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Question [Q] Unlocking Bootloader

I ordered a ultra z lte U.S version i believe c6806 it has not came in yet . I have experience in rooting and unlocking things for htc and samsung so this is new for me for sony devices. I have a concern after a TA backup and unlocking bootloader. What all do you loose after boot loader unlock? The main thing i would like to keep is the catch and throw DLNA support. And how does the screen look before and after bootloader unlock. Is xrealty better? Thank you.
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You'll only lose X-Reality, but X-Reality is only active in the gallery and movie app. I personally think X-Reality is bad, and it won't look good unless you have a full 20GB 1080p movie playing. I do not miss it at all.
 
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You'll only lose X-Reality, but X-Reality is only active in the gallery and movie app. I personally think X-Reality is bad, and it won't look good unless you have a full 20GB 1080p movie playing. I do not miss it at all.
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What about the Bravia engine? I like the extreme saturation of the colors when looking at images. I just upgraded to .290, and I haven't yet unlocked the bootloader for fear of losing my pretty photos just to reroot. X-reality i haven't seen working, i had heard it does work in other video apps like youtube, but I can't tell, so its not a big loss. I have the TA backed up anyway if its possible to unlock and restore that would be ideal.
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You can restore the ta partition, thus relock the boatloads. Just search, I think it is in the general thread.
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What about the Bravia engine? I like the extreme saturation of the colors when looking at images. I just upgraded to .290, and I haven't yet unlocked the bootloader for fear of losing my pretty photos just to reroot. X-reality i haven't seen working, i had heard it does work in other video apps like youtube, but I can't tell, so its not a big loss. I have the TA backed up anyway if its possible to unlock and restore that would be ideal.
I think xreality is the update to Bravia engine.

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I think xreality is the update to Bravia engine.

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Yeah, Bravia got replaced by X-Reality in one of the earlier 5xx firmware updates. What's the difference between those two? I'm not 100% sure, but the Bravia engine adds saturation etc. to stuff while X-Reality adds saturation etc. plus sharpness. Again, i'm not sure.

Here's a good article from Android Authority about X-Reality and Triluminos.
 
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