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Samsung Quick Share will be Apple’s AirDrop equivalent

By Anton D. Nagy January 24, 2020, 6:00 am

Those rocking Apple devices very well know the convenience of AirDrop, and sharing content between two smartphones (or other gadgets) over the air using Wi-Fi.

It appears that Samsung wants its smartphone owners to have a similar experience, with Samsung Quick Share. XDA Developers reports that, together with the Galaxy S20, Samsung will launch a feature to quickly send files between two Galaxy phones.

Called Quick Share, it will allow you to send content to a nearby device, if it supports the same protocol. Of course, privacy options will allow you to choose who sees you, whether it’s nobody, contacts only, or everyone.

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Where Quick Share will differ from AirDrop is that it will also involve the cloud. Files can be up to 1GB with a total of 2GB sent per day, and can be accessed by other devices with access to the cloud.

As per the limitations, hardware is not going to be a variable, but rather software. Devices with One UI 2.1 will all likely get this feature.

More coverage on the topic can be found at the source link below.

Source: XDA Developers

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