Acer Leads Chromebook Retail Segment with Nearly 50% Share in September
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
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.