Compare Square hardware

Whether you’re selling at a counter or on the go, Square has just the POS hardware you need to ring up items and accept payments fast.

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Terminal

Stand (2nd generation)

Reader

Stand (1st generation)

Register

A fully integrated point-of-sale solution.

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Terminal

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

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Stand (2nd generation)

Turn your iPad into a powerful point of sale with payments built in.

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Reader

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

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Stand (1st generation)

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

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Accepted payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile payments

Power

Requires wall outlet

Battery or wall outlet

Requires wall outlet

Battery or power by optional dock

Requires wall outlet

Internet connection

Wi-Fi or Ethernet

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

Via your iPad

Via your phone or tablet

Via your iPad

Compatible devices

No additional device required.

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

Requires 10.2” iPad (2021, 2020, 2019), 10.5” iPad Air (2019), iPad Pro 10.5”.

Connects via Bluetooth to an iOS (11.0+) or Android (5.0+) device.

Requires 10.2” iPad (2021, 2020, 2019), 10.5” iPad Air (2019) or iPad Pro 10.5” running iOS 11.0+.

Device connection

No additional device required.

No additional device required.

Lightning connector

Bluetooth LE

Lightning connector

Compatible point-of-sale software

Square Point of Sale

Square Appointments

Square for Restaurants (Free Plan)

Square for Retail

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants (for open tickets)

Square Point of Sale

Square Appointments

Square for Restaurants

Square for Retail

Square Point of Sale

Square Appointments (with an iPad)

Square for Restaurants (with an iPad)

Square for Retail (with an iPad)

Square Point of Sale

Square Appointments

Square for Restaurants

Square for Retail

Price

$1,099 or 12 interest-free payments of $92*

1.6% per tap and insert

2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$329 or 12 interest-free payments of $28*

1.6% per tap and insert

2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$149 or 6 interest-free payments of $25*

1.9% per tap and insert

2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$59

1.9% per tap and insert

2.2% per keyed-in payment

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$299 $129 or 3 interest-free payments of $43*

1.9% per tap and insert

2.2% per keyed-in payment

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*Instalment plan offer terms
All payment plans are issued by Square AU Pty. Ltd. All plans are interest-free. First instalment will be due at checkout. Available plan lengths vary from 3, 6 and/or 12 instalments based on purchase amount. All plans subject to credit approval.