polished software. Here's HTC's statement on the matter:That model, which is sold on HTC's own website, is apparently coming with an unlockable bootloader, promising oodles of hacking and modding fun for an already great handset with
So, as far as the currently available for preorder version on HTC's site goes, it seems to be mod-friendly, and HTC even stated that certain warranty events will be covered, regardless of the unlockable bootloader, or, rather, it inferred it as an opposing statement: "not all claims resulting or caused by the unlocking of the bootloader will be covered by the warranty." So far, so good, if it wasn't that pesky issue with the $699 pricing for the unlocked HTC 10, of course, but to each their own. The carrier versions might be cheaper, if subsidized, yet they come with all sorts of restrictions and software update delays.