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Tablet vendors taking new strategies to rekindle sales in 2015

Feb 6, 14:38

Tablet vendors are adopting measures to revive sales or reduce BOM (bill of materials) costs in 2015 in order to tide over their current difficulties caused by falling unit prices...

Digitimes Research: Handset shipments by Taiwan-based vendors and ODMs increase 50% on year in 4Q14

Feb 5, 15:42

Shipments of handsets by Taiwan-based ODMs and brand vendors totaled 25.56 million units in the fourth quarter of 2014, increasing 15% sequentially and over 50% from a year earlier,...

Taiwan market: Local brands to enhance presence in sub-NT$5,000 smartphone segment

Feb 4, 15:37

Taiwan-based smartphone vendors, including HTC, Acer, Asustek Computer, BenQ and Gigabyte Communications, all plan to enhance their presence in the sub-NT$5,000 (US$158) smartphone...

Acer hits record consumer notebook market share in Chile in December 2014

Feb 3, 22:07

Acer on February 3 announced it had set an historic-high market share of 27.9% for consumer notebooks in the Chile market in December 2014, which it attributed to its exclusive cooperation...

Acer online ticket services deserve praise, says founder

Jan 29, 15:00

Acer's recently handling of online ticket sales for concerts by Taiwan-based singer Jody Chiang through its cloud system was a success despite some quarrels during the process, according...

Acer to help app developers enter international markets

Jan 28, 15:54

Acer has recently started a new project for its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC) platform and will expand its cooperation with small-to-medium-size app development ventures to help them...

Acer to help app developers enter international markets

Acer to sell Liquid Z200 via cooperation with Bookoff in Japan

Jan 27, 21:55

Acer on January 27 announced that up to 30,000 units of its Liquid Z200, its 4.0-inch Android 4.4.2 smartphone, will be available for sale in the Japan market through Bookoff, the...

Acer looks to stable smartphone business, says CEO

Jan 26, 16:35

Acer's smartphone business has not yet turned profitable, but it will continue to adopt a stable business model to look for business opportunities in the market, according to company...

Jason Chen, Acer CEO

Taiwan market: Acer aims at 2-digit on-year growth in 1Q15 revenues

Jan 26, 11:33

Acer aims to see its first-quarter 2015 revenues in the Taiwan market increase by double-digits on year, according to Acer Taiwan general manager Tony Huang.

Taiwan market: CHT, Acer to jointly offer business-use communication solutions

Jan 23, 14:20

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Acer have signed a MoU for cooperation to offer integrated communication solutions, with enterprises and government organizations in Taiwan to be target...

Acer aims to double smartphone shipments in 2015, says CEO

Jan 22, 10:47

Acer expects its smartphone shipments in 2015 to double from 4-5 million units shipped a year earlier, according to company CEO Jason Chen. This means Acer aims to ship about 10 million...

Profitability is priority, says Acer CEO

Jan 20, 14:59

Acer has modified its business operational strategies from focusing on revenues and market share to maximizing net profit, and it aims to hike revenue proportions for mobile terminal...

Acer leads in 4Q14 consumer PC, notebook sales in several countries

Jan 16, 15:17

Acer recorded the largest market shares for consumer PCs and notebooks in several countries including Austria, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, the Philippines and Thailand,...

Acer founder lauds CEO despite revenues decline

Jan 14, 15:01

Although Acer's consolidated revenues for 2014 hit an 8-year low, the company's founder Stan Shih still praised company CEO Jason Chen's performance, saying that it was not easy for...

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer sees slightly increased December revenues

Jan 13, 12:02

Acer has announced revenues of NT$28.98 billion (US$913 million) for December, growing 1.72% on month and 2.09% on year. For all of 2014, revenues amounted to NT$329.84 billion, decreasing...

Acer announces Liquid Z410 smartphone

Newswatch - Jan 5, 15:58

Acer has announced its latest entry-level smartphone, the Liquid Z410, which features a 4.5-inch IPS qHD display, 64-bit quad-core CPU, and a 5-megapixel camera with autofocus snapper...

Acer ranks as top consumer notebook vendor in Brazil in 3Q14

Dec 29, 11:08

Acer has said that it ranked as the top vendor for consumer notebooks in Brazil in the third quarter of 2014, accounting for 16.2% market share and registering 18.6% on-quarter growth...

Acer unveils smart classrooms in China

Dec 26, 12:35

Smart classrooms with hardware and software provided by Taiwan-based vendor Acer were unveiled in a primary school in Chongqing, western China, on December 25, with Acer founder Stan...

Acer changes EMEA, Pan-America presidents

Stockwatch - Dec 25, 15:41

Acer has announced that its EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, Africa) operations president Luca Rossi will resign and the position will be succeeded by Emmanuel Fromont, currently Pan-America...

Taiwan, China notebook vendors halt notebook sales in Russia, report says

Newswatch - Dec 22, 16:20

Asustek Computer, Acer, Micro-Star International (MSI), Gigabyte Technology and Lenovo have stopped selling their notebooks in Russia as they have been suffering losses due to a free...

