Recent months in the network there are rumors about the appearance in Android features fast data transfer between devices. Prior to that, her work was described only in words, but thanks to the users of the popular website XDA Developers now you can see how it will look similar to Apple AirDrop from Google.
Google originally planned to name the function Fast Share, but then reportedly renamed it Nearby Sharing. Provided by the participants of the forum XDA Developers video, you can see that among the available settings include the option to specify the name of the device, enabling visibility and the choice of method of sending data on Wi-Fi, using a mobile network (for small files) and without access to the Internet.
For the initial connection of two devices Sharing a Bluetooth Nearby uses, and the data transfer occurs by default through Wi-Fi. Additionally, Google uses GPS devices to determine the distance between them to avoid false positives. Between the gadgets should be not more than 30 centimeters, but in practice, as noted by the developers, this technology operates at a greater distance.
Note that a similar feature is already available on devices and HUAWEI HONOR. Your Protocol for fast data exchange has also created OPPO, vivo and Xiaomi. According to rumors, along with a line of Galaxy S20 Samsung will introduce its counterpart AirDrop called Quick Share. However, the emergence of such options at the system level will facilitate the sharing of data between all Android devices. It is possible that Google announces Nearby Sharing with Android 11 on I/O in may 2020.