ELECTRONICS massive Acer is anticipating to grow shipments through 10 percentage this year on the back of accelerating demand for gaming computer systems.
“Acer captured nearly 20 percent [growth] in gaming, [and] the market share is sincerely 29 percent in 2018,” Acer Philippines Sales and Marketing Director Sue Cashmere Ong-Lim currently advised reporters.
Acer is currently the second leading non-public pc (PC) emblem for gaming remaining 12 months, trailing leader Asus that had a marketplace share of 31 percentage. However, Acer continues to be the top canine for the tenth straight year in the basic Philippine PC marketplace.
Figures from intelligence company International Data Corp. (IDC) mentioned the Philippines ultimate yr shipped 2.45 million PC units, of which 20 percent, or 490,000 devices, were accounted for by way of Acer.
“We are foreseeing increase for Acer. We are projecting perhaps 10 percent [of growth in shipments this year],” Lim said.
In 2018, Acer’s shipments expanded 14 percent in large part because of a contract with the Department of Education (DepEd) for the supply of PC devices to public schools.
Lim stated hundreds of public elementary and high faculties haven’t any laptop laboratories, and the DepEd is starting to fill in that gap. With an objective of 1 laptop is to at least one scholar, Acer is making an attempt to penetrate the general public colleges with their capsules and computer systems, she said.
The electronics multinational has but to ink every other agreement with the DepEd, but Lim is positive the government will bid every other set of PC requirements for public colleges.
Acer’s operations incorporate of 60 percentage on purchaser PCs, 30 percent on business computers and 10 percentage on gaming units, Lim said. For the 10th instantly 12 months, Acer changed into hailed because of the enterprise chief for PC with a market share of 20 percent, followed by way of Lenovo with 14 percentage, HP 12 percent, Asus eleven percentage, and Dell 10 percent.