[Feb 2001 by Personal Computer]
In the new millennium Tencent QQ has made rapid development in the past one year and was awarded "Editor's Choice" prize by Personal Computer magazine not long ago. Details are as follows:
We conducted comprehensive evaluation for 7 instant messaging software most commonly used in China in terms of installation and configuration user information management interface design cyber user searching solutions communication modes featuring services Chinese language support and popularity. The final result revealed no surprise: Tencent's QQ2000b Build 0106 easily won our "Editor's Choice" prize.
The success of QQ2000b Build 0106 is not because it ranked no. 1 for all tested parameters; instead it's the result of the comprehensive balance. It showed balanced performance in each aspect and all of its function complies with the practical demands of domestic users e.g. simple installation and registration process friendly interface that caters to domestic users' taste excellent user information management convenient cyber user searching solutions good voice chatting function and public chatting room function similar to that of IRC. Its more than 90% market share also showed users' recognition towards it.