Acer Takes No. 1 Position in Brazil Consumer Notebook Market in Q314
Acer has taken the No. 1 spot for consumer portable PC shipments in Brazil during Q314. With 16.2% market share, Acer demonstrated 18.6% growth over the last quarter, according to data by IDC.
Acer Announces Personnel Changes in EMEA and Pan America
Acer Pan America’s Emmanuel Fromont to lead Acer EMEA operations;
Acer Pan America veteran Sumit Agnihotry promoted to lead Acer Pan America
Acer Chosen for Chile Education Ministry’s “I Select My PC” Program for Fourth Consecutive Year
Acer was the only vendor selected in all four of the program’s PC categories:
Ultraportable, Convertible, Graphic and All-in-One (AIO) PCs;
Acer products selected by nearly 75 percent of participating students
Acer Monitors Obtain TUV Rheinland’s First Worldwide Low Blue Light Certification
Acer has obtained TUV Rheinland’s Low Blue Light certification for its monitors and is the first company to receive this accreditation worldwide. With eye health becoming a growing concern among monitor users, low blue light and flicker-free technologies have garnered more importance in the industry. Products certified for low blue light by TUV Rheinland, the world's leading certification body on display testing, will offer consumers with a safer and more reliable choice.
Acer BYOC™ Forum Highlights New C&C Trends
New C&C (Computing and Communication) trends was the overall theme at Acer’s second BYOC™ forum held today, attended by experts from corporations and the ICT industry.
Tasmania Police Mobile in the Community with Acer Windows 8 Tablets
All frontline police officers now equipped with labour saving Acer devices in the largest deployment of Windows 8 tablets in Australia
First Acer 4G LTE Tablet with Dual-SIM to Join Iconia Tablet Family
Acer today announced the launch of the latest addition to its Iconia tablet family: the Iconia Talk S. It is the very first tablet presented by Acer to support 4G LTE connectivity. With its 7-inch display, voice-call functionalities, and microSD support of up to 128GB, this device seamlessly expands the existing product line of Acer tablets.
Acer Expands Its Liquid Smartphone Sales to the Caribbean
Liquid E700 available at Digicel stores in Bermuda, Jamaica
and the Turks & Caicos Islands
Acer CEO Speaks at the UK Parliament on Taiwan as a Leader in Computing, Smart Devices and Electronics
Acer Corporate President and CEO, Jason Chen, was invited to speak at the UK Parliament on Taiwan’s development and future as a leader in computing, smart devices and electronics. In his speech, yesterday, Chen also talked about the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the sizeable opportunity it brings.
Acer BYOC™ Helps Ensure Smooth Online Registration for Taiwan’s First IAAF Certified Marathon
Acer announces that its Build Your Own Cloud™ (BYOC) platform has successfully achieved its goal of offering a smooth online registration process for Taiwan’s first IAAF certified marathon, the 2015 New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon. In just a little over 4 minutes all 12,000 spots available for registration were filled and completed via the website created by Acer.
Acer Wins Two 2014 Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence
Acer C720 Chromebook and Acer TravelMate B113 earned this honor in the New Products category; Acer is the only PC maker to win New Product awards this year
Acer S277HK: World’s First 4K2K Ultra HD Monitor Equipped with HDMI 2.0
Acer announces the 27-inch Acer S277HK monitor that combines a stylish form factor with great functionality for a premium audio/visual experience. It features 4K2K Ultra HD visuals on a frameless screen, a super-fast HDMI 2.0 connection support and speakers with DTS® sound. It also has the distinction of being both the world’s first 4K2K monitor with a frameless screen and with HDMI 2.0.
Acer BYOC™ Platform to Support Taiwan’s First IAAF Certified Marathon
cer will be supporting the 2015 New Taipei City Wan Jin Shi Marathon, Taiwan’s first marathon to be certified by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), by providing its Build Your Own Cloud™ (BYOC) services to the event. The new registration website created by Acer will allow registrants to navigate seamlessly, find all the information and links they need before completing their registration, in addition to post event activities for an advanced and user-centric marathon event experience.
Acer XB280HK Display With NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ Earns Popular Science 2014 Best of What’s New Award
Acer today announced that its new XB280HK gaming display featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology(1) has been honored with a Popular Science 2014 Best of What’s New Award in the hardware category. This unique display was selected as a breakthrough product among thousands of others in search of the top 100 tech innovations of the year, which are being highlighted in Popular Science’s December issue.
