This comes as a small bit of a surprise to me. Motorola said about a year ago they would start to look into unlocking bootloaders on their wireless devices. Since then, plenty of flagship phones have been announced and released with no sign of an open bootloader in sight. On Twitter and Facebook today, Moto announced they would offer an unlockable bootloader for the upcoming Photon Q. The phone will be released on Sprint in September. No word on if the bootloader will unlock via a tool or some other way, but it’s good news either way. Motorola also stated “Starting with the MOTOROLA PHOTON Q, users will be able to unlock the bootloader. Other products will have this option too in the future.” No word on if this is going to be available on all carriers or not.
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