PayPal Introduce a new Smart way to get paid
PayPal is expanding it’s availability with the release of PayPal Here – an innovative Smartphone Card Reader appcessory, which can accept payment by card, cheque, and Paypal. With 143 million registered accounts, PayPal has been a trusted brand for making payments online; and is available in 193 markets, and supports payment in 26 currencies. Can they ingratiate themselves into physical stores with this latest gadget?
PayPal Here Specs
The card reader is a simple white unit that connects to your phone via Bluetooth; it features a keypad and slot for Chip & PIN as well as the facility to swipe cards. The PayPal Here app supports both iOS and Android platforms, and enables you to transfer funds, check your sales history, issue receipts & invoices, record cash payments, issue refunds, and more.
The card reader will set you back £99 (incl. VAT & delivery) and the app is free to download. There are no monthly fees or hidden costs; you simply pay 2.75% for every payment you accept with Chip and PIN cards and/or PayPal check-in.