Originally Posted by Crashumbc
They aren't either way. they consider "root'ers" a virus that increase their customer service and "warranty" claims...
Luckily, I have a DEV S4 but I think Samsung limits the number of them sold they spend most of the time "back-ordered"
They think that, but it's actually really funny because more true bricks occur on locked phones than unlocked phones. Very few people that I know made customer service or warranty claims on the Gnex because they bricked it. Though they may have made calls/claims because Samsung put terrible hardware in it.
Bottom line is, most bricks happen trying to circumvent the security they put on these phones. If someone screws up a flashing on an unlocked phone, it's pretty easy to fix. Scroll through these forums and check out the nexus forums and see how many people complain about hard bricking their nexus devices. You'll see 3 or 4 I think, which is a hell of a lot worse than people on certain other devices.
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