The Chinese manufacturer Cubot jas unveiled its budget smartphone, the Cubot X19 S, in January 2019. It sports a 5.93 inch IPS LCD, Helio P23 SoC, 4GB RAM, 32GB storage, dual rear cameras, 4000 mAh battery, and it runs on the Android 9 Pie. The device sports a dual rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner with setup includes a primary 16MP OmniVision OV16880 sensor and a secondary 2MP depth sensor. To the front, the device gets an 8MP Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R sensor. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Cubot X19 S.
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 Cubot X19 S 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 Cubot X19 S.
Cubot X19 S Device Overview
The Cubot X19 S sports a 5.93 inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution, and thick bezels to the top, and bottom. This display is in the aspect ratio of 18:9, a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels, a pixel density of 408 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a contrast ratio of 1300:1, and color saturation (NTSC) of 90 percent. Underneath the Cubot X19 S, it sports the MediaTek MT6763 Soc. This SoC is also known as Helio P23 and is built on the 16nm process. The octa-core setup includes Cortex A53 cores, where four of them clocks at 1.65GHz, and others clocked at 2.3GHz. To the GPU side, this SoC sports the Mali G71 GPU, which clocks at 770MHz. Coming to the memory side, the device comes with 4GB of LPDDR4X RAM, and 32GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage.
Further, this is expandable via the micro SD card up to 128GB. The smartphone has a hybrid SIM card slot, so you have to sacrifice one of the SIM card slots in order to insert the micro SD card. The device runs on the Android 9 Pie, and it will be updated soon.
Coming to the optics side, the Cubot X19 S sports a dual rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner, where the flash is placed separately. This camera setup includes a primary 16MP OmniVision OV16880 sensor with an f/2.0 aperture value, a 5P lens, and PDAD. This primary camera assists with a secondary 2MP depth sensor. This setup also gets a dual-LED flash, autofocus, digital zoom, HDR, panorama, and touch focus. To the front, the device gets an 8MP Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2.
The Cubot X19 S packs a 4,000 mAh battery that charges over the old micro USB and doesn’t support any fast charging. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 2.4G/5G, 802.1.1 a/b/g/n, MIcro USB Type-C (High-Speed USB), Bluetooth 4.2, OTG, and GPS with A-GPS. Sensors onboard include Light, Proximity, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, and Magnetic. Talking about the biometric options available, it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and also for face unlock. It is available in two colors, namely the Gradient and Black.
Google Camera Port for Cubot X19 S
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 Cubot X19 S. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Download any GCam app
Steps to install Google Camera on Cubot X19 S
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 Cubot X19 S handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.