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Pros Superior warmth, small packed size, lightLightweight, warm for the weight, packs small, comfortable, versatileComfortable, dual air chambers are redundant, quiet, warm, stable, and supportiveLightweight, good for three season use, packs small, comfortableWarm, durable, wide, quality construction
Cons Narrow, expensiveExpensive, edges not as stable as other pad designsHeavy, expensiveLightweight material isn't very durableHeavy
Bottom Line With a warmth to weight ratio that is off the charts, this is one of our favorite pads of all timeA comfortable, lightweight, and versatile sleeping pad that has withstood the test of timeIdeal for folks who think sleeping pads cannot provide mega comfort; prove them wrongReady for all adventures, this versatile model doesn't disappointA true all around sleeping pad that offers exceptional four season comfort, thoughtful design, and durable build
Rating Categories NeoAir Xtherm NeoAir XLite Comfort Plus Insulated Q-Core SLX Insulated Exped Synmat XP 9
Comfort (30%)
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Weight And Packed Size (30%)
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Warmth (20%)
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Specs NeoAir Xtherm NeoAir XLite Comfort Plus... Q-Core SLX Insulated Exped Synmat XP 9
Weight 18.2 oz 16 oz 25.5 oz 22.2 oz 38.5 oz
Thickness 2.5 in 2.5 in 2.5 in 3.25 in 4.5 in
Claimed R Value 6.9 4.2 5 3.5 6
Length 72 in 72 in 72 in 72 in 72 in
Packed Volume (L) 1.8 L 1.8 L 3.1 L 1.5 L 5.4 L
Width 20 in 20 in 21.5 in 20 in 20.5 in
Breaths to Inflate 15-20 15-20 25-30 15-20 N/a
Type Air Construction/Baffled Insulation Air Construction/Baffled Insulation Air Construction/Synthetic Insulation Air Construction/Synthetic Insulation Air Construction/Synthetic Insulation
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