Acer CEO Jason Chen today in a press release to Digitimes said that the company expects their Chromebook sales to have a double digit percentage growth this year and they are now planning to expand their Chromebook product line into new markets.
Acer, holds 31.7% Chromebook market share in USA is the leading company in retail sales. The CEO noted that Acer’s Chromebook sales have already been expanded from North America to Europe and Australia and the company is getting increased orders from Australia’s Education sector.
The company’s Vice President for US retail channel John Nguyen confirmed that demand from North America’s PC market is moving towards stabilisation and the company expects its PC shipments to grow more in this year as compared to last year.
Acer recently released its Chromebook Spin 11 which features a Wacom EMR Stylus and rotatable screen designed for Classrooms. Microsoft which has announced its new version of Windows designed specifically for schools Windows 10 S , which brings similar level of security and manageability to the OS, remains to be seen if the company can stem the momentum of Google Desktop OS which currently hold 58% market share in the US education.