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Monday, January 20, 2020

OPPO spearheads the expanded Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance with other phone brands Vivo and Xiaomi

01/20/2020 11:11:00 PM

Three of today's popular smartphone brands converged together for one spearheading movement this 2020. 

The phone companies of OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi has recently announced their boldest step to kick off the decade – the expansion of the Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance in the global market. The move also saw more Android smartphone brand joining them in this act that lets users to transmit files, pictures, and videos without the need for an internet connection. This serves as a reflection on how OPPO and its innovative operating system - ColorOS - is open to cooperate with other platforms.

Alliance brings smoother, more effortless sharing to OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi users

For years, the Internet has brought a huge convenience to one's everyday life. And now that 5G is on its way to public consumption soon, more are hoping for faster and even more stable connections. However, file sharing between different phone models and brands has always presented an obstacle to greater connectivity. 

In order to tackle this pain point, and to bring a smoother and more effortless sharing experience to users even with different brands of smartphones, 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.

“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 Andy Wu, Vice President of OPPO and President of Software Engineering Business Division. “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.”

To make this modern mean of file transfer function possible, devices will be 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. This also delivers an average transfer speed of 20MB/s.

Share with more devices in just a few simple swipes

Anyone who uses certain OPPO smartphones that has Color OS7 can swipe down on the desktop screen to open the drop-down menu, where they’ll find the “OPPO Share” button, which they should long press to enter. This should also be repeated on the Vivo or Xiaomi phones that intend to send or receive files. This enables users to transfer files with ease, as it allows multiple files to be sent at the same time.

OPPO Share is compatible with devices running ColorOS 7 (Android 10) 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. The release will also cover the Find Series, Reno Series, R Series, F Series, A Series, and K3 in the coming months.

Author: slickmaster | © 2020 The SlickMaster's Files

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