Acer South Africa expanded its share of the local projector and display markets during the first quarter of this year, establishing itself as the largest supplier of LCD displays to the local market and the second biggest player in the projector market.
"Our LCDs and projectors cover a full range of market segments from the entry level right up to the top-end of the market," says David Drummond, country manager at Acer South Africa.
According to research conducted by Context, Acer South Africa achieved an 18,6% share of total LCD unit shipments for the first quarter. It was the number one supplier of 17", 19", 20", 21" and 22" LCD displays for the quarter.
According to data from Pacific Media Associates, Acer South Africa is also the second largest supplier of projectors to the South African market for the first quarter of 2007 with a total market share of 20,1%. This represents significant growth in Acer's market share from 13,9% for the first quarter and 18,5% for the fourth quarter last year.