At the end of this year, the owners of mobile phones / smartphones BlackBerry si NOKIA They will have to make an investment and to change phones if they want to use messenger application, WhatsApp.
In a recent announcement on the official website of the application, announcing the termination of support for these handsets. As a clarification, it's all smartphones BlackBerry si old phones NOKIA running Symbian or Java. Will not be affected smartphones NOKIA which have been developed under Microsoft.
Will be affected and old versions Windows Mobile si Android. So, WhatsApp will not be available onBlackBerry 10, Nokia S40, Nokia Symbian S60, Windows Phone 7.1, Android 2.1and Android 2.2.
Company (Facebook Inc.) announces that seven years ago, when it was launched application WhatsApp, these phones 70% of the market occupied, but in recent years things have changed significantly, and nowadays smart phones developed by Google (Android) Apple (iOS) And Microsoft (Windows Phone) deals over 99.5% of the market.
“When We Started WhatsApp in 2009, people's use of mobile devices looked very different from today. The Apple App Store WAS only a FEW months old. About 70 Percent of smartphones sold at the time had operating systems Offered by BlackBerry and Nokia. Offered by Google mobile operating systems, Apple and Microsoft - The which account for 99.5 Percent of sales today - Were on less than 25 PERCENT of mobile devices sold at the time.”