Originally Posted by antinorm
You can flash custom ROMs on it. The bootloader is still locked, but there's a workaround (loki).
Pretty easy if you do some research, I had some issues after taking the 12B OTA before rooting and trying any custom ROMs and ran into some snags.. I rolled back to a previous version and it's been very hassle free using TWRP 220.127.116.11. Gr33nd3vil's unofficial CM has been running very nicely