How Big is a Nintendo Switch Box?

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Hi, welcome to my blog! Today, we will discuss how big a Nintendo Switch box is. Now, I know what you’re thinking – why on earth would anyone want to know that? Well, believe it or not, there are a lot of people out there who are curious about this sort of thing. And, of course, as the owner of a Nintendo Switch, I am one of them!

So, without further ado, let’s get started. The Nintendo Switch box is 12.8 inches long, 10.43 inches wide, and 2.87 inches tall. That’s pretty big! But it’s not the biggest gaming console out there – that honor goes to the Xbox One X, which has a whopping 13.5-inch length, 11.8-inch width, and 3.2-inch height.

Clearly, the Nintendo Switch is no slouch in the size department. But what’s even more impressive is that despite its large size.



The Nintendo Switch is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on March 3, 2017. It can be used as a home console and a portable device as a hybrid console. The Switch has been very successful, selling over 34 million units as of December 2018.

One of the Switch’s defining features is its portability. The console itself is small, measuring just 4.6 inches wide and 9.4 inches long. The Switch can be played on television like a traditional console when placed in its docking station. However, the Switch can be taken with you on the go when undocked. The Switch’s portability is thanks in part to its unique controllers, which are called Joy-Cons. Each Joy-Con can be used as a standalone controller or attached to the included Joy-Con Grip to form a more traditional controller.


The dimensions of the Nintendo Switch


The Nintendo Switch is a handheld gaming console that can be docked for play on television. The console is 6.2 inches by 3.6 inches by .55 inches and weighs about .66 pounds. The Joy-Con controllers (two are included with the console) are 3.8 inches by 1.5 inches by 1 inch and weigh .09 pounds each. The Nintendo Switch dock (which is required for television play) is 6.5 inches by 5.3 inches by 2.12 inches and weighs 1 pound.


How much can the Switch hold?


The Nintendo Switch can hold quite a bit of data. The console itself has 32 GB of storage, and the system supports up to 2 TB of additional storage via SD cards. That said, games can take up a lot of space—some require as much as 32 GB. So if you plan on downloading a lot of games, you’ll need to factor in the cost of an SD card (or two).


Why is the Switch box so big?


The Switch box is big because it needs to accommodate the Switch console, the Joy-Con controllers, the dock, and all of the cables. It’s also big because Nintendo wants to make a visual statement with the Switch. The company wants potential customers to see the Switch and think, “That looks like a fun system. I want one.”


How does the Switch compare to other consoles?


The Nintendo Switch is a unique console in that it can be used as both a handheld and a traditional home console. In terms of size, it falls somewhere in between the two. The Switch is about the same width as the Wii U GamePad but slightly thicker and taller. The Switch is about as tall and wide as the Xbox One S when placed in its dock.


What do you think of the Switch’s size?


The Nintendo Switch is a console with a 6.2-inch screen attached to a Dock that connects the console to your TV. The console itself is about the size of a large smartphone, and the Dock is about the size of a small DVD player.



There is no official size for the Nintendo Switch box, but it is generally agreed that it falls within the medium to large range. The average dimensions of a Nintendo Switch box are 18 x 13.5 x 6 inches, though this can vary depending on the exact model and manufacturer.

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