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13 Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore From $170 To Sit In For Long Hours Without Backaches

Best ergonomic chairs in Singapore

Getting backaches and neck sores are pretty much rites of passage in adulthood, especially when we’re confined to our desks at work or doing assignments at home. Whether you’re WFH, or are still studying, one thing that should be at the top of your shopping list is a good ergonomic chair to sustain you through the grind.

From design to functionality, there are plenty of factors to consider when picking the right one. Here are the best ergonomic chairs in Singapore to consider so your posture and productivity won’t be compromised.

What should I look for in an ergonomic chair?

Before we dive deeper into our list, let’s first determine what features your ergonomic chair should possess.

Good adjustability

Your ergonomic chair should allow you to easily adjust its height along with the head, arm, and backrests according to your needs. Ideally, you should be able to plant your feet firmly on the ground, forming a 90-degree angle with your bent legs. Similarly, your arms should also rest comfortably at a 90-degree angle so that your hands are positioned comfortably on your keyboard.

Proper lumbar support

Having an ergonomic chair with proper lumbar support can help to reduce the tension and pressure on your lower back. Opt for a chair that has a backrest that conforms to the natural curvature of your spine. It should provide continuous support to your lower back while maintaining a gentle arch to prevent slouching throughout the day.

Seat depth & width

The last thing you’d want is a chair seat that’s way too small or big for you. Taller individuals should opt for chairs with a deeper seat while shorter people might appreciate something more shallow. The backrest should allow you to lean comfortably, leaving approximately 5cm-10cm of space between the back of your knees and the seat.


Unless you want to have to peel yourself off your chair on hot, humid days, you’ll want an ergonomic chair made with a breathable material like mesh or fabric. You’ll also want to pick padding that’s not too hard or soft, so you it’s comfortable yet still supportive.

How long should you sit in an ergonomic chair?

Now, bear in mind that just because you’re sitting in an ergonomic chair, that doesn’t mean you should sit for too long either. It’s important to stand up from your seat for at least 1 minute every hour. While you’re at it, move around and stretch your limbs to get your blood flowing.

Overview of the best ergonomic office chairs in Singapore & their prices

Below, we’ve compiled some of our top picks and their prices to help you decide which ergonomic chair best fits your lifestyle.

Product Name Price Main Feature
– Ergonomic Chairs –
ErgoTune From $649 Backrest that conforms to your back
HINOMI H1 Pro Ergonomic Office Chair From $999 Fully adjustable with retractable leg rest
Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG $1,699 60-day trial and 15-year warranty
Yoke YOE A8 From $198 Free delivery within 4 days
Apol Kraken $600 Best ergonomic chair for gaming
Comfort Furniture Astrid Highback Office Chair $350 Suitable for arched backs
Benel Embrace Highback Grey $685 Hybrid of mesh & fabric for extra support
Herman Miller Sayl From $1,029 Nearly 100% recyclable
Sihoo M57 Black Mesh Office Chair $298 (U.P. $658) Durable with a comfortable seat pan
Take A Seat Humanscale Freedom Headrest Chair $1,499 Adjustable headrest
Ergoseat Ergonomic Computer Chair From $169.90 Best for studying
TT Airflex Home Office Chair $289 Flip-up armrests and padded seat
Take A Seat SAIL Basic Ergonomic Chair with Legrest From $449 18 adjustment points across varying angles
– Chair Accessories –
ULTi Ergonomic Footrest (Accessory) $49 Adjustable tilt angles for footrest
ABLUE Curble Posture Correction Chair (Accessory) From $98 Raises seat by 14 degrees for posture correction

1. ErgoTune

Backrest that conforms to your back

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Ergotune Image credit: ErgoEdge

Whether we’re WFH or playing games, finding a chair that fits our body well is crucial, considering that we’re seated for a long time each day. Fortunately, the ErgoTune is built to cater to every unique body type. They come with 11 adjustable points, including at the headrest and armrest, allowing you to find the best angles for your body.

