Acer Reports 52% Growth of its Predator Gaming Range Across the Middle East in H1 2019

Acer Middle East has announced solid growth for its Predator range during H1 of 2019. Comprising of notebooks, desktops, and monitors, Acer’s Predator gaming range recorded a 52% growth in revenue and 68% growth in volume, when compared to the same period last year. The leading technology provider saw a 46% increase in revenue in the Middle East across its gaming desktops and notebooks and a 41% growth in growth in volume.

The positive performance of the Predator range has reaffirmed Acer as one of the key contributors to modern gaming across the region. The successful performance for Acer’s Predator gaming range is also highlighted per country with a 97% growth quantity-wise in the UAE, 17% in KSA and 168% in Levant for H1.

Speaking on the success of the Predator range in the region, Paul Collins, MEA General Manager at Acer commented, “We are delighted with the success the Predator range has had in the region. Gaming and eSports in the Middle East is rapidly evolving and is valued at $3 Billion, according to Newzoo. With that in mind, as shown by the latest results from GFK, Acer currently holds a market share of 18% in the UAE notebook gaming landscape alone. This highlights our focus within this segment and commitment to expanding the gaming industry in the region, while also empowering the next generation of homegrown eSports champions.”

Along with the existing popular Predator Orion desktop series, Acer has recently launched a powerful lineup of gaming devices designed to handle even the toughest gaming battles. This lineup includes a refreshed version of the Helios 300, the affordable yet feature-packed gaming laptop, which boasts a 9th Generation i7 Processor as well as 6 GB Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, making gameplay a dream; the ultraslim and ultralight Triton 500, measuring just 17.9 mm (0.70 inches) thin, a perfect device for streamers who are on the go and need to render at a moment’s notice; and the Predator XB2 Monitor, which includes a lightning-fast 240Hz refresh & 1ms response time, making frames seamless and perfect allowing you to see more screen in 1920 x 1080 FHD resolution.

Product Availability:
Predator Helios 300
UAE: Available at Carrefour, Sharaf DG, Jumbo, Emax and Lulu
Price: 6,499

Predator Triton 500
UAE: Available at Jumbo, Sharaf DG, Amazon, Emax
Price: AED 9,999

Predator XB2
UAE: Available at Al Ain Plaza
Price: AED 2,099

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Chris Fernando

Chris N. Fernando is an experienced media professional with over two decades of journalistic experience. He is the Editor of Arabian Reseller magazine, the authoritative guide to the regional IT industry. Follow him on Twitter (@chris508) and Instagram (@chris2508).

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