On July 29 2015, Windows 10 operating system was launched in China, which caused a stir among Chinese users. On the first day of the release, Microsoft had announced the adoption within 24 hours was 14 million copies in China. On the third day, Windows 10 OS had been installed on over 67 million computers in China.
According to Statcounter, in July 28, before the official release of Windows 10, Windows 7 remained as the dominant operation systems in China (60.84%), followed by Windows XP (25.05%) and Windows 8.1 (7.68%); and Mac OS X also enjoyed 1.37% of the share before Win10 (0.37%, the preview version).
However, by July 31, less than 48 hours after the release of Windows 10, the Chinese subscribers had been more than that of Mac OS X. The retail edition of Windows 10 Home was officially priced at 888 yuan (US$138.71), Windows 10 Professional 1799 yuan (US$281.02).
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