Acer launches its second Intel powered Make in India laptop with Aspire 3
Acer India announced the launch of its second laptop under the Make in-India scheme. The Aspire 3 is manufactured at the state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Noida. This is the second laptop to come of the manufacturing line after the acclaimed TravelMate series laptops. With this Acer’s Make in India laptops gives strong momentum to India’s manufacturing competitiveness and leverage the production-linked incentive (PLI) by the Government of India. The mainstream Aspire 3 laptop is powered by Intel processors, which deliver class-leading performance and features which allow the Acer Aspire 3 to handle everyday tasks with ease while providing a great value proposition to enable PC penetration and help India to be digitally empowered.
Acer has been a strong supporter of Make in India initiative by Government of India. We are already manufacturing Desktops, All-in-One PCs and Tablets in India, with this new initiatives, we have capability to produce our complete PC product range starting with TravelMate series laptop and now the Aspire 3 series laptop for mainstream segment. The launch of the fully made in India laptops portrays Acer’s step towards Atmanirbhar Bharat and its commitment and focus on making India an electronic manufacturing powerhouse.
With the pandemic the demand for a laptop in every household has increased. The PLI for IT hardware brought by Government of India is a game-changer that will have the advantage to increase domestic value addition and significantly position India as a key manufacturing hub. Acer will focus on manufacturing laptops under the value segment, mainstream segment, and education segment category with leading partners like Intel. This will improve and generate new employment opportunities for the youth, upskill and develop ancillary electronic industries in India and bring in global manufacturing standards.