iZettle introduces free chip and pin card reader

iZettle, a Swedish mobile payment services provider, has launched free-of-charge chip and pin card reader named iZettle Card Reader Lite.

iZettle introduces free chip and pin card reader

The new card reader will be available to businesses in the UK, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands with free-of-charge access from the iZettle website.

The Card Reader Lite will connect to tablets and smartphones through cable, removing startup costs for business that seek to accept card payments for their products and services.

iZettle will continue to offer its Card Reader Pro, which comes with a built-in display and connects to tablets and smartphones wirelessly, alongside its newly launched Lite.

iZettle co-founder and CEO Jacob de Geer said: “Four years ago we upended the market with the world’s first mini chip card reader. We’re now embarking on the next step in our journey, with yet another groundbreaking offer that will cement our position as Europe’s leading mobile payments company.”