Recently launched the Xiaomi 12S and the Xiaomi 12S Pro run on Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and now supports the latest GCam APK.
The Xiaomi 12S comes with a triple camera setup, out of which the primary camera is 50MP, an 13MP ultrawide and a 5MP macro shooter.
While the Xiaomi 12S Pro comes with a triple camera setup but with different resolutions, out of which the primary camera is 50MP, an 50MP ultrawide and a 50MP macro shooter.
Of course the stock camera software on these phones is good to take better pictures but that can be further enhanced with a Google Camera mod.
There are few compatible Google Camera / GCam mods available for the phone which are brought to you by BSG.
Available version of GCam
With every Android major version update we get a major update of the Google camera as well.
In between, there are some minor version release of the GCam also comes, so I am listing out all available versions of the mod for Xiaomi 12S / Pro so that you can get to know when we have an update, right from the below list.
- GCam 8.4 (Latest Version)
What Extra Do You Get on Google Camera?
People know the GCam app from couple of years since when it had the HDR+. And then the camera app has evolved significantly.
Below are some of the extra features that you can expect to enhance your existing camera setup on the Xiaomi 12S / Pro:
- With Night Sight mode you get better exposed low light images from the camera.
- Astrophotography mode used to capture the sky and celestial bodies in the dark. Not for everyone, but worth mentioning in thia features list.
- Multi-mode video stabilization
- HDR+ brings much images in a condition where you have much brighter or darker regions in the scene.
- DSLR like bokeh effect with GCam’s portrait mode.
- RAW image capture so that it can be edited in the post
– Not all compatible mods available are specifically tuned for the Xiaomi 12S / Pro. It is possible that some or other features of GCam might be working might not be working as intended.
– Most of the stock camera apps have a pro mode, which does not exist on Google Camera mod.
– Although this camera mod captures much better photos with the automatic mode, but still if you are someone who uses the Manual Mode mostly, then this might not be for you!
Compatibility Status of GCam on Xiaomi 12S / Pro
– All basic features
– Nothing reported yet
Where to Download GCam for Xiaomi 12S / Pro?
Visit the Downloads section to get all the compatible GCam APK file(s) for Xiaomi 12S / Pro.
How to Install Google Camera on Xiaomi 12S / Pro?
- Download any compatible GCam APK for Xiaomi 12S / Pro from the download link(s).
- To install apps from a third party app other than Play Store you need to enable app install from Unknown Sources on your Android device.
For Android 10 or later version, enable Install Unknown Apps from the app from which you are going to install the APK file.
For example: if you have downloaded the Google Camera apk file on Google chrome or firefox browser on your phone. Or you have downloaded and copied the apk file to the file browser and you want to install it from there.
Go to Settings > Apps & notifications > Open the app (Chrome, Firefox or file manager app etc) > Install unknown apps and enable Allow from this source
See the below screenshots that enables to install unknown apps on Pie for Chrome app (you need to enable on the app from where you want to install the apk):
- Once enabled, click on the downloaded Gcam app to install.
- Once installed you can clear the app data and open the app and enjoy the feature packed Google Camera on the phone.
You can also visit our known issues list for google camera which lists some known issues on this Gcam port, which might be helpful as well.
New features and updates of the GCam mods keep coming, hence there could be many versions of the GCam available for the Xiaomi 12S / Pro today and in future. This page will always list all the compatible Google Camera versions for the phone.