Best Bedside Stand for the Nintendo Switch iMore 2020

Given the portable nature of the Nintendo Switch, it is no wonder that many gamers would sometimes like to play a game or two while lying in their comfortable beds. That said, anyone who has tried to play in handheld mode while lying on their back for too long will know that it is difficult to stop the Nintendo Switch from falling into your face. Here are some ways to enjoy hands-free gaming while in bed.

Best all round tablet stand: Tryone Gooseneck Tablet Stand

Staff pick

A strong and sturdy screw-in clamp tablet holder, the Tryone Gooseneck easily attaches to a nearby table, bookshelf, bed headboard, or anywhere else you can think of! Constructed with a stiffened aluminum gooseneck arm, holding your Nintendo Switch or iPad is no problem.

Compact slim option: Lamicall Multi-Angle Nintendo Switch Playstand

This Lamicall play stand is a simple foldable desk stand capable of easily fitting in your pocket. Rubber padding protects your device from being scratched while it is held, and the height can be adjusted to any level. It's a great travel option.

Suction power: Grip Tight Suction Cup Holder

A tablet holder with a twist - the Grip Tight Suction Cup Holder has a rotating rotary knob to ensure that there is no air left between the suction cup and the surface to ensure a sturdy setup. This helps to reduce the wobbliness inherent in many bedside stands significantly.

Rubberised clip on: Aduro Solid-Grip Stand

The Aduro Solid-Grip Stand features two rubberized grips that will fit up to a 3-inch thick surface, which helps to hold the stand in place. It also sports a 360-degree rotation enabling easy horizontal or vertical viewing. Plus, it has a flexible neck, which gives you even more control over your desired viewing angle.

$20 at Amazon

Enables easy charging: Hori Compact Playstand for Nintendo Switch

From renowned Japanese maker Hori and officially licensed by Nintendo, this is a portable stand that folds flat, has rubberized grips on the bottom, allows adjustment of the viewing angle. It also allows easy charging of the Nintendo Switch while it is in position.

$21 at Amazon

Tablet case & stand in one: TNP Nintendo Switch Protective Case

Protect your Nintendo Switch screen from scratches with a case that also doubles as a stand. The case itself clips together magnetically when closed and when opened. Plus, there are three different viewing angles to choose from.

$8 at Amazon

Play while in bed

Any of these stands would be a valid choice for playing your Switch bed, but it ultimately depends on what setup you have at home. If you have a table, bookshelf, or headboard nearby, then my favorite stand is the Tryone Gooseneck Tablet Stand due to its sturdiness, available in black or white, it should be capable of fitting into any room.

For anyone who is looking for a portable solution, the Hori Compact Playstand for Nintendo Switch will do the job perfectly well and has the added benefit of a charging option. If you currently lack a screen protector for the Nintendo Switch, the TNP Nintendo Switch Protective Case is also a good choice as it kills two birds with one stone.

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