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Top 4 POS Systems For Android In 2020

Running a business is not easy and it is your responsibility, as business owners and operators, to ensure everything is functioning smoothly and your sales are growing. That’s when POS (point of sale) systems come to your rescue. The retail space has been witnessing a trend of adopting POS. Furthermore, with the internet spreading widely and mobile devices existing everywhere, mobile POS is becoming more and more common. Mobile POS allows entrepreneurs to monitor and manage their businesses versatilely on their mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. As there are many operating systems for mobile devices, finding compatible POS software is critical. In today’s article, we will guide you through the top 4 POS systems for Android – one of the 2 most commonly-used operating systems. 

Top 4 Android-based POS systems


ConnectPOS is a cloud-based POS software that can fulfill all types of business of all sizes. It is compatible with various platforms from desktops, laptops to mobile devices including tablets and smartphones. Particularly, ConnectPOS also facilitates mobile POS with its PWA (progressive web app) which can be easily accessed right through a web browser on your mobile devices, or by downloading ConnectPOS PWA that is compatible with Android. 

The pricing is straightforward with 3 flexible plans – Standard, Advanced, and Premium, and you can even custom your own plan to match your business’s distinct needs and demands while suiting your pocket.  

Key features:


  • Easily accessible
  • Feature-rich
  • User-friendly interface
  • Flexible plans
  • Customization options
  • Third-party integrations from large companies
  • 24/7 support
  • Cloud storage


  • Fewer features on mobile POS
  • No free version

Shopify POS

It is considered to be among the popular precise POS systems available in the market. This is the perfect system for entrepreneurs, especially those who own online stores or sell in person. Shopify can work well on any mobile device regardless of operating systems; hence, its POS is compatible with Android. 

There are four different options available to choose from Basic Shopify, Shopify to Advanced Shopify.

Key features: 

  • Accepts credit cards, gift cards, partial payments, custom payment types
  • Sets up discounts, tracks them
  • Rule-based discounts
  • Online promotion setup and applies the same in person
  • Bookkeeping
  • Custom search by date, product or customer name
  • Tracks order history
  • Account integration
  • Cash flow, cash registers monitoring
  • Staff PINS
  • Inventory management
  • Different product types


  • Easily accessible
  • Dynamic
  • Excellent user interface
  • Ease of use
  • Flexible plans
  • Customization options
  • Aesthetic layout
  • Large seller/buyer support
  • Large community


  • Not providing value worth the money
  • A bit expensive for beginners

Square POS

It is among the most popular POS systems available for Android. Although free, there is a payment section present within the app. 

Key features: 

  • Real-time inventory tracking
  • Multiple businesses can be run using a single account
  • Secure payments
  • Interactive dashboard
  • Payments possible in person through invoices, site, multiple payment platforms and computer
  • Payment and POS present in the same place
  • Usable with a credit card, debit card or Square reader
  • Tips can be added by customers directly when signing on the screen
  • Kitchen ticket printer and receipt
  • Real-time sales data
  • Employee management
  • Allows product customization by including prices, changing photos, names
  • Customer loyalty programs


  • Trustworthy
  • User-friendly
  • Easy setup, usage
  • Data security
  • Several exclusive features
  • Huge community
  • Helpful posts and multiple tutorials


  • Designed exclusively for small businesses
  • Presence of a few confusing options
  • Supports only 12 hours of work daily

Loyverse POS

This POS system enjoys approximately 9% positive reviews and hence quite popularly used. It can also be noticed on the recommendation feed. This is an amazing system ideal for customer-oriented businesses like retail shops or restaurants. You can download the mobile POS of Loyverse on Google Play as it is compatible with your Android-based devices. 

Key features:

  • The system can be used on tablet/phone
  • Multiple payment methods
  • Discounts on receipts
  • Open tickets
  • Purchase refunds
  • Cash transaction tracking
  • Can modify existing items
  • Cloud connectivity
  • There are options to work across multiple devices or locations
  • Customizable themes
  • Offline option
  • Hardware: cash drawer, barcode scanner, printer


  • Affordable
  • Multiple features
  • Ease of use
  • Cloud storage
  • Compatible with various types of devices
  • Aesthetic layout
  • Help Center
  • Round the clock live support
  • Loyverse community


  • Few features available only on the iOS platform
  • Few features available only in select countries

Final words

Going through the above details and understanding your specific business requirements will allow you to make the right choice. We hope that today’s article can become your guide assisting you with choosing the right POS for Android to fit with your mobile devices. 

At ConnectPOS, we have all the sources and abilities needed to develop a feature-rich and technologically advanced POS software that can work well on your Android-based mobile devices. Contact us, or book your 14-day free trial to experience one of the best cloud-based POS for Android trusted by numerous retailers 

Hann P.

Hann P. is a digital marketing executive at ConnectPOS. Being fascinated with Fintech and E-commerce, she has been keeping an eye on particularly how technology has been changing the game in the fields.

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