Square Terminal Technical Specifications

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

Hub for Square Terminal ($39)
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 no 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 Mode
Let customers dip, tap, or swipe cards like normal, and keep taking payments, even if Wi-Fi is down. Just reconnect to internet within 24 hours to upload any offline transactions.




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.

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 months*

*All payment plans are issued by Square Technologies, Inc. APR is 0%. First payment will be due at checkout. Taxes will apply. Available plan lengths vary from 3, 6 and/or 12 instalments based on purchase amount. All plans subject to credit approval.

** 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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