A week or so ago, Simon Walker, who is head of Developer Program at Sony Ericsson, tweeted that he would like to take the conversation regarding “rooting”, inside Sony Ericsson and would be in favour of it, if it was done right.

With Motorola using an unlockable/relockable bootloader on the Xoom, could Sony Ericsson head down this road in the not to distant future? It definitely seems like the right thing to do. Sony Ericsson could be on the come back trail, Xperia Play, Arc, Neo, all very good handsets, add in an unlocked bootloader and I’m all ears, are you? Hit up the comments and let us know

Source: Android Central.
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David Anderton
9 years ago

Hey Lucas have you seen the vids of the new phones running from MWC, i would say they are still pretty laggy.

Brian
Brian
9 years ago

Now if only Simon Walker could learn to spell SE would have the complete package…

Scott
9 years ago

at this stage to me, their hardware is a bit behind the others but an unlocked bootloader would be a massive step in the direction of getting back some loyal users. When people think of android (or phones even) sony Ericsson is not a name that springs to mind immediately….

Jake Oliver
Jake Oliver
Reply to  Scott
9 years ago

When I think of android and SE at once I get the urge to both run for the hills and slash my wrists at the same time.

😛

Buzz Moody
Reply to  Jake Oliver
9 years ago

We don’t condone slashing of wrists, but I tend to run for the hills every time the X10 is mentioned.

Jake Oliver
Jake Oliver
Reply to  Buzz Moody
9 years ago

Don’t worry Buzz, It’s only theoretical wrist slashing.

Buzz Moody
9 years ago

Oh god, please do SE.

Lucas Burnett
Reply to  Buzz Moody
9 years ago

I hope so Buzz