Android ‘Fast Share’ is Google’s answer to Apple’s AirDrop

Android Beam was Google’s attempt at delivering a seamless local sharing feature on Android devices, in the vein of Apple’s AirDrop. Introduced in 2011, Android Beam is an NFC-based system that allows for short-range exchange of data between devices, and with the release of Android Q, it is going away.

To replace Beam, Google is launching Android ‘Fast Share’ – a new service that has the same core concept—that is, allowing users to locally share files, text, links, and other data between each other—but uses Bluetooth and peer-to-peer Wi-Fi, instead of NFC.
As …

Go to Source