Behold, the listing:
But — so far? — no demo model for testing at the store itself.
And when they do have a demo model out, will their WiFi be unrestricted again?
Still trying to catch up on things over here.
Also: A profile of the mysterious guy behind Blu and how much money is involved in their business. This link might require your email address for free access. Do it; worth it.
I’m still waiting to see YouTube videos of opinions from real owners.
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That phone is not on the list:
The list of models that are confirmed to receive Android 6.0 in China are as follows: Huawei P8, Mate 7, Mate S, P8 youth edition, P8 Max, Maimang 4 (domestic variant of G8), G7 Plus and G7. In the honor series, Honor 7,7i, 6 Plus, 6, X2, 4X, and Play 4C will be upgraded to Android 6.0.
On the other hand, that’s for China.
The 4G Ascend Mate2 was — and still is — being sold as an international phone.
Which is why my post title has a question mark.
But apparently the update has the same build number as what it’s replacing, so the tablet gets all confused and keeps saying an update is available!