Acer Secures #1 Position in Market Share for Chrome Sales across US Channels in Q2

Acer has secured the #1 market share position in the U.S. Chrome sales during Q2 2015 across three channels: commercial, distribution, and retailers, according to the latest data from The NPD Group. In the final month of Q2 in June, Acer improved to 47% unit share of Chrome OS notebooks in the commercial channel, making it a dominant #1 player in the Chromebook category1 .

Acer also performed well in several other Chromebook categories in June. It was the #1 player in Chrome OS notebooks in the US and Canada . In Canada2 Acer captured 56% share of unit sales via retail and distribution and in the US Acer secured #1 with more than 30% share via distribution and 30% unit share at retail.

These excellent results demonstrate Acer’s commitment in providing quality products, support and services to the education market. The Chromebook line has been a hit with the U.S. education sector, a segment that Acer has strategically invested in building strong relationships with over the past seven years.

1 The NPD Group’s Total Channel
2. The NPD Group’s Retail Tracking and Distributor Tracking Services

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