The software giant says the mobile operating system has taken 7 percent market share in the nation, beating out Apple's popular device at 6 percent.
Adds Michel van der Bel, Microsoft's Chief Operating Officer for the Greater China Region (via Cnet): "We've only just begun," with smartphone and tablet sales. Additionally, the company is looking to increase business sales.
While the figure is certainly a small victory, the company has Android to worry about. The popular OS is on 69 percent of smartphones in the nation leaving all competitors in the dust.
Microsoft's joint venture with Nokia has been a minor success in the U.S. but has fared poorly in other large markets like the UK.
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 18 May 2012 23:19