Acer Malaysia extends its market leadership in Chromebooks with the unveiling of a series of Chrome devices comprising Chromebooks from 11 inches to 14 inches and Chromeboxes in an array of forms and specifications to meet critical and demanding requirements of organisations from education to enterprise.
Acer Sales & Services Sdn Bhd General Manager of Products, Sales and Marketing, Chan Weng Hong said, “Acer has always been at the forefront of technology, bringing the latest solutions to users worldwide. This includes being the first to introduce a Chromebook back in May 2011, the first to launch Google Play in a Chrome device in Quarter 4 in 2016 and the first to make available Military Grade Durability Performance Chromebooks for Work. Such constant innovation has enabled Acer to offer the largest portfolio of Chrome devices, resulting in Acer leading the rapidly growing worldwide Chromebook market in 2016 with a 28% market share and saw year-on-year (YoY) growth of 33%1 , marking three consecutive years of leadership in this segment since 2014.”
Head of Sales, Google Cloud, South East Asia, Inam Hussain said, “Google added the world’s best mobile apps from Google Play store into Chrome devices in late 2016, including the Acer Chromebook R11. We are excited that Acer is bringing their series of Chromebooks and Chromeboxes which are built from the ground up to be secure, easy to use and run faster over time into Malaysia. Moving forward, we are hoping to see more in-depth collaborations between Google and Acer.”
Acer Chromebook R 11 738T is an award-winning, first laptop in the world that supports Google Play Apps; has four usage modes with Acer’s patented 360-degree dual-torque hinge for easy Tablet mode interface for Android Apps even without Internet Access, priced at RM1,499.00.
Acer Chromebook for Work 14 CP5-471 is tough and beautiful; comes with durable Corning® Gorilla® Glass 3, spill-resistance, withstands up to 60kg downward weight and drop from up to 45 cm, and with Intel processor and SSD inside, it is the best performing 14-inch Chromebook. The device is priced at RM2,299.00.
Acer Chromebook 11 N7 C731 is armed with military-grade durability, spill-resistance and long battery life, making it ideal for schools and classroom use at a very competitive price. It is available in two variants – the C32C variant with 4GB of onboard DDR3L memory coupled with 32GB eMMC (embedded Multi-Media Controller) storage; and the C7UZ variant with 2GB of onboard DDR3L memory and 16GB eMMC storage. Priced at RM1,099.00 and RM999.00 respectively, both variants come with one-year International Travelers Warranty (ITW).
Acer Chromebox for Meetings CXV2 offers fast, high quality, secured Video Conference and the Acer Chromebox CXI2 is great for Kiosks, Digital Signage as well as great computing use with its large monitor, priced at RM4,599.00 and RM1,999.00 respectively.
In conjunction with the launch, Acer is offering a zero percent interest lease to use program for all newly unveiled Acer Chrome devices. Starting at as low as RM42 per month, customers can start using the devices for a period of 24 months. Acer can buy back customers’ old laptops or iPads to reduce up to 3 months of the lease payments. Terms and conditions apply.
The devices are available at select authorized Acer resellers nationwide.