Choosing a new mattress for your bedroom can sometimes be an endless task. For example, do you want to buy a Sleep Number bed or already have one but can't tell which model it is? How can you find what type of Sleep Number mattress you own? Is there a code for each bed?
Well, we've done some research into this question and have the answer below!
Finding what Sleep Number bed you have can seem tricky at first.
However, since this brand offers settings from 0-100 based on the air in your bed's air chambers, figuring out what mattress/number you have can be as easy as checking the "SleepIQ" app.
Here are the main series of Sleep Number mattresses available as of 2022:
- Memory Foam
You can see there are five main series to choose from. Your mattress should have a tag on it stating what series/model it is, or you can check the manufacturer's packaging.
As we start this article, we will cover all things Sleep Number and discuss what bed you may have. Whether you're new to the brand, always shop with them, or need other related help, you've come to the perfect place. With that said, let's dive right into this topic!
How Many Beds Does Sleep Number Make?
As of 2022, Sleep Number offers 11 different types of beds on its website. All these ten mattresses fall into five series/collections, ranging in price and material.
For example, the "Classic" series consists of the 360® c2 SMART BED, 360® c4 SMART BED, and the 360® cSE SPECIAL EDITION SMART BED.
Moving to the "Performance" series, you can expect three beds as well:
- 360® p5 SMART BED
- 360® pSE SPECIAL EDITION SMART BED
- 360® p6 SMART BED
Furthermore, the "Innovation" series offers three as well:
- 360® i8 SMART BED
- 360® i10 SMART BED
- 360® iLE LIMITED EDITION SMART BED
Moving to the "Memory Foam" line, you'll find one mattress: 360® m7 SMART BED. The same goes for the "Climate360" series, which offers the CLIMATE360™ SMART BED.
So, you can see there aren't too many different models the brand offers. Therefore, finding your bed's series or number should not be too complicated.
Worst case, you can always look at the box your bed came in, check its tags, or contact Sleep Number for further assistance.
How Can I Tell What Sleep Number Bed I Have?
If you are having trouble finding your Sleep Number bed's model or number, this is easier than you think. Since the brand offers five series and 11 mattresses, locating the one in your bedroom should only require you to find the original box or tag on your bed.
Whether you have a mattress from the Classic, Performance, Innovation, Memory Foam, or Climate360 collection, every sleep "number" will be personalized.
According to representatives from the company, the most common Sleep Number bed setting stays between 35 and 40. That seems to be a middle-ground comfort setting on your bed, according to the air in the chamber.
To put this in perspective, the softest Sleep Number setting is 0, while the firmest is 100. So, technically, you should have your number on your app.
One interesting detail about this brand is that your smartphone controls your bed's firmness or softness. Unlike a traditional bed that's either soft, hard, or somewhere in between, Sleep Number uses innovative technology and testing to customize your sleep experience.
Again, the actual model of your bed will be listed on its tag or packaging, so locating that is the more challenging part of the two.
What Is The Most Common Sleep Number Bed?
Although Sleep Number doesn't release information on which of their beds is the most popular, numerous studies have been done on this.
According to Mattress Nerd, the two most purchased Sleep Number mattresses are the Classic 360® c2 and the Innovation 360® i8 Smart Bed.
Therefore, you likely have a bed from the Classic or Innovation collection if you went with the store's most "popular" option.
On top of that, when it comes to the most used "number," we shared this falls between 35 and 40 for most Sleep Number users. That is about one-third of the 0-100 threshold your air bed can offer.
Sleep Number revolutionized how you can use your mattress with their number system. As we mentioned, you control the firmness or softness of your bed with your phone using the brand's "SleepIQ" application.
If you're feeling softer one night, you can easily make the bed firmer or vice versa. Therefore, the company doesn't technically have a common bed/number because people constantly adjust theirs.
What Is The Most Comfortable Sleep Number Bed?