Acer Named as 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree
The Aspire R 13 features Acer’s unique Ezel Aero HingeTM that allows the display to rotate
into six different positions
Acer Q3 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$85.69B (US$2.82B), up 5.3% QoQ; Operating Income NT$1.10B (US$36.27M); PAT NT$651M (US$21.38M); EPS NT$0.24
Acer’s Board today approved the financial results for Q3 2014 with consolidated revenue of NT$85.69B (US$2.82B), down 7% year-on-year (YoY) but up 5.3% quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) to mark the third straight profitable quarter. Operating income reached NT$1.10B (US$36.27M), profits after tax (PAT) was NT$651M (US$21.38M), and EPS was NT$0.24.
Acer Appoints Jerry Kao as President of Notebook Business Group
Acer announces the appointment of Jerry Kao as president of Acer’s Notebook Business Group, effective December 1, 2014. Kao will be promoted from his current position of general manager in the business group, where he co-heads with Jackson Lin, president.
Acer Unveils the Aspire Switch 12 with 5 modes in 1 notebook
Acer announces the Acer Aspire Switch 12 with 5 modes of usage in one notebook and a vibrant 12.5-inch display. It also combines powerful computing with the newest Intel® Core™ M processor and a Full HD display to provide users a versatile device that helps boosts productivity.
Acer to Meet Global Carbon Emissions Reduction Goal Ahead of 2015 Target
With the use of 100% green electricity by Acer’s U.S. operations, the ratio of green power usage by Acer worldwide will exceed 30% by the end of 2014
Acer Makes Strong Progress in the US with Best YoY PC Shipment Growth in Q3 2014
Acer also achieves its highest market share in
the US Total Commercial PC market
Acer Total PC and Commercial Total PC Shipments Achieve Highest YoY Growth among Top Players Worldwide in Q3 2014
The latest preliminary data from IDC for Q3 2014 showed Acer has improved on its year-on-year (YoY) worldwide PC shipment with growth at 11.8%. This was in contrast to the overall industry decline of 1.4%. Quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Acer saw a 12.6% rise, which also surpassed the industry average of 5.2%. In both YoY and QoQ shipments, Acer was one of only two brands among the top 10 players, and the only brand from Taiwan, to accomplish double-digit growth, demonstrating the company’s steady progress.
Acer Invites Stakeholders to Join BYOC™ Alliance
Creating a Wangdao ecosystem together to change the world in the era of cloud technology
Acer Partners with Octon for BYOC™ Solutions in the Telecommunication Field
Acer announced a new partnership with Octon Inc., a leading software company for multimedia business collaboration & communications and contact center solutions for enterprise and service provider, to expand its BYOC (Build Your Own Cloud™) solutions into the field of telecommunications. Going forward, Acer BYOC will integrate its computer hardware technology and cloud services for the new C&C (Computing and Communication) cloud era. Since Acer premiered its BYOC solutions in May, the company has brought together more than 20 different industry partners to collaborate and create value together.
Acer Hosts First BYOC™ Forum to Discuss IoT Opportunities and Trends
Acer BYOC calls for partners to build the Wangdao ecosystem together, create value and share the rewards of the future
Acer Sees Highest YoY & QoQ PC Shipment Growth in Q3 2014 among the Top Players Worldwide
Stellar performance in Q3 also attributed to the strong growth in
2-in-1 notebooks and Chromebooks
Acer Wins Three Good Design Awards of Japan
Liquid Jade, Aspire R 13 and Aspire V Nitro series recognized for design excellence
Acer Listed on the MSCI Global Sustainability Indexes for Environmental, Social and Governance
MSCI commends Acer’s efforts to fight controversial sourcing within the industry, and notes its unmatched level of transparency among Asian peers
Acer Aspire Switch 10 Gets Great Reviews from Experts
Versatility, magnetic hinge, elegant design and better sound quality make this 2-in-1 notebook a great buy
Acer Awarded 47K Notebook Tender by Georgian Ministry of Education and Science
Acer has been awarded a substantial education tender by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MESG). This deal will meet the deployment of up to forty-seven thousand Acer TravelMate B115 notebooks
Acer Commercial PC Business in US Sees Highest YoY Growth Rate Among Top Five in Q2 2014
Ranked No. 1 in Ultraslim Commercial Portable PCs in US market in 1H 2014
Acer’s commercial PC business, which focuses on sales to SMB, education and government markets, realized the highest year-on-year growth (YoY) rates among the top five players in the US market during Q2 2014.
