A Xiaomi Mi 5G smartphone is on display inside a store in Barcelona, Spain in January 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A Xiaomi Mi 5G smartphone is on display inside a store in Barcelona, Spain in January 2020. Photo: Bloomberg

Lithuania says throw away Chinese phones due to censorship concerns

  • Flagship Xiaomi phones sold in Europe can detect and censor terms such as ‘Free Tibet’ and ‘Long live Taiwan independence’, says the state cybersecurity body
  • The capability in the Mi 10T 5G phone software had been turned off for the region but can be remotely activated, the report adds

Topic |   China-EU relations
A Xiaomi Mi 5G smartphone is on display inside a store in Barcelona, Spain in January 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A Xiaomi Mi 5G smartphone is on display inside a store in Barcelona, Spain in January 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
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