Samsung Electronics was the largest notebook vendor in the Brazil market in the third quarter of 2012 with sales of 440,000 units, followed by Acer with 317,000 units, Brazil-based Positivo with 276,000 units, Hewlett-Packard with 186,000 units, Dell with 147,000 units and Asustek Computer with 88,000 units, the sources cited IDC statistics as indicating. Through setting up the factory, Acer stands a chance of surpassing Samsung to reach the largest notebook market share in Brazil, the sources said.
PC penetration in Brazil is forecast to grow from 30% to 66% over the next three years, with sales of 140 million PCs in 2014, the sources noted. In the Brazil market, 14-inch is the mainstream screen size for notebooks, the sources indicated.
Acer and Wistron to build notebook factory in Brazil
Posted on Friday, Dec 21 2012 @ 17:32 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck