The presentation of this additional information is not meant to be considered superior to, in isolation from or as a substitute for results prepared in accordance with IFRS. A limitation of using non-IFRS cost of revenues, gross profit, operating expenses, profit from operations, net profit and net profit per share is that these non-IFRS measures exclude share-based compensation expenses that have been and will continue to be for the foreseeable future a significant recurring expense. Management provides specific information regarding the IFRS amounts excluded from each non-IFRS measure. For more information on these non-IFRS financial measures, please see the tables containing reconciliations of non-IFRS financial measures to comparable IFRS measures in this release.
Definitions of Non-IFRS Measures
Non-IFRS c ost of revenue s is defined as cost of revenues excluding share-based compensation expenses.
Non-IFRS g ross profit is defined as revenues less non-IFRS cost of revenues.Non-IFRS o perating expenses are defined as operating expenses excluding share-based compensation expenses. Non-IFRS profit from operations is defined as Non-IFRS gross profit less non-IFRS operating expenses. Non-IFRS net profit is defined as non-IFRS profit from operations plus/minus other gains or losses, less share of results of associates and income tax. Non-IFRS b asic and diluted earnings per common share/ADS are defined as non-IFRS net profit attributable to owners of the Company divided by weighted average outstanding shares/ADSs during the period. Explanatory Notes This announcement contains translations of certain Renminbi (RMB) amounts into U.S. dollars (US$) at a specified rate solely for the convenience of the reader. Unless otherwise noted, all translations from RMB to U.S. dollars are made at a rate of RMB6.2301 to US$1.00, the exchange rate at December 31, 2012 as set forth in the H.10 statistical release of the Federal Reserve Board. When calculating the number of Maopao users, Sky-mobi counts an individual who uses a particular handset with a particular SIM card to access Maopao as one user. Therefore, an individual who accesses Maopao through one handset with two SIM cards separately will be counted as two users, while an individual who accesses Maopao through two handsets using the same SIM card will also be counted as two users.