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Pick the Most Suitable Mattress:
Full Size Mattress vs. Queen
There are so many types of mattresses on the market, it is difficult for us to choose the right mattress size. In terms of full and queen size mattresses, the queen is usually suitable for the master bedroom and is ideal for most adults and couples, meanwhile, a full mattress can provide you with enough space to sleep comfortably without paying extra fees. In this guide, we will compare the difference between full and queen size mattresses to help you pick the most suitable one, including the details from dimensions to the benefits and drawbacks of each size.
|Mattress Size||Dimensions in Inches||Dimensions in Centimeters|
|Twin||39" x 75"||99.0 X 190.5cm|
|Twin XL||39" X 80"||99.0 X 203.2cm|
|Full||54" x 75"||137.0 X 190.5cm|
|Queen||60" x 80"||152.5 X 203.2cm|
|King||76" x 80"||193 X 203.2cm|
|Cal King||72" X 84"||183 X 213.3cm|
Mattress Sizes and Dimensions Chart (See What Size is a Full & Queen Mattress)
How Big is a Full Size Mattress?
The full-size mattress is 54 inches wide and 75 inches long. Before 1950, most beds were full-size. And full mattress, also called double bed, was considered the optimal bed size for couples, so it was indeed enough to accommodate two people. But in fact, couples share a full mattress with 4,050 square inches, there is almost no space for them to sprawl, or turn around. Therefore, for the couples who like more space or don't like to hug together, we always recommend a queen-size or larger mattress. Compared with the twin mattress, the full-size mattress is 15 inches wider. It can provide enough space for single sleepers, teenagers, or adults sleeping with a child or a pet, even if they like to stretch and sprawl out. And a full mattress is a ideal choice for guest rooms that are 9 feet 6 inches by 10 feet 6 inches or bigger without sacrificing too much space of furniture.
How Big is a Queen Size Mattress?
The queen size mattress is 60 inches wide and 80 inches long, which is larger than a full mattress. Therefore, the queen mattress is an ideal option for couples who like to have extra space when sharing their beds or for those taller than 6’. In addition, mattresses in queen size are also very common now, so its accessories are as common as those of full size. But still note that the bigger the mattress size, the higher cost it will be, and the same to their accessories. And for a queen bed, the minimum recommended room dimension is 10 feet by 10 feet, and it comfortably fits in a master room that are 12 by 12 feet.
Here is a Table to Provide a Simple Comparison:
|Wide||54 inches||60 inches|
|Length||75 inches||80 inches|
|Surface area||4050 square inches||4800 square inches|
|Benefits||Enough space for single sleepers, teenagers, or adults sleeping with a child or a pet;
Much cheaper than a Queen；
Lighter and more suitable for guest rooms.
|Enough space for couples to sleep comfortably;
More legroom for those taller than 6’;
Nicely suitable for master rooms.
|Drawbacks||Only 75 inches long, not suitable for those taller than 6’;
A little small for most couples.
|Much more expensive than a full mattress;
Too heavy to move easily.
|Minimum recommended room dimensions||9 feet 6 inches by 10 feet 6 inches||10 feet by 10 feet|
Detailed Mattress Comparison Chart: Full vs. Queen Size
Pick the Most Suitable Mattress in Novilla
So, now you may know the difference between these two mattress sizes. And if you are looking for a suitable mattress size, I suggest you come to Novilla. Novilla aims to make budget friendly mattresses with premium quality, and our mattresses in these two sizes are suitable for every sleeper and are designed to provide you a dreamy comfort without sacrificing support. Hoping that, in Novilla, you will pick the most suitable mattress in just right size.
Novilla Bliss 10" Memory Foam Mattress
For hot sleepers and those who want to enjoy contouring support.Shop Bliss 10
Novilla Bliss 12" Memory Foam Mattress
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Novilla 10" Serenity Hybrid Mattress
The most supportive mattress of Novilla delivers a enhanced full support with amazing motion isolation.Shop Serenity
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