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Default Unlockable Bootloader?

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he probably doesn't know what you mean. he probably means like global unlocked.

the past few samsung devices have locked bootloaders, and verizon doesn't go around that. that, plus KNOX means the GS5 WILL have a locked bootloader, and we'll have to do some loki stuff to get around it like with the GS4/Note 3 etc
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Knox has nothing to do with a locked bootloader.

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Yes. And I WISH the Note 3 had loki.... That's definitely not true either.
 
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Yes but isn't the whole point of Knox to be more secure? with Knox even existing, why would verizon allow an unlock able bootloader when they never did before?

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Yes but isn't the whole point of Knox to be more secure? with Knox even existing, why would verizon allow an unlock able bootloader when they never did before?

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My Galaxy Nexus from Verizon has a unlocked boot loader.
So yes, they have allowed it.
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My Galaxy Nexus from Verizon has a unlocked boot loader.
So yes, they have allowed it.
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The catch being Samsung and Verizon want enterprise adoption of the device, so like the S4, it will very likely be locked by same design.

No such concern with the Nexus.
 
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That's not the point Knox is used for those secure businesses. It any way does it mean with having Knox means the bootloader is gna be locked. A bootloader can be unlocked with Knox still present but there is the Knox warranty that you would want to avoid of course.

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Does the dev s4 have Knox? There's your answer :P

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