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Price gap between touch and non-touch notebooks may drop below US$50 in 3Q13

May 7, 11:59

As Acer and Asustek Computer are both aggressively promoting touchscreen notebooks, sources from channel retailers expect the price gap between touchscreen and non-touchscreen notebooks...

Touchscreen models to account for 50% of Acer notebook shipments in 2014

May 6, 22:38

Acer is set to raise the shipment proportion of its touchscreen notebooks from 12% of the total volume in the first quarter to 50% by 2014 and 70% by 2015, according to Acer vice...

Acer unveils new ultrabooks, notebooks and tablet

May 6, 14:49

At a press event held in New York, Acer has unveiled its latest mobile products including the Aspire R7, a 15.6-inch notebook; Aspire P3 ultrabook; Iconia A1 7.9-inch tablet; and...

Acer chairman expects 5% on-year growth in 2Q13 notebook shipments

May 6, 14:01

During a recent product launch event in New York, Acer chairman JT Wang said the company has a good chance of seeing a 5% on-year revenue growth in the second quarter.

Acer selling tablet using Intel Y series processor

Apr 30, 10:33

Intel's Y series processors designed specifically for mobile devices, are expected to be broadly adopted by tablets launched by PC brand vendors and Acer has already released its...

Acer set to launch US$399 touchscreen notebook in May

Apr 29, 21:37

Acer plans to release an 11.6-inch touchscreen notebook in mid-May, priced at only US$399 and since such a price point has already hit brand vendors' bottom line, there is unlikely...

Commentary: Price competition over 7-inch tablets erodes profits

Apr 29, 14:29

Tier-one tablet makers have been engaging in price competition in the 7-inch tablet market which has eroded profits, according to sources from distribution channels.

Acer, Asustek to launch new Chromebooks in 2H13

Apr 29, 14:12

Acer and Asustek Computer are optimistic about the long-term prospects of Chromebooks and plan to release new models in the second half of 2013, during which Google is expected to...

Acer to focus smartphone marketing in Europe, Southeast Asia in 2013

Apr 26, 15:38

Viewing that its brand awareness for smartphones is not as global as for PCs, Acer will focus its marketing on Europe and Southeast Asia in 2013.

Acer preparing for tablet competition in summer

Apr 22, 16:06

Acer recently shifted forward the launch of its second-generation Iconia B1 tablet from the end of 2013 originally to June and also moved volume production of its 10-inch entry-level...

Compal lands orders for 10-inch tablet from Acer

Apr 22, 10:30

Compal Electronics has obtained orders for an inexpensive 10-inch tablet model from Acer, with shipments to begin in August 2013, according to sources with the Taiwan-based supply...

China market: Shipments of inexpensive tablets likely to reach 100 million units in 2013, say China makers

Apr 18, 22:08

As demand for inexpensive entry-level tablets in the China market is growing fast and retail prices have dropped to below US$100 currently, 100 million tablets are likely to be shipped...

Acer to sell PCs through the home appliance channel in Brazil

Apr 16, 13:50

Acer has reportedly formed cooperation with Brazil-based home appliance retail chain Casas Bahia to sell its products in the retailer's close to 600 stores throughout Brazil, according...

Acer said to be mulling 7.9-inch tablet at US$149

Apr 8, 22:49

Acer is reportedly considering lowering the price of its Iconia A1-810 tablet, using 7.9-inch 1024-by-768 IPS panels, from US$250 to US$149 to compete against the iPad mini, according...

Acer to issue domestic unsecured corporate bonds

Mar 29, 13:54

The board of directors of Taiwan-based Acer has approved the issuance of domestic unsecured corporate bonds with a limit of NT$6 billion (US$200 million) and a period of three years...

Jim Wong, president of Acer

Acer, Asustek, Lenovo to participate in next-generation Windows development

Mar 25, 22:19

Microsoft has recently finished the preparation for its integrated development program (IDP) for the next-generation Windows operating system and several brand vendors including Acer,...

Tablet market entering maturity in 2013, says Acer chairman

Mar 22, 13:59

JT Wang, chairman of Taiwan-based Acer, recently stated that, because sales of tablets are forecast to reach 200 million units in 2013, the market is heading towards maturity. Also,...

JT Wang, chairman of Acer

Acer hikes 2013 target tablet shipments

Mar 19, 20:09

Acer is optimistic about its tablet business in 2013 and therefore has upward adjusted the shipment goal from five million units originally to 5-10 million units, company president...

Acer expands commercial offering with new Veriton P workstation and Altos server

Mar 19, 15:04

Acer has announced its entry to the professional workstation market with the Veriton P series and new Altos servers thereby expanding its commercial offering. The new workstations...