When it comes to the most comfortable Sleep Number bed, this usually goes to the 360 C2 Smart Bed model. As we covered above, this bed is also one of the most purchased from the brand, so the numbers don't lie.
Of course, it can be difficult to say which Sleep Number bed is truly the best/most comfortable, considering you can adjust them to your liking.
For example, if you have one model versus another, you might prefer yours with a specific setting over the other with the same one.
Luckily, this brand is known for making high-quality beds and accessories, so you're in good hands regardless of the model you purchase.
On top of that, Sleep Number also offers a generous trial period, ensuring customers can spend "100 nights" with their bed before the return window officially closes.
According to Sleep Number's website, the human body takes about 30 nights to adjust to a new mattress, giving you 2/3rds more time to settle in. Since these beds are expensive, that is an excellent way to assure people they're making the right choice.
Do Sleep Number Beds Come With A Model Number Or Tag?
When you purchase a Sleep Number bed and use the app to control it, the brand does list the exact type of mattress you own. As we said, your mattress should also come in packaging with the exact name listed as well as a tag.
Therefore, finding the exact model you're sleeping on won't be much work. We recommend checking your bed's tag and seeing if the name pops up.
If that doesn't work, log into your app and check the information/purchase history according to Sleep Number's records. Furthermore, if you still have the original email with your order confirmation, that is another way to see the model/series of your bed.
With current technology, there always seems to be a virtual trace. You can use that information to see the exact price, model, and current sleep "number" your bed is set to.
And, if all else fails, you can always contact Sleep Number support using this link.
How Do Sleep Number Beds Work?
For those confused about how a Sleep Number bed works, this is pretty simple. First, Sleep Number mattresses are made using air chambers.
Instead of the traditional coils and springs you might find in a competing mattress; Sleep Number utilizes adjustable air-releasing/filling chambers you can control with their "SleepIQ" app.
A nice benefit of this design is that every 360 Smart Bed from this brand has an adjustable number feature. So, you don't have to stick to one collection to adjust the firmness or softness of your bed.
On top of that, Sleep Number beds use biometric sensor technology to collect data on people's sleep behaviors to help improve sleep quality.
According to medical studies, that can ensure a peaceful night's rest all without lifting a finger. Your bed can adjust to what habits you exhibit through the evening, which seems impossible for a mattress.
So, one of their mattresses might set you back $5,000+ because of this ground-breaking technology.
What Are Sleep Number Beds Made From?
Although Sleep Number can be somewhat elusive with the materials in their mattresses, this is mainly foam and air chambers. As we mentioned above, the chambers throughout your bed can expand or retract depending on your sleep setting.
Therefore, one person's bed may be thicker than someone else's, even if it's the same model. One misconception about air chamber beds is they have tons of added material and filler.
That is untrue. Sleep Number beds are simple to dissect and mainly filled with foam material.
Of course, each collection features subtle changes to the design and material used for the exterior coverings and even the technology inside your mattress, so keep that in mind.
Regardless, a Sleep Number bed will be much more impressive than a basic foam model you find at the furniture store. There's a good reason these are so expensive: they're high-quality.
Are Sleep Number Mattresses Memory Foam?
Not all Sleep Number mattresses are memory foam. If you want to have this material in your bed, you need to shop exclusively from their "Memory Foam" collection.
As we stated, the 360® m7 SMART BED is the only memory foam model from that line as of 2022. Of course, the brand may release more beds with memory foam, so don't count that out yet.
However, Sleep Number works mainly using air chambers. You adjust your bed's comfort rather than a preset firmness or softness.
To Wrap It All Up
Whether you have a Sleep Number bed or want to get one, it's always good to know how to find the model number/ID. We found that Sleep Number beds come in manufacturer packaging with the model ID listed as well as tags attached.
On top of that, your Sleep Number "SleepIQ" app will list the bed you have and any accessories you purchase from the company. Think of this as a digital record for your bedding.
You can also contact Sleep Number directly to find your model number, so there's always a plan B.
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