Youtap’s new X8 ‘micro’ point of sale solution for emerging markets has been featured in the June 2017 issue of The Nilson Report. The X8 is an inexpensive retail enablement solution to help mobile network operators, banks and payment providers boost transaction revenue. The X8 device enables Tier 2 and Tier 3 merchants to accept NFC and QR code-based mobile money payments.

Youtap’s new service uses the pocket-sized, low-cost X8 point-of-sale device, which features GPRS or 3G communication, a bright low-energy screen, and large buttons. X8, which is available in multiple colors, is aimed at Tier 2 and Tier 3 merchants. The Nilson Report