In a couple of years, smartphone cameras have earned a respectable and even competitive place as compared to the DSLR or GoPro cameras. Although the comparison isn’t fair enough and even we also think so. But at the end of 2019, there are a couple of flagship device cameras available that captures stunning images even in low light. Google Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL cameras are some of the live examples. If you’re using the Xiaomi Redmi 8 and can’t get expected image results, you can Download Google Camera for Xiaomi Redmi 8 [GCam 7.2 APK].
A huge thanks to ahmedsheme, an XDA Developers member, for sharing the link and features of the Google Camera for Redmi 8. Most importantly, this GCam app doesn’t require root access. Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 8 handset a month ago in October 2019 with quite impressive specifications at a very competitive price tag. The handset has a dual rear camera setup and a single front camera.
Though the rear cameras do perform a pretty good task in its price segment, the new Google Camera 7.2 APK mod file is now available for the Redmi 8 model. Now, if you don’t know about Google Camera, it’s a ported app from official Pixel devices and works really fine on compatible non-Pixel devices.
Xiaomi Redmi 8 Camera Details
The Redmi 8 sports a dual rear camera setup of a 12MP (f/1.8) lens, and a 2MP depth sensor. The rear camera also supports Dual Pixel PDAF, an LED flash, HDR, Panorama, etc.
The rear cameras can record 1080p@30fps videos without any stabilization.
While the front features an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture lens along with HDR mode. It can record videos up to 1080p@30fps.
Google Camera for Xiaomi Redmi 8 Features
The Pixel 3 ported GCam app for Redmi 8 features selfie portrait mode, EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) support, Night Sight mode, Slow Motion video recording, PhotoSphere, Panorama, Google Lens, and more. There are some advanced settings available in the camera app settings that you can use according to your preference.
Additionally, you will get HDR+ enhanced mode with plenty of filters, whiteness balance, contrast, RAW image file support, zooming capability, etc. Whereas, the GCam 7.2 modded from Pixel 4 also offers some of the unique features like Astrophotography mode, social share, new improved camera UI, and more. Here we have provided both the Pixel 4 and Pixel 3 modded GCam APK download links for your Redmi 8 device.
GCam Download Link:
Google Camera Installation Steps
Redmi 8 comes with Camera 2 API by default. So, that’s a nice thing. You don’t need to do anything extra. Just follow the basic APK installation steps below:
- Download the Google Camera APK on your Redmi 8. (Internal/External Storage)
- Now, look for the APK file and tap on it.
- Tap on Install. Now, if you’re installing an APK file on your device for the first time, you have to enable Unknown Sources.
- Go to the device Settings menu > Security > enable Unknown Sources option.
- Once done, tap on the Google Camera Install button again and it will start the process.
- You’re done. Open the GCam app and start using it.
We hope this guide is helpful to you and you’ve successfully installed the GCam ported APK on your Xiaomi Redmi 8. For any queries, let us know in the comments below.