Acer vs Asus (Laptop brands best compared)

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You might notice the alliteration and assonance in today’s article; the aesthetics did not make us pick the two brands today. It was rather the fact that many believe that they are both owned by the same company.

Well, they are not but they do have a lot in common, for starters they are both Taiwanese brands. Their names both have something to do with Greek mythology. One thing that is also quite obvious is the fact that they are both each other’s most direct competition.

A little bit about Acer

Acer has been popular in Africa and Nigeria for quite some time, it is one of the top 5 most used in the country. It has made a name for itself as being an affordable and beautiful device that almost anyone can get acquainted with. One niche it has made for itself is its portability and simple yet beautiful design.

A little bit about Asus

Asus, on the other hand, has always been mistaken as being a subsidiary brand under Acer, maybe because of the alliteration found in both brand names. Asus has done well for itself over the years and is a record breaker in the tech world, one of which is being the brand to produce the world’s thinnest notebooks (2010).

Acer vs Asus

According to online ratings, Acer surpasses Asus. For instance, rates Acer as the third best laptop in the world, while Asus comes in as fourth. On best 2018 laptops, neither Acer nor Asus sprang up, but in their ultraportable laptop comparison category, Acer beat Asus to it.

Although we know other sources put in a lot of research into getting these data for us, we would like to make our own analysis and find out for ourselves, who between the two Taiwanese brands is the best for you.

Acer vs Asus: Price

In this category and others we will be focusing on laptops made by both brands, now we want to see which of them has the best prices. Acer has always been known for producing great looking laptops at very affordable prices, Asus laptops are also not that expensive, so let’s take a look at some of their 2018 flagship laptops.

The Acer swift 7 goes for $1,600 while the Asus Zenbook S goes for $1,499. The Acer Predator Helios300 goes for $1,399.99 while the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX701 goes for $3,299.99.

You’d find varying prices for each laptop, but you should know that the cheapest 2018 laptop found on is the Acer swift 1 which goes for less than $300.

Acer vs Asus: Market Penetration

Acer and Asus are both global brands but their laptops are not sold in all 196 countries under the UN. Acer operates in 70 countries worldwide with its biggest market in Asia.

Asus, on the other hand, operates in 32 countries worldwide with its biggest market being in Taiwan. That’s a large margin but it only shows how far and wide Acer has gone.

Acer vs Asus: Customer Satisfaction

Both Acer and Asus are great service providers but Asus pays greater attention to their customer’s needs, they even stopped producing a particular graphics card because of a petition signed by several customers. Also on the, laptop service rating; Asus emerged as fourth in rendering the best service whilst Acer came in as 6th.


The information given above is based on subjective analysis without an affiliation or bias to any of the brands studied today. We brought you two great brands; it’s left for you to decide which of them best suits your taste.

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