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Default Which version should i buy if i want to root it

looking to purchase the One m8, and most of the unlocked ones on ebay are verizon.

I see the boot loader is locked, any hope for that or should i look for a developer edition one ?


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I am from Brazil and i need an unlocked version.
 
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looking to purchase the One m8, and most of the unlocked ones on ebay are verizon.

I see the bootloader is locked, any hope for that or should i look for a developer edition one ?
The Dev editions phones won't work on Verizon. If you're a VZW customer, you don't have a choice. As far as the bootloader, there's always hope.
 
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The Dev editions phones won't work on Verizon. If you're a VZW customer, you don't have a choice. As far as the bootloader, there's always hope.
should've mentioned i am from Brazil, so i just need it to be unlocked. The phones from AT&T and Sprint are locked ?
 
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should've mentioned i am from Brazil, so i just need it to be unlocked. The phones from AT&T and Sprint are locked ?
Why would you buy a phone from an American carrier if you live in Brazil? Just order the Unlocked or Dev Version from HTC directly.
 
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Why would you buy a phone from an American carrier if you live in Brazil? Just order the Unlocked or Dev Version from HTC directly.
because they are backordered and i have a limited window where i can pick it up in the states.
 
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should've mentioned i am from Brazil, so i just need it to be unlocked. The phones from AT&T and Sprint are locked ?
Yeah, if the Dev edition one works on your carrier there, I would go with that. Verizon's M8 is SIM unlocked, but it's S-On'd.
 
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crap, dev edition only got the gold one in stock... wanted the silver one .. =/ oh well
 
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crap, dev edition only got the gold one in stock... wanted the silver one .. =/ oh well
Can't hurt to check on Swappa, Ebay, etc. There may be some dev editions devices available (though it's not likely being so soon after release).
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Ordered the dev version! Thanks all.

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