Acer Aspire R 13 Wins Laptop’s “Best of IFA 2014”
The Acer Aspire R 13 convertible notebook has been named by Laptop magazine as the “Best of IFA 2014” for “Best Hybrid.” It was one of only five products honored.
Acer Makes Headway in EMEA Commercial PC Business
Achieves more than 100% on-year growth across 11 markets in EMEA for commercial Total PC shipments
Acer Debuts on Dow Jones Sustainability Emerging Markets Index
For the first time, Acer has been selected for the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), one of the world’s leading sustainability indices. Acer is listed on the DJSI Emerging Markets Index which includes the top 10 percent performing companies out of the 800 companies invited to participate in this assessment. This result is a confirmation of Acer’s efforts to improve sustainability across the entire spectrum of its business. Acer performed exceptionally well in the fields of Supply Chain Management and Brand Management.
Acer Chromebook 13 Commended by TIME and the Media
Since Acer launched its Chromebook 13 as the industry’s first Chromebook powered by an NVIDIA Tegra K1 mobile processor and the company’s first with a 13.3-inch display, it has received numerous positive reviews from the media, including TIME, for its long battery life, smooth multi-tasking, and fanless design.
Acer Announces Two New Contemporary Monitors with Frameless Design
S277HK offers 4K2K resolution for premium image quality; H257HU brings WQHD resolution for great visual enjoyment
Acer Unveils New Holiday Product Portfolio at IFA 2014
A product for everyone and a strong heritage: Acer presents “A Touch More Connected” at IFA 2014
Acer Announces Two New Convertible Notebook Lines, the Aspire R 13 Series and Aspire R 14 Series
Both feature innovative hinge designs that effortlessly transition the devices into numerous positions for a variety of uses
Acer Expands Its Flexible 2-in-1 Product Family with New 11.6-inch Aspire Switch 11
Current Aspire Switch 10 Series also updated to include
a 10.1-Inch Full HD model
Acer Expands Tablet Range with Android, Windows and Different Screen Sizes
Acer today announced two new tablets and expanded the Iconia One series to maximize enjoyment on the go or at home. They include the Iconia Tab 8 W, Iconia Tab 10, and Iconia One 8.
Acer Liquid Z500 Smartphone: Best entertainment anytime and anywhere
Listening to music, streaming movies or taking photos – Liquid Z500 is stocked with the whole world of entertainment.
Acer Takes No. 1 Position in Philippines in Total PC, Portable PC, and Projector Shipments - Acer grew 101.1% on-year for portable PCs
Acer has achieved the dominant position across the board in the Philippines, ranking No. 1 for Total PCs and portable PCs in Q2 2014 (IDC) and for projectors in the 1H 2014 (PMA Research), in unit shipments.
Acer Projectors Present Vibrant Colors and Long-lasting Performances with Advanced Color Technologies - With Acer ColorBoost 3D and ColorSafe technologies, Acer projectors present sharp and highly consistent colors even after extensive usage.
Acer, the world’s No. 3 projector brand and No. 1 in Germany(1), continues to enhance its projector portfolio with ColorBoost 3D and ColorSafe advanced technologies for brighter, more realistic images and color fidelity. Even after thousands of hours of usage, Acer projectors continue to deliver consistent, natural colors.
Acer Digital Art Exhibition Opens in China
Today a digital art exhibition title sponsored by Acer officially opened its doors to visitors at the Bao-an International Airport in Shenzhen, China. The exhibition will showcase two prominent works of art, including a 320 meter long contemporary still painting from Taiwan and an animated version of a Song Dynasty (1085-1145) painting from Mainland China, bringing together technology and art as well as contemporary and ancient art. The exhibition will run from August 25, 2014 until March 15, 2015.
Acer’s Chrome Devices Now Expand to Include New Chromebox CXI and Chromebook 11
Building on the success of its award-winning and best-selling Acer C7 Series Chromebook, Acer today announced the expansion of its Chrome OS devices with the new Chromebox CXI and Chromebook 11. Acer’s Chrome devices are ideal for education, businesses, organizations, budget-conscious users, and those who are either invested in or want to leverage the affordability and security of the Google Chrome ecosystem. With the Chromebox CXI, Acer is offering users the speed and security of Chrome in an alternative space-saving form factor.
