On 22nd of July, 2020 we experienced two latest gaming smartphones in the market, one from Asus and one from Lenovo i.e., Lenovo Legion Pro Gaming Smartphone. It features packs with everything that a gaming smartphone should have or mobile gamer would need like the flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ SoC, 144Hz display, massive 5000 mAh battery, UFS 3.1 Storage and a ton of gaming accessories. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Lenovo Legion Pro.
Google Camera is just a normal camera app with simple UI but some of the useful features. These features you won’t find in any mid-range device normally. Meanwhile, the Google Camera runs on powerful software API which works perfectly and offers stunning image and video quality. The majority of the users find it useful whether in daylight or night condition than the device stock camera. It has a nice simple user interface, on-screen modes/options, and settings as well.
In this guide, you can now install the Google Camera on Lenovo Legion Pro without any hurdle. What we share here is the ported GCam app from the original Google Pixel device. This version is compatible with other device models as well. Thanks to some of the creative and hard-working developers such as Arnova8G2, BSG, and Urnyx05 who’re trying hard to make ported GCam APK files to most of the devices out there. Before that let’s find out What’s new in Lenovo Legion Pro.
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Lenovo Legion Pro Specifications
Lenovo Legion Pro comes with a 6.65-inch display with a resolution of 1080×2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. Lenovo Legion Phone Duel is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 865+ processor. It comes with 12GB of RAM. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel runs Android 10 and is powered by a 5000mAh battery. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel supports proprietary fast charging.
In the camera department, the Lenovo Legion Pro on the rear packs a 64-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.89 aperture and a pixel size of 0.8-micron and a second 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.2 aperture and a pixel size of 1.0-micron. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 20-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.2 aperture.
The Lenovo Legion Pro runs Legion OS supported Android 10 and packs 256GB of inbuilt storage. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel may be a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Lenovo Legion Phone Duel measures 169.17 x 78.48 x 9.90mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 239.00 grams. it had been launched in Vengeance Red and Blazing Blue colors.
Connectivity options on the Lenovo Legion Pro include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/Yes, Bluetooth v5.00, NFC, USB Type-C, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 employed by some LTE networks in India) with active 4G on both SIM cards. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.
Google Camera Port for Lenovo Legion Pro
The Google Camera features HDR, HDR+, HDR+ enhanced, RAW, ZSL, Flash, AR Stickers, Night Sight, Portrait mode, etc. It also offers Super Res Zoom, AR Emojis, Google Lens, TimeLapse, Slow-Motion, Image Stabilization, Photosphere, and more. While the video recording also comes out clear and sharp as compared to the other stock camera apps.
Here we have mentioned the list of features/modes which are working and not working on Google Camera ported beta app for Lenovo Legion Pro. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Lenovo Legion Pro
The Google Camera APK file installation process is as simple as installing any other third-party APK file. You don’t have to root your device for this.
- Download the GCam APK file from the download link above and tap on it.
- Make sure that the Unknown Sources option is enabled on your device. In order to this, go to the device Settings menu > Security/Privacy > enable it. [If already enabled, skip to the installation]
- It will launch the package installer and tap on the Install button.
- Once the installation is done, open, and use it.
Still, if the camera app doesn’t work, then enable the Camera2api by using build.prop
I hope this guide will help you a lot and you have now successfully installed the Google Camera ported app on your Lenovo Legion Pro handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.