Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Acer is set to become second (in top computer sales), going to unseat Dell

Acer is soon going to be second place in global sales, behind HP and moving Dell a spot down. This event can be attributed to Acer's attempt at selling stylish and low-cost computers, including the Acer Aspire netbook , which is currently the best selling netbook. While this strategy is working for Acer, Dell's attempt at a similar plan seemed to be more of a bag of hurt. Plus, it seems that Dell is slacking lately in their products, in terms of quality, performance, and price (bang for your buck). This news comes as a big deal, since it is a Chinese company, and US companies have been in the top 3 spots for a number of years.

[Via Engadget via NYTimes (subscription link)]