Acer Expands Liquid Smartphone Sales in Pan America
Acer brings its Android-powered smartphones to Mexico following successful launches in Chile and Canada
Acer Announces Full Line of 4K2K and WQHD Resolution Monitors - Bigger screens, sharper images plus smart color control and eye protection technologies provide comfortable viewing
Acer announces its comprehensive lineup of high resolution monitors with bigger screens up to 32 inches and sharper images in 4K2K and WQHD resolutions. In addition, Acer ColorPlus and Acer EyeProtect features deliver stunning, higher quality imagery for a more immersive and comfortable visual experience. Acer will also be the world’s first to launch the 4K2K monitor in 32-inch screen size.
New Aspire V Nitro Notebook Series Delivers Cutting-edge Power and Speed for a Thrilling Sensory Experience
Acer announced the new Aspire V Nitro notebook series for users seeking an immersive sensory experience and powerful computing. The notebooks are built with cutting-edge graphics and speedy processing power, allowing them to tackle even the most demanding multimedia for realistic entertainment. Available in 15-inch and 17-inch models, Aspire V Nitro series notebooks also sport a stylish and sophisticated design characterized by sharp angles, slim profiles and intricately patterned covers made with soft touch NIL technology.
Acer Launches Industry’s First Chromebook Powered by NVIDIA Tegra K1 and its First 13.3-inch Model
The #1 provider of Chromebooks (1) in US expands its portfolio with a new line that delivers up to 13 hours of battery life (3), optional full HD 1920x1080 display.
Acer Liquid Leap Smart Wearable Forecasted to Become a Best Seller by Analytics Firm - Survey shows fitness bands garnered most consumer interest
The Acer Liquid Leap smart wearable was recently forecasted by analytics firm First Insight to become one of the best-selling wearable devices, and was one of the top three picks among all the devices evaluated.
Acer Q2 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$81.34B (US$2.72B) up 6% on-quarter; Operating Income NT$662M (US$22.14M); PAT NT$485M (US$16.2M); EPS NT$0.18
Acer announces its Q2 2014 financial results following approval by the Board of Directors. The consolidated revenue of NT$81.34B (US$2.72B) was down 9% on-year, but increased by 6% on-quarter, demonstrating two consecutive profitable quarters. Operating income was NT$662M (US$22.14M), PAT was NT$485M (US$16.2M), and EPS was NT$0.18.
Acer Chairman George Huang Leads the Strategy Development Office
Acer’s Board of Directors has approved George Huang, Acer Chairman, to concurrently lead the newly established Global Strategy Office. Assuming the role of Corporate Chief Strategy Officer (Corp. CSO), Huang will focus on seeking new business investment opportunities for the company’s long-term direction and sustainability. In addition he will oversee Acer’s business strategies across the organization by building on its existing foundations of the PC, tablet, smartphone and other hardware products connected within Acer’s BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) ecosystem.
Acer Expresses Shock in Kaohsiung Explosions; Pledges to Donate NT$2 Million toward the Relief and Recovery Efforts
Regarding the multiple gas explosions in Kaohsiung that occurred late yesterday in southern Taiwan, Acer expresses its shock and sympathy to the city and its citizens. To show our support, Acer pledges to donate NT$2 million towards the relief and recovery efforts.
Acer Monitors Top the US Retail Market in 1H 2014
Acer monitors have held the top position in the US retail market for the first six months of this year with between 18-20% of the unit share each month, according to global information company, The NPD Group.
Acer Wins Reader’s Digest Asia Trusted Brand Award
Acer has been honored by Reader’s Digest with a “Gold” 2014 Asia Trusted Brand Award in the Consumer Electronics category. Asia Trusted Brand Awards are given to brands that win the Trusted Brand Award in the same category for at least three Asian markets surveyed. This year Acer won the awards for Taiwan, the Philippines, Malaysia and Singapore.
Acer Chromebooks Lead the Way in US Consumer Market in Q1
According to recent data from NPD Group, Acer Chromebooks led the way in the US consumer market in Q1 2014 with 46.7 percent market share(1)
Acer to Exhibit Full Range of Commercial Products at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference
Acer will exhibit a full range of its commercial products at the 2014 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), booth #501, from July 13-17 in Washington, D.C. Under the theme, “Designed for Every Move of Your Success”, this year Acer is showcasing products that meet the needs of commercial, education and institutional customers in a number of areas including mobile productivity, stationary solutions and versatility at work.
