Earlier this month, Xiaomi subsidiary Redmi unveiled the next generation of the popular Note series. Yes, I am talking about the new Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro and Redmi Note 12 Pro+. The camera has always been one of the strengths of the Redmi Note series phones. And the new Redmi Note 12 series is no exception, introduced with a 200MP camera for the Note 12 Pro+. Like the previous iterations, the new Note phones support Google Camera aka GCam mod. Here you can download Google Camera for Redmi Note 12 and Redmi Note 12 Pro (+).
Google Camera for Redmi Note 12 (Pro)+ [Best GCam 8.7]
The Redmi Note 12 Pro comes with a 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor, while the Redmi Note 12 Pro+ comes with a 200MP Samsung ISOCELL HPX sensor. Although both phones take similar photos, there isn’t much difference between the 50MP sensor and the 200MP sensor.
The Redmi Note 12 Pro duo takes decent pictures using the built-in MIUI camera app. These camera sensors can take much better pictures with Google Camera app, you can install GCam app for better low light and detailed pictures. Vanilla Redmi Note 12 comes with standard 48 MP camera sensor with pixel binning technology. It also supports sideloading GCam ports.
No matter which Redmi Note 12 series phone you have, you can install the latest Google Camera mod port on your smartphone and start taking amazing photos in low light using the Night Sight feature. Not only that, but you can also use astrophotography mode, enhanced HDR, slow motion, portrait and more. Here is the step-by-step guide through which you can easily install the Google Camera app on your Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro or Redmi Note 12 Pro+.
Download Google Camera for Redmi Note 12 Pro and Pro+
The Redmi Note series phones are feature-rich phones with all the essential features and so is the Redmi Note 12 series. The new phones support Camera2 API out of the box, which indicates that you can install GCam APK on your smartphone and start using it, there is no need to root the device. Here we attach the latest GCam 8.7 port from BSG and GCam 7.3 from Urnyx05, both ports are apparently compatible with Redmi Note 12 series phones. Here are the download links.
The GCam 8.7 mod does not require any modification, but if you are using GCam 7.3 on your Redmi Note 12 series phone, you can apply the settings below for better results.
Note: Before installing the new program ported by Gcam Mod, make sure to remove the old version (if you have it installed). It is not a stable version of Google Camera, so there may be some bugs.
To GCam 7.3
- First, download this setup file on your smartphone.
- Now create a new folder named GCam.
- Open the GCam folder and create another folder named configs7.
- Now paste the configuration file into the configs7 folder.
- Once done, open the Google Camera app and double-click on the black empty area located next to the shutter button.
- Tap the displayed settings (with note12-config.xml) available in the pop-up window and tap the restore button.
- Return to the app drawer and then open the app again.
How to install Google Camera (GCam) on Redmi Note 12 Pro and Redmi Note 12 Pro+
- First, download the GCam app for your Redmi Note 12 series smartphone from the links above.
- Then install Google Camera APK on your phone.
- Then open the app and grant the required permissions such as Camera, Microphone, Storage and Location.
- That is it.
Now you can start using GCam on your Redmi Note 12 smartphone and try out features like Night Sight and Astrophotography mode.
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Sources – GSO | Urnyx05
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