If you have purchased the newly launched Realme X2 and if you are not happy with the night camera performance of the stock camera just try GCam Mod or APK for Realme X2 for brilliant low light camera performance. Let’s sneak a peek at some of the main highlights of the device before we move towards GCam APK for Realme X2
Realme X2 Specifications in a nutshell
Realme X2 sports teardrop notch enabled 6.4-inch display which sits over Super AMOLED panel. Display offers 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 403 ppi density. Under the hood device is equipped with Snapdragon 730G SoC (gaming chip-set) coupled along with Octa-core processor, Adreno 618 GPU and up-to 8GB of RAM. Phone packs with up to 256GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256GB via dedicated memory card slot.
Camera is one the main USP of the device, it comes with 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP camera at the back while it offers 32 MP camera at the front. Device can take well quality images in normal day light conditions but night camera performance is not up to mark. Phone runs on ColorOS 6 based on Android 9.0 (pie). It comes with 4000 mAh battery that supports Fast battery charging 30W
Ok guys, as we are talking about GCam or Google camera for Realme X2. Much people have asked does Realme X2 supports GCam? So the answer is Yes.
Read : Realme X2 FAQ
How to install GCam Mod or APK on Realme X2
Download the GCam APK file (GCam_6.2.030_Advanced) from the given link. After the Download tap on APK file to install it. The device will ask you to allow installation from unknown sources just allow it and install the APK.
Installing the APK is just the first step now you need to tweak some settings to get flawless night camera experience on Realme X2
Settings for GCam on Realme X2
First open the GCam App that you have installed, go to settings, tap on About and enable advanced mode. As you will tap of ‘advanced mode the App will restart. Now you need change some settings under HDR+ settings for that go to the camera settings. Tap on front camera and Back camera and set it as Pixel 3 XL. Make sure HDR+ control is on, now tap on HDR+ control for some further settings. Set Custom Lib Repo as version stable after doing it tap on Custom Lib and now tap on GET UPDATES and wait for some seconds now scroll down and select Savitar ZA v3.
Now you need to change the Saturation Adjustments for the front and back camera. Set highlight saturation to 1.8 and Shadow saturation to 2.4 for the back camera. Set Highlight Saturation to 1.0 and shadow saturation to 1.6 for the front camera. You can always come back again and set the saturation depending on your preference.
At last you need set the Image format as YUV_420_888 (Default). Now all the required settings for GCam on Realme X2 is done you can start clicking pictures.
FAQ for GCam on Realme X2
Q : Does GCam on Realme X2 supports Portrait mode?
A : Yes.
Q : Does GCam on Realme X2 supports ultra-wide angle camera?
A : No, there is no way to access ultra-wide angle camera as (GCam_6.2.030_Advanced ) version does not supports ultra-wide angle as of now.
Q : Does GCam supports Night mode on Realme X2?
A : Yes, it does but it is called Night sight.
Q : How’s the rear camera performance of Realme X2 in low light using GCam?
A : The night sight on GCam can take brilliant images in low light conditions, it can handle the shadows very well, the images looks much bright and detailed in comparison to stock camera.
Q : Does GCam on Realme X2 supports Macro Camera?
A : No, this version of GCam does not supports Macro camera.
Q : How’s the dynamic range on Realme X2 using GCam?
A : Images comes out to be nicely exposed.
Q : Hows the performance of Realme X2 using GCam when it comes to indoor conditions?
A : You will surely get much detailed images in comparison to stock camera on Realme X2.
Q : Can GCam on Realme X2 resolves the issue of over saturation?
A : Yes, it definitely does. You will get natural color with much details.
Q : How’s the quality of selfies?
A : Selfie quality is very good, the images are not much saturated, GCam preserves all the natural colors, you may find selfies a bit darker in normal daylight conditions in comparison to stock camera.
Q : Hows front camera performance using GCam in low light or no light conditions?
A : GCam night sight works very well and delivers mind boggling results, you will be surprised believe me.