What is a card reader and how much does it cost?

The Swipe card reader plugs into your Android phone, iPad, and iPhone through the headphone jack. You can use it to swipe and accept credit card payments. Your customers will sign their names right on your device. This card reader is available in the US and Canada.

The Tap, Chip, and Swipe card reader connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to your iPhone or iPad. You can use it to accept swipe, tap, and chip and PIN credit card payments. This card reader is available in the US and UK.

You’ll pay very low credit card swipe rates using Shopify Payments and the Shopify card reader.

The Shopify card readers can be purchased from the hardware store.

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