Acer Refines the Videoconferencing Experience with New Chromebox for Meetings
Acer today announced the new Chromebox for meetings CXV2, a total solution for videoconferencing including hardware, software, and support all in one box. Booting up in about 8 seconds and supporting up to 15 conference participants across various devices, the solution is easy to set up and manage, with 24/7 technical support included.
Acer’s Award-winning Predator X34 Curved Gaming Monitor Lauded by the Media for Excellent Gaming Experience
Acer’s award-winning Predator curved gaming monitors with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology have earned numerous media accolades. Moreover, in the G-SYNC gaming monitor segment, Acer ranked No. 1 with 46% market share in EMEA for retail sell-out during Q3 2015 according to CONTEXT SalesWatch Distribution. Acer was also No. 1 across six European countries with approximately 40~60% of market shares: the U.K., Poland, Italy, France, Spain, and Czech Republic.
Acer Sells 70k of Liquid Leap Active Wearables in the U.S. in 24 Hours
Acer Liquid Leap Active wearable debuts in the U.S. and sells 70,000 units via television shopping network in 24 hours
Acer Kicks Off the Holiday Season with Successful Year-end Deals around the World
Black Friday deals in Pan America and Singles Day promotions in China saw 25% unit growth year-on-year
Acer Predator Series Ready to Conquer New Worlds
Acer today unveiled its highly anticipated Predator gaming series in Malaysia with the introduction of eight new models. The company announced its gaming strategy at a global press conference in New York in April, followed by an official launch of this industry-leading portfolio of gaming devices in IFA Berlin in September.
Acer Continues to Sponsor Taiwan’s Sole IAAF Certified Marathon with New Services
Acer to provide registration platform, smartphone application, and real-time runner tracking services
Acer Named as CES 2016 Innovations Award Honoree for Three Innovative Products
Acer Predator 8 Gaming Tablet, Predator Z850 Gaming Projector and Revo Build Modular PC All Named as CES 2016 Innovations Award Honorees
Acer President of Pan Asia Pacific Operations, Oliver Ahrens, Steps Down
Acer announces that Oliver Ahrens, Senior Corporate Vice President and Pan Asia Pacific Operations of Acer, has decided to leave the company. With his departure, Jason Chen, Acer Corporate President and CEO, will be acting as head of the pan Asia Pacific operations effective today.
Acer Reports Q3 2015 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$67.24B (US$2.03B), up 11.7% Over Last Quarter; Net Income NT$191M (US$5.76M)
Acer announces the financial results of Q3 2015 with consolidated revenues of NT$67.24 billion (US$2.03 billion) up 11.7% quarter-over-quarter. The net income (or profits after tax) of NT$191 million (US$5.76 million) and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.06, both grew over the previous quarter.
Acer Expands Smartphone Presence in Japan with Rakuten Mobile
Acer announces that its Liquid Z330 smartphone will be available through Rakuten Mobile in Japan, via both online channels and in brick-and-mortar Rakuten Mobile shops from mid-December.
Acer Expands BYOC Global Operations to China
Acer announces the establishment of Acer Cloud Technology (Chongqing) Ltd. in Xiantao Big Data Valley, Chongqing, China. The presence in Chongqing will be the third BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) operations worldwide, with the other two located in Taipei and Silicon Valley. The opening ceremony was hosted on October 24th by Acer Honorary Chairman and BYOC Chief Architect Stan Shih, and Acer Chairman George Huang, and joined by local dignities including the mayor of Chongqing.
Acer Ranks No. 1 in Retail Monitor Market Share for Western Europe in Q3
Acer has increased its monitor market share in Western Europe to reach the No. 1 position with 17.5% market share for retail sell-out in Q3 2015, according to CONTEXT SalesWatch Distribution. Within this market, the gaming monitor has emerged as a segment which exudes passion and creates excitement for its users, in which Acer is emerging as a shining star.
Acer Subsidiary MPS Energy and Studio X-Gene Announce New Electric All-Terrain Vehicle
Showcases Vehicle and Battery Management System
at eCarTech Munich
Acer Showcases New Windows 10 Devices
Acer today announced two new Windows 10 devices, the Aspire R 14 convertible notebook, and the Aspire Z3-700 portable all-in-one PC. Joining Acer’s extensive Windows 10 device portfolio, both of the new innovative Windows 10 devices will change how people interact and connect with what’s important in their world.
