WhatsApp made an astonishing announcement! It would be withdrawing support for BlackBerry devices (BB10 included), Symbian 40, Symbian 60, Android 2.1 and 2.2 devices and Windows Phone 7.1 during this year.
As per their spokesperson, this decision was not easy but they would have to take this step as the market right now comprises of 99% Android, iOS and Windows Phone 8 and above devices.
Explaining further they said “We want to expand our apps features and old devices are not capable for handling the advance settings.”
Today WhatsApp is considered to be the best medium to stay connected with friends and family but due to this announcement, many people would have to switch to the upgraded versions before the end of 2016.