Our rating(4.2/5)
The wireless Zettle Reader accepts cards via any phone or tablet with the Zettle app.
Zettle by PayPal’s (previously known as iZettle) low-cost card reader and free payment app make it easy for entrepreneurs and small businesses to start taking cards. There are no monthly fees, commitment or hidden costs, just a 1.75% rate per transaction.
  • Highs: Great mobile app. No contractual obligation. Accepts many cards incl. Amex. Competitive rate. Remote payments.
  • Lows: No inbuilt receipt printer. Phone support only on weekdays. Slow to add new features.
  • Buy if: You want an easy card payment solution that comes with handy extras to grow your business.


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Lowdown

Zettle’s compact card machine works in tandem with a clever mobile app, making it possible to take payments anywhere. You just need a tablet or smartphone with a WiFi or 3G/4G connection – then you can use the Zettle Go app whilst connected with the card reader through Bluetooth.