Acer Provides Over 230,000 Notebooks to Students in India for Education Tender
Acer India has been selected to provide the South Indian state government of Tamil Nadu with over 230,000 notebooks to school students within the state. The initiative is the second largest of its kind in India and is designed to enable the Class 12 students of government and government-aided schools of Tamil Nadu to become productive and contributing members of society. Acer has already started the delivery of its notebooks in September. The deliveries will be made to over 650 schools spread over 7 districts in the state.
Acer Wins Five Japanese Good Design Awards
Acer announces that five of its products have been honored at the 2015 edition of Japan’s Good Design Award, namely the Revo One RL85 mini PC, Aspire R 11 convertible notebook, Aspire Switch 10 E 2-in-1 notebook, Predator Z35 curved gaming monitor, and K138STi portable LED projector. This year, Acer’s winning products stood out from over 3,600 entries, and will be on display at the Good Design Exhibition 2015 (G Exhibition) in Midtown Tokyo from October 30th.
Acer and WD Bring BYOC™ to WD’s My Cloud NAS Series
Acer, the world’s fourth largest personal computer company and a private cloud solution provider, and WD®, a world leader in storage solutions, today announced that WD’s My Cloud™ NAS is now part of Acer’s BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) ecosystem. Available immediately, Acer BYOC™ users can seamlessly access files on their My Cloud NAS from their PC or mobile device anywhere – using Acer’s abFiles app.
Acer Worldwide Projector Market Share Reaches Record High in Q2 2015
According to the latest data from PMA, for Q2 2015 Acer has reached a record high market share of 8% worldwide and 17.8% in EMEA, positioning Acer as the third largest projector brand worldwide and No.1 DLP brand in EMEA.
Acer Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for Consecutive Year
Acer also named a constituent of MSCI’s Global Sustainability Indexes for environmental, social and governance
Acer Pan America President Sumit Agnihotry Passes Away
Acer deeply regrets to announce that Sumit Agnihotry, president of Acer Pan America, has passed away from cancer. Gregg Prendergast, co-President of Acer Pan America and 35-year veteran of the IT industry, will continue to lead the Acer Pan America team.
Acer’s New Predator Gaming Products Win Media “Best of Show” Awards at IFA 2015
Acer’s latest notebooks and tablet from its Predator gaming product line has won “Best of Show” awards from two media outlets at IFA 2015. The Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks were awarded the winner of the computing category of Digital Trends’ “Top Tech of IFA 2015” awards, while the Predator 8 gaming tablet was chosen by Tom’s Guide as the “Best Tablet” of their “Best of IFA 2015” awards.
Acer Empowers Gamers to Conquer New Worlds with Predator Gaming Series
Acer announced today the availability of its Predator gaming product line at the next@acer event at IFA Berlin. An industry-leading portfolio of gaming devices spanning from desktops, notebooks, tablets, monitors, to peripherals were showcased at the event, which was joined by members of TeamAcer eSports who shared how their professional insights helped push the Predator line to its limits.
Acer Unveils Two New Cutting-Edge Predator Gaming Monitor Series Featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC®
Today Acer announced the expansion of its Predator gaming monitor lineup with two new series featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC™, namely the curved Predator Z and the flat-panel Predator XB1. Providing a best-in-class gaming experience inside-and-out, both series build on Acer’s industry-leading display technology, which has been widely praised by gamers worldwide, combined with bold and angular Acer Predator design language and bright red accents.
Acer Introduces its First Dedicated Gaming Tablet with the Powerful Predator 8
Acer announced its new Predator 8 GT-810 gaming tablet, one of several new gaming devices in Acer’s high-octane Predator gaming series. The sleek brushed aluminum GT-810 is powered by the Intel® Atom™ x7 processor, Android 5.1 and the latest 2x2 MIMO wireless technology, taking portable gaming to a new level of fun and immersion.
