Square today announced a new version of its Square Stand point of sale system that allows businesses to easily accept in-person payments.

iPhone second generation square box
The second generation of the Square Stand combines the iPad with the Square POS app and integrated payment readers for contactless payments like Apple Pay and chip-enabled credit and debit cards. The original box holder requires separate push readers.

With the same rotating design as the original, the new square stand can easily be turned toward the customer at checkout. There are many payment methods available, including tapping your iPhone or Apple Watch with Apple Pay, tapping a card with a chip, or inserting a card with a chip. For magnetic stripe payments that still require swipe, Square sells a magnetic reader that can be plugged into the Square Stand’s audio jack.

The new square stand is available to order starting today for $149 in the US, while orders start in June in the UK. The stand is compatible with 10.2 inch and 10.5 inch iPad models, such as the 9th generation iPad and the 3rd generation iPad Air. The iPad must be purchased separately, but the Square POS app is free to use.

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