An article on PC Mag published earlier today claims that US Mobile is the "first legit" Xiaomi and Meizu carrier in America. This is, frankly, misleading. To clarify immediately: some US T-Mobile MVNO that no one has heard of is working with an electronics distributor in Hong Kong to sell gray market Xiaomi and Meizu devices on its online store, and they don't even support US LTE bands.

As you can see, that quickly makes use of the word "legit" to describe US Mobile's relationship with Xiaomi or Meizu devices highly questionable in any context but "the phones were not stolen."

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