You may not think a stand is necessary for Nintendo Switch Lite, but that’s where you’d be wrong. Due to the Nintendo Lite being handheld, it’s incompatible with the Nintendo Switch docking station that links your Switch to the TV. With that in mind, you’ll need a stand for the Lite to play with friends, as well as for those intense sessions of Smash where you’ll want to use a Pro Controller. Thankfully, we’ve got a fair selection of stands for you to choose from.

An official stand for your Lite

HORI Lite Stand

Staff Pick

Why not try something official with the HORI Lite stand? You can charge while playing (though AC adaptor is not included) and can even connect up to two devices.

$25 at Amazon $25 at Walmart

Universal use

Nulaxy Switch Stand

The Nulaxy stand comes with an adjustable stand that allows you to re-adjust the height you can play your Lite. And it has rubber pads on the prongs to prevent marks and scratches.

$13 at Amazon

One for each color!

Fyoung Nintendo Lite Charging Stand

FYoung has done one better for those who want a stand for their Nintendo Lite that matches the color of your device. It’s also small, making it convenient enough to carry everywhere.

$12 at Amazon

Both for Lite and Switch

AmazonBasics Nintendo Stand

This works for both the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo Lite. All you need to do is balance your console on the collapsible stand and voila!

$9 at Amazon

Charge while you play

TNE – Switch Lite Charger Stand

This charging stand will let you power up your Switch while you play. It works for both Nintendo Switch or the Switch Lite, though it comes in colors that match the Switch Lite. It’s fairly compact and solid, so you won’t have to worry about accidentally breaking parts if you take it on the go — just toss it and your charging cable in a bag and you’re set!

$13 at Amazon

Tom Nook approved

Unionup Animal Crossing Switch Stand

If you’re one of the many people who bought a Switch just to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons you can show off your love with this themed stand compatible with both the Switch and Switch Lite. It can be adjusted to three different angles and has storage space for game cartridges for when you’ve already checked in with all your villagers and have time to play something else.

$19 at Amazon

These are the best stands for the Nintendo Switch Lite

You have to admit, all of these Switch Lite stands are pretty cool. Of course, a part of you may wonder why on Earth you’d want a stand for the Switch Lite when it’s a handheld console. Despite it being handheld, that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to play multiplayer games with your friend. With that in mind, due to the Switch Lite unable to connect to a TV, you’ll want to invest in a stand that allows you and your friend to see the screen as you play together.

Every single one of these stands is pretty great, but there are a few that stick out, the first being the official Lite stand from HORI. With the HORI Lite stand, you’ll be able to play seriously with friends while charging at the same time. If you have both a Nintendo Switch and a Nintendo Lite, the stand is compatible with both consoles.

We also have a soft spot for the FYOUNG Lite stands, mostly because they are pretty and we want everything to match our Lite, no matter what. But aesthetics aside, the FYOUNG stands are very easy to carry around and are simple enough to set up that you’d be wrong not to consider purchasing one for your Nintendo Lite, along with maybe some other Switch Lite accessories.

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