Acer Voted Favorite Projector Brand in Germany
Acer announces that it has been honored with a Leser Award (Readers’ Award) 2014 in the projector category, affirming its position as the leading projector brand in Germany.
Acer's New Board of Directors Elect George Huang as Acer Chairman - The Board also invites Stan Shih as Honorary Chairman
Acer’s Board of Directors today elected George Huang to succeed Stan Shih as the new Acer Chairman, and invited Shih as honorary chairman.
Acer Announces New Pan-Asia Pacific Organization and Management Change in EMEA - New organization to improve allocation of resources and boost regional business performance
Acer announces its new Pan-Asia Pacific regional operation will encompass the operations of China, Taiwan and the Asia Pacific. Current Acer EMEA president, Oliver Ahrens, will embark on a new challenge as president of this new regional operation. He will hand over his responsibilities to Luca Rossi, current vice president of EMEA Product Business Unit, who will be appointed the new EMEA president of Acer. The organization changes and appointments will take effect on August 1st.
Fusion of Technology and Art: Acer Sponsors Digital Art Exhibition at China’s Shenzhen Airport - Exhibition of ancient and modern art from China and Taiwan opens on August 25
Acer will be the title sponsor of the digital art exhibition that features famous works of ancient and modern art at the Shenzhen Bao-an international airport in China. The exhibition involves curators from both Mainland China and Taiwan, and will open on August 25.
Acer Partners with Major Operators to Expand Smartphone Business in Asia and Europe
Acer announced that it will expand its smartphone business with major partnerships in Asia and Europe, marking an important milestone for the company.
Acer Smartphones Rank No. 3 in Thailand in Q1 2014 in Sales Quantity
Acer smartphones reached No. 3 in Thailand for Q1 2014 in sales quantity by shipping a record 336,380 units in total, according to data by Canalys(1).
Acer Announces MOU with MediaTek for Cloud and Wearable Technologies - MediaTek joins Acer’s partner alliance for the development of BYOC™ solutions for the cloud era
Acer and MediaTek announced today at Computex a memorandum of understanding in the cooperation of cloud and wearable technologies. The companies hope to create more opportunities for innovation and develop a wide range of products in this emerging field.
Acer Honored with Two Computex Design and Innovation Awards for Outstanding Industrial Design
Acer has been honored with two prestigious Computex Taipei Design & Innovation (d&i) Awards at this year’s Computex Show in Taipei for outstanding industrial design. The winning entries are the Acer Aspire V 13 notebook and Aspire U5-620 all-in-one PC.
Acer Debuts Two Sleek 5-Inch Smartphones with IPS Screens; Liquid E700 and E600
Acer today debuted the Liquid E700 and E600, two sleek 5-inch smartphones with IPS screens and a slew of great features.
Acer Debuts the Liquid Leap as its First Wearable Device along with Beautifully Curved Liquid Jade Smartphone
Acer debuts the Acer Liquid Leap at Computex as its first wearable device. The touch-screen smartband with fitness tracking, phone and SMS notification, and music control will be sold together with the Acer Liquid Jade smartphone in selected markets. The new smartphone is ultra-slim with a beautifully curved design featuring an IPS and Zero Air Gap technologies HD display and great camera performance.
Acer Liquid Z200 Smartphone with Colorful Options Delivers Essential Mobile Fun
Acer announces the Acer Liquid Z200 smartphone designed for first-time feature phone users or second phone buyers on a budget, available in a variety of colors to accentuate users’ personalities. Designed for users on a budget, this 4-inch WVGA display entry smartphone with optional dual SIM comes with all the essential smart features plus immersive sound by DTS Studio Sound™ technology previously available only in Acer’s mainstream series smartphones.
Acer Iconia Tab 8 Tablet with Full HD Display Brings an Immersive Multimedia Experience
Acer today debuted the Acer Iconia Tab 8, a highly portable 8-inch tablet with a Full HD display with IPS (1) and Zero Air Gap technologies and Intel® Atom™ quad-core processor for a fast and immersive multimedia experience. The Iconia Tab 8 also sports a sleek and elegant design with a sophisticated metallic silver rear cover and slim profile that fits comfortably in one hand. Its excellent value, stylish design and great functionality make it compelling for young users and families.
