31 Oct '11, 4am

Acer expects 4Q11 notebook shipments to slip 5-10% due to HDD shortages

Acer originally expected its notebook shipments to remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2011, or rise by up to 5% from the preceding quarter, but now has lowered the fourth-quarter estimate to a decrease by 5-10% on quarter due to short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) due to the flooding in Thailand, according to company corporate president Jim Wong at an October 28 investors conference.

Full article: http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20111030PD202.html

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