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Default [Q] Unlocking bootloader

Does the Google Play edition of Nexus 5 (ordered yesterday) come with unlocked bootloader, or is it S-ON? It's been ordered straight from the Play Store.
DEVICE: Nexus 5
CURRENT ROM: PAC-ROM 4.4.Alpha-1
CURRENT KERNEL: Chaos Kernel v11.0 Nightlies
BOOTLOADER: Unlocked
RECOVERY: TWRP 2.7.0.0


 
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The bootloader comes locked. You can easily unlock the bootloader with one simple command using fastboot.

fastboot oem unlock.
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The bootloader comes locked. You can easily unlock the bootloader with one simple command using fastboot.

fastboot oem unlock.
quick comment on that. You have to be IN the bootloader to do so:

volume down+power
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Does the Google Play edition of Nexus 5 (ordered yesterday) come with unlocked bootloader, or is it S-ON? It's been ordered straight from the Play Store.
This is not an HTC handset so no such thing as S-ON nor a Google Play edition. There's one Nexus 5. Simply unlock it in fastboot

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ROM: Android 4.4.2 (KOT49H) | Bootloader: HHZ11d | Recovery: Stock | Baseband: M8974A-1.0.25.0.23 | Kernel: Stock

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Whoa, awesome! It's really simple then - much easier than on my old Xperia PLAY or Sensation XE. Expected something much more difficult than a simple command!

Looking forward to getting my hands on my Nexus 5 then. Thanks guys!
DEVICE: Nexus 5
CURRENT ROM: PAC-ROM 4.4.Alpha-1
CURRENT KERNEL: Chaos Kernel v11.0 Nightlies
BOOTLOADER: Unlocked
RECOVERY: TWRP 2.7.0.0


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