The company has pointed out that it’s not been “an easy decision”, but that it was the “right” to offer a good service: “Looking forward, we want to focus our efforts on mobile platforms that most people is using.”
Some specialized forums point out that it is possible that WhatsApp will launch its video call function at the end of the year, which would make it an app incompatible with old terminals.
In June 2017, BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 10, Nokia S40 and Nokia Symbian S60 will be out of the popular communication app. The company says that this decision is because those old phones “do not offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand WhatsApp’s capabilities in the future.”
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