Acer Unveils Octa-Core LTE Liquid X1 Smartphone for Powerful Performance and Advanced Imaging
Acer today unveiled the Acer Liquid X1, a 5.7-inch smartphone that brings together Octa-core processing power, LTE connectivity, impressive imaging capabilities and intuitive control features, all in an elegant, lightweight form factor. The Liquid X1 is ideal for busy professionals who need a sleek looking, efficient device for productivity and enjoyment on-the-go.
Acer Premiers BYOC™ Solutions at its Experience Center Opening in Taiwan
Acer today premiered its Build Your Own Cloud (BYOC™) ecosystem at the opening of its BYOC Experience Center in Aspire Park, Taiwan. BYOC is Acer’s new brand for solutions designed to redefine the connected world for individuals and businesses in the era of the cloud technology, and demonstrates how they can become A Touch More Connected through BYOC.
Acer Unveils New Suite of “ab” Branded Apps and a new Branded Character “abWuKong” for its BYOC™ EcoSystem
Acer today unveiled a suite of apps for consumers and businesses within BYOC™, its new Build Your Own Cloud service. Acer will be aligning all apps and services under the sub-brand “ab” which stands for Acer BYOC. The sub-brand “ab” will be added to every app as a signal of the security and ease that comes with BYOC.
Acer V6 Series Monitors Win Best Choice Green ICT Award at Computex - The LED-backlit monitors made with post-consumer recycled material also received the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal for energy saving designs
Acer’s V6 series monitors made with post-consumer recycled (PCR) material has been selected for the Best Choice Green ICT award at Computex 2014. The LED-backlit monitors are designed with energy-saving features targeting business, government, and education markets and were recently awarded with the SEAD Global Efficiency Medal.
Acer Delivers World’s First 4k2k Display with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ Technology for Smoother and Responsive Gaming
Acer announces the new Acer XB280HK gaming monitor as the world’s first 4k2k display featuring NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology to provide stunning, ultra-smooth, tear-free imagery and rich colors for outstanding gaming experiences. It features Acer’s flicker-less, low-dimming and ComfyView technologies that reduce strain on the eyes for smooth and comfortable extensive viewing.
Acer Unveils New Visual Identity for its BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud) Brand
Acer today unveiled its new visual identity for BYOC™ (Build Your Own Cloud). As previously announced, and under the direction of the new Acer leadership team, Acer is transforming from a hardware company into a “hardware + software + services” company as it starts to embrace new opportunities in the cloud technology era.
Acer and Red Peak Continue Partnership as Current Contract Ends in June; Red Peak to Serve as External Agency from July 1st - Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin shall be released from the role of Acer chief marketing officer
Acer’s current engagement with Red Peak Group will end on June 30; from July 1 the contract with Acer shall be amended to allow Red Peak to continue providing marketing services as an external agency. As part of the current engagement, Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin joined Acer as chief marketing officer in 2012; he will be released from this role after June 30.
Acer Q1 2014 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenue NT$76.72B (US$2.51B), Operating Income NT$127M (US$4.2M), PAT NT$1M (US$37K), EPS NT$0.0004 - In addition, Acer’s board of directors nominates candidates for the new term election in June
Acer announces the Q1 2014 financial results with consolidated revenue of NT$76.72B (US$2.51B), operating income of NT$127M (US$4.2M), profit after tax (PAT) of NT$1M (US$37K), and earnings per share (EPS) of NT$0.0004.
Acer Showcases New Back-To-School Product Portfolio at “A Touch More Connected” Launch Event in New York
Acer today unveiled its new consumer product portfolio at a global launch event in New York. Themed “A Touch More Connected,” the event showcased Acer’s latest line-up of 2-in-1s, notebooks, tablets and all-in-one desktop PCs that help people get more connected with the world around them. The event also marks the first appearance at a global event by Jason Chen since joining the company in January of this year as Acer’s CEO and Corporate President.
Acer Unveils the 2-in-1 Aspire Switch 10: Notebook and Tablet in One Flexible Device
Acer unveils the 2-in-1 Acer Aspire Switch 10 that’s a notebook and tablet combined in one flexible device with four modes for touch, typing, viewing, and sharing at any time. The smart device features a magnetic detachable Acer Snap Hinge™ design for easy transition between modes, latch-free keyboard docking, and optional additional storage capabilities. The Acer Aspire Switch 10 is the ideal companion that helps users stay a touch more connected wherever they go.
