Acer Netbooks Boost Sales Of Notebooks

Notebook sales have recently valuted those of desktops, and according to a report by CNet, this is due to the growing sales of Acer netbooks.In the third quarter of 2008, notebook shipments grw 40 percent as compared to the same period in 2007. iSupply, a market research group based in CA, places the growth to a massive 38.6 million units.The principle analyst of compute platforms at iSupply, Matthew Wilkins, believes that “The big news from iSuppli’s market share data for the third quarter was undoubtedly the performance of Taiwan’s Acer.”“Acer shipped almost 3 million more notebooks in the third quarter than it did in the preceding quarter, with the majority of those 3 million being the company’s Netbook products,” he said.Wilkins also believes that Acer will soon catch up to Dell sales due to netbook shipments.

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