It looks like Amazon has some more new hardware on the way, the company recently launched the Amazon Fire Phone, and now they will apparently be taking on Square with their own credit card reader.
The news comes from 9 to 5 Mac, who have obtained some internal documents from Staples, who will be stocking a new product from Amazon next month called the ‘Amazon Card Reader’.
The Amazon Card Reader is listed alongside existing card readers from Square, Paypal and Staples’ own in house device, the device will apparently retail for $9.99.
Last week Amazon launched their new Amazon Wallet App, so we can expect this new Amazon Card Reader to work with Amazon’s new payment application for smartphones.
There are no details as yet on the exact launch date of this new payment reader from Amazon, although the Staples documents hint at a possible launch date of the 12th of August.
As soon as we get some more information on exactly what the company has planned for their new Amazon credit card reader, we will let you guys know.