Xiaomi recently launched its flagship phone in China. One of the most talked about feature was the anti-theft feature. This feature allows users to find their phone even when the SIM card is removed. A report in the South China Morning Post suggests that the Chinese government has ordered Xiaomi to remove this feature.
The feature had to be removed due to strict rulesThe report states that Xiaomi took to Weibo to inform that the company will remove this feature. As per the report, the feature does not comply with relevant regulations and has not been approved by Chinese regulators. China has strict rules on eSIM or Virtual SIM technology. Xiaomi did not respond to any official statement on the matter. However, earlier this week at the launch of the Mi Mix 4, Xiaomi founder Lei Jun spoke about the now-deleted feature. He had said that “Xiaomi as a company has always paid special attention to privacy protection for users.”
Why this flagship phone of Xiaomi is in the newsMi Mix 4 is a flagship smartphone from the Chinese tech giant. Main highlights of the Mi Mix 4 include an under-display front camera, “point to connect” ultra wide band, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ 5G mobile platform, 120W wired fast charging, 50W wireless fast charging, among many advanced features. Running on the Android operating system based on MIUI 12.5, the Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 smartphone flaunts a 6.67-inch FHD+ AMOLED 3D curved display with 2400xx1080p resolution with 120Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate. The smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 888+ SoC. On the storage front, the device offers 12GB RAM and 512GB internal storage. The phone has a triple camera setup at the back. In which the primary camera is 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera with 108MP sensor (f/1.95 aperture) and 8MP periscope camera. The 13MP ultra-wide-angle camera is equipped with an optical free-form lens, which is claimed to reduce wide-angle distortion. The 8MP periscope sensor supports 5x optical zoom and 50x digital zoom.
[Attribution to NBT]