With maximum screen brightness and frequent testing, the battery did not take more than an hour to use half its power. If you only used it for transactions, with low screen brightness, it would last longer. It used to drain the battery within hours to keep it on standby, but SumUp has improved the battery life significantly since.
In addition, the new receipt printer attachment acts as a power bank that automatically starts charging the terminal when low on battery (while placed in the printer). From a full charge, the receipt printer itself can print up to 800 receipts without a recharge.
It takes a few hours to charge Solo from 0% to 100% in the basic desk dock, whereas the receipt printer only takes an hour to fully charge itself and the card reader together.
What about the software? Here are the features: