xperia-z-bootloaderYes, I am sure that T-Mobile subscribers out there who are more than happy to know that the Xperia Z is headed their way this coming July 17th, accompanied by a slew of other handsets, too. If you want to know more about the T-Mobile Xperia Z experience, then it would be wise to check out our review of the Xperia Z so that you have a better idea of what you are diving into before you make the jump and commit yourself for another 2-years. Well, it has also been reported that T-Mobile’s Xperia Z (also known as the C6606 if you prefer to refer to smartphones by their model number) will arrive with a bootloader which cannot be unlocked.

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That certainly sounds like a rather extreme, and for some, absolute statement, doesn’t it? After all, in this digital world, it can be said that nothing is impossible to crack, hack, or unlock – it is only a matter of time, resources as well as smarts, of course. So to hear that the Xperia Z has an unlockable bootloader sounds incredulous to some in this day and age, but that is what the case is as at press time. In a nutshell, an unlockable bootloader would mean those who purchase the T-Mobile Xperia Z will experience limitations when playing with custom ROMs.

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5"
  • 1920x1080
  • TFT LCD
  • 441 PPI
13.1 MP
  • f/ Aperture
2330 mAh
    2GB RAM
    • MDM9215M /
    • MicroSD
    Price
    ~$190 - Amazon
    Weight
    146 g
    Launched in
    2013-01-01
    Storage (GB)
    • 16
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