Microsoft on Tuesday an agreement that both companies new markets, expand access to China-based Xiaomi 1,500 announced plans to sell mobile technology patents.
Microsoft Office applications, when you gain a strong foothold in China’s Xiaomi smartphone will gain a strong global presence.
Xiaomi, which China and India are among the leading brands in its Android smartphones and tablets, as well as other global markets, the contract calls for Microsoft Office and Skype ship.
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Microsoft Office applications – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook – including Skype and Android-powered Xiaomi Mi Mi from 5 cm to max 4s, Redmi Note and Redmi 3 will come preloaded, starting in September.
Windows 10 Mi Mi from companies that contract from the pad and the Microsoft Azure cloud service builds on the existing relationship between the wearer. Xiaomi, founded in 2010 by Lei Jun, has become one of the world’s leading mobile phone maker. It is the emerging markets of Asia, where it recently launched in India Redmi Note 3, or the like has expanded rapidly.
Xiaomi, according to IDC, shipments of 18.2 million, or 4.6 percent of the market, the fourth quarter of 2015 has become the world’s fifth-largest mobile phone maker.
“Xiaomi international expansion outside of China, and this is a great buy for the patent is needed,” Ryan Reith, IDC tracker suite of programs for mobile devices, said vice president. “It probably will not solve all their problems, but they are quietly buying up patents have been for quite some time now, so my guess is that they are getting good position.”
Just weeks after the agreement Xiaomi, from the Mi box, Android TV platform, which is performed on a 4K version comes to the United States launched its first product.
For Microsoft, the move comes just weeks after the mobile phone business it acquired from Nokia in 2013 to sell off the majority.
Microsoft in early May, Hon Hai / Foxconn unit and the HMD Global Oy Division FIH mobile phone business sold his properties and subsequent separation payments 1,850 job cuts and announced plans to take a charge of US $ 950 million.
Additional mobile devices need to be removed in order to carry its App Microsoft left, Reith said. “For them to move as fast as possible as many mobile devices as their service is about to get a lot.”
The underlying strategy of the patent agreement, customers of Paul, who has been interested in Microsoft products is less than the demographic that Xiaomi has to do with the base, Ian Fogg, who leads the analysis of mobile technology, IHS noted.
Kingsoft office app market in China has led. Tencent Kingsoft from Xiaomi last year agreed to buy a 3 percent stake.