Acer not abandoning Netbooks in favor of tablets...yet
Despite a tablet-heavy CES, Acer's not ready to throw in the towel on the itty-bitty Atom Netbook.
Acer wants you to know that it hasn't given up on Netbooks. At least, not yet.
According to the press release:
Mobility, which has always been part of Acer's DNA, finds a new form of expression in the range of tablets on offer, which feature various display sizes and models designed to fit different kinds of usage scenarios. Acer recognizes that the computer market is changing. As PCs are no longer only used to create content but are more and more becoming consumption tools, new devices and new form factors are appearing.
This means the range of devices available to users is getting wider and tablets are just another piece of the mosaic. Therefore, they will find their space next to Netbooks and notebooks.
Acer's press release also points out the range of options includes a 7- and 10.1-inch Android tablet, as well as a 10-inch Windows tablet. As we remarked last year, iPad or
So, rest easy, Atom Netbook lovers: seems like the venerable,, for now. The only question is, how long will it stay?