Taiwan’s Acer ranks No. 5 PC vendor, Asustek No. 6 worldwide in Q3: Gartner

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/10/11
By:  Central News Agency

Acer Inc. and Asustek Computer Inc. retained their titles as the fifth- and sixth-largest global PC

Taiwanese brands Acer and Asus. (By Central News Agency)

suppliers, respectively, in the third quarter of this year, according to global market information advisory firm Gartner Inc.

While PC shipments for the July-September period rose about 1 percent from a year earlier, Asustek still saw its shipments falling on a year-on-year basis, a research report dated Oct. 10 from Gartner showed.

However, Acer outperformed the global market in the third quarter, when the Taiwanese brand shipped 4.21 million PCs, down 4.4 percent from a year earlier, to take a 6.2 percent share, which was up from 6.0 percent seen a year earlier and also up from 5.4 percent in the second quarter, Gartner said.

PC shipments by Asustek dropped 4.4 percent from a year earlier to 3.82 million units, with a global market share of 5.6 percent worldwide in the third quarter.    [FULL  STORY]

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