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Archos Records 25% Growth In 2Q2015

Posted: Jul 28, 2015 at 12:11 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

In a relatively stable market (source Gfk), Archos continues to gain market stakes. The company recorded a revenue increase of 25 per cent in the second quarter of 2015 compared to the second quarter of 2014.

This increase is largely due to: Proven success in Africa and the Middle East on the horizon

Archos, by way of its Egyptian partner, has been met with success in Africa. The entry into this market allowed Archos a place in the Top five (source GfK) bestselling tablet brands in Egypt in 2015. More recently, Archos has started developing the same strategy in other countries like Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Nigeria, and soon Algeria.

Archos currently offers a large range of smartphones, produced in the biggest mobile phone factories with high quality guarantees. Since its entry into the market at the end of 2013, Atrchos has become a major player in contract-less smartphones in France and Europe. Strengthened by this success, the brand currently has assets to maintain this growth and compete with other market leaders.

A new dynamic in the tablet market and the rise of professional sales.  New growth opportunities are emerging on the market. The recent introduction of 4G tablets, the development of convertible 2-in-1 tablets, and the interest in tablets shown by the professional market (Logic Instrument had a growth increase of 26 per cent.) have allowed Archos to seize new opportunities in this domain.

2014 includes Logic Instrument’s Sales as of January 23rd 2014, the date of Archos’s investment in the entity

Archos forecasts accelerated growth in the third quarter, notably due to: The first sales on the education market. The brand won a contract with the Center region of France and continues to actively promote its education line.

As a reminder, Archos created a line of PCs and tablets specifically for education.

2. The market entry of the Helium 4G line of smartphones Archos is the first to offer a 5’’ High Definition 4G smartphone, equipped with a 5MP front camera and a 13MP back camera, starting at 99€ with a reimbursement offer included.