According to recent data from GfK and NPD Group, Acer has extended its lead over competitors in the worldwide Chromebook retail segment in September, reaching a share of nearly 50%1 in both shipments and revenue, and demonstrating a distant lead over the second player trailing at less than 20%.
Throughout 2016, Acer has launched a number of Chromebooks that have solidified its reputation as an innovator in the Chromebook category. These include the Acer Chromebook 14, which offers a leading battery life of up to 14 hours and a premium all metal housing, the Acer Chromebook R 13, the world’s first 13.3-inch convertible Chromebook, and the Acer Chromebook 14 for Work, the first to feature 6th Generation Intel™ Core® processors and Vibrant Corning® Gorilla® Glass.
Over the summer, Google announced that the Acer Chromebook R 11 would be among the first Chromebooks to rollout Google Play Store, which will allow people to enjoy their phone and tablet apps on a Chromebook. The R 11 was also named “the best Chromebook of 2016” by The Verge.
By Chris CK Chiang
1. GfK+NPD, 2016/09
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