Verifone E285

This page gives an overview of the Verifone E285 device with the Braintree In-Person solution.


The Verifone E285 is part of the Engage series of Verifone payment terminals. This device is a wireless mobile payment terminal which supports WiFi network connectivity. The glass display screen has touch screen capabilities for seamless interaction with your customers. This device is perfect for merchants who need a wireless mobile device for a line-busting or checkout anywhere in the store experience.

E285 Package Contents

E285 Hardware Specifications

See below hardware specifications of the Verifone E285 card reader. More information on this device can be found here.



An integrated mPOS device with Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing secure payment acceptance anywhere without platform dependence of a specific smart device.


2.8" (320 × 240) color capacitive touch screen


1800 mAh rechargeable, field-replaceable - with USB C charging

Supported Payment Entry Modes

For more info on supported payment methods click here

Supported WiFi Connectivity

Reader supports 2.4GHz frequency band. Supported security algorithms are WPA 1/2 in PSK mode with CCMP (AES) or TKIP encryption protocols.

Customize your Reader Idle Screen

You may choose to add a custom logo or image to the card reader idle screen, which can be great to add your branding to another customer touch point. The images can be configured at either the reader level, location ID level, or at the gateway account level. In order to facilitate this, you will need to follow the below steps.

E285 Custom Image File Specs

  • Dimensions: 240 by 304 pixels with 72dpi

  • Supported file formats: .jpg, .gif, .png

  • Max file size: 2mb

  • Animation is supported only using .gif file format

Tips for creating your image files

  • For logos on a flat color background, choose .png file format for a crisp render of your logo

  • For a screensaver with photographic backgrounds, choose .jpg file format. Use Photoshop to save for web compression at 80%

  • For animations, use .gif file format and use save for web compression with 128 colors or less

Process to Upload Custom Images

  1. Create a custom image file adhering to the E285 Custom Image File Specs

  2. Identify the readers that you would like this to be enabled for (we'll need serial numbers if you'd like this enabled for specific readers or location IDs for specific locations, otherwise we can enable at the gateway account level)

  3. Send the image file along with a list of the reader serial numbers to your PayPal Solutions Engineer or Integration Engineer to kick off the enablement

  4. The readers will refresh their configuration within a 12-hour interval or upon the next reboot

If you would like to update the custom image files post go live please follow the above steps and email the support team at

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