Square Terminal Technical Specifications

In the box
Included with Square Reader
Optional Hub
Hub for Square Terminal

Hub for Square Terminal
Connect Terminal to the internet via Ethernet and add up to three USB accessories, like a cash drawer or bar code scanner.

Available at checkout or by visiting Accessories.

Card payments

Magnetic stripe and chip cards
EMV chip cards

Contactless payments

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

Processing fees

2.6% + 10¢ Per tap, dip, or swipe.

6% + 30¢ 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
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Square Terminal software

Free, powerful software to run any business
Square has a variety of POS options to best support you and your unique business needs.

Square Terminal measurements

Display: 5.5 in. (139.7 mm)
Length: 5.6 in. (142.2 mm)
Height: 2.5 in. (63.5 mm)
Width: 3.4 in. (86.4 mm)

Paper rolls: 57 mm wide x up to 38 mm diameter

Square Terminal internet connectivity

Ethernet (requires Hub for Square Terminal)

Offline payments²
Let customers dip, tap, or swipe cards even when you’re temporarily offline — just reconnect to internet within 24 hours to upload any transactions. Additional terms apply.

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Molded plastic


417 g

Power modes

Square Terminal can be plugged into a power source, or can be used completely cordlessly with a battery designed to last all day.

Connect Square Terminal

Connect Square Terminal to your current POS, tablet, or smartphone to extend your countertop, add a separate customer display, or take payments on the go.

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Compatible accessories for Square Terminal

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

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

Buy Square Terminal

$299 or $27/mo for 12 months¹