Best Nintendo Switch Cases that Fit in the Dock iMore 2021

It's essential to get a case to protect your Nintendo Switch, but the case options available tend to be a bit too bulky to work with your dock. This can be annoying if you swap between docked and handheld mode pretty often. Thankfully, there are some slim options out there. These slim Nintendo Switch cases won't offer quite as much protection as bulkier options, but they'll be able to slide in and out of your dock while retaining full functionality.

Nyko thin case

Trusted brand: Nyko Thin Case

Staff Pick

Nyko's Thin Case offers protection for the body of the Switch, your Joy-Cons, and the screen. You can also remove the Joy-Cons without having to remove the case. Get it in Red/Blue or Clear.

£8 at Amazon
Fyoung dockable case

Essential extras: FYOUNG Protective Switch Case

FYOUNG's protective case for the Nintendo Switch does nothing special, save for adding a sliver of protection to your Switch and Joy-Cons. Like the Nyko case, the Joy-Cons can be removed independently. Unlike the Nyko case, there are five fun colour options to choose from. It also comes with a microfiber cleaning cloth and a glass screen protector.

£14 at Amazon

Caps included: YOOWA Protective Cover Case

YOOWA's option doesn't do anything differently in the case department. However, it does come packaged with eight thumb grip caps to give you a better grip on the Nintendo Switch's thumbsticks.

£12 at Amazon

Grips please!: YOOWA Dockable Case

This case features ergonomic handgrips over the Joy-Cons so you can hold the Switch more comfortably while you play. You can choose between getting a smoky black case or a frosted clear case. The Joy-Cons are easily removable, and you still have access to the kickstand.

£15 at Amazon

Dockable protection: SORZEEN Protective Case

This case is sure to protect your Switch since it's dirt-proof, splash-proof, and drop-proof. The silicone grips give you extra control while playing and make it less likely for the console to slip from your fingers. You can get this colourful red and blue case or a grey case.

£11 at Amazon

Colorful options: Pakesi Case

Alongside a dockable case, you get two thumb grip caps, as well as a tempered glass screen protector to keep your Switch safe from scratches and bumps. There are six colours to choose from so you can find the look you like best.

£13 at Amazon

Case in point

Unfortunately, the list of slim cases for the Nintendo Switch still isn't very long, but companies are making more every passing year. The Nyko Thin Case should offer everything you need. It's simple design and will keep your console and Joy-Cons protected without costing too much.

If you want to have more fun with the colours, you can pay a bit more for FYOUNG's offerings. It also comes with a cleaning cloth and a glass screen protector. If you want something that can protect your Switch better, we recommend the SORZEEN Protective Case. In addition to matching your Joy-Con colours, this case has sturdy silicone handgrips and provides more protection than other dockable cases.

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