A few weeks back, Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco launched the new device under the X series. The new device is Poco X3 Pro and is somewhat like the Poco F1. Because the device’s pricing is similar to the latter, i.e., the pricing is under 260 dollars, and the device features the Snapdragon 860 SoC. There are more features to this, like IP53 splash-proof, which makes it value for money device. Even though it has a good set of cameras, the software isn’t that great here. The use of Google Camera can overcome poor software optimization. We are here with the best Google Camera aKa Gcam for your device. But, first, let us look into the specifications of the new device.

Poco X3 Pro

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Poco X3 Pro Specifications

The new Poco X3 Pro features a smaller 6.67 inches IPS LCD with a Full HD+ resolution. It has an aspect ratio of 20:9, a pixel density of 395 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), HDR10 compatible display, Corning Gorilla Glass 6, screen to body ratio of 84.6%, and a screen refresh rate of 120Hz. Underneath the smartphone, it sports the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 860 SoC built on the 7nm process. The chipset is an improved version of the Snapdragon 855 with few changes. On the GPU side, it has the Adreno 640. Coming to the memory side, it sports 6 and 8GB of RAM. And it has 128 and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. The device runs on MIUI 12, which is based on Android 11

Coming to the optics, the Poco X3 Pro sports a quad-rear camera setup. It has a primary 48MP Sony IMX 582 sensor with f/1.8 aperture, EIS, and PDAF. Further, it gets an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and a field of view of 119°. And it brings two useless sensors, which are 2MP macro and depth sensors, respectively. To the front, the device comes with a 20MP Samsung S5K3T2 ISOCELL sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2. All this is backed by a 5,160 mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging tech, and the brand claims that it can do up to 59% in just 30 minutes.

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Best Gcam mod for Poco X3 Pro

Like any other device, the Poco X3 Pro also supports a few Gcams, which you can use to shoot pictures. With this article, we will list them and include the link to them in the article. Google camera has many features like Astrophotography mode, better night sight mode than Stock Camera, HDR+, Timelapse, portrait mode, etc. Gcam utilizes the camera hardware of the smartphone.

  • Download Gcam 8.1 for Poco X3 Pro (MGC by BSG) {No configs required} 
  • Download Gcam 8.1 for Poco X3 Pro (PXv8.1_GCam by Urnyx05
  • Gcam 7.4 for Poco X3 Pro ( Download Ngcam) {The link includes both Gcam and config files}

Steps for installing Gcam and config files

  1. First, enable Unknown sources from Developer Options. But to enable Developer Option, head to About phone and tap on seven times on Build number.
  2. Then, install the Google Camera aKa Gcam APK on your device. (Follow the below steps if you want to restore config files, some Gcam doesn’t support configs)
  3. Now download XML and move it to a folder named Configs7 or Configs8 under the folder Gcam. The folder name varies according to the Gcam version which you use. If you are using Gcam 7.0 and above, use Configs 7 and Configs8 for Gcam 8.0 and above.
  4. Finally, tap on the black area between the shutter and Gallery. Now, tap on restore to do the same.

There you go, you have successfully installed Google Camera on your new Poco X3 Pro smartphone. Do share the article with your friends and family for those guys to try Google Camera. Also, request if you need the best Gcams for other devices.

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