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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for card readers for tablets.

With the proliferation of electronic payment systems, it might seem like we're on the cusp of a cashless society. But whether you're dealing with a traditional credit card or a mobile payment system, you still need a way to make your plastic work. The good news is that there are plenty of ways to pay with your phone, and no matter which one you choose, you'll need a secure place to put your card data—a card reader. Here are some of our recommendations.

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  1. Square - POS Stand for iPad (2nd generation, Lightning) - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Swivels easily and takes all types of credit cards. You may need the square reader attachment for swiping credit cards if the customers chip doesn’t work....Unlike the old ones this new one has the readers built into the case which is great. You dont need spend extra for a reader and no cable clutter."

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    Product Description

    Easily turn an iPad into a powerful and professional point of sale with built-in payments, without all the clutter of extra cables and card readers. Get started in minutes with a POS that’s as easy to set up as it is to use — no manuals or training required. Then, keep your lines moving with an intuitive checkout that guides customers through order confirmation and payment. Pay just 2.6% + 10 cents per tap or dip, with no hidden fees or long-term contracts, and free POS software included. Compatible with: IPad (9th generation 2021), iPad (8th generation 2020), iPad (7th generation 2019),iPad Air (3rd generation 2019),iPad Pro 10.5",iPad sold separately
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    Top comment

    "Swivels easily and takes all types of credit cards. You may need the square reader attachment for swiping credit cards if the customers chip doesn’t work....Unlike the old ones this new one has the readers built into the case which is great. You dont need spend extra for a reader and no cable clutter."

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    Product Description

    Easily turn an iPad into a powerful and professional point of sale with built-in payments, without all the clutter of extra cables and card readers. Get started in minutes with a POS that’s as easy to set up as it is to use — no manuals or training required. Then, keep your lines moving with an intuitive checkout that guides customers through order confirmation and payment. Pay just 2.6% + 10 cents per tap or dip, with no hidden fees or long-term contracts, and free POS software included. Compatible with: IPad (9th generation 2021), iPad (8th generation 2020), iPad (7th generation 2019),iPad Air (3rd generation 2019),iPad Pro 10.5",iPad sold separately
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  2. Square - Terminal - White - Front_Zoom

    Model: A-SKU-0584
    SKU: 6481619
    Top comment

    "Square Chip Reader...This is a great quality product to use for any business accepting credit cards....Card Reader...We love the card reader. Great Value and price point"

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    Product Description

    Square Terminal is your all-in-one device for payments and receipts. Take every type of payment quickly and securely with 24/7 fraud prevention and 24/7 phone support. Accept all major cards at 2.6% + 10¢ per tap, dip, or swipe, and get funds in your bank account as fast as the next business day. There are no long-term contracts or hidden fees-ever. Subscribe to Square for Retail, Square for Restaurants POS, or Square Appointments, which are purpose-built for your unique business. Square Terminal also works with any standard 2.25 in. x 50 ft. thermal printer paper, making refills easy. It does not have an internet browser or support additional apps.
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    Top comment

    "Square Chip Reader...This is a great quality product to use for any business accepting credit cards....Card Reader...We love the card reader. Great Value and price point"

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    Product Description

    Square Terminal is your all-in-one device for payments and receipts. Take every type of payment quickly and securely with 24/7 fraud prevention and 24/7 phone support. Accept all major cards at 2.6% + 10¢ per tap, dip, or swipe, and get funds in your bank account as fast as the next business day. There are no long-term contracts or hidden fees-ever. Subscribe to Square for Retail, Square for Restaurants POS, or Square Appointments, which are purpose-built for your unique business. Square Terminal also works with any standard 2.25 in. x 50 ft. thermal printer paper, making refills easy. It does not have an internet browser or support additional apps.
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  3. Square - Reader for Magstripe (with headset jack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "square card reader...bought this as s investment for chip reading cards --it is as simple and easy to use as the original square and a great alternative for chip readers --the cost of transactions are fair, set up is a breeze --be aware that the card reader needs to be charged and the battery life is long --not infinite...Plug & Play card reader...So much easier than setting up any of the conventional card readers. Very cheap compared to such as well!"

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    Product Description

    Do business anywhere and take credit card payments on your Apple or Android mobile device with the Square Reader for magstripe. It’s quick and easy to get started: Download the free Square Point of Sale app, plug Square Reader for magstripe into your device’s headset jack, and you’re ready to swipe cards anywhere. The free Square Point of Sale app takes care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. Pay just 2.6% + 10¢ per swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, with no long-term contracts, monthly fees, or bank merchant account applications. Fast transfers come standard—get money in your bank account as soon as the next business day, or instantly for a 1.5% fee. Add Square Reader for contactless and chip and accept every way your customers want to pay—take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, other NFC payments, and magstripe cards.
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    Top comment

    "square card reader...bought this as s investment for chip reading cards --it is as simple and easy to use as the original square and a great alternative for chip readers --the cost of transactions are fair, set up is a breeze --be aware that the card reader needs to be charged and the battery life is long --not infinite...Plug & Play card reader...So much easier than setting up any of the conventional card readers. Very cheap compared to such as well!"

