USB-C Cables for the Nintendo Switch

USB-C to USB-C Cables | USB-C to USB-A Cables


There are far more good USB-C cables than I can list. The cables below are from known good brands and meet Nintendo and industry standards.

USB-C to USB-C Cables
CableSafety RatingLengthColorNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★★☆6 inch, 3, 6, and 9 foot
15 cm, 0.9, 1.8, and 2.75 meter
Black, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3 & 6 foot/0.9 & 1.8 meterBlack, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★★☆3 foot/0.9 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★★☆6 foot/1.8 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3 foot/0.9 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Apple USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★☆☆6.6 foot/2 meterWhiteNathan K approved
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★★☆6 inch & 6 foot
15 cm & 1.8 meter
Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★★☆3.3 & 6.6 foot/1 & 2 meterBlack, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Google USB-C to USB-C 2.0★★★☆☆6 foot/1.8 meterWhiteBenson approved
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)★★★★☆6.6 foot/2 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
Veckle USB-C to USB-C 3.1★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack, GrayUSB-IF Certified

USB-C to USB-A Cables
CableSafety RatingLengthColorNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★☆3, 6, and 9 foot
0.9, 1.8, and 2.75 meter
Black, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 3.1★★★★☆3 foot/0.9 meterBlack, WhiteUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-A 3.0★★★★☆3, 6, and 10 foot
0.9, 1.8, and 3 meter
Black, White56k Ohm resistor
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Gen2★★★★☆3 foot/0.9 meterBlackUSB-IF Certified
AUKEY USB-C to USB 2.0 (2-Pack)★★★★☆0.7 foot/0.2 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 2.0 | 2-Pack★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 2.0 | 2-Pack★★★★☆6.6 foot/2 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0 | 3-Pack★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0 | 3-Pack★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack/Gray56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0★★★★☆6.6 foot/2 meterBlack/Gray56k Ohm resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0, 3-Pack Mixed Sizes

AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0, 5-Pack Mixed Sizes
★★★★☆1, 3.3, and 6.6 foot
0.3, 1, and 2 meter
Black/Gray56k Ohm resistor
BrexLink USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)★★★★☆6 foot/1.8 meterBlack, GrayUSB-IF Certified
Belkin USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★☆6 foot/1.8 meterBlack, Blue, Green, Pink, Purple, WhiteUSB-IF Certified, Benson approved
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★☆3.3, 6.6, 9.8, and 13 foot
1, 2, 3, and 4 meter
Black, White56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 3.0★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack, White56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)★★★★☆3.3 & 6.6 foot/1 & 2 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 3.0 (3-Pack)★★★★☆3.3 & 6.6 foot/1 & 2 meterGreen, Gray, Red, Pink56k Ohm resistor
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack, Gray, Pink56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 3.1★★★★☆3.3 & 6.6 foot/1 & 2 meterBlack, White56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
Nintendo USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★★5 foot/1.5 meterBlackNintendo Licensed
Included with Pro Controller and Joy-Con Charging Grip
Orzly USB-C to USB-A 3.0★★★★☆3.3 foot/1 meterBlack, Blue, Red, Multi-color Pack56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
PowerA Premium USB-C Cable (USB-C to USB-A 2.0)★★★★★10 foot/3 meterBlackNintendo Licensed
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 2.0★★★★☆6.6 foot/2 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 3.0★★★★☆6.6 foot/2 meterBlack56k Ohm resistor, Benson approved

Concerned about safely charging your Switch? Check out Safely Charging the Switch.

Wonder why all these numbers matter? Check out How Switch Charging Works.

USB 2.0/3.0/3.1 = Cable’s data transfer speed. It has no bearing on power transfer.

About USB-IF Certification.

About the 56k Ohm Resistor.