rating of 70%, which is below-average compared to other shredded foam models.|
|Durability||The average pillow will begin to deteriorate after two to three years of use.||Fair||According to owners, the average Miracle Bamboo pillow will need to be replaced after two to two and a half years of steady use.|
|Firmness Options||Some pillows are only available in one firmness setting, which can be limited for customers who fall outside that loft category.||Poor||One Miracle Bamboo pillow is available; this model is only available as a ‘Medium Firm’ pillow, which may be limiting for sleepers with different preferences.|
|Shape Retention||Some pillows flatten out over time, and require constant fluffing in order to maintain a full, supportive shape.||Fair||The Miracle Bamboo pillow can be machine-dried to give it a fuller shape, but frequent fluffing may be needed.|
|Moldability||Pillows that are highly moldable can be scrunched and squeezed into different positions, which is beneficial for sleepers who snuggle with pillows.||Very Good||Shredded foam pillows tend to be some of the most moldable and snuggly pillows available, and Miracle Bamboo owners say their pillow is no exception.|
|Conforming||Some pillows conform to the contours of the sleeper’s head and neck for optimal comfort and targeted pressure relief.||Good||The Miracle Bamboo pillow conforms closely, and many owners report adequate pain and pressure relief.|
|Temperature Neutrality||Pillows may sleep hot or cold, usually depending on both the air circulation in the interior and the composition of the cover.||Good||Shredded memory foam pillows tend to sleep hot, but the Miracle Bamboo’s viscose from bamboo cover is fairly cool and breathable, which helps with temperature regulation.|
|Odor Potential||Off-gassing is to be expected from most pillows, but some produce stronger, longer-lasting odors that can disrupt sleep.||Poor||Many Miracle Bamboo owners report strong off-gassing smells when their pillow is new, and some say these smells persist for more than a week.|
|Weight||Some pillows are significantly heavier than average, making it difficult for some sleepers to move and maneuver them in the night.||Very Good||A Queen-size Miracle Bamboo pillow weighs roughly three and a half pounds, making it fairly easy for most sleepers to move and adjust.|
|Ease of Cleaning||Depending on the material, pillows may be machine washable or require more intensive cleaning, such as hand washing, spot cleaning, or professional (dry) cleaning.||Excellent||Both the Miracle Bamboo pillow and its case are machine washable. Drying the pillow can help recover its shape.|
|Queen||20W” x 28L”||6 1/2″||Varies|
Average retail price: $30 to $45
Miracle Bamboo pillows are exclusively sold through third-party retailers. As a result, pillow price-points and shipping terms will vary by individual seller. For up-to-date information on pricing, shipping, and deliveries for Miracle Bamboo pillows, please visit Amazon.com, Walmart.com, Target.com, and other online retailers that currently sell this pillow.
In terms of firmness, the Miracle Bamboo pillow is considered a ‘Medium Firm.’ Adjusting the position of the pillow may alter the firmness. The table below lists firmness, loft, and composition specifications for this pillow.
|Product Name||Firmness Options||Loft||Interior Components||Cover Components|
|Miracle Bamboo Pillow||6 (Medium Firm)||6 1/2″||95% Shredded Memory Foam|
5% Polyester Fibers
40% Viscose from Bamboo
Instructions for First Time Use: Miracle Bamboo pillows do not require any special treatment prior to using them for the first time. However, washing and drying the pillow may minimize some of the initial off-gassing odor.
Cleaning Instructions: Care instructions for the Miracle Bamboo pillow are as follows:
Based on our customer feedback, Miracle Bamboo pillows received the following grades among sleepers of different weights, body types, and preferred sleep positions. Please note that these ratings are subjective, and that everyone has varying experiences on different pillows. Sleeper comfort and spinal support are the most important factors when it comes to selecting a pillow.
|Sleep Position||Lightweight Sleeper Rating (Less than 130 lbs)||Average Weight Sleeper Rating (130 to 230 lbs)||Heavyweight Sleeper Rating (More than 230 lbs)|
Trial Period and Guarantee: Because the Miracle Bamboo pillow is exclusively sold through third-party distributors, customers should defer to the sleep trial and return policy of the retailer from which they purchase their pillow. Most retailers that sell the Miracle Bamboo Pillow offer trials ranging from 30 to 90 nights.
Warranty: At this time, OnTel Product Corp. does not appear to offer a warranty for the Miracle Bamboo pillow.
Lastly, let’s look at some pillow models that are comparable to the Miracle Bamboo pillow. The following brands offer shredded foam pillows at average to below-average price-points, and also sell their products online. To read our reviews of these brands, please visit the links in the top row of the table.
|Brand||Classic Brands||Coop Home Goods||Helix||Snuggle-Pedic (Relief-Mart)||Miracle Bamboo (OnTel)|
|Model(s)||10 primary sleep models|
3 travel-size models
Travel and Camping Pillow
Trillow Contour Pillow
|Original Miracle Bamboo Shredded Memory Foam Pillow|
|Pillow Type||Shredded and one-piece memory foam|
|Shredded memory foam||Shredded memory foam and down alternative||Shredded and one-piece memory foam||Shredded memory foam and polyester fill|
|Cover||Varies||Polyester and rayon from bamboo||Polyester or polyethylene phase-change material (PCM)||Polyester, viscose from bamboo, and Lycra® spandex||Polyester and viscose from bamboo|
|Price Range||Varies by retailer||$29.99 to $89.99||$85 to $129||$49.99 to $79.99||Varies by retailer|
|Loft Range||3″ to 8″||Adjustable||Adjustable||Adjustable||6 1/2″|
|Sleep Trial||Varies by retailer||100 nights||100 nights||120 nights||Varies by retailer|
|Warranty Length||3 years||5 years||3 years||10 years (Trillow)|
20 years (Snuggle-Pedic)
|Tuck Customer Satisfaction Rating||70% to 79% (5,239 customer reviews)||78% to 82% (26,393 customer reviews)||77% (119 customer reviews)||84% (13,538 customer reviews)||70% (725 customer reviews)|