Square Reader Technical Specifications

Compatibility
Apple and iOS compatibility

Apple
Any device running iOS 14.0 or greater.

Android compatibility

Android
Most devices running 7.0 or later.

Square Reader device compatibility
Optional Dock
Optional Dock for Square Reader

Dock for Square Reader ($29)
Keeps the Square Reader for contactless and chip 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 cards
EMV chip cards

Contactless payments

Contactless payments (NFC)
NFC cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay

Processing fees

2.6% + 10 cents Per tap or dip.

6% + 30 cents Per Afterpay transaction

No monthly fees or long-term commitments.
Custom rates available for businesses that process $250k+ annually.

Contact sales to talk about custom rates
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 our point of sale options

Color

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, scales, and bar code scanners.

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Support

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

Buy Square Reader

$49

* Offer expires October 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. PST or while supplies last, whichever comes first. Offer for 20% off cost of one Square Terminal, Square Register, Square Stand, Square Stand Mount, Square Reader for contactless and chip, excluding applicable taxes. Each code is limited to one redemption per New-to-Square Hardware account holder. Valid for Square customers located in the US only with a U.S. bank account. Offer not valid with guest checkout. Square reserves the right to modify, revoke or cancel the offer at any time. This offer cannot be combined with any other offer. Void where prohibited, not redeemable for cash, and non-transferable.


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