Xiaomi started blocking phones in some regions

China-based technology manufacturer Xiaomi, some phones by applying the export policy to prevent started. As it is known, not all smartphones are available in every market, but they online retailers It is possible to purchase via Network compatibility and local regulations aside from that, it’s normal for phones to work in unsupported regions.

Like many companies, this is Xiaomi’s export policy. banned countries and territories does not allow it to export any product. However, in recent years the gray market With this, consumers started to use Xiaomi devices in these prohibited areas. Now, Xiaomi is taking a new stance on this issue by blocking phones that are activated in markets where there is an export ban.

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against some countries in the world trade bans we know it is. Companies are trying to comply with these trade bans to avoid being penalized. But not everyone. E.g ZTEproducts that use US technologies and components to these prohibited countries. has exported severely punished by the US government for

Xiaomi has blocked phones in some regions

Likewise, Xiaomi Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria prohibits its export to such countries. However, it will be able to serve consumers in these regions. third party vendors and exporters They don’t have full control over it. Until now, mainly consumers in these countries and regions were acquiring and using Xiaomi’s devices. But now the situation is changing.

XDAAccording to the news, Xiaomi is now blocking phones working in these regions. However, running on Xiaomi phones third party ROM‘s may not be affected by the company’s remote blocking system. company spokesperson Global TimesHe told . that these blockings are not actually ‘targeting any particular market’. Company, gray market by prevent smuggling and protect user data security aims.