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There’s no denying the appeal of the Sony Xperia Z3, however if you’re the type who likes to tinker with your phone, its current lack of root access might be a deal breaker for some folks. If you happen to fall into the aforementioned group of people and you’ve been holding out in hope of a resolution, your ship might soon be coming in thanks to a group of ambitious (and generous) individuals over at the XDA developers forums.

As seen with other popular locked down smartphones, the developer-driven community has pieced up a growing bounty┬áthat will be available to whoever can produce a proper root method for the Xperia Z3 series. As of now the payout is over $2,600 and climbing, so if you’re a skilled software developer looking to earn a few smiles and a few extra bucks, head on over to this thread for a complete breakdown of the contest’s rules.

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