Samsung has launched another budget segment smartphone in India known as Galaxy M31. The device will have some of the key features like 64MP primary quad rear camera setup, a whopping 6,000mAh battery, FHD+ Super AMOLED display, etc. It also sports a 20:9 aspect ratio which seems quite nice and the One UI 2.0 (Android 10) skin will also deliver a top-notch performance. If you want to enjoy a better picture, install Google Camera on your Galaxy M31.
Google Camera is just a normal camera app with simple UI but some of the useful features. These features you won’t find in any mid-range device normally. Meanwhile, the Google Camera runs on powerful software API which works perfectly and offers stunning image and video quality. The majority of the users find it useful whether in daylight or night condition than the device stock camera. It has a nice simple user interface, on-screen modes/options, and settings as well.
In this guide, you can now install the Google Camera on Samsung Galaxy M31 without any hurdle. What we share here is the ported GCam app from the original Google Pixel device. This version is compatible with other device models as well. Thanks to some of the creative and hard-working developers such as Arnova8G2, BSG, and Urnyx05 who’re trying hard to make ported GCam APK files to most of the devices out there. Before that let’s find out What’s new in Samsung Galaxy M31.
Galaxy M31 Specifications:
Samsung Galaxy M31 comes with a 6.4-inches Full-HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity-U display that has a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera. It is powered by an octa-core Exynos 9611 SoC, coupled with Mali-G72 MP3 GPU, 6GB/8GB RAM variants, and 64GB/128GB of onboard storage variants as well. It also has a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion.
The quad rear camera setup features a 64MP primary (wide, f/2.0) lens + an 8MP secondary (ultrawide, f/2.2) lens + a 5MP (macro, f/2.4) + a 5MP (depth, f/2.2) lens along with an LED flash, PDAF, HDR, Panorama, etc. On the front side, the device sport a 16MP selfie camera (wide, f/2.0) lens with HDR, Portrait mode, AI Face Unlock, etc.
The device features a 3.5mm headphone jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, FM Radio, Type-C port, etc. As mentioned earlier, it packs a 6,000mAh battery with 15W fast charging support. It also sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass sensor, etc.
Google Camera Port for Galaxy M31
The Google Camera features HDR, HDR+, HDR+ enhanced, RAW, ZSL, Flash, AR Stickers, Night Sight, Portrait mode, etc. It also offers Super Res Zoom, AR Emojis, Google Lens, TimeLapse, Slow-Motion, Image Stabilization, Photosphere, and more. While the video recording also comes out clear and sharp as compared to the other stock camera apps.
Here we have mentioned the list of features/modes which are working and not working on Google Camera ported beta app for Galaxy M31. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Download GCam app
- Other Camera Build:
Steps to install Google Camera on Galaxy M31
The Google Camera APK file installation process is as simple as installing any other third-party APK file. You don’t have to root your device for this.
- Download the GCam APK file from the download link above and tap on it.
- Make sure that the Unknown Sources option is enabled on your device. In order to this, go to the device Settings menu > Security/Privacy > enable it. [If already enabled, skip to the installation]
- It will launch the package installer and tap on the Install button.
- Once the installation is done, open and use it.
Still, if the camera app doesn’t work, then enable the Camera2api by using build.prop
I hope this guide will help you a lot and you have now successfully installed the Google Camera ported app on your Galaxy M31 handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.