This tutorial discusses how to download and install Google Camera 7.2 for Samsung Galaxy A51 (GCam). The Samsung Galaxy A51 is arguably one of the best mid-range smartphones of 2022. The Galaxy A51 is equipped with a quadruple-camera setup with a 48-megapixel Quad Bayer main sensor. It’s much better than last year’s Galaxy A50.
The Samsung Galaxy A51 brings some important improvements to the camera department. And the best part is, Camera2 API is enabled by default and spot GCam port of Pixel 3. In this article you can download Google Camera 7.2 for Samsung Galaxy A51.
In terms of Optics, the smartphone has a 48MP Quad Bayer main sensor on the back and a 32MP selfie camera. And the default camera app packs all the basic features along with a dedicated Night Mode and super stable video recording feature. Although the A51 camera can capture decent shots, but you can improve the camera performance by sideloading the Google Camera app on Galaxy A51. It captures some stunning shots in almost every condition, even in low-light conditions.
Talking about features, GCam 7.2 comes packed with features like the anticipated Night Sight mode, Portrait Mode, HDR Enhancement, PhotoSphere, RAW support, Google Lens, and more. The Samsung Galaxy A51 is powered by the Exynos 9611 SoC, and one of the biggest drawbacks of the Exynos chipset is that there are only a few GCam ports compatible with it. Not many developers port apps to work with Exynos chipset phones.
But luckily, we found a working companion (Google Camera 7.2) for the Galaxy A51. And Here is a step by step guide on how to download and install GCam on Samsung Galaxy A51.
Also read: The advantages and disadvantages of the Samsung Galaxy A51
There are only a few Google Camera ports compatible with Galaxy phones. And luckily, we find the GCam port of the Pixel 3 which works fine on the Samsung Galaxy A51. Thanks to Arnova8G2 & Urnyx05 for porting the app to work on other phones. All app features work fine, except Portrait and Night Sight Mode.
So far, this GCam port is working fine with the Galaxy A51. Here’s the download link for GCam 7.2 for the Samsung A51.
Download GCam 7.2 for Samsung Galaxy A51 (GCam_7.2.010_Urnyx05-v2.3.apk)
PS: To use Portrait Mode and Night Sight on Galaxy A51 you have to enable Camera2 API and HAL3 fully by rooting A51.
Before downloading this GCam 7.2 app, make sure to check the below recommended settings which will make the app run more smoothly.
Recommended settings for GCam_7.2.010_Urnyx05-v2.3.apk:
First, you need to download its config file
Then, create a new folder named GCam in root folder and then open GCam folder and create Configs folder.
Then, copy the config file (a51-config.xml) in /Internal Storage/GCam/Configs/ (folder).
Open Google Camera and double-tap on the black blank area placed next to the shutter button.
Tap on the settings shown (with a51-config.xml), you will see a popup & press the button restore.
- Go back to the app drawer and then open the app again.
- First, download the GCam Mod from the link above.
- Once downloaded, Install the Google Camera apk on your Galaxy A51.
Open the app & grant the required permissions like Camera, Mic, Storage and Location.
- There he is.
Also read: How to Download and Install Google Camera for Realme C11 (Best GCam 7.4)
PS: Before Installing new Gcam Mod ported app, make sure to uninstall the older version (if you have installed previous version of GCam). This is not a stable version of Google Camera, so there might be some bugs.
Finished. Now you can take amazing and stunning photos directly from your Samsung Galaxy A51.