Acer Unveils New Predator 15 and 17, its Most Powerful Gaming Notebooks Ever
Today Acer took the wraps off its highly anticipated line of Predator gaming notebooks. Designed for those with a need for speed, the Predator 15 and Predator 17 gaming notebooks combine powerful 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with high-performance NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics, fast DDR4 memory, PCIe solid state drives, advanced cooling and stellar audio capabilities. Sporting red accents and a black chassis with geometric lines and soft texture coating for extra grip, the Predator notebooks are ready to tackle any challenge.
Acer Refreshes Its Powerhouse Aspire V Nitro Series and Stylish Aspire V 13 Notebooks
Acer today announced refreshes to its performance powerhouse Aspire V Nitro Series notebooks, and the style-and-power blended Aspire V 13 notebook, all of which incorporate 6th Gen Intel® Core™ processors and ship with Windows 10. The new models have aluminum top covers finished with advanced nano-imprint technology for a unique touch and feel.
Acer’s First Convertible Chromebook Will Bend over Backwards for Work and Play
Today Acer, the market leader and pioneer in the Chromebook category, adds the company’s first convertible Chromebook to its line-up, the Acer Chromebook R 11. The new Chromebook is packed with the latest technology and features for a faster, more productive and flexible user experience.
Graceful Transitions, Infinitely Adaptive: Acer Unveils the New Aspire R 13 Convertible Notebook
Acer today announced the new Aspire R 13 (R7-372T) convertible notebook, offering maximum usability and graceful transitions between a variety of user modes, while packed with leading edge technologies for a faster, more productive, and versatile user experience.
Acer Reveals New Range of Android and Windows Smartphones at IFA
Today Acer announces six new Liquid smartphones; four running Android 5.1 and two with Windows 10 Mobile. The handsets feature sleek, curved chassis with upgraded front-facing cameras, wide-angle lenses and enhanced audio¹.
Acer Launches Two Windows 10-Powered Desktops for the Holiday Season
Acer today announced two new desktops powered by Windows 10 available for the holiday season: the sleek 23.8-inch all-in-one PC Aspire U5 Series, and the tiny 1-liter desktop PC Revo Build Series with modular design for easy customization.
Acer becomes Official IT Infrastructure Sponsor for International Olympiad in Informatics from 2017-2021
Acer announces that it will become the official IT infrastructure sponsor for the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in a 5-year partnership from 2017 to 2021. Acer will “power the IOI” by providing all the equipment and on-site technical support needed for the host country to run each IOI contest.
Acer Acquires Renowned GPS Cycling Computer Brand, Xplova, to Expand in Sports Services
Acer announced that it has acquired renowned GPS cycling computer brand, Xplova, to expand its reach in the sports industry. As part of its focus on providing people-centric services, Acer will integrate Xplova’s technology with its hardware, software and services. With the technological and operational capabilities to provide hardware-and-software integrated services, Xplova’s core competencies include the design and manufacturing of smart cycling computers; and cycling community services for route planning, live tracking of group members in cycling events, analysis and summary of personal cycling activities for worldwide cyclists.
Chile’s President Announces Acer as Official Notebook for Nationwide “Connected for Learning” Program
Acer America has announced that its Aspire E Series notebooks have been selected by the Junta Nacional de Auxilio Escolar y Becas (JUNAEB) in collaboration with the Chile Education Ministry to be the sole provider of notebooks for “Connected for Learning” this year. The second phase of the “I Select My PC” program, “Connected for Learning” will provide more than 75,000 notebooks to 7th grade students in public schools.
Acer Secures #1 Position in Market Share for Chrome Sales across US Channels in Q2
Acer has secured the #1 market share position in the U.S. Chrome sales during Q2 2015 across three channels: commercial, distribution, and retailers, according to the latest data from The NPD Group. In the final month of Q2 in June, Acer improved to 47% unit share of Chrome OS notebooks in the commercial channel, making it a dominant #1 player in the Chromebook category .
Acer Reports Q2 2015 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$60.2B (US$1.94B); Operating Income NT$890M (US$28.64M); Net Income NT$2M (US$79K)
Acer announces the financial results of Q2 2015 with consolidated revenues of NT$60.2 billion (US$1.94 billion) down 11.4% quarter-over-quarter, operating income of NT$890 million (US$28.64 million), net income (or profits after tax) of NT$2 million (US$79,000), and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.0008.
