Huawei delivers bad news: Ascend Mate 2 won't get KitKat

Huawei just confirmed that the Ascend Mate 2 will not be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat. The device runs Huawei's Emotion 2 UI on top of Android and was launched at an affordable $299 price tag unlocked.

In a blog post, Huawei said:

We've received word that unfortunately we will not be updating the Mate2 to Android KitKat. Our Mate2 is the first of many products we'll continue to offer in the coming months, and you can expect superior hardware with the latest software going forward.

If you're curious about the Ascend Mate 2, be sure to check out our detailed review of the phone along with our second look.

Are you disappointed about the lack of KitKat?

Thanks to Danny for the tip.

Source: Huawei