Xiaomi smartphones can be bought for cryptocurrency, but this is not certain

The Portuguese store Mi Store Portugal announced on its Facebook page that it would accept cryptocurrency. But not for long music


What happened?

Mi Store Portugal customers are very fewwe were delighted with the opportunity to pay for Xiaomi devices with digital currency. Bitcoin ($ 40,610), Dash ($ 162), Ethereum ($ 2,745) and Tether ($ 1) were accepted for payment.

The store announced a partnership with the Swissby Utrust to secure cryptocurrency transactions. Against the background of this information, the Utrust (UTK) token has risen in price by 40%. Moreover, over the past few hours, the cost has grown by a quarter.

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The choice of the country seemed quite logical given theloyalty of the Portuguese government to digital currencies. However, the news reached the head office of Xiaomi, and a company spokesman from Beijing promptly denied it. He stated that Mi Store Portugal is only an authorized partner of Xiaomi and sells equipment in Portugal.

After that, Mi Store Portugal deleted the message inFacebook and all mentions of accepting cryptocurrencies. At the same time, Utrust is still listed as a partner on the site, although the Swiss company removed all references to the Portuguese store on Twitter.

Source: Facebook, CoinTelegraph, U Today

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