Acer Iconia One 7 Tablet Brings Lively Multimedia in a Variety of Color Options
Acer today unveiled the Acer Iconia One 7 at its “A Touch More Connected” launch event in New York. The incredibly portable 7-inch tablet, with Intel® dual-core processor, is the ultimate device for anyone who wants to enjoy mobile entertainment in a stylish device with multiple color options. The affordable price makes it even more compelling for families and anyone on a budget.
New Acer Iconia Tab 7 Combines Tablet and Phone Functionality
Acer today unveiled the Acer Iconia Tab 7(¹) at its “A Touch More Connected” launch event in New York. Equipped with phone functionality and 3G connectivity, the Iconia Tab 7 is the marriage of the two most used consumer devices — a tablet and phone — together in a super portable, premium-looking design with a vibrant 7-inch screen. Users can use 3G to browse, keep in touch, stay current on news, events and social networks, as well as enjoy voice calls.
Acer Unveils New Aspire E 14 and E 15 Notebook Series in a Variety of Colors
Acer today announces the Aspire E 14 and E 15 notebook series built with time-tested technologies ideal for users who require everyday productivity and infotainment at an affordable price. In addition, a variety of fashionable colors are available to accentuate users’ personalities.
Acer Unveils the Aspire V 11 (Touch) and E 11 Notebooks with Unique Designs for Stylish, Cool and Quiet Computing
Acer today unveils two new 11.6-inch notebooks, the Acer Aspire V 11 (touch) and E 11, which feature a distinctive FlowCurve and fan-less design for stylish, cool, and quiet computing. The thin and light notebooks are ideal for consumers who require technology that looks chic and fulfills all their infotainment needs on the go.
New Aspire U5 Series All-in-One Brings Web Video Communications to Life - Acer also debuts new Aspire Z3 Series all-in-one for fun and sharing with family
Acer today unveiled two new all-in-one (AIO) desktop PCs with 23-inch Full HD IPS displays, delivering vibrant and clear wide angle viewing. The new AIOs include the Acer Aspire U5-620 for consumers desiring a premium PC to serve as the home’s digital entertainment hub and the Aspire Z3-615 for budget-minded buyers wanting a mainstream PC for the entire family to enjoy.
Acer Australia Wins One of the Largest Government IT Deployments in Victoria
Acer to supply 11,500 units of the Veriton X4630 desktop PCs bundled with 24” BL246HL monitors, together with 1,000 units of a blend of TravelMate P653 and P645 notebooks across Victorian Police stations throughout the state.
Acer Wins Cloud Open Platform Business with International Customer
Acer announces the signing of a cloud technology license agreement with an international customer for its Cloud Open Platform business. Both parties will be working closely in the coming year, and the business win is expected to benefit Acer’s overall revenue and profit.
Acer Appoints Nancy Hu as Chief Financial Officer; Approves Eva Ho’s Resignation
Acer’s Board of Directors has approved the resignation of Eva Ho, CFO, who has tendered her resignation due to personal reasons. She will be succeeded by Nancy Hu, formerly the vice chairperson and president of Videoland Inc., Taiwan. This management change is part of a well-planned transition that will take effect on May 1, 2014.
Acer Nominates Independent Directors
Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the nominations of independent directors for election at the next shareholders’ meeting in June. The nominees are: Dr. Ji-Ren Lee, Professor of International Business at National Taiwan University, Cheng Wu, CEO and co-founder of Azuki Systems, and Dr. F.C. Tseng, vice chairman of TSMC, for an extended term.
Acer 2013 Financial Results: Consolidated Revenues NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), Operating Loss NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), PAT -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), EPS -NT$7.54, Book Value per Share NT$20.7
Acer Inc. announces the 2013 financial results, with consolidated revenues of NT$360.13B (US$12.02B), down 16.2% YOY; operating loss of NT$11.41B (US$380.97M), profits after tax (PAT) of -NT$20.52B (-US$685.11M), earnings per share (EPS) of -NT$7.54, and book value per share of NT$20.7. The results deviate only marginally from preliminary figures announced on January 17.
Acer Announces Regional Management Change - Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China will retire
Acer’s Board of Directors today approved the retirement plan of Scott Lin, Senior Corporate VP and President of Greater China regional operation on April 30, 2014.
