Three major Chinese smartphone manufacturers — Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo — announced the creation of a co-branded Alliance to develop a new file transfer Protocol. According to reports published in social network Weibo, the smartphone from all three brands will get the technology of sending data at speeds up to 20 Mbps without any third party apps.
Protocol peer-to-peer will allow users to transfer files between smartphones without using cellular data — just connect via Bluetooth. Analog technology on the Android platform is Android Beam transfer function file on the basis of NFC, which Android Q will not be available.
Currently, Xiaomi, Oppo and Vivo is almost 50% of the market in China. Thus, the majority of smartphone users in China will benefit from this Alliance is explained in the document.
It is expected that cross-branded file transfer will be released in public beta by the end of August 2019. In turn, Xiaomi invites other manufacturers to join the Alliance.