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Reader

Terminal

Stand

Reader

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

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Terminal

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

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Stand

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

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile

Contactless

Chip and PIN

Mobile

Power

Battery or wall outlet

Battery or wall outlet

Wall outlet required

Internet connection

Via your phone or tablet

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

Via your iPad

Compatible devices

Connects via Bluetooth to an iOS (10.0+) or Android (5.0+) device. Swipe magstripe cards with the included magstripe reader.

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

Requires 10.2” iPad (2019), 10.5” iPad Air (2019), iPad Pro 10.5” or any 9.7” iPad with Lightning connector running iOS 11.0+.

Device connection

Bluetooth LE

No additional device required.

Lightning connector

Compatible point-of-sale software

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants (with an iPad)

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants (for open tickets)

Square Point of Sale

Square for Restaurants

Price

£199

Interest-free instalments plans available

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£109

Interest-free instalments plans available

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