Sony announced the company’s current flagship, Xperia Z2 back in February, earlier this year. The phone quickly managed to get a lot of positive reviews. Although the phone was quite similar to the predecessor in terms of design and some technicalities as well. It was a completely improved version of Xperia Z1. The camera was now capable of recording videos at 4k resolution, as well as shooting slow motion videos known as Time Shift. There was an upgraded processor (Snapdragon 801) more RAM (3 gigs instead of 2 gigs) and more battery (3,200 mAh instead of 3,000 mAh) and a better built quality as well as protection against dust and water.
The phone was released with Android 4.4.2 Kitkat on board, ever since then, Sony’s consistently provided stability updates, and after each update the root was wasted. Sony recently released another update that patched the last rooting method and made it impossible to root. Thankfully in the Android world, nothing is actually impossible. Thanks to the folks over at the XDA, the way to root the latest Xperia Z2 firmware is finally here. The best thing about this method? You can root the phone regardless of the state of your boot loader and it hardly takes 5 minutes to complete the rooting process. All you need is some basic Android knowledge and you are good to go.
The process uses a Root kit which can also use other Xperia phones such as the Xperia Z1 and Xperia SP. Continue Reading →