At the National Retail Federation 2015 Show, Microsoft and PayPal announced that PayPal Here Reader will be now compatible with Microsoft Surface and other Windows devices. Later this year, a new PayPal Here app for Windows 8.1 will be available to customers in the United States through the Windows Store. Small business owners can now accept debit and credit card and PayPal payments via a variety of devices including Windows Lumia smartphones and Microsoft Surface tablets.
Surface accessory partners such as Anthro, ArmorActive, Heckler Design and ProClip USA are unveiling new fixed and portable enclosures in a range of form factors & colors. PayPal Here POS app will also be released for Windows Phone devices later this year.
Later this year in the US, small business retailers will be able to purchase the complete POS solution including Surface, the PayPal Here app and card reader and specific point of sale hardware accessories through commercial resellers, Microsoft Retail Stores and select partner retail locations. This not only allows customers to see and experience the full PayPal Here for Surface POS solution set-up before they buy, it also gives them an easy go-to support resource for once they implement PayPal Here and Surface in their own businesses.