Acer Strengthens its Pan American Management Team
Acer announces the appointment of Gregg Prendergast to co-head the Acer Pan America regional office with President Sumit Agnihotry, effective September 1st. Prendergast’s title will become Co-President of Acer Pan America.
Acer Unleashes New Game Changing Predator G6 Desktop
Today Acer announces the release of its “Unstoppable Fighting Machine,” the Acer Predator G6-710 gaming desktop. This is the first in a series of unveilings of Acer’s game changing Predator range during Gamescom. Acer will unleash the full gaming portfolio at IFA 2015 in Berlin in September.
Made for the Cloud: Acer Introduces Aspire One Cloudbook Powered by Windows 10
Acer announces its online-oriented Aspire One Cloudbook 11 and 14, powered by Windows 10. The two highly portable notebooks feature 802.11ac wireless technology and the latest Intel® mobile processors, keeping users productive with a faster connection.
Acer Announces Full 2015 Windows-Powered Product Lineup Ready for Windows 10
Acer announces that its full 2015 Windows-powered product lineup and currently-shipping Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 portfolio will support the free Windows 10 upgrade when it becomes available on July 29, 2015.
Acer Expresses Sympathy to Taiwan Water Park Explosion Victims
Regarding the explosion that occurred last weekend at Taiwan Formosa Water Park which resulted in nearly five hundred casualties, Acer expresses its deep sympathy to the victims injured in this unfortunate incident.
Acer Appoints Dr. RC Chang to Lead the Design Center
Acer announces that its chief technology officer (CTO), Dr. RC Chang, shall lead Acer’s Design Center as Jackson Lin, current president of the Design Center, retires. The appointment takes effect on July 1, 2015.
Acer Welcomes Marvell, Hipad and Canonical to Join the BYOC™ Ecosystem to Innovate for World of IoT
Acer is showcasing numerous solutions and innovations with partners in its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) ecosystem at Computex 2015. Among them, the leading fabless semiconductor company, Marvell, and one of China’s top smart mobile ODM companies, Hipad, have teamed up with Acer to demonstrate how BYOC solutions embedded in Marvell’s chipset can be used to empower Hipad’s smart home devices. In addition, Canonical is demonstrating its Snappy Ubuntu Core with Acer’s aBeing One smart center and open platform at Computex. The collaborations shown at Acer during Computex are just the start of much more to come for the world of IoT and the BYOC ecosystem.
Computex 2015 Selects Acer Revo One for Best Choice of the Year Award
Acer announces that the Revo One RL85 mini PC has won the Best Choice of the Year award as well as a Best Choice Gold award in the Computer & System category at Computex Taipei 2015. In addition, the multiple-award winning Revo One has been recognized for design excellence as a recipient of Red Dot and Computex d&i design awards.
Acer BYOC™ Ecosystem Further Expands to include Chipset, OS, Middleware, and Application Partners
Acer announces the continuous expansion of its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) ecosystem, with partners from multiple layers of the industry from chipset, sensor, operating system, middleware, to application vendors. Demonstrations of the latest developments of the Acer Open Platform will be displayed at Acer’s booth at Computex Taipei from June 2nd to 6th at booth #M0810 on the 4th floor of the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall.
Acer Expands Projector Portfolio with Three New Full HD Models
Acer, the world’s No. 3 brand for projectors, today added three 1080p Full HD projectors to its industry-leading portfolio, which includes the V7500 and H6518BD designed for home entertainment, and the ultra-short throw U5520B designed for classroom use. All three models feature Acer proprietary ColorBoost3D and ColorSafe II enhancement technologies to provide true and natural colors even after extended use.
Acer Showcases 1- to 100-inch Product Spectrum and Growing BYOC Ecosystem at Computex 2015
Acer will showcase refreshes across its comprehensive line of 1- to 100- inch devices at Computex Taipei, alongside the latest products announced at the next@acer global press conference held in New York last month. Visitors will discover solutions that enable people to work smarter, have more fun, stay in touch, and be more efficient than ever, at Acer’s booth #M0810, 4th floor, TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall.
New Acer Aspire Z Series All-in-One PCs Brings Digital Conversations to Life
Acer today announced its 2015 refresh of the Aspire Z Series all-in-one PCs, with the 23.8-inch Aspire Z3-710 with capacitive 10-point multi-touch, and the 19.5-inch ZC-700, both sporting a Full HD (1920x1080) LED backlit display. Both models ship with Windows 8.1 and are supported by Acer for the free upgrade to Windows 10 when it becomes available later this summer.
