Xiaomi, OPPO, and Vivo Users Can Now Transfer Files Without Internet at 20Mbps Speed

To provide easy and effortless file sharing experience to users with different brands World-leading smartphone brands OPPO, vivo, and Xiaomi teamed up to form the Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance under the protocol for high-speed WiFi Direct transfer across mobile devices. The Alliance will allow users to transfer files, pictures, and videos without using any 3rd party apps such as ShareIt, Xender, FilesGo, etc.

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The file transfer function scans devices using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) that boasts a broader range as well as lower power consumption, and it transmits files using Wi-Fi P2P (Peer to Peer) technology, which is faster than Bluetooth but will not compromise users’ Wi-Fi connectivity. So without using the Internet or Mobile Data, users will be able to transfer the files between two smartphones with a speed of upto 20MB per second.

On OPPO smartphones with ColorOS 7, users need to swipe down on the home screen to open the drop-down menu and long press on the OPPO Share button. This should also be repeated on the vivo (Easy Share) or Xiaomi phones (Mi Share) to send or receive files. OPPO Share is compatible with devices running Android 10 based ColorOS 7 and onwards. ColorOS 7 is currently available as a trial version with Reno 2, Reno 10X Zoom, F11 Pro, F11 Pro Marvel’s Avengers Limited Edition and F11. OPPO has also confirmed that the update will be rolled out to Find Series, Reno Series, R Series, F Series, A-Series and OPPO K3 in the coming months. For vivo smartphones, this feature will be gradually rolled out on new smartphones in different markets from February 2020.

Compatible Xiaomi devices – This feature is compatible with Xiaomi devices running Android Pie or later versions (not including Redmi 6 Pro, Redmi 6, Redmi 6A, Redmi 7A, Redmi 7, Redmi S2, Redmi 8, Redmi 8A, Redmi Note 8, Redmi Note 8T).

Commenting on the announcement, Andy Wu, VP and President of Software Engineering Business Division OPPO said, This three-brand partnership aims to bring the millions of OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi users across the world effortless and more user-centric file-sharing,” said . This is a significant first step for OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi to better serve their users collectively, and we also welcome other Android smartphone brands to get involved and provide a more open, effortless, and interactive experience for users.”

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