Acer doubles R&D investment for 2013

Mar 12, 11:01

Acer plans to significantly raise its R&D and marketing funds for 2013 with such investment' share of revenues to gradually increase from 0.6-0.8% in 2012 to 1.2-1.5% by the fourth...

Asustek, Acer aim at shipping 1-1.5 million smartphones in 2013

Mar 11, 22:46

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently unveiled their latest products for the smartphone industry with Asustek expecting its shipments to reach one million units and Acer 1.5 million...

Acer to adopt recycled materials in products

Mar 11, 22:45

Acer will cooperate with Wistron to adopt recycled materials such as plastic into their products and the company also plans to cut its carbon emissions by 30% by 2015 and 60% by 20...

HP, Acer, Asustek to ship 2.0, 1.7, 1.1 million notebooks in March, say Taiwan makers

Mar 8, 11:23

Hewlett-Packard (HP), Acer and Asustek Computer will ship two million, 1.7 million and 1.1 million notebooks in March, growing over 27%, nearly 20% and 17-18%, respectively, according...

Acer, HP seeking breakthroughs in notebook design

Mar 6, 13:45

Hoping to regain their momentum in the IT market, Acer and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are developing new chassis and hinge designs for their upcoming Haswell-based notebooks, according...

Acer to shift 90% notebook production to Chongqing, China

Mar 1, 15:09

Acer recently decided to increase the percentage of notebook production in Chongqing, China to 90%, beginning in the second quarter of 2013, according to industry sources. Due to...

Notebook shipments stagnant in Brazil due to tax dispute

Mar 1, 12:31

With production capacity for notebooks rising fast in Brazil, state governments in the South American country have run into a dispute between themselves over tax rates for notebook...

Competition over entry-level tablets may hurt ODMs

Feb 26, 14:25

As Compal Electronics and Wistron are competing aggressively over orders for Acer's upcoming 8- and 10-inch entry-level tablet devices, sources from the upstream supply chain are...

Acer looks to ship two million smartphones in 2013, says chairman

Feb 26, 11:58

While showcasing three new smartphones at the ongoing Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013, Acer expects its smartphone shipments to reach two million units in 2013, according to company...

Acer to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, say sources

Feb 25, 12:21

Acer may be able to ship 10 million tablets in 2013, up more than 400% on year, due to strong demand for entry-level tablets, according to sources from the upstream supply chain.

Acer chairman calls for government help for Taiwan makers to compete in TD-LTE market

Feb 22, 10:33

Acer chairman JT Wang, in his capacity as president of the Taipei Computer Association which organizes the Taipei Telecom Show 2013, at a speech made at the opening of the show on...

MWC 2013: Acer to present new smartphone lineup

Feb 21, 12:33

Acer will showcase its family of smartphones at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013 in Barcelona, targeting first-time smartphone users and customers with need of feature-rich multimedia...

Acer expects shipment growth for tablets, notebooks and smartphones in 2013

Feb 19, 18:48

Acer will focus on pushing its tablet, notebook and smartphone shipments in 2013 and is aiming to ship more than five million tablets in the year, according to company president Jim...

Acer eyes to ship 1.5-2 million smartphones in 2013, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 19, 12:08

Acer aims to ship 1.5-2 million smartphones in 2013 compared to 500,000 units shipped in 2012, the Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) quoted company president...

Microsoft turns focus back to downstream partners, says Acer chairman

Feb 18, 23:06

Commenting on Microsoft's loan to Dell for the company's privatization, Acer chairman JT Wang pointed out that the action showed the software giant has already turned its focus back...

Acer starts AcerCloud service worldwide

Feb 18, 23:04

Acer has announced the activation of its cloud computing service platform AcerCloud worldwide. The platform crosses three major operating systems and the company expects to attract...

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    Acer launches Ultra HD B286HK professional monitor

    Acer's Ultra HD professional-level monitor, the B286HK, has become available in Taiwan priced at NT$22,900 (US$763) with a three-year warranty. The monitor features Acer's ComfyView...

    Photo: Company, Aug 8.

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    Acer has unveiled the Liquid Z5, a 5-inch entry-level smartphone. The Acer Liquid Z5 features a 16:9 display to enhance movie and video playback and has a thickness of 8.8mm. The...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer DA223 HQL all-in-one PC

    Acer has announced the DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch all-in-one PC with Android OS, featuring touchscreen function, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design. ...

    Photo: Company, Jan 8.

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    Acer Aspire R7-572 notebook

    With the Ezel hinge, Acer's Aspire R7-572 notebook has four modes of operation: a traditional notebook; a table top pad; a touch display; and the unique Ezel mode, which allows the...

    Photo: Company, Sep 5.

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    Acer Liquid S2 smartphone

    The Liquid S2 is Acer's first smartphone with Ultra HD recording capability. It features a 6-inch Full HD screen with IPS technology and supports 4G LTE and the Wi-Fi 802.11 ac standard...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

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