- 1 Pod Technology
- 2 Choose Your Own Temperature
- 3 Built-in Thermo Alarm
- 4 Cover and Active Grid
- 5 What Biometrics Does the Pod Measure?
- 6 Adaptive Foams
- 7 The Pod Hub
- 8 Smart Home Friendly
- 9 Sleep Coaching
- 10 Pod App
- 11 Pod Pricing and Size Chart
- 12 Military, Student and Personal Responder Discount
- 13 Free Shipping and Sleep Trial
- 14 Warranty
- 15 What is Covered Under the 10 Year Warranty
- 16 What is Not Covered
- 17 Pod Summary
- 18 Other Related Questions
Eight Sleep is well known for their smart bed, which allows you to track your sleeping habits while you sleep.
Well, they have just taken technology one stop further, with their newest addition to their lineup. Now, Eight Sleep introduces the Pod; a smart mattress that actually learns your personal sleeping habits.
The Pod will actually adjust the temperature of itself, to satisfy the way you sleep.
How does it work?
The Pod uses a hub, engineered to be efficient, and offer the latest in cooling technology.
The hub is made up of a series of components, whose primary job is to quietly circulate water through out the Active Grid as you sleep.
The water temperature will adjust itself based on your body temperature, to ensure you are staying comfortable as you sleep.
Say goodbye to waking up too hot or too cold.
Choose Your Own Temperature
The Pod allows you to determine your own comfortable temperature setting.
You can choose any temperature between 55 and 115 degrees fahrenheit. After choosing your desired temperature, the Pod will take it from there, and make adjustments as necessary.
Also, the personal temperature regulation control is on both sides. So, if you have a partner that sleeps with you, they can also choose their own settings.
Built-in Thermo Alarm
With the Pod, you can also say goodbye to the traditional annoyances of an early morning alarm.
The Pod offers its own thermo alarm, which means it will adjust the temperature of the mattress, to wake you up slowly and naturally.
This transition from a deep sleep to wide awake is much more efficient than experiencing “body shock”, which is all too common with alarm clocks.
Cover and Active Grid
The Pods secret to peak energy lies within its unique design. It is built specifically for both comfort and support.
The Pod is made up on 4 layers of foams. But, above the 4 layers of foam are the following:
Soft Knit Cover
The Pod tops off the smart bed with a premium soft knit cotton cover.
The purpose of this cover, is to offer both comfort, and allow for breathability of the mattress.
This cover can also be unzipped and removed.
The 2nd layer of the Pod, is known as the Active Grid. This is the layer that measures all of your biometrics.
Additionally this layer is responsible for the heating and cooling of the mattress, as well as for offering pressure relief, by relieving pressure points.
What Biometrics Does the Pod Measure?
The Active Grid layer of the Pod is used to track many of your most important biometrics.
Altogether, there are over a dozen measurements being tracked. However, the most important would include:
- Heart Rate
- Sleep Stages
- Respiratory Rate
Eight Sleep feels that these metrics are a huge part of what helps you to achieve optimal sleep.
In addition to the cover and Active Grid, are the 4 layers of Adaptive foams that follow.
The layers are made of premium foams, and are designed to work in conjunction with each other, to offer you adequate support, as well as just the right amount of firmness.
They also are designed for maximum airflow, as they work hand in hand with the Active Grid, to help the Pod keep you at your most comfortable temperature.
The Pod is listed as a “perfect medium” on the firmness scale, meaning it falls around a 5 out of a 10 point scale.
The Pod Hub
The Hub is essentially the power supply, and makes up the last component of the Pod.
It’s job (other than power) is to circulate the water through out the Active Grid of the Pod, to ensure your mattress stays at your desired temperature as you sleep.
If you get too cold, the Hub will warm the water, too hot and it will cool it etc.
Smart Home Friendly
Smart homes are a huge hit these days, as technology continues to evolve.
Eight Sleep wants to be a part of this, so they have made the Pod smart home friendly.
Your Pod mattress can be synced with the most famous smart home devices:
- Amazon Echo
- Google Home
- Philips Hue lighting
Would you like Google Home to cool your bed? Simply give it the command.
Another cool feature of the Pod, is its ability to offer sleep coaching.
Earlier in the article it was stated that some of the important biometrics measured was your sleep stages..
Not only does the Pod monitor this, but it also calculates a score, and then will recommend Pod settings to change, to improve your overall sleep statistics.
Another way to track your sleep fitness, is through the Pods Sleep app.
Once the Pod tracks your sleep stats each night, you can actually view the results each morning in the Pods app.
The Pod offers you a full sleep report for the previous nights sleep, which allows you to see where you may need to make adjustments.
Pod Pricing and Size Chart
With the Pod being so new, we will add an official size chart when one is released. For now, the Pod is set to be available with the following sizes and prices
If you are interested in reserving your mattress, you can do so for only $95 down today, by clicking the button below.SHOP EIGHT SLEEP
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Deliveries for the Pod will begin in April 2019.
Eight Sleep does offer financing for 36 months, with an APR as low as 0%.
Military, Student and Personal Responder Discount
Eight Sleep offers a military discount to those currently serving or are veterans.
What is unique, is that they also offer a discount for those that are students, or personal responders. (Fire, Police, EMS)
You will receive an additional 10% off of your order, if this pertains to you.
It is important to note that this applies to all Eight Sleep products, not just the Pod.
If you are interested in learning more about the discounts, you can click belowSHOP EIGHT SLEEP
Free Shipping and Sleep Trial
Eight Sleep offers free shipping, as well as a 100 night sleep trial.
If for any reason you are not 100% satisfied with your Pod, simply return it for a full refund.
A lot of mattress companies will charge a $99 transportation fee for returns, however Eight Sleep does not. You will be refunded every penny.
Please allow yourself at least 50 nights before making a decision if you are considering a return. This is not an Eight Sleep rule. Instead, this is what we at Mattress Deals Online recommend.
Your body can take up to 50 nights to adjust to a new mattress.
Your Pod will be covered by a 10 year limited warranty. If for any reason in the 10 years, there is a defect in the material or craftsmanship, Eight Sleep will cover it.
This does not apply to the Active Grid layer of the Pod.
The technology in the Active Grid is covered by a 1 year limited warranty. This includes
- The fabrics of the technology layer
- The components
What is Covered Under the 10 Year Warranty
- Deterioration or visible indentation greater than 1″
- Any physical flaw in craftsmanship of cover
- Physical flaws despite normal use and proper setup
Please note that indentation or sagging due to an improper foundation will not be covered under the warranty.
What is Not Covered
- Normal increase in softness of the memory foam layers
- Comfort preference
- Physical abuse or neglect
- Stains or soiling
- Liquid damage
- Damage resulted from an improper foundation
As with any mattress, the warranty is only valid for the original purchaser, and can not be transferred.
Eight Sleep is sure to shock the sleeping world with the Pod.
As wrapped up in technology and innovation as society has become, this mattress is sure to be a hit.
Each year, more and more mattress brands are being created. But, one that actually changes the temperature to align with your preferred method of sleeping really stands out.
The Pod also offers smart home compatibility, as well as measures important vital measurements.
Add to that having a mobile app for convenience, and this is sure to tailor to the masses.
Even though this mattress is a little pricier than many popular brands, the innovation behind the Pod crushes the competition, when it comes to “what a mattress has to offer”.
Other Related Questions
How is the Pod delivered? You will receive 2 packages. One with the mattress (like other mattress-in-a-box brands), and another with the Hub and Active Grid.
Does the Pod replace my current mattress? Yes. The Pod is not an add-on to your current mattress, it is actually a mattress itself.