Square Reader Technical Specifications

Compatibility
Apple and iOS compatibility

Apple
Any device running iOS 10.0 or greater, excluding iPad 2 and iPad 3.

Android compatibility

Android
Any device running 5.0 or later.

Optional Dock
Optional Dock for Square Reader

Dock for Square Reader (£29)
Keeps Square Reader charged and in place for quick, seamless countertop transactions.

Available at checkout or by visiting Accessories.

In the box
What's included with Square Reader

Square Reader
Micro USB Cable

Dimensions
Square Reader measurements

Square Reader:
Height: 0.4 in. (10 mm)
Width: 2.6 in. (66 mm)
Depth: 2.6 in. (66 mm)

USB cable length: 32in. (812 mm)

Accepts

Chip and PIN cards
EMV chip cards

Contactless payments

Contactless payments
Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, contactless cards & devices

Processing fees

1.75%
Per contactless pr chip + PIN payments

No monthly fees or long-term commitments.

Learn more about payments ›

Software
Square Reader software options

Free, powerful software to run any business.
Square has a variety of POS options to best support you and your unique business needs. Reader supports all Square point of sale solutions.

Learn about Square Point of Sale ›
Learn about Square Appointments ›
Learn about Square for Restaurants ›
Learn about Square for Retail ›

Colour

Glossy white

Materials

Moulded plastic

Weight

56 g

Power modes

Connect the reader wirelessly and charge the battery separately, connect it to the optional Dock for Square Reader or plug it into the Square Stand USB hub.

Accessories
Accessories for Square Reader

Square Reader is compatible with a wide range of third-party hardware accessories, like receipt printers and bar code scanners.

Shop accessories for Square Reader ›
See all accessories you can connect to Square hardware ›

Support

Square Reader is covered by a one-year limited warranty. Plus, you can get free help from our customer support team 24/7. Access the Square Reader guide for handy tutorial videos and common troubleshooting steps, or get in touch with our product specialists.

Buy Square Reader 
for contactless and chip

£16 + VAT