Originally Posted by wolvgank
well do u think Sony can be like that too?
I have used Sony Phones for some 8 years (From T230i)
My K810i is now functioning 5th year running and saved me when the G551 was busted .
In 8 years ,i visited the Sony Care once and it was resolved quickly and without any hassles .
Samsung three times in one year and they are pretty crappy IMO .
Apart from that Sony Xperia line up is pretty clear
Four partitions MTD
If you have locked Bootloader (like mine) ,It takes an insane effort to brick it on the software front .
Problems in Software Flash dont exist IMO .
If you unlock bootloader then you void the warranty (They are pretty clear about it )
Then you need to be careful while handling the unlocked bootloader .
Even in that case you use Fastboot protocol which is not propitiatory like Samsung's (bml)
and chances of bricking are still rare .
But if you flash custom kernel and overclock insanely high ,your chip will get fried . Same thing with overusing USB OTG . There are kernel warnings in every dev page .In that case ,it will come under software warranty misuse .
If you play it safe and under control ,I doubt anything can happen to a Sony Phone ...(Rocking my XMP 4.0.4 rooted