On May 31, 2016 Xiaomi and Microsoft have collaborated to provide innovative user experiences on mobile devices. As per the agreement, Xiaomi will ship Microsoft Office and Skype on Xiaomi Android smartphones and tablets. The companies’ new collaboration also includes a cross-license and patent transfer agreement. From September 2016 onwards, Xiaomi devices, including Mi 5, Mi Max, Mi 4s, Redmi Note 3 and Redmi 3, will come pre-installed with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Skype applications.
What's Counterpoint’s view on the Xiaomi and Microsoft deal i.e what Xiaomi and Microsoft will gain?