No one wants a scratch on a shiny new device, much less a cracked screen or other more serious damage. Since the Nintendo Switch OLED model has a large 7-inch screen, you're going to want to do everything you can to protect it. That's where a durable case comes in handy. Transport your Switch more securely, knowing it's safer from drops and bumps. Keep in mind that it's slightly bigger than the original Switch, so you'll need a case that fits correctly. We've gathered the very best Nintendo Switch OLED model cases to keep your purchase safe.
Stay stylish, safe and secure with these Nintendo Switch OLED cases
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This case has everything I look for: a handle, zippered internal pocket that keeps small accessories from sliding around, a hard shell, and the ability to hold 10 cartridges. It's also available in 23 designs so you can easily find the look you like best.
Case and grips
Since there aren't any ergonomic holds on the Switch, it can be hard to hold for long stretches. However, as we noted in our ZenGrip Pro review, this case and grip bundle fixes that. The case can even hold the Switch while installed in the grip.
As we said in our PowerA Protective Switch OLED case review we absolutely love the storage space, hard shell, and fun designs that this comes in. There are also other options that depict Mario, Kirby, Pokémon, and more.
As we noted in our Tomtoc Slim OLED review, this beautiful case is one of the thinnest ones you can get that still provides hard shell protection. There isn't any storage space, but it can hold up to 10 game cartridges and the nifty wrist strap makes it easy to bring around.
Simple and sleek
This hardshell case can hold a total of eight cartridges and has a storage pocket that can hold two sets of Joy-Cons or other small accessories. It's perfect for the Switch OLED model.
All the protection
Looking to protect your OLED model from all angles? You really can't go wrong with this kit. It comes with a case, screen cover, Joy-Con covers, and thumb grips, among other things.
Official Nintendo designs
HORI not only offers a great amount of protection with its hardshell case, but this case looks good while doing it. It holds up to 10 cartridges and has a soft interior.
Large carrying capacity
In addition to beautiful design options, a handle, and protective casing, this option allows you to carry up to 20 Switch cartridges at once.
Bring it all with you
Need to bring your dock, Joy-Cons, Pro Controller, and everything else along as well? This hardshell case will do the trick. It also has a strap that you can sling over your shoulder for easy carry.
This Flip Case and screen protector bundle gives you all the protection you need for your Switch OLED. It also comes in four different colors, so you choose the one you like best.
Everyday and travel case
This is actually a bundle that provides you with a Switch OLED carrying case that can also attach to a larger case to fit your dock, controllers, and other accessories. It comes in several designs, including Animal Crossing, Zelda, and Mario.
With form-fitting foam molded around your Nintendo Switch OLED and all of your accessories, you'll feel safe and secure toting this deluxe case. The exterior EVA shell is lightweight yet durable, and a smooth glide zipper makes it quick and easy to get your devices in and out. The removable should strap gives you carrying options.
How to keep your Nintendo Switch OLED safe on the go
The Nintendo Switch OLED is meant to be carried with you wherever you go, so you should invest in a durable case to keep it in pristine condition. Don't forget to grab one of the best Nintendo Switch OLED model screen protectors as well.
If you're only going to get one case, I suggest you make it the Fintie Carry Case. It has everything you'll need, including that durable hardshell covering, space for cartridges, and a handle. Plus, it's one of the few cases out there that actually has a zippered storage section, so things won't go scattering all over your Switch. If that wasn't enough, it comes in several fun and colorful designs.
Need to bring all of your Switch gear with you on a trip? The HEYSTOP Carrying Case is big enough to fit just about everything you might need. It has specific slots for your various accessories and can be slung over the shoulder for easy carry.
Lastly, if you're looking for a fun design that has one of your favorite Nintendo characters on it, look no further than a HORI Protection Case. There are some fun options to choose from that will keep your gaming system safe on the go.
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