One Aspire Netbook to Rule ‘Em All Eee PCs
What Asus successfully did with several models of the Eee PC netbooks, Acer was able to with only ONE machine. That’s one way of looking at the Quarterly Notebook PC Shipment and Forecast Report by DisplaySearch. According to the report, the most popular netbook for 3Q is the Aspire One closely followed by several of the Asus Eee PC models. Overall, the Aspire One has managed to get 38.3 percent market share for the said period while the Asus Eee PC’s got 30.3 percent share.
In the report, DisplaySearch was able to inventoried around 1.7m Eee PCs comprised of several SKUs shipped worldwide during the 3rd quarter as againts 2.15 million Aspire Ones.
Other netbooks who made it in the report are, HP in third place even without its upgraded Mini-Note managed to get a 5.8% market share (330,000 units), MSI’s Wind netbook got 5.7% of the netbook market share or a total of 320,000 units shipped for the 3Q.
Interestingly Dell which has launched its Inspiron Mini 9 netbook fairly late managed to get 2.8% of the market share with 160,000 units shipped.
Here’s the complete list of netbooks with their corresponding volume and market share for Q3.