Payments provider Square’s rival iZettle has this week launched a new Android application, specifically for Samsung smartphones and devices.However iZettle has stated that the Android application will become compatible with other Android devices over the coming months.
The new Android iZettle application works in the same way as the iOS version of the applications and provides users with the same features, but plugs in to the Android devices 3.5mm headphone jack.
“Simply download the app, create an account and start taking card payments! To create a private account you need to be 18 years old and have a Facebook account, while business accounts require a credit check. You get started in just a few minutes and in the registration you can request one of our first chip-card readers for Android completely free of charge. You can of course also use iZettle by entering card details manually, directly in the app.”
The new iZettle Samsung Android application currently supports the Samsung Galaxy S II, S II LTE, S III and the Galaxy Note, and can be downloaded from the Samsung Apps website.
iZettle allows you to take payments from MasterCard, Visa and Diners Club with a charge of 2.75%, and American Express payments charged at 3.75%, if you’re using the chip-card reader. Not using the card reader costs 1.50 SEK + 3.5% of the transaction amount.