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    Product Description

    Do business anywhere and take credit card payments on your Apple or Android mobile device with the Square Reader for magstripe. It’s quick and easy to get started: Download the free Square Point of Sale app, plug Square Reader for magstripe into your device’s headset jack, and you’re ready to swipe cards anywhere. The free Square Point of Sale app takes care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. Pay just 2.6% + 10¢ per swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, with no long-term contracts, monthly fees, or bank merchant account applications. Fast transfers come standard—get money in your bank account as soon as the next business day, or instantly for a 1.5% fee. Add Square Reader for contactless and chip and accept every way your customers want to pay—take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, other NFC payments, and magstripe cards.
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  4. Square - Reader for Magstripe (with lightning connector) - Glossy White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great credit card reader...Great for accepting credit cards on the iPhone set up is easy...Square card reader...There are more advanced card readers out there. I wish you would have gotten one of those right away."

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    Product Description

    Do business anywhere and take credit card payments on your Apple device with the Square Reader for magstripe. It’s quick and easy to get started: Download the free Square Point of Sale app, plug Square Reader for magstripe into your device’s Lightning connector, and you’re ready to swipe cards anywhere. The free Square Point of Sale app takes care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. Pay just 2.6% + 10¢ per swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, with no long-term contracts, monthly processing fees, or bank merchant account applications. Fast transfers come standard—get money in your bank account as soon as the next business day, or instantly for a fee. Add Square Reader for contactless and chip and accept every way your customers want to pay—take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, other NFC payments, and magstripe cards.
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    Top comment

    "Great credit card reader...Great for accepting credit cards on the iPhone set up is easy...Square card reader...There are more advanced card readers out there. I wish you would have gotten one of those right away."

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    Product Description

    Do business anywhere and take credit card payments on your Apple device with the Square Reader for magstripe. It’s quick and easy to get started: Download the free Square Point of Sale app, plug Square Reader for magstripe into your device’s Lightning connector, and you’re ready to swipe cards anywhere. The free Square Point of Sale app takes care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. Pay just 2.6% + 10¢ per swipe for Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express, with no long-term contracts, monthly processing fees, or bank merchant account applications. Fast transfers come standard—get money in your bank account as soon as the next business day, or instantly for a fee. Add Square Reader for contactless and chip and accept every way your customers want to pay—take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, other NFC payments, and magstripe cards.
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  5. Square - Reader for contactless and chip (2nd generation) - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Portable & Convenient Portable Credit Card Reader...This a convenient portable reader that is compact and easily attached to a smartphone or tablet. ...Excellent card reader...Excellent card reader. Easy install and software amazing"

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    Product Description

    Accept every way your customers want to pay with Square Reader for contactless and chip (2nd generation) -take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other contactless, NFC payments. You can also send invoices and key-in credit card numbers by hand. The reader connects wirelessly to iOS or Android devices with Bluetooth LE. The reader will remain connected to your device so no need to pair each day. It works with the free Square Point of Sale app (plus Square for Restaurants, Square for Retail, and Square Appointments) to take care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. You can also build a website with Square Online to manage your business and sell to anyone, anywhere. Pay just 2.6% + $0.10 per dip or tap with no monthly fees or hidden costs, or let customers buy now and pay later with Afterpay for 6% + 30 cents. Fast transfers come standard-get money in your bank account in one to two business days, or instantly for a small fee.
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    Top comment

    "Portable & Convenient Portable Credit Card Reader...This a convenient portable reader that is compact and easily attached to a smartphone or tablet. ...Excellent card reader...Excellent card reader. Easy install and software amazing"

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    Product Description

    Accept every way your customers want to pay with Square Reader for contactless and chip (2nd generation) -take EMV chip cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and other contactless, NFC payments. You can also send invoices and key-in credit card numbers by hand. The reader connects wirelessly to iOS or Android devices with Bluetooth LE. The reader will remain connected to your device so no need to pair each day. It works with the free Square Point of Sale app (plus Square for Restaurants, Square for Retail, and Square Appointments) to take care of payments, tipping, inventory, reports, and more. You can also build a website with Square Online to manage your business and sell to anyone, anywhere. Pay just 2.6% + $0.10 per dip or tap with no monthly fees or hidden costs, or let customers buy now and pay later with Afterpay for 6% + 30 cents. Fast transfers come standard-get money in your bank account in one to two business days, or instantly for a small fee.
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  6. Square POS Stand for iPad - (2nd generation, USB-C) - Black - Front_Zoom

    Product Description

    In just a few minutes, turn an iPad into an easy-to-use, professional point of sale with built-in payments and none of the clutter of extra cables and card readers. Manage your entire business from one place — no manuals, service visits, or training required. Then, keep your lines moving with an intuitive checkout that guides your customers through order confirmation and payment. Pay just 2.6% + 10 cents per tap or dip, with no hidden fees or long-term contracts — POS software included. Accept all major credit card types and payment types, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay. iPad sold separately. Compatible with: iPad (10th generation), iPad Air (4th, 5th generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th generation), iPad Air 11-inch (M2)
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    Product Description

    In just a few minutes, turn an iPad into an easy-to-use, professional point of sale with built-in payments and none of the clutter of extra cables and card readers. Manage your entire business from one place — no manuals, service visits, or training required. Then, keep your lines moving with an intuitive checkout that guides your customers through order confirmation and payment. Pay just 2.6% + 10 cents per tap or dip, with no hidden fees or long-term contracts — POS software included. Accept all major credit card types and payment types, including Apple Pay, Google Pay, and Samsung Pay. iPad sold separately. Compatible with: iPad (10th generation), iPad Air (4th, 5th generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th generation), iPad Air 11-inch (M2)
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