January 7th, 2020, Shenzhen
Global Leader smartphone brands OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi, have joined forces to expand the Peer-to-Peer Transmission Alliance in the worldwide market, while also welcoming more Android smartphone brands to collaborate the movement. The Alliance will allow end-users to transmit files, pictures, and videos without the need for connection of the internet, reflecting how OPPO and its innovative operating system – Color OS – is open to co-operating with other platforms. The alliance brings smoother, more effortless sharing to OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi users.
The Internet has brought an enormous convenience to daily life, and now with 5G on the way, users are expecting faster and even more stable connections. However, file sharing among different phone models and brands has always presented an obstacle to more excellent connectivity.
To tackle this pain point, aim to bring a smoother and more effortless sharing experience to end-users, even with different brands of smartphones, Xiaomi, Vivo, and Oppo teamed up to form the equal Transmission Alliance under the protocol for high-speed Wireless Direct transfer across mobile devices.
The 3-brand partnership brings the millions of OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi users across the world effortless and more user-centric data sharing, said Andy Wu, Vice President of OPPO and President of Software Engineering Business Division. “This is a most significant first step for OPPO, Vivo, and Xiaomi to serve their end-users better collectively, and we also heartily welcome other Android smartphone brands to get involved and provide a more open, effortless, and interactive experience for users.”
The file transfer function scans end devices using Bluetooth Low Energy that boasts a broader range as well as low power consumption, and it transmits files using Wi-Fi P2P technology, which is faster than Bluetooth but won’t compromise end-users wireless connectivity. This also delivers an average transfer time of 20MB/s. Share with more components in just a few simple swipes
OPPO smartphones with Color OS 7, end users 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 either Vivo or Xiaomi phones that intend to send or receive files. This enables end-users to move the data quickly, as it allows multiple files to be addressed at the same time.
OPPO Share is compatible with devices running Color OS 7 and onwards. ColorOS 7 is currently available as a demo version with Reno2, Reno 10X Zoom, F11 Pro Marvel’s Avengers Limited Edition, F11 Pro, and F11.