Before it has even been purchased by most consumers, Sony's Xperia Z has been rooted

Sony Xperia Z gets rooted, all before it has been consumed around the world.

@anthony256
Published Wed, Feb 20 2013 1:36 AM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:24 PM CST

You might not have even heard about Sony's Xperia Z, or you haven't had the time to grab one, or it's not available in your country yet - whatever the situation, the latest and greatest handset from Sony has already been rooted.

Before it has even been purchased by most consumers, Sony's Xperia Z has been rooted | TweakTown.com

The XDA Developers forum is at it again, with the device being rooted already - how was it done? Modifying the code of a Nexus 4 root, while leveraging Teamviewer to remotely test it on a real-world device. Others have come in saying that the trick used isn't just a one-time occurrence, but should be repeatable. The hack, like most, is risky and currently lacks a recovery tool.

You can read more on it, and even try it right here.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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