Black & coral colourways The ErgoTune currently comes in black and coral designs
Image credit: ErgoEdge

The ErgoTune comes with a unique ATLAS™ (Auto-Tuning Lumbar Area Support) backrest that calibrates itself to your lumbar spine with every tiny movement you make. Whether you’re sitting up straight while working, or lounging back while watching your fave Netflix series, rest assured that your lower back will always be fully supported.

seating on chair
Image credit: ErgoEdge

Each ErgoTune chair is also fitted with breathable DuraWeave™ hybrid mesh upholstery – a comfy material that keeps you cool even if you’ve been seated for hours.

Price: from $649
Get the ErgoTune.

2. HINOMI H1 Pro Ergonomic Office Chair

 Fully adjustable with retractable leg rest

Imagine those flexible contortionists that can bend every way possible, but in chair form – and you’ll get the HINOMI H1 Pro Ergonomic Office Chair.

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Hinomi H1 chair
The fully adjustable chair can help to support your back and reduce the strain on your shoulders.
Image credit: HINOMI

Its nifty design allows almost every part of the chair to be adjusted multiple ways – including the headrest, backrest and lower back support. There’s also a leg rest which you can swivel out, and a pseudo platform on the chair legs that you can comfortably perch your feet on.

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Hinomi footrest
The retractable leg rest and platform to rest your legs.
Image credit: Shopee

Another handy feature is the armrest, where you can flip it up 90° – tilt it upwards when you’re gaming on your phone, or flip it backwards to push your chair under the table. You can even fold the backrest forward and store it under your desk to save space.

Price: From $999

Get the HINOMI H1 Pro Ergonomic Office Chair

3. Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG

60-day trial & 15-year warranty

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Ergomeister chair
Image credit: Ergomeister

Getting a quality ergonomic chair might not come cheap, so being able to test run the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG with its 60-day trial may come as a relief to many. If you’re still worried about how long the chair will last – especially if you’ve the habit of rocking violently in your chair during intense gaming sessions – its 15-year warranty has got your back, literally.

Their trademark Air-Scape Mesh from Germany allows for ventilation and prevents heat from being trapped between your body and the chair – perfect for Singapore’s hot and humid weather.

Its firm yet adjustable lumbar support also helps you maintain an upright and comfortable posture all day. That’s something you’d highly appreciate while replying emails for long hours or chiong-ing a 3000 word essay due at midnight.

Price: $1,699

Get the Ergomeister FAEZ8ERG Ergonomic Office Chair.

4. Yoke YOE A8 

Free delivery within 4 days

Yoke YOE A8 chair
Image credit: Carousell

If spontaneous aches occur on either side of your back, you’ll be able to relieve them with the Yoke YOE A8 ergonomic chair. Its dual backrest made of molded foam helps soothe any back muscle knots or tension for your entire rear. Your neck is also well taken care of with the adjustable headrest that can tilt up to 45 degrees.

Those not fond of seats that easily swivel side to side can also utilise the lock-in function which stabilises its position to your liking. You get to pick between traditional mesh material or PVC leather too – although the latter would require more maintenance in the long run.

Delivery and installation are both free within 3-4 days.

Price: From $198
Get the Yoke YOE A8

5. Apol Kraken 

Best ergonomic chair for gaming

Apol chair setup
Image credit: Shopee

Thanks to its breathable PU leather and a backrest that can recline up to 165 degrees, the Apol Kraken gaming chair effortlessly takes you from your daytime grind to nightly gaming binges. The 4D armrests can be adjusted in 4 ways – up and down, inwards or outwards, sideways, and front and back. The CloudTech foam coupled with fabric upholstery is crafted for comfort and durability.

The design is customised for a snug fit, with the Kraken model specifically designed for individuals with a medium build. Alternatively, you can explore the Behemoth, ideal for larger physiques, or the Sphinx models, tailored for those with smaller builds to discover a chair that perfectly matches your body type.