Acer Extends Its Liquid Leap Wearable Lineup with Three New Designs
Acer today officially announced three new members to its Liquid wearable lineup, including the Leap Active for socially active young-minded consumers, the Leap Fit for health-conscious consumers, and the Leap Curve with a unique curved screen for urban style-seekers. All three products will be on display at Acer’s booth at Computex from June 2nd to 6th at the TWTC Nangang Exhibition Hall 4th Floor, Booth M0810 in Taipei.
Acer Reports Q1 2015 Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$67.95B (US$2.16B), Operating Income NT$304M (US$9.68M), Net Income NT$173M (US$5.52M)
Acer announces the financial results of Q1 2015 with consolidated revenues of NT$67.95 billion (US$2.16 billion), operating income of NT$304 million (US$9.68 million), net income (or profits after tax) of NT$173 million (US$5.52 million), and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.06.
Acer Scores Seven Design & Innovation Awards from Computex and iF Design
Acer today announces the winning of seven Computex d&i (design and innovation) awards 2015. The products awarded this year include products just unveiled at Acer’s “next@acer” press event in New York in April, namely the Aspire Switch 10 E 2-in-1 and Aspire E 15 notebooks, Predator X34 gaming monitor, Iconia One 8 tablet, and the widely praised Chromebook 15, Revo One RL85 entertainment center, and stylish H257HU monitor.
Acer Reveals New Back-To-School Product Range at the Inaugural “next@acer” Event in New York
At Acer’s inaugural next@acer global press conference held at the 4 World Trade Center in New York, the company unveiled a full range of new devices designed to improve people’s lives – work and play. Focusing on specific areas of life: productivity, education, entertainment, gaming and connecting, Acer has harnessed valuable insights to design products to appeal to anyone looking for more.
Acer’s Newest 2-in-1 Notebooks: Flexible and Fashionable Functionality
Acer has expanded its award-winning Switch 10 series 2-in-1 notebook line with two new 10.1-inch models featuring Intel® Atom™ quad core processors in a fashionable and flexible design for students, families and anyone wanting a lightweight device for essential computing on the go. The company also announced that it will be refreshing its Switch 11 series with a new 11.6-inch model leveraging a new hinge design, improved ergonomics and more processing power. More details on the Switch 11 will be announced later this quarter. The Switch 10 and Switch 11 notebooks are supported by Acer for the free upgrade to Windows 10.(2)
Acer Unveils Aspire Notebook Lineup with Solid Performance and Stylish Design
Acer today announced its new notebook computer lineup for the 2015 back-to-school season, including the new Aspire V 15 with metallic aesthetic cues, the Aspire E Series with solid performance packed into a sophisticated design, and the Aspire ES series with all the essential features at an unbeatable price. All of the new notebooks ship with Windows 8.1 and are supported by Acer for the free upgrade to Windows 10 .
Acer Launches 11-inch Convertible Notebook, the Aspire R 11
Acer today announced the smallest addition to its convertible notebook lineup – the Aspire R 11 with 11.6-inch display. This compact notebook makes the most of small spaces with a uniquely-designed 360-degree hinge that allows it to convert fluidly between four modes for creating and sharing. Up to 8 hours of battery life provides customers with a full-day’s usage on the go.
Acer Delivers 15.6-inch Budget-Friendly Chromebook
After launching the Acer Chromebook 15 line, the industry’s first Chromebook with a 15.6-inch display, Acer today expands this line with a new model, the Acer CB3-531, available at a wallet-friendly price of only $199.99. The new Acer Chromebook 15 features 11.5 hours of battery life, the longest in the industry’s 15-inch Chromebook segment.
Acer Launches World’s First Curved Monitor with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ Technology
Acer today announced the 34-inch curved 21:9 ultra-wide Acer XR341CKA monitor, the world’s first curved monitor with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™, providing an immersive gaming experience with minimal stutters and screen tears. DTS® sound, 2x7W speakers, a zero-frame design with a futuristic aluminum base and ambient lighting options create an exciting entertainment experience with style.
