With just a single camera on the back, Google Pixel 2 and Google Pixel 2XL with Google camera shocked everybody with the amazing results it provided. And with full confidence, Google again released it’s successor next year Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3XL with a single camera again. Till date, awaiting comparison with Nokia 9 Pureview, this is the best smartphone camera you can get. Now, google camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 series is already out. Make sure to check it out.
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Google Camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 – Why you should use:
After the Pixel 2 came out, XDADeveloper Arnova8g2 ported the Google camera for all other phones. The same google camera port appeared for the Pixel 3 version camera also. And for all the phones out there, Google camera has provided mesmerizing and exceptional results. The newly launched Samsung Galaxy S10 series has superb cameras in them already. But to those, who have tasted Google Camera once, cannot pull themselves out from it. The software algorithms of Google camera has enhanced each and every camera’s experience whatsoever. In addition to the default app, the Google camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 will give you an experience like never before.
It doesn’t matter how great the default camera app on a phone is, Google Camera just seems to improve upon it in every case. That’s also true in the case of the Samsung Galaxy S10. You have to remember though that Google Camera isn’t officially available for any non-Pixel devices, so the google camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 isn’t official. Ports can’t be as well polished and optimized for certain hardware as the default software provided by the manufacturer. Some features might not work or provide uncertain results. Sometimes the UI might lag in the Google Camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10.
Why Google camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 in Snapdragon only?
Cameras take pictures and pictures are processed by Image Signal Processor in the SoC. And Google Pixel 3 devices ship with Snapdragon chips and so the algorithms are based on the Snapdragon variant only. Samsung Galaxy S10, ships with Exynos chips in India and this camera port will not work in them until some kind-hearted developer ports it to Exynos chips. A few phones with Exynos variants, like Samsung Galaxy S7, S8, Note 8 etc. already have it, but we have to wait for the Galaxy S10 Google Camera in the Exynos variant for now.
Samsung Galaxy S10 Gcam Port:
So here we present you the download links and procedures on how to install Google Camera in the Samsung Galaxy S10 series including Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10+, Samsung Galaxy S10e. The wide-angle camera will only work with the Google Camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 if yours is on the latest update released for all the brand new Galaxy S10 devices out there.
Download GCam for S10, S10+, S10E :
How to install Google Camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 series:
- Download the latest Googe Camera APK from cstark27 and Arnova8g2 using the link provided above.
- Install the downloaded APK file like any other normal APK as google camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e, or Galaxy S10 Plus.
- Download the Google Camera config files from above and extract them.
- On your device’s internal storage, create a new folder named “GCam”, if not already present.
- Inside the “GCam” folder, create another folder named “Configs”.
- Move or copy all the extracted config files into the newly created /GCam/Configs/ folder.
- Launch the Google Camera app now and double-tap on the black area next to the shutter button.
- Select s10csMar2.xml from the available options and then select Restore.
When you do, you should have a working Google Camera port for Samsung Galaxy S10 without root. We will update the Exynos version whenever it comes out so don’t forget to follow us!