Nubia Red Magic 5S has been launched as the newest member of the brand’s Red Magic series of gaming smartphones, after the Red Magic 5G and Red Magic 5G Lite. The Red Magic 5S includes an improved cooling system, with a silver-plated cooling pad called ICE Ag accompanying the 15,000 RPM built-in fan for better thermal performance under load and while charging. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Nubia Red Magic 5S.
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 Nubia Red Magic 5S 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 Nubia Red Magic 5S.
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Nubia Red Magic 5S Specifications: Overview
Nubia Red Magic 5S features 6.65 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which provides a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The screen is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. The refresh rate is 144Hz and touch sample up to 240 Hz, the dimension is 168.6 x 78 x 9.8 mm while it weighs 218 grams.
Under the hood, the Smartphone is powered by 1×2.84 GHz, 3×2.42 GHz, 4×1.8 GHz Octa-core core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 Processor. An 8 GB of RAM (or up to 16 GB) will ensure phone runs smoothly even the foremost memory intensive applications & show no signs of lag. 128 GB (or up to 256 GB) of internal storage won’t be open for expansion in the least. The Red Magic 5S packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 55W air-cooled fast charging.
In the camera department, the Nubia Red Magic 5S carries an identical triple rear camera setup that was available on the Red Magic 5G. it’s the 64-megapixel Sony IMX686 primary sensor alongside an f/1.8 lens, paired with an 8-megapixel secondary sensor that features a 120-degree ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter. The phone also comes with an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front.
The Red Magic 5S comes with up to 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage that does not support expansion via a microSD card. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. there’s also a fanatical connector for the Ice Dock. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, magnetometer, and a proximity sensor. there’s also an in-display fingerprint sensor.
Google Camera Port for Nubia Red Magic 5S
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 Nubia Red Magic 5S. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Nubia Red Magic 5S
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 Nubia Red Magic 5S handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.