Redmi Note 12 (Pro & Pro Plus) Google Camera 8.7 [GCam]

Redmi Note 12 (Pro & Pro Plus) Google Camera 8.7

The Redmi Note 12 5G mobile was launched on January 5, 2023. The phone comes with a 60 Hz refresh rate and a 6.67-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels (HD). The Redmi Note 12 5G is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. It comes with 4GB or 6GB of RAM. The Redmi Note 12 5G is powered by a 5000mAh non-removable battery.

The camera has always been one of the major highlights of the Redmi Note series phones. The new Redmi Note 12 series is no exception, with the Note 12 Pro+ sporting a 200-megapixel camera. Just like the previous iterations, the new Note phones support Google Camera, aka the GCam mod. Download Google Camera for the Redmi Note 12 and Redmi Note 12 Pro (+) from this page.

Redmi Note 12 (Pro & Pro Plus) Google Camera 8.7

The 50MP Sony IMX766 sensor in the Redmi Note 12 Pro is paired with a 200MP Samsung ISOCELL HPX sensor in the Redmi Note 12 Pro+. Although both phones take similar photos, there isn’t a significant difference between the 50MP and 200MP sensors.

Using the built-in MIUI camera app, the Redmi Note 12 Pro duo takes decent photos. With the Google Camera app, these camera sensors can capture much better photos. You can improve your low-light and detailed photos by installing the GCam app. The standard 48MP camera sensor with pixel binning technology is included with the vanilla Redmi Note 12. It also supports GCam port sideloading.

Here’s the step-by-step guide by which you can easily install the Google Camera app on your Redmi Note 12, Redmi Note 12 Pro, or Redmi Note 12 Pro+.

Download Redmi Note 12 (Pro & Pro Plus) Google Camera 8.7

The new phones have Camera2 API support out-of-the-box which means you can install GCam APK on your smartphone and start using it, there’s no need of rooting the device. Here we attach the latest GCam 8.7 port by BSG and GCam 7.3 by Urnyx05, apparently, both ports are compatible with the Redmi Note 12 series phones. Here are the download links.

The GCam 8.7 mod doesn’t require any changes, but, if you’re using the GCam 7.3 on your Redmi Note 12 series phone, then you can apply the below-listed settings for better results.

Note: Before Installing the new Gcam Mod ported app, make sure to delete the older version (if you’ve installed). This is not a stable version of Google Camera, so it may have some bugs.

Recommended Settings

For GCam 7.3

  1. At first, download this config file on your smartphone.
  2. Now create a new folder with GCam name.
  3. Open GCam folder and create one more folder with configs7 name.
  4. Now paste the config file inside the configs7 folder.
  5. Once done, Open the Google Camera app and double tap on the black blank area placed next to the shutter button.
  6. Tap on the settings shown (with note12-config.xml), available in the popup & press the restore button.
  7. Go back 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+

  1. First, download the GCam app for your Redmi Note 12 series smartphone from the above links.
  2. Then, install the Google Camera APK on your phone.
  3. Then, open the app & grant the needed permissions like Camera, Microphone, Storage, and Location.
  4. That’s it.

Now you can start using GCam on your Redmi Note 12 smartphone can try out the features like Night Sight and Astrophotography Mode.

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