Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium Mattress Review

Updated May 19, 2022

Albany Medium Full

The Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress is one of the Hybrid models representing their best effort yet in the booming Hybrid mattress segment. We individually test and evaluate each of their mattresses. Since it can be confusing selecting a bed among all the mattress choices, we publish our review results to make it easier for you to understand.

Comfort Scale Rating

The Albany Medium mattress is rated medium and gives for a great middle option if you are in between other comfort ratings, we rate it 5 on our 10 point Comfort Scale (a 1 is hard, 10 is softest). For other options check out our Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Review.

Albany Medium Expert Video Review

Here’s our quick Video Review. It highlights the features, benefits, and our impression.

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Pros & Cons

PROS CONS
  • Best of both worlds with a memory foam top and innerspring core
  • Good contouring and support
  • Minimal motion transfer
  • Not recommended for anyone who likes an extra firm or soft mattress

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Pressure Test Results

Eventually, we will test the Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium. We will test petite, average, and large body size people on their sides and back sleeping positions to see what kind of support and comfort you can expect. IThe below example is of the Silver Chill Hybrid Firm. (Learn how we test.)

EXAMPLE PRESSURE TEST RESULTS:

BACK SLEEPER SIDE SLEEPER
LARGE PEOPLE Largest 10% of adults 210-273 lbs Large back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2 Large side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
AVERAGE PEOPLE Middle 50% of adults 134-218 lbs Average back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2 Average side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
PETITE PEOPLE Smallest 10% of adults 111-135 lbs Petite back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2 Petite side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
BACK SLEEPER
LARGE PEOPLE Largest 10% of adults 210-273 lbs Large back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
AVERAGE PEOPLE Middle 50% of adults 134-218 lbs Average back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
PETITE PEOPLE Smallest 10% of adults 111-135 lbs Petite back sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
SIDE SLEEPER
LARGE PEOPLE Largest 10% of adults 210-273 lbs Large side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
AVERAGE PEOPLE Middle 50% of adults 134-218 lbs Average side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2
PETITE PEOPLE Smallest 10% of adults 111-135 lbs Petite side sleeper heatmap Avg Pressure: mmHg - Area: inches2


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Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Features

Posturepedic Plus Hybrid features

A. Surface-Guard & SealyChill

A cool-to-the-touch version of a standard stretch-knit cover featuring upgraded cooling fibers and antimicrobial technology to keep your mattress protected!

B. ComfortSense Premium Memory Foam with SealyChill

A cooling version of the highest-end memory foam Sealy has to offer delivers conforming pressure relief with a cool-to-the-touch feel!

C. ComfortSense Premium Memory Foam

Sealy's best quality memory foam disperses your weight, relieving pressure for maximum conforming comfort!

D. SealyCool Gel Foam

Cushioning foam with gel added for additional flexible, durable support.

E. Sealy Response Pro Zoned HD Encased Coil

Adding additional coils in the center third of the mattress where you need it most, the Response Pro Zoned HD Encased Coil provides excellent back support and conformability at the same time in Sealy's highest coil count support system yet!

F. SealySupport Gel Base Foam 

High-density foam core with gel provides conforming back support and lasting durability.

G. Duraflex Pro Edge 

The trusted edge support of the durable DuraFlex Edge coils but with added ventilation to help keep you cool all night long!

Delivery Method

Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid mattresses will be available in a variety of stores and online. In-home delivery is free along with the removal of the old mattress.


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Comfort Depth Video

We measured how far your hips and shoulders sink into the Albany Medium mattress with different body types.

Aaron's Comfort View

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Andrew's Comfort View

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Warranty

The Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress has a 10-year warranty against factory defects.

Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium Mattress FAQs

  1. Do I need to flip my Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress?

    No, Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattresses are built from the bottom up and are not designed to be flipped. If you like to rotate your mattress every so often, you can do that.

  2. Can I finance my Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress?

    Absolutely! On the US-Mattress site, you can finance a Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress with Synchrony HOME, Affirm, or Paypal.

  3. How does the 120-night trial period work?

    Try the mattress for at least 30 days, and up to 120 nights. If you don't like it, you get your money back. You'll have to pay a $139 processing fee and a restocking fee equal to 20% of the purchase price (the restocking fee will not exceed $500).

  4. Can I test the Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium in stores?

    Yes! If you're located in Michigan, find a US-Mattress store near you to test the Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress. Otherwise, call a local mattress store to check if they have the Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium mattress in their store for you to test.

Conclusion

This mattress is considered a medium mattress and it ranks at a 5 on our comfort scale. This means it is a great compromise choice for couples. The Albany Medium is made with memory foam and a Sealy Response Pro Encased Coil with zoned support. There's edge support to make the entire surface sleepable and the edge better for sitting on.

In general, Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid beds have very robust features. The High Point Firm has a cool-to-the-touch cover. This kind of cover is newer on the market and generally found on more expensive mattresses. The Surface-Guard & SealyChill cover can help you stay cool and reduce heat buildup. For other options check out our Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Review.

 


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Albany Medium Specifications:

Product Name

Sealy Posturepedic Plus Hybrid Albany Medium Mattress

Queen Price

$1,599

Brand

Sealy

Mattress Comfort

Medium

Comfort Scale Number

5

Coil Count

1072

Height

13"

Comfort Padding Layers

Warranty

  • Non-prorated

  • No Flip, No Rotate

  • 10-year warranty against manufacturer's defects

Back Support System

Quilt Top of Mattress

Edge Support


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About the Author Steven Bieber

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