Acer TravelMate P645 Notebook Awarded Again for Design Excellence - Earns Red Dot Award
Acer today announces that the Acer TravelMate P645 commercial notebook has once again been honored for its product design, this time capturing the prestigious 2014 Red Dot Award. This honor closely follows Acer’s four big wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards last month, which also included the Acer TravelMate P645 among its winners.
Acer to Clarify As Soon As Possible on Alleged Insider Trading by Two Employees
Acer has today provided related information to authorities in cooperation with the investigation process on alleged insider stock trading by two employees’ individual actions.
Acer Projector Market Share Ranks No. 3 Worldwide and No. 2 in EMEA in 2013 - Achieving annual worldwide growth rates above market average since 2007
Acer announces that its projector business has achieved its best personal ranking of No. 3 and market share of 7.1% worldwide in 2013, according to unit shipment data from PMA Research . Since 2007 Acer projectors’ global ranking has also climbed steadily and exceeded the market average in growth rate each year.
Acer Scores Four Big Wins at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards - Winning products: Acer Aspire R7 notebook, Acer Liquid Z5 smartphone, Acer TravelMate P645 notebook, and Acer K137 projector
Acer has scored four winning entries at the 2014 iF Product Design Awards. Organized by the International Forum Design of Germany and in its 61st year, the iF award logo has become synonymous for outstanding design around the world.
Acer Announces First Tier Organization and Personnel Adjustments for End-to-end Management and Precise Operating Mechanism
Jackson Lin to head Notebook Business Group; Simon Huang to lead Stationary Computing and Display Business Group; Maverick Shih to oversee BYOC and Tablet Business Group
Acer Speeds Up Corporate Transformation by Writing Off Additional NT$1.3B (US$44M) Loss in Raw Materials Inventory and Other Costs in Q4’13
To speed up Acer’s corporate transformation, the company’s Board of Directors approved to write-off losses of NT$1.3B (US$44M) in raw materials inventory and other costs which will be reported in the Q4’13 financial results. This latest write-off will help optimize the company’s operational management. Taking immediate action, Acer will formulate its product strategy with more caution and implement precise production planning and inventory control. Senior executives have also taken voluntary salary cuts of 30% from January to share responsibility.
Acer V6 Series Monitors Honored with Global Efficiency Medal for Energy Saving Designs - Recognized by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative of the Clean Energy Ministerial
Acer is proud to announce that three Acer V6 series computer monitors have each been awarded with the 2014 Global Efficiency Medal by the Super-efficient Equipment and Appliance Deployment (SEAD) Initiative. The Global Efficiency Medal recognizes the world’s most energy-efficient computer monitors.
Acer Invests 7 Million Shares in PChome Group’s Third-Party Payment Business - As part of the corporate transformation Acer invests in PChomePay for opportunities in ecommerce
Acer announces the strategic partnership with PChome Group by purchasing 7 million shares in PChomePay, the group’s third party payment business in Taiwan. The purchase represents 15.6% of shares, and marks Acer’s positive stance on the future opportunities in Internet trading and transaction.
Acer Expands Award Winning Acer C720 Touchscreen Chromebook Line with New Color Offering
Acer is extending its touchscreen Chromebook line with a new model in a new color – the Acer C720P-2600 in Moonstone White.
Acer Introduces the Acer DA223 HQL Portable Android All-in-one for Entertainment and Sharing around the Home
Acer today announced the Acer DA223 HQL, a portable 21.5-inch All-in-one (“AIO”) with Android OS, and features convenient touch, a built-in battery and seamless edge-to-edge glass design.
Acer Liquid Z5 Smartphone: Big 5-inch Screen and Power in a Slim Form
Acer today unveiled the Acer Liquid Z5, a compact 5-inch smartphone designed for first time adopters or budget conscious users looking for mobile web browsing, photo and video taking and entertainment.
Acer Introduces Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one with WQHD Resolution for a Visually Stunning Home Computing Experience
Acer today launched the Acer TA272 HUL Android All-in-one (“AIO”) that combines an ultra-high resolution 27-inch display, powerful NVIDIA Tegra quad-core processor and premium chassis design.
Acer Debuts Iconia A1-830 Tablet – Premium, Stylish Design with 7.9-Inch IPS Display
Acer today unveiled the new Acer Iconia A1-830, a 7.9-inch Android tablet with a premium and stylish design, vibrant IPS display(1), responsive performance and rich sound. The Acer Iconia A1-830 is ideal for consumers who want a superior tablet for enjoying web browsing, casual gaming, sharing and staying connected.