Xiaomi to ship Android devices preloaded with Microsoft Office and Skype
Microsoft and Xiaomi have big plans for the future and after offering Windows 10 support for the Mi Pad and Azure powering Mi Cloud, the time has come for the Redmond giant to reach the Android devices as well.
According to a recent press release, the two companies "have expanded their global partnership to provide innovative user experiences on mobile devices" and this means Xiaomi Android smartphones and tablets will soon ship with Microsoft Office and Skype preloaded. The list of Android-powered Xiaomi devices that will get Microsoft software preloaded includes the Mi Max, Mi 5, Mi 4s, Redmi Note 3, Redmi 3. However, specific offerings may vary depending on the market, device, and carrier.
"As demonstrated by this agreement with Microsoft, Xiaomi is looking to build sustainable, long-term partnerships with global technology leaders, with the ultimate goal of bringing the best user experience to our Mi fans," said Xiang Wang, Xiaomi's senior vice president.