Acer CEO to be future chairman, says Shih

Dec 18, 14:50

Acer founder Stan Shih at a press event on December 17 said that Acer's CEO Jason Chen will become the next chairman of Acer after the current chairman completes his 3-year term....

Stan Shih, Acer founder

Acer sees slight on-month growth in November revenues

Dec 10, 21:41

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.49 billion (US$912.92 million) for November, up 0.94% on month, but down 7.33% on year, and combined consolidated revenues for the...

Taiwan market: Acer unveils 4G smartphone Liquid Jade S

Dec 9, 21:46

Taiwan-based vendor Acer on December 9 unveiled an Android 4.4.4 4G smartphone, Liquid Jade S, for launch in the Taiwan market on December 18 at a contract-free retail price of NT$6,990...

Acer 4G smartphone Liquid Jade S

Taiwan market: Acer, Asustek see strong sales at IT Month

Dec 9, 15:54

PC sales in the Taiwan markert are expected to see sequential growth in the fourth quarter as both Acer and Asustek Computer achieved around 30% on-year growth from sales at the just...

The IT Month show in Taipei attracted 955,000 visitors

Acer wins order for Iconia W511 by Tasmania Police

Dec 5, 14:16

Acer has announced its Iconia W511, a Windows 8 tablet, has been ordered by the Department of Police & Emergency Management, Tasmania State, Australia, for use by more than 1,000...

Digitimes Research: China makers increasing influence in Chromebook market

Dec 5, 10:35

Following China-based chip maker Rockchip entering the supply chain for Chromebooks, additional China-based makers including Bitland and BYD are expected to further their presence...

Taiwan market: Acer, Lenovo expect good PC sales during IT Month

Nov 26, 15:40

While global PC demand in the fourth quarter of 2014 is expected to decrease on quarter, Acer and Lenovo expect their PC shipments to still enjoy growth. They are also confident about...

Acer, Asustek pushing Chromebooks and inexpensive notebooks

Nov 25, 14:41

Acer is set to invest heavily in Chromebook development in 2015 with related shipments to grow over 50% on year to reach 4.8 million units. Meanwhile, Asustek Computer is also planning...

Acer unveils Aspire Switch and Iconia tablets

Nov 21, 12:02

Acer on November 20 unveiled 10-, 11.6- and 12.5-inch Aspire Switch 2-in-1 devices (which can be converted into tablets), Iconia One 7, Iconia One 8 and Iconia Tab 10 tablets and...

Acer unveils Iconia Talk S tablet with phone function

Acer to launch convertible touch-screen Chromebook in 1H15

Nov 20, 19:07

Acer is developing an 11.6-inch Chromebook equipped with a touch screen and a cover that can be turned to convert into a tablet. The device will launch in the first half of 2015,...


China-Korea FTA to impact Taiwan IT industry

Nov 13, 18:32

China and South Korea recently signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). Acer founder Stan Shih said the agreement will put Taiwan at a disadvantage in IT competition.

Acer enjoys on-year revenue growth in October

Nov 10, 21:21

Acer has announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.22 billion (US$923.37 million) for October, down 9.25% on month, but up 2.36% on year. Acer also recently announced its third-quarter...

Digitimes Research: Notebook shipments decline 15% in October

Nov 7, 12:26

Global notebook shipments by top-five brand vendors and top-three ODMs declined 15% on average in October, affected by the roll-outs of new low-priced models in the previous month,...

Acer posts small net EPS for 3Q14

Nov 6, 19:50

Acer on November 6 released its financial report for the third quarter of 2014, recording net EPS of NT$0.24.

Digitimes Research: Global top-6 notebook vendors to share 81.7% global shipments in 2015

Nov 4, 20:50

The world's top-six notebook vendors, Hewlett-Packard (HP), Lenovo, Dell, Apple, Acer and Asustek Computer, will together occupy 81.7% of global notebook shipments in 2015, increasing...

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    Acer Predator 17 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 17 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia's GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB of DDR4...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Predator 15 gaming notebook

    Acer has unveiled its Predator 15 gaming notebooks, powered by Intel's Skylake-based Core i7-6700HQ processor. Select models feature Nvidia GeForce GTX980M graphics card, up to 32GB...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

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    Acer Chromebook R 11

    Acer has unveiled the company's first convertible Chromebook, the R 11. The Chromebook R 11 is equipped with a 360-degree dual-torque hinge design, enabling customers to manipulate...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Acer Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet

    Acer has announced the Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer's Predator gaming series. The GT-810 is powered by the Intel Atom x7 processor, Android...

    Photo: Company, Sep 14.

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    Acer Predator XB1 gaming monitor

    Acer has announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with the Nvidia G-Sync-supported, flat-panel Predator XB1. The Predator XB1 series features the latest Nvidia...

    Photo: Company, Sep 11.

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