If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Infinix S5 Pro. Infinix; the popular African brand is known for its smartphones with decent specifications in a budget price. Recently the brand unveiled its new device here in India, i.e., the Infinix S5 Pro. This is the only device under Rs 10,000 that comes with front pop-up cameras.
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 Infinix S5 Pro 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 Infinix S5 Pro.
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Infinix S5 Pro Device Overview
The Infinix S5 Pro features a large 6.53 inch IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution. This means that it has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The display comes with a screen to body ratio of 83.8 percent, an aspect ratio of 19:5:9, a pixel density of 395 PPI. Underneath the Infinix S5 Pro, it sports the MediaTek MT6765 that is also known as MediaTek Helio P35. This SoC is built on the 12nm process, and the octa-core setup includes Cortex A53 cores, where four are clocked at 2.3GHz and the other four at 1.8GHz.
To the GPU side, it sports the PowerVR GE8320. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 10 based on their custom UI i.e., XOS 6.0. This is available in a single variant i.e., with 4GB of RAM. On the other side, it sports 64GB of eMMC 5.1 internal storage, respectively. Further, this can be expanded via a micro SD card up to 256GB. The device has a dedicated SIM card slot where you guys can insert two Nano type SIM cards and a memory card slot at the same time.
Coming to the optics, the device comes with the triple rear camera setup. This rear camera setup includes a primary 48MP sensor with an aperture value of f/1.8 and PDAF. There is a 2MP secondary depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. Finally, there is a QVGA low light camera sensor. The rear camera also comes with a dual-LED flash and shoot pictures in HDR. As we said above, the front camera is the highlight of the device. This front camera houses a 16MP Motorized pop-up unit with an aperture value of f/2.0.
The Infinix S5 Pro packs a 4,000 mAh battery; that still charges over a micro USB port and doesn’t come with support for fast charging. The device has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and support for face unlock. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth 5, A2DP, LE, Micro USB 2.0. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. It measures 162.50 x 76.88 x 8.95mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs about 194.00 grams. The device was launched in two color options, namely the Forest Green and Violet. Finally, coming to the pricing of Infinix S5 Pro price in India, it starts at Rs. 9,999 for 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
Google Camera Port for Infinix S5 Pro
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 Infinix S5 Pro. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Infinix S5 Pro
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 Infinix S5 Pro handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.