Xperia Z5 is latest flagship device from Sony, equipped with powerful hardware and decent specifications. The Xperia Z5 Compact is just another compact version of Xperia Z5 with almost same specs, but one thing you would be happy to know if you are a user of Xperia Z1, Z1 Compact, Z2, Z3 or Z3 Compact then you can easily install Xperia Z5 Compact Camera 2.0 port on your Xperia device. These mentioned devices are eligible for installing the Xperia Z5 Camera with minimum resolution of 20.7 MP.
The latest Xperia Z5 camera is enriched with tons of features and latest UI, so this is the only opportunity that you can get all these features on your device by just installing a single zip file through custom recovery. Thanks to an XDA dev jimRnor, the camera is facing a little issue like force close when switching from Superior Auto Mode to Manual Mode but we hope this will be fixed in the future update.
How to install Xperia Z5 Compact Camera 2.0 Port on Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3
Download the Xperia Z5 Camera zip from this link
Connect your device to your PC and copy the Camera zip file onto your device storage.
Turn of your device and boot into TWRP custom Recovery menu by the hardware keys combination or using any third party app (Mostly found in Play store).
Once your device enters into TWRP recovery, create a Nandroid backup of your device or follow our guide to create a Nandroid backup (this will create a backup of your complete device including current firmware) if something goes wrong you can restore your previous firmware.
Once the Nandroid process completes, now it’s the time to flash the Xperia Z5 Camera zip on your device. Choose install and navigate to the folder in which you have copied the Xperia Z5 Camera zip file
Swipe across the slider to confirm install, wait for a few minutes till the file is completely installed in your device.
Reboot your device once completed.
If your device is taking longer then 7-10 minutes then follow this guide to to fix this issue
That’s it! You have successfully installed Sony Xperia Z5 Compact Camera 2.0 port zip on your Xperia Z1, Z2 and Z3. If you have any query feel free to contact us by posting your queries in the below provided comment section. Follow us on Facebook/Twitter/Google+ for future update.