More Affordable – Tuft & Needle is more affordable than Mint. The mattress costs $595 for queen-size while Mint costs $995. The original is more suitable for people on a low budget who want a basic, practical mattress.
Less Durability – Tuft & Needle has more reports of sagging than Mint. The mattress loses comfort and support after only a short amount of time. Mint is slightly better but still loses firmness after regular use.
Not Good For Side Sleepers – The original Tuft & Needle is not as good for side sleepers. The two-layer design does not always give enough pressure relief. Mint is better for side sleepers because it has a middle transition layer.
Less Comfort & Support – Tuft & Needle provides less comfort and support than Mint. The mattress is 10 inches tall and has 2 foam layers. Mint is 12 inches tall and provides better comfort and support for back and side sleepers.
Firmer Feel – The original Tuft & Needle has a slightly firmer feel than Mint. This is about 6.5 out of 10 on the firmness scale. Mint has a plusher top layer and feels more like 5.5 to 6 out of 10 on the firmness scale.
Same Trial & Warranty – Both Tuft & Needle and Mint have the same trial and warranty. A 100-night risk-free trial and a 10-year warranty. Customers can test the mattresses in the comfort of their home, free from risk.
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