Silicone Sex Dolls Vs Inflatable Sex Dolls

Silicone Sex Dolls Vs Inflatable Sex Dolls | SxDolled

Silicone Sex Dolls Vs Inflatable Sex Dolls

May 10, 2023



  • Material
  • Degree of Simulation
  • Weight
  • Ease of Use
  • Sexual Simulation
  • Final Thoughts

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Over the past few years, there has been a growing fascination and adoration for physical sex dolls amongst the public. We are gradually approaching a new generation where the inflatable sex doll era will be replaced entirely by the lifelike sex doll era. The reason behind this transition are worth exploring and in the following article, we are going to do exactly that. In the following, we will dissect the distinct variations between life like sex dolls and inflatable sex dolls, evaluating them through their most distinct factors.

Key Takeaways

The key differences between inflatable sex dolls and lifelike sex dolls:


• Silicone sex dolls are made from medical-grade silicone resin, offering high-quality, realistic texture and appearance.

• Inflatable sex dolls are made from plastic leather and lack the lifelike feel and appearance of silicone sex dolls.

Degree of Simulation:

• Silicone sex dolls are incredibly lifelike, with flawless joint movement, human-like faces, and the ability to pose realistically.

• Inflatable sex dolls, being inflatable, have limited movements, poses, and lack a lifelike feel compared to silicone sex dolls.


• Silicone sex dolls are solid structures and can weigh between 12KG to 60KG, replicating the weight of an adult human.

• Inflatable sex dolls are much lighter, usually weighing no more than 2.5 kg due to their inflatable nature.

Ease of Use:

• Silicone sex dolls are ideal for home use, while their weight can make them less portable.

Inflatable sex dolls are easy to carry when deflated but require inflation before use.

Sexual Simulation:

• Both silicone and inflatable sex dolls are designed for sexual stimulation, but silicone sex dolls offer a more humanized and realistic experience.


The life like sex doll, unlike the inflatable sex doll, is made using medical-grade silicone resin, an eco-friendly and safe material that boasts high elasticity, strength, resilience, excellent colouring, soft texture, and resistance to weather, fatigue, and temperature. However, it is essential to note that compared to inflatable sex dolls the only downside for these sex dolls is the high price, which is due to the use of high-end TPE and silicone materials, the metal skeleton, mold design, and development, head sculpturing, and plant and equipment investments, as well as makeup artists, sculptors, and molders' salaries.

Despite the $1,000 - $2,000 price tag, the life like sex doll's overall profit to manufacturers and vendors is much lower than that of inflatable sex dolls. This is because the inflatable sex doll is made of plastic leather, except for the vaginal area, which may be made of soft silicone or TPE. As such, novice buyers need to exercise caution as some inflatable sex doll merchants advertise their products as life like sex dolls.

For a comparison against TPE and silicone sex dolls, check out our article "choosing a sex doll: TPE vs silicone".

Degree of Simulation

Life like sex dolls are incredibly lifelike and near perfectly simulate the softness and touch of human flesh. Their joint movement is flawless, and their faces are incredibly human-like, even to the point some individuals get confused and mistake these sex dolls for real humans.

Furthermore, life like sex dolls can stand and pose in a multitude of positions, and their hands and feet can be bent in any realistic way. Life like sex dolls possess all the same physical attributes and characteristics as a lover, such as sexiness, charm, and beauty, they can be customised to suit your desires.

In contrast, an inflatable sex doll, as the name suggests, is an inflatable product that requires inflation to take shape and appear human-like. Some manufacturers produce inflatable sex dolls that are nothing more than a piece of leather, lacking any real simulation of the human form. As these products are inflated, their range of movements and poses is greatly limited, and their feel is not as robust as that of a life like sex doll.


The life like sex dolls are entirely solid structures with no hollow components (unless you choose hollow breasts), resulting in a relatively large volume and a weight range of 12KG to 60KG! For instance, an average-sized 165cm sex dolls weigh approximately 40 kg, which is just below the standard weight for an adult human. These sex dolls’ measurements are built according to the highest standards to meet the public's preferences without being too exaggerated.

On the other hand, inflatable sex dolls are considerably lighter, usually weighing no more than 2.5 kg due to them mainly being made up of air, this makes for easy portability.

Ease of Use

Life size sex dolls are ideal for home use. However, due to their relatively large size, they are easy to carry around.

Inflatable dolls, on the other hand, are small in size, light in weight, and easy to carry when deflated. Though, they can be relatively inconvenient to inflate each time before use.

Despite their differences, both life sized sex dolls and inflatable sex dolls have a range of common uses. They are both suitable for various individuals, such as coal mine workers, military officers stationed at the border for long periods, individuals with pregnant wives, divorcees, white-collar workers, working-class individuals, singles, and lonely middle-aged and elderly seeking companionship. It depends on your use and situation, but life size sex dolls arguably pull ahead in most, if not, all avenues of use.

Sexual Simulation

Both life sized sex dolls and the inflatable sex dolls are designed for sexual stimulation. However, they are more humanized and sentimental than simple sexual masturbation devices, which better align with the humanity requirements of today's society.

Final Thoughts

Overall, there are advantages and disadvantages to both life sized sex dolls and the inflatable sex dolls. As people are now seeking high-quality and realistic sexual experiences, the high degree of simulation offered by newer more advanced sex dolls is better fitted to fill any person's needs. The current trends make evident the fact that life like sex dolls will eventually replace inflatable sex dolls altogether in the future. Gradually, life like sex dolls will become the ultimate companions to adults all over the world in their daily lives.

At SxDolled, our goal is to make the shopping experience as stress-free and convenient as possible for our customers. By prioritizing customer satisfaction, we are committed to helping our customers make informed decisions about their purchases and providing support and assistance throughout the entire shopping process. We're also always happy to share insightful information and help you identify the perfect sex doll for you.

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