Acer Iconia Tab 10 Makes Education More Engaging
Acer today introduces its new Acer Iconia Tab 10 for Education, an Android 5.0 tablet that enables digital education in schools. Designed with the classroom environment in mind, the Acer Iconia Tab 10 has a durable, comfortable design, a 10-inch full HD Gorilla® Glass 4 display, and Acer Precision Plus make learning mobile and enjoyable. Acer is working with Google to join the Google Education ecosystem, bringing accessible technology and richer resources to classrooms.
Acer Introduces New Iconia One 8 Tablet with Advanced Touch Capabilities
Acer today announced the addition of leading touch capabilities to its line of Iconia One 8 tablets with the new Iconia One 8 B1-820. Featuring Acer Precision Plus technology, it offers a highly accurate touch and writing experience. The screen’s enhanced accuracy makes it ideal for writing and sketching with the optional Acer Accurate Stylus, while the Acer Iconia Suite of touch tools simplifies tasks with touch gestures and quick access icons.
Acer Launches World’s First LED Projector with Intelligent Ambient Light Sensor
Acer today announced the addition of three new projectors to its comprehensive projector lineup, including the K138ST which is the world’s first LED projector with an intelligent ambient light sensor, the ultra-short throw U5320W, and the 1080P Full HD P5515 with enhanced keystone correction.
Acer Receives Five Red Dot Awards for Product Design Excellence
Acer today announces the winning of five Red Dot Design Awards 2015 for Product Design. The winning entries include four products that represent the company’s diverse notebook offering, including the 2-in-1 Aspire Switch 12, the professional TravelMate P645, the convertible Aspire R 13 and the Aspire V Nitro Series notebook designed for entertainment. In addition, the compact and cleanly styled Revo One RL85 desktop was also named a winner.
Acer CEO Joins Sean Maloney on the Inaugural “Heart Across America” Ride for Stroke and Heart Disease Awareness
Acer CEO Jason Chen joined Sean Maloney, former Intel executive, on the inaugural bicycle ride across America for stroke and heart disease awareness.
Acer Reports 2014 Full Year Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$329.68B (US$10.39B), Operating Income NT$2.71B (US$85.37M), Net Income NT$1.79B (US$56.46M)
Acer Inc. announces the financial results for fiscal 2014 and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014.
Acer Launches Gaming Monitor Enabled by AMD FreeSync™ Technology
Acer’s XG270HU gaming monitor enabled by AMD FreeSync™ technology is shipping this month starting from North America and EMEA. The 27-inch display with FreeSync technology eliminates screen tearing and stuttering to provide gamers an ultra-smooth experience. It comes with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution, a fast 144 Hz refresh rate, a fast 1-ms LCD response time, and an edge-to-edge frameless design for enhanced gaming performance and seamless viewing.
Acer BYOC™ Platform and App Enable Marathon Runners to Share Event Photos with Friends and Family in Real Time
Acer’s sponsorship of Taiwan’s first IAAF certified marathon, the 2015 New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, was held yesterday participated by more than 10,000 runners along the scenic northern coast of Taiwan. Through the Acer BYOC™ platform and mobile app, participants could, for the first time, download event photos in real time, bringing event experience to a whole new level.
Acer Showcases Full Range of Products Supporting Windows Solutions at WinHEC 2015
Acer is showcasing a full range of products supporting Windows solutions at the Microsoft Windows Hardware Engineering Community 2015 (WinHEC) forum, held on March 18 and 19 in Shenzhen, China. In-line with the forum’s goal of facilitating the exchange of ideas, sharing of best practices and discussing future opportunities, Acer displayed its products implementing various Windows solutions such as Acer Precision Touchpad (PTP) and Skype certification, to enhance the Windows user experience.
Acer Celebrates Record-High Notebook Market Share in Thailand While Maintaining Leadership for Over a Decade
Acer has reached a record-high notebook market share of 34.8% in Thailand in Q4 2014, marking a new chapter for the brand’s continuous market leadership for over a decade, according to the latest data from IDC.
Acer BYOC™ Provides Runner Tracking Service to Taiwan’s First IAAF Certified Marathon
Acer, the main IT sponsor for Taiwan’s first IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) certified Marathon, the 2015 New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, will provide seamless runner tracking status and photo download applications through its abSportsfun sports platform for the event on March 22nd. Acer is the first to provide runner tracking services to marathons in Taiwan.
