Microsoft allies with Samsung, Dell and other OEMs to preinstall Office and Skype to new devices
Microsoft just announced a partnership with a few OEMs in order to have Office and possible Skype shipped right out of the box to some new devices. The most important partners are Samsung and Dell, along with Pegatron. Samsung is the biggest addition and it already announced it will have Office apps on Galaxy S6 and its future devices will have them as well.
Microsoft also signed agreements with some regional manufacturers, including: TrekStor (Germany), Tecno (Africa), JP Sa Couto (Portugal), Hipstreet (Canada), QMobile (Pakistan), DEXP
(Russia), Datamatic (Italy), and Casper (Turkey).