Here in this article, we will share with you the links to download Google Camera for Xiaomi Redmi 9, 9A, 9C, or 9 Prime (GCAM APK). It seems that the Chinese smartphone OEM Xiaomi is on a sprinting mode that we can see in a multiple device launches within a couple of months this year in 2020. Though the list is quite big, here we’re talking about the budget segment Xiaomi Redmi devices like Redmi 9 series models.
All of the Redmi 9 lineup devices are equipped with MediaTek processors with decent hardware specifications which justifies their price segments. But these days people are mostly looking for a good camera smartphone instead of multiple camera lenses. Though the budget-friendly Android smartphones do come with multiple cameras with higher megapixels count on the document (advertised), we can’t deny that most of them fail to keep the promises regarding capturing stunning images.
It mostly happens due to the lack of the software algorithm that’s developed for the MIUI skin or the particular Xiaomi device. Whereas the same device with the same camera lens can perform way beyond the expectations using the modded Google Camera app which can be considered as a third-party camera app for all non-Pixel Android devices. So, if you’re not aware of Google Camera (GCam) app then check the brief overview below.
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What is a Google Camera App (GCam)?
Google Camera or GCam is just a standard camera app with a simple UI apart from lots of useful features and a powerful algorithm for image processing. Google Camera is the official stock camera app for all the Google Pixel devices. But thanks to some of the hard-working GCam ported APK developers for relentlessly extracting the mod files for all the Android devices.
As the Android-based third-party developers and GCam APK support are getting bigger & bigger, some of the newly released branded device users can also get the latest ported GCam APK with the all the latest features. While the budget segment Android devices do come with multiple features and multiple cameras but with the help of GCam, the captured images start shinning with maximum details.
For those who know well about GCam, may consider the Google Camera app as one of the best camera apps for low-lighting conditions. There is no match between the GCam app and the MIUI stock camera app.
Xiaomi Redmi 9, 9A, 9C, or 9 Prime Camera Details
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 packs a dual rear camera setup that includes 13MP (f/2.2, ultrawide) + 2MP (f/2.4, depth) lens with an LED flash, HDR, Panorama, AF, etc. While the front features a 5MP single selfie camera (Wide, f/2.2) with HDR support.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9A features a single 13MP (f/2.2, Wide) rear camera with PDAF, an LED flash, HDR mode, etc. On the front side, it has a 5MP (f/2.2, Wide) selfie shooter.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9C sports a triple rear camera setup of 13MP (Wide, f/2.2) + 2MP (Macro, f/2.4) + 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens with an LED flash, HDR, PDAF, etc. The front has a single 5MP selfie shooter that contains a wide-angle, f/2.2 lens.
The Xiaomi Redmi 9 Prime offers quad rear cameras of 13MP (wide, f/2.2) + an 8MP (ultrawide, f/2.2) + 5MP (Macro, f/2.4) + 2MP (depth, f/2.4) lens with a PDAF, an LED flash, HDR, Panorama, etc. On the front side, the handset has an 8MP (wide, f/2.0) selfie camera with HDR mode.
Google Camera Port for Xiaomi Redmi 9, 9A, 9C, or 9 Prime
The ported Google Camera app features almost everything just like the original stock camera app. It’s also worth mentioning that developers always try to put all the latest and working features that Pixel device users get. So, in one line, GCam modded apps are improving every day. The GCam app features HDR/HDR+/HDR+ enhanced mode, RAW Image File support, ZSL, an LED Flash, AR Stickers, Night Sight mode, Portrait mode, etc.
It also offers Super Res Zoom, AR Emojis, Google Lens integration, TimeLapse mode, Slow-Motion videos, Image Stabilization for video recording, Photosphere, Lens Blur, Exposure settings, other Advanced options, etc.
While the Google Camera Go app can be easily installed on any Android device without too many compatibility issues. The GCam Go app also offers instant translate mode using the camera.
- There can be some of the functions that may not work well on some of the devices. We can wait for further updates to fix bugs or known issues.
- For the Xiaomi Redmi 9A and Redmi 9C model, you can simply use the Google Camera Go app. The Download Link is given below.
Download GCam for Redmi 9 Series:
- Redmi 9 | GCam_6.1.021 Advanced V1.7.190716.1800 (Recommended)
- Redmi 9 Prime | MGC_7.4.104_V0a.apk
- Download Google Camera Go (Works on All Android Devices)
- Download GCam_188.8.131.526355469 / 184.108.40.2062479879 (4PDA Link)
- Use the GCamator app (Google Play Store) on your Android device to automatically find out the most compatible GCam version.
Steps to install Google Camera on Redmi 9 Series
The Google Camera APK file installation process is as simple as installing any other third-party APK file. Neither you need to root nor enable Camera2 API on your device for this. Just follow the below steps to easily install the Google Camera app.
- Make sure that the Unknown Sources option is enabled on your device. Head over to the device Settings menu > Security/Privacy > Enable it. [If already enabled, skip to the installation]
- Now, download the GCam APK file according to your model or preference from the download link above on your phone.
- Head over to the File Manager app and tap on the downloaded GCam APK file.
- It will initiate the package installer interface > Tap on Install.
- The app will start installing and once it’s done, tap on Open to start using it.
- You’re done.
However, if the GCam camera app doesn’t install or doesn’t work properly (crashing), then make sure to re-enable the Camera2 API mode on your handset by using the build.prop editor on your File Manager in order to give access to the system. The following command line needs to be added in the build.prop editor and save it.
Once done, restart your handset and try installing the GCam APK file again on your device using the same above method. Hope it will work perfectly.
That’s it, guys. We assume this guide was helpful to you. For further queries, you can comment below.