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Best Nintendo Switch Screen Protectors 2020

One of the first things you should buy after getting a Nintendo Switch or Switch Lite is a good screen protector. Here are the best Nintendo Switch screen protectors to keep your console safe.


Since the Nintendo Switch's screen is made of plastic, it's prone to scratches and more wear and tear than most modern handheld devices fitted with glass screens. So alongside a great Nintendo Switch case, the first Nintendo Switch accessory you should grab is a quality screen protector to keep your Switch screen looking brand-new. We've put together a list of our picks for the best screen protectors for Nintendo Switch, all of which can be purchased for around $10 or less at Amazon. We've also included Nintendo Switch Lite screen protectors, which are arguably even more important considering the Switch Lite is a handheld-only system--those rounded edges can only cushion so much force if you happen to drop it.

Quick look: Best screen protectors for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch screen protectors come in two styles: tempered glass and plastic. A tempered glass screen protector is thicker and offers more resistance to hard scratches, but it is possible to crack a glass screen protector if you drop the console. Plastic screen protectors often blend in with the console's screen but are less resistant to scratches--the protector itself can become scratched and scuffed over time.

Choosing the best Nintendo Switch screen protector is a matter of personal preference, really. If you're really worried about scratches, we'd go with tempered glass. If you can't stand the look of glass screen protectors, which do noticeably bulk up the Switch console screen, definitely stick with a plastic screen protector, which still provides a barrier of defense for your Switch's screen.

If you're looking for more gaming accessories, make sure to check out our picks for the best gaming mice, best gaming headsets, best gaming keyboard, best gaming laptops, best budget monitors, best VR headsets, best Nintendo Switch controllers, best PS4 controllers, best Xbox One controllers, and the best cheap gaming chairs.

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