Acer Wins Three Media “Top Pick” Awards at MWC 2015
Acer smartphones and wearable have won three “Top Pick” awards from two media outlets at Mobile World Congress (MWC)2015. The Liquid M220 and Liquid Leap+ were both awarded “2015 MWC Top Pick” from Windows Central, and the Liquid Jade Z was awarded “MWC Top Pick 2015” from Expert Reviews. Acer’s latest smartphones and wearable were announced last week before the start of MWC in Barcelona.
Liquid Jade Z: Brighter Soul in an Impeccable Wallet-Friendly Body
Lightest 5-inch LTE smartphone with award-winning design goes mainstream
Better entertainment and More Storage with Acer Liquid Z-Series
Acer today announced its next generation of smartphones in its popular Z-series. The new Z220 and Z520 smartphones combine sleek design elements with up to quad-core performance and great camera features for an overall impressive mobile experience. The stylish Z220 all-rounder primed for feature phone upgraders, party-goers or basic silver surfers on the go in an incredibly slim-yet feature-packed mobile device. The Z520 all-rounder primed for media fans seeking a blend of style and functionality, completes the duo. The new devices complement Acer’s existing and growing portfolio of smartphones, offering consumers greater choices across multiple price points to fit both lifestyle and budget.
Acer Liquid Leap+ Smart Activeband Now with Exchangeable Strap and Multi-OS Support.
Acer today announced the next generation of Smart activeband products, the Acer Liquid Leap+. Standing for flexibility, the new wearable now syncs and connects with all main supported operating systems (Windows, Android, iOS) and the 1” OLED touchscreen can be strapped to the wrist-band colour of your current mood. Life is more than the number of steps you take, the Liquid Leap+ is about action, motion, logging and flexibility.
First Acer Windows 8.1 Phone Launched at Mobile World Congress
Acer today unveils the Liquid M220 smartphone, first ever Liquid smartphone to run on the Windows Phone 8.1 operating system. “We are proudly introducing our first Windows Phone 8.1 and simultaneously announcing its future upgradability to Windows Phone 10,” said ST Liew, Smartphone Business Group President at Acer. “It is the right moment for Acer to join the Windows Phone eco-system with its growing popularity and consistency across phone and PC devices.”
Acer and BYOC™ Alliance Partners Showcase New Cloud Solutions
Acer is showcasing its latest Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) developments at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2015 in Barcelona, which extend beyond applications to connecting the Internet of Things (IoT) devices with cloud computing.
Acer C205 Pocket Projector Wins iF Design Award 2015
Today Acer, the world’s No. 3 brand for projectors worldwide in 2014 , announces that the Acer C205 LED projector has been chosen for the iF Design Award 2015 of Germany. This exceptionally light and portable projector with wireless projection capabilities was chosen from among 5,000 entries from 53 countries and awarded in the audio/video category.
Acer Unveils Two New Cloud Application Solutions for the Era of Computing and Communication
Acer today unveils two new cloud application solutions: abPBX plus series for enterprises and aBeing series for individuals and other working environments. In addition, a New New Acer shall combine hardware, application software, and devices with a focus on providing people-centric services to embrace the era of a new C&C (Computing and Communication).
Acer XG270HU Monitor with AMD Freesync™ Delivers Smoother Gaming Experience
The Acer XG270HU gaming monitor with AMD FreeSync™ technology and support for AMD Radeon™ R-Series GPU eliminates screen tearing and stuttering to offer users an ultra-smooth gaming experience. This 27-inch monitor also comes with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution, a fast 144Hz refresh rate, and an edge-to-edge frameless design for enhanced gaming performance and seamless viewing.
Acer Completes Second Public Offering of 300 Million Common Shares; Raises NT$5.4 Billion (US$180 Million) in Funds
Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced the completion of its second public offering of 300 million common shares to raise a total of NT$5.4 billion (US$180 million) in funds. The new shares will be distributed to the shareholders on February 11.
Acer Reports January Revenue with 5.8% Year-on-year Growth
Acer announces the consolidated revenue for January 2015 at NT$22.71B (US$719.66M). The single month revenue represents 5.8% growth year-on-year (YoY).
