Acer CEO on Microsoft Surface: “It is not something you are good at so please think twice”

Microsoft’s hardware partners are definitely not happy about the Microsoft Surface. Moreover, Acer chief executive spelled it right out, straight and honest to Microsoft…
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38 Comments

17. djripster

Posts: 141; Member since: Dec 10, 2011

The idea is to win an audience by making better products...

18. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

Well if microsoft makes a better tablet that mean others need to step there game up. You don't see samsung complaining!

19. Reverence

Posts: 224; Member since: Jul 16, 2012

Now acer will teach every1 to how to make a tablet

21. DFranch

Posts: 522; Member since: Apr 20, 2012

If MS isn't good at it, than why does the surface look so much better than any Acer tablet? I could understand the initial sour grapes from Acer, but now he really just looks childish. If Acer is so good at it, then it should be easy to make something better.

23. So-Sayz-Eye

Posts: 31; Member since: Nov 08, 2011

If Acer believes MS will fail at the surface why complain so loudly. If failure is immenent the way Acer makes it sound I would be sitting back with beer laughing. But obviously they are afraid that they wont be allowed to keep up the mediocre quality of their products if MS has stepped up. Samsung if anyone should be complaining. Afterall they made their Win8 demo tablets and are the real true tablet makers for Android, followed by Asus. So those are the guys to complain. Acer should sit back and laugh it up or go back to the drawing baord and come up wit something revolutionary! Nuff said.

24. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Folks like I said before Microsoft is opening real physical stores to sell their stuff. Only a nut would think they would not sell some devices that have their Microsoft brand name on them in their new stores. Microsoft must make a good windows 8 tablet or else the Ipad will become the de facto Enterprise tablet computer and cut into the Enterprise business which is Microsoft's bread and butter so you can bet you buttocks that good old Microsoft will keep working at making a good windows tablet computer for the Enterprise to use

26. TortillaSlap

Posts: 43; Member since: Aug 05, 2012

Im sitting here with my MS mouse and super nice MS keyboard, and I disagree. They have some very nice things under their brand. Sounds like whiney manufacturers to me. And its Acer whining.. not Sammy or Asus. Come to me when a brand people care about is scared.

35. AeroPrime

Posts: 175; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

Mr Wang i've got two words for you...Shut Up!..... You don't tell MS what to do.... they know what they are doing and they know the risk.... You should be told by MS what to do and not the other way round. Your Product sucks...I purchased your desktop and it didn't last long. I bought your Laptop it fails to the core. There's reason why you shouldn't say anything about the Surface. First, MS has been long in the business...long enough to get qualified to consult on device solutions. You don't tell MS what they did wrong unless is absolutely wrong. I think the Surface is one hell of the tablet and it's capabilities is much more superb than a tablet. So you got nothing good to say about your Acer product, don't say anything about other company's product line. Mr Wang... you are out of your mind for opening your mouth like that.
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