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Reader

Stand

Terminal

Reader

A simple way to accept contactless, chip cards, Apple Pay and Google Pay.

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Stand

Turn your iPad into a point of sale and take every kind of payment.

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Terminal

An all-in-one credit card machine for payments and receipts.

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Accepted payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Power

Battery or power point

Power point required

Battery or power point

Internet connection

Via your phone or tablet

Via your iPad

Wi-Fi or Ethernet (with Hub for Square Terminal, sold separately)

Compatible devices

Connects via Bluetooth to an iOS (10.0+) or Android (5.0+) device.

Requires a 9.7” iPad with Lightning connector running iOS 10.0+.

No additional device required. Uses 57 mm x 35 mm thermal printer paper.

Device connection

Bluetooth LE

Lightning connector

No additional device required.

Compatible point-of-sale software

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants

Price

$59

1.9% per tap and insert
2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$299

1.9% per tap and insert
2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$439

1.6% per tap and insert
2.2% per keyed-in payment

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