Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX-Class Plush Mattress Review

Updated November 20, 2023

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The Beautyrest Black LX-Class Plush is one of three LX-Class models in Simmons' Beautyrest Black collection. Its back support and pressure-relieving capabilities make it ideal for back sleepers and it's one of the softer-feeling beds made by Simmons. If you're researching this model prior to purchasing please read our expert review here:

Comfort Scale Rating

Rated a 4 on our 10 point Comfort Scale (a 1 is hard, 10 is softest.) the Beautyrest Black LX Class Plush mattress is a medium-firm comfort. This level of comfort will appeal to most people as it's neither too firm nor too soft. However, if you really like a very firm or a very soft feeling mattress then you could look into one of the other LX Class mattresses with comfort more suited to your preferences.

Expert Video Review

Here’s our quick LX-Class Plush Mattress Video Review. It highlights the features, benefits, and our impression of how it performs.

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Pros & Cons

PROS CONS
  • Medium comfort appeals to most people
  • Hybrid construction is the latest innovation in bedding 
  • Tested very well for back sleepers
  • Two layers of AirCool Memory Foam 
  • Beautyrest Black exclusive T3 Pocketed Coil System 
  • Comfort might not appeal if you prefer a very firm or very soft-feeling bed 
  • Not recommended for larger-sized people who sleep on their sides
  • No twin size

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Pressure Test Results

We have not had a chance to pressure test the new version of this mattress. These are the results of the previous model.

Once we test the new mattress, we will upload those results here. I expect them to be similar, if a bit better due to the additional gel memory foam, which is very pressure-relieving.


BACK SLEEPER SIDE SLEEPER
LARGE PEOPLELargest 10% of adults 210-273 lbs Large back sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2 Large side sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2
AVERAGE PEOPLEMiddle 50% of adults 134-218 lbs Average back sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2 Average side sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2
PETITE PEOPLESmallest 10% of adults 111-135 lbs Petite back sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2 Petite side sleeper heatmapAvg Pressure:   mmHg - Area:   inches2

The Main Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX-Class Plush Features in Detail

lx plush hybrid features

1. Antimicrobial Mattress Protection

Keeps mattress fresh and clean from odor-causing bacteria.

2. BlackICE 4.0 with Plant-Based Cooling Technology

Cooling materials just beneath the surface enhance heat dissipation which helps provide up to 18% more cooling power to keep you comfortable while you sleep.

3. AirCool Memory Foam

This proprietary memory foam conforms to your body and provides pressure point relief, and freedom of movement.

4. Beautyrest Gel Memory Foam

Experience exceptional pressure relief with Beautyrest Gel Memory foam that contours to your body.

5. T3 Pocketed Coil Technology

Exclusive to Beautyrest Black, this coil works to provide individualized back support, ease of movement, and pressure point relief throughout the night.

6. Energy Foam

This durable foam utilized below the coil unit helps create a supportive, durable foundation for the no-flip mattress design.

Comfort Depth Video

We measured how far your hips and shoulders sink into the Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX-Class Plush mattress with different body types.

Aaron's Comfort View

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Richard's Comfort View

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Andrew's Comfort View

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Warranty

The LX-Class Plush mattress has a 10-year warranty against factory defects.

Beautyrest Black X-Class FAQs

  1. Do I need to flip my Beautyrest Black X-Class mattress?

    No, Beautyrest Black X-Class beds are built from the ground up and are not designed to be flipped. This has become the new standard for mattresses today. It often means more comfort materials can be packed in.

  2. How is this X-Class mattress constructed?

    The Hybrid X-Class Collection has a traditional innerspring, the Zoned T3 Pocketed Coil, combined with multiple layers of memory foam which is what makes these beds a hybrid.

  3. Can I finance my Beautyrest Black X-Class mattress?

    Yes! You can finance a Beautyrest Black X-Class mattress on US-Mattress with Synchrony HOME, Affirm, or Paypal.

Conclusion

The Black Hybrid LX Class Plush mattress is a medium-firm bed by Simmons. It's a great comfort type for most people and is a good compromise if you and your sleep partner prefer different comfort levels in your mattress. Of the three LX Class models, this one's the middle-of-the-road comfort, neither too firm nor too soft.  

Simmons' Zoned T3 Pocketed Coil System, which is exclusive to the Beautyrest Black models, is an amazing innovation in sleep technology as it supports you with greater resiliency than regular coils. All of the Beautyrest Black models also have the BlackICE cooling material which helps regulate the temperature in the mattress for a cooler night's sleep. This model's unique feature is a 1.5" layer of  AirCool Memory Foam which cradles your body excellently and gives you conforming support.

The Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX Class Plush mattress is priced pretty high but you get phenomenal value for the cost as this bed is packed with premium materials and features that are difficult, if not impossible, to find in a comparable mattress. If you like this mattress but think that a firmer comfort might be better, check out the LX-Class firm.

This comfort is one of the most popular because of its plush feel and supportive structure for proper spinal alignment.  If you don't mind paying the price for a premium quality mattress and you like sleeping on a plush bed, particularly if you're a back sleeper, then this mattress is one of the best bedding options available.


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Other Comfort Options

If you like the Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX-Class collection, but would rather have it in a different comfort level, check out the other options below.

Beautyrest Black LX-Class Plush Specifications:

Product Name
Beautyrest Black Hybrid LX-Class Plush Mattress
Price
Brand
Simmons
Mattress Comfort
Plush
Comfort Scale Number
4
Coil Count
815
Coil Gauge
13.5
Height
13.5"
Comfort Padding Layers
Warranty
  • 10 Year Manufacturer Warranty Included

Back Support System
Quilt Top of Mattress
Edge Support
Recommended For Side Sleepers Who Weigh
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Recommended For Back Sleepers Who Weigh
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About the Author Steven Bieber

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Steven is a content writer who recently broke into the mattress industry. In his free time, he enjoys watching football and listening to music.