Price: $600

Get the Apol Kraken gaming chair.

6. Comfort Furniture Astrid Highback Office Chair 

Suitable for arched backs

Astrid highback chairs in room
Image credit: Comfort Furniture

We hear our parents and teachers nag at us from young to “sit straight!”, but the truth is, our inner sloths just can’t help reverting to slouching over sometimes. Catering to this, Comfort Furniture’s Astrid Highback Office Chair has lumbar support that adjusts to your weight and allows your lower back to maintain its natural curve, reducing sporadic sores and removing the need for manual calibrations.

Astrid highback chair colourways
Comfort Furniture’s Astrid Highback Office Chair comes in 2 colour options: grey and orange.

Image credit: Comfort Furniture

But the lumbar support isn’t the only thing that is customised according to your form and preferences – the armrests are also fully adjustable sideways, front and back, or up and down. The mesh material will also ensure breathability for your back, which means no more peeling off a sweat-stained tee on humid days.

Price: $350
Get the Comfort Furniture Astrid Highback Office Chair.

7. Benel Embrace Highback Grey

Hybrid of mesh & fabric for extra support

Embrace Highback chair illustration Image credit: @shanwongdesign via Instagram 

Most ergonomic chairs are either made of mesh or fabric, but rarely both. Benel throws convention aside to include both for their Embrace Highback Grey – a chair that promises to feel as good as it looks.

The combination of materials allows the chair to have sturdy stability, while still remaining breathable so it’s cooling for your back throughout a full day of usage – it’s even proven to hold up to 102KG. Plus, it’s also Greenguard-certified for low chemical emissions.

Price: From $685
Get the Benel Embrace Highback Grey.

8. Herman Miller Sayl 

Nearly 100% recyclable

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Herman Miller Sayl artist impression
Image credit: Herman Miller

Just as how suspension bridges are engineered to support heavy weight, the same technology is applied in Herman Miller’s Sayl series of ergonomic chairs.

These chairs are designed with functionality in mind while utilising the least amount of materials possible. This results in an impressive performance of holding up to a whopping 159kg! In fact, as an eco-conscious product, it’s PVC-free too and almost 100% of its materials are recyclable.

Herman Miller Sayl chairImage credit: Shopee

Besides its minimalist design, the back support also supports our natural ‘S’ curve to prevent us from slouching and feeling lethargic easily. For greater comfort, you can also choose one with lumbar support that can be adjusted over a range of 10cm.

Price: From $1,029
Get the Herman Miller Sayl.

9. Sihoo M57 Black Mesh Office Chair 

Durable with a comfortable seat pan

Sihoo chair artist impressionImage credit:

When it comes to durability, Sihoo’s M57 ergonomic chair doesn’t disappoint. It’s got a double supported frame for a firmer backrest to support your spine and is made to be strong and flexible, so you won’t need to worry about it falling apart any time soon. Plus, its W-shaped seat pan distributes pressure from the body evenly with its curved design, ensuring that you can sit comfortably throughout the day.

Price: $298 (U.P. $658)

Get the Sihoo M57 office ergonomic chair.

10. Take A Seat Humanscale Freedom Headrest Chair

Adjustable headrest

 Humanscale chairs in office
Image credit:

If neck aches are the bane of your efficient workflow, it’s time to fix it. The Humanscale Freedom Headrest Chair boasts sculpted cushions that will hug your pressure points for maximised comfort. This includes the back of your neck which is prone to sores and tension easily.

There’s free delivery and onsite installation as well so you don’t have to worry about self-assembly. You will also get a warranty that lasts up to 15 years, a guarantee for a reliable ergonomic chair in the long run.

Price: $1,499
Get the Humanscale Freedom Headrest Chair.

11. Ergoseat Ergonomic Computer Chair 

Best for studying

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Chair in front of cupboard Image credit: Shopee

If you’re looking for an affordable ergonomic chair suitable for studying, this option from Ergoseat is ideal. It features a sturdy and spacious seat that maintains its shape well, complemented by a pleasant recline and armrests for added comfort.

