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xperia x f5121 now at 200$ at B and H

asked 2017-11-23 13:11:39 +0200

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updated 2017-11-23 14:10:29 +0200

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https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1255535-REG/sony_1302_5763_xperia_x_f5121_32gb.html

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answered 2017-11-23 14:02:31 +0200

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updated 2017-11-23 14:03:04 +0200

Looks like Carrier unlocked .... BUT this is no garantee that the bootloader is unlockable. Anybody is being warned! If a user wants to use it for SFOS-X - please mail them befor placing an order and ask if the bootloader is unlockable!!!!!!!!

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I don't think that the seller knows whether it can be unlocked or not. Usually they should all be unlockable. However, it seems that later revisions from 4 cannot be unlocked since another feature introduced blocks it (unintended). It might be the theft protection of the My Xperia app.

SagaciousT ( 2017-11-23 14:30:35 +0200 )edit
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answered 2017-11-23 16:16:57 +0200

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Bought the F121 (Graphite) from B&H around mid-October for $239 and have Sailfish running on it. Can confirm that for this non-carrier affiliated model the boot-loader is unlock-able.

Link to the one I bought: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/bnh/controller/home?O=email&A=details&Q=&sku=1255534&is=REG

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I bought mine from B and H too and it was unlockable, running Sailfish fine

zepher ( 2017-11-25 07:25:20 +0200 )edit
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answered 2017-11-23 14:38:41 +0200

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updated 2017-11-23 14:39:32 +0200

First of all, thanks for sharing!

Seems like a good offer for North American residents. Shipping to EU is 39$, tax & duties go on top. In the end it is sadly not really cheaper than current EU prices of ~250€.

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answered 2017-11-23 14:55:17 +0200

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I have had also some unlockable Xperias here in the past. All were used, pre-branded and SIM unlocked. NO ONE of them was bootloader unlockable :-(

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