Acer stays targeted on gaming, Chromebook merchandise
Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES
Acer will see progress this yr proceed to be pushed by gross sales of its gaming PCs, Chromebooks and business-use merchandise whereas stepping up its efforts to develop new product traces, in keeping with firm chairman and CEO Jason Chen.
Acer is presently the biggest gaming pocket book model within the US and likewise turned the highest vendor within the Europe, the Center East and Africa (EMEA) area in December 2018, Chen stated citing analysis agency’s figures.
Chen identified that Acer’s gaming PC gross sales had seen staggering progress till they slowed down within the fourth quarter of 2018 because of Intel’s CPU shortages. However Chen remains to be optimistic that Acer’s gaming PC enterprise will carry out higher than the market’s common.
In 2018, Acer acquired a complete of 476 patents, which can function the muse of Acer’s improvement of progressive merchandise, and Acer will proceed to develop new product traces to maintain its enterprise momentum going, Chen famous.
Acer founder Stan Shih additionally identified that six of Acer’s associates together with Acer Synergy Tech, Acer Cyber Safety, Acer ITS and Altos Computing, will apply for itemizing or begin buying and selling on inventory markets in 2019.
Acer founder Stan Shih (left) and firm chairman Jason Chen (proper)
Photograph: Michael Lee, Digitimes, February 2018