Price: From $169.90

Get the Ergoseat Ergonomic Computer Chair

12. TT Airflex Home Office Chair

Flip-up armrests & padded seat

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - Chair with armrest Image credit: Shopee 

The TT Airflex Chair is the upgraded version of your common office seat. It comes with a thick padded base for comfort along with a mesh back rest designed to follow the curve of your spine for proper support. Meanwhile, the armrests can be easily flipped up, so you can easily tuck your chair underneath your desk when you clock out for the day – a real space saver.

Price: From $289

Get the TT Airflex Home Office Chair

13. Take A Seat SAIL Basic Ergonomic Chair with Leg Rest

Over 18 adjustment points

Image credit: Shopee 

If you often find yourself aching after sitting down for a long time, consider getting the Sail Basic Ergonomic Chair with Leg Rest. It has 18 points of adjustments to contour the chair to your body Every area from top to toe can be adjusted, from the headrest, armrest, backrest, seat, and leg rest, just to name a few. Plus, the height and depth of the seat can also be customised, so it’ll be moulded to your body.

SAIL Basic ergonomic blue colourway
The chair also comes in 3 different colourways, the others being red and blue.
Image credit: Shopee

As if those features weren’t enough, the chair even has a retractable coat hanger for you to hang blazers and jackets. A handy feature if you need to look presentable during Zoom meetings. As for the chair itself, it is built with Korean Wintex mesh, which will keep you sufficiently cool throughout the day.

Price: From $449

Get the Sail Basic Ergonomic Chair.

– Best chair accessories to consider

For those who can’t commit to an ergonomic chair, here are some chair accessories that you can consider instead to give your current seating arrangement a boost.

14. ULTi Ergonomic Footrest

Adjustable tilt angles

Footrest in action
GIF adapted from: Shopee

We’ve got some bad news for shorties: dangling your feet while sitting on a chair can hurt your pelvis. To maintain proper posture while sitting, which includes keeping your feet flat on the floor, get the ULTi Ergonomic Footrest. It has 3 adjustable tilt angles to rest your feet and ankles in a more comfortable position. The footrest comes with scratch-proof pads, so you can move it around without worrying about scuffing up your floors.

Price: $49

Get the ULTi Ergonomic Footrest.

15. ABLUE Curble Posture Correction Chair

Supports up to 180kg

product on chair
Image credit: Shopee

It can be challenging to continuously maintain your posture throughout the day, which is why you’d want to get a posture-correcting accessory like the ABLUE Curble Chair. It raises your seat by 14 degrees, so continuously sit upright without putting unnecessary strain on your spine and back.

Best Ergonomic Chairs In Singapore - posture straightener tool Image credit: Shopee

Designed with a highly elastic material, it can comfortably hold up to 180kg in weight. Their dual structure cushion fabric ensures that the sides of your waist are supported while providing a firm grip so that the seat doesn’t slip and move about.

Price: From $98

Get the ABLUE Curble Posture Correction Chair

Are ergonomic chairs worth it?

Yes, it can be worth it to invest in an ergonomic chair, especially if your posture has been negatively affected as of late. Ergonomic chairs prevent you from hunching over too much or placing unnecessary strain on your spine and hips. Beyond the health benefits, it’s suggested that these chairs can also enhance productivity.

Best ergonomic office chairs to improve your posture with

As working from home can be stressful, the last thing you want to worry about is your physical health. From easing body aches to holding your laptop, ergonomic office chairs can greatly boost your productivity and performance.

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Cover image adapted from ErgoEdge, HINOMI 

This article contains partial partnership content. However, all opinions are ours.
The products have been ranked in terms of features and price from sources and reviews online.
Original article published by Bryan Christopher Yeong on 22nd June 2020. Last updated by Mae-Z Fam & Syahiran Sean on 5th June 2024.