Acer Reaches No. 1 in Canadian Notebook PC Market in November and December
Acer captured the No. 1 spot for notebook PCs in Canada by taking more than 26% market share in both November and December 2014. This was mainly attributable to increased consumer purchasing during the holiday shopping season. The achievement also marked Acer’s highest market share in the last 18 months in Canada.
Acer Consumer Notebook Growth in Chile Closes 2014 on High Note
Acer achieves 25.1% market share in Q4 and peaks at 27.9% in December
Acer Wins Four 2015 Taiwan Excellence Awards
Winning products: TravelMate P645, Aspire V 17 Nitro, Aspire Switch 12 notebooks, and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one PC
Acer Smartphones Debut in Japan
Acer partners with BOOKOFF Corp. to offer the Acer Liquid Z200 smartphones in Japan starting January
Online Ticketing System Demonstrates Acer’s Hardware + Software + Services Capabilities
Acer’s eBusiness unit managed the online ticket sales of Taiwanese singer Jody Chiang; infrastructure sustained demand of 340,000 users
Acer Launches Two Chromebooks with Enhanced Durability for Education Customers
First 15.6-inch Chromebook for education enhances classroom and group learning; New 11.6-inch model ideal for 1:1 programs
Media Outlets Praise the Acer Chromebook 15
Acer’s debut of the industry’s first 15.6-inch Chromebook, the Acer Chromebook 15, has been widely acclaimed by the media during CES last week. The Chromebook 15, which boots in 7 seconds and provides 9 hours of battery life , won several awards from tech media at CES and nearly all the coverage highlighted Acer’s leadership position in this market.
Acer Holds Leading Position in Multiple Markets during Holiday Season 2014
Acer achieves No. 1 position for Consumer PC and Consumer Notebook markets in numerous countries and delivers outstanding results with holiday promotional activities
Acer Debuts Industry’s First Chromebook with 15.6-inch Display
Acer expands Chromebook offering with new large display in several options; Chromebook 13 line now available with touchscreen
Acer delivers 5th Generation Intel Core Processors and latest ultrafast wireless networking across mobile product lines
New Intel processors improve performance, graphics and battery life; Ultrafast 802.11ac wireless technology delivers improved speed, reliability and greater coverage
Acer to bring Intel RealSense 3D camera to its powerful Aspire V 17 Nitro Notebook PCs
Intel RealSense 3D Camera will enhance the Notebook’s Powerful Gaming, Graphics, Multimedia and Entertainment Features
Revo One, Full Entertainment Center that Fits any Space
Dual display support for Ultra HD 4K2K and 7.1 channels audio output
2TB of storage expandable to 6TB with two SATA ports, supports RAID 0/1/5
Remotely control your desktop through smartphone using Revo Suite apps
New Acer H7550ST Delivers Full HD Visuals and DTS Sound™ With Wireless and Short Throw Flexibility
The world’s first projector to provide internal Chromecast wireless dongle(1) compatibility; can stream HD audio to a wireless Bluetooth headset, speaker or sound bar
Liquid Jade S: Faster, More Powerful, Still Beautiful
Acer launches beautiful and powerful 5” 4G LTE Liquid Jade S smartphone
2.5 times more powerful than traditional quad-core smartphones with Mediatek 64-bit Octa-core processor and 4G LTE technology
Ultra-compact and lightest in its category at only 116 grams
13MP rear and 5MP front voice-commanded cameras for optimal hands-free pictures
Ready to Boom: Acer Introduces the Liquid Z410 4G Smartphone
Acer launches power-packed 4.5-inch Liquid Z410 smartphone;
4G LTE Connectivity support and 64-bit quad-core processor for heroic speed and power;
5MP voice-commanded camera features brand-new UI and shooting modes;
Astonishing sound provided by DTS Studio Sound™ feature;
Acer Announces Two New Gaming Monitors Boasting World First Designs
Acer XB270HU is the world’s first NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ enabled gaming monitor with an IPS display that offers consistent, clear images from 178-degree wide viewing angles
Acer XG270HU is the world’s first gaming monitor with an edge-to-edge frameless display for seamless viewing and quick 1ms response time
Both monitors sport a 27-inch display with WQHD (2560 x 1440) resolution and fast 144Hz refresh rate