Nubia, the gaming smartphone brand, has unveiled its new smartphone i.e., the Nubia Play 5G. This smartphone comes with a 6.65 inch AMOLED display with a massive 144Hz screen refresh rate, Snapdragon 765G, quad rear cameras, 5100mAh battery, 6/8GB RAM, 128/256GB ROM, and runs on Android 10.
The device has a quad rear camera setup that is arranged in a vertical manner to the center of the smartphone. This camera setup includes a primary 48MP Sony IMX 582 sensor, an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor, and a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. To the front, the device comes with a 12MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Nubia Play 5G.
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 Nubia Play 5G 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 Nubia Play 5G.
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Nubia Play 5G Device Overview
The Nubia Play features for a 6.65 inches AMOLED display with a Full HD+ resolution without any type of notches or punch hole. It also has an aspect ratio of 19:5:9, a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels, a pixel density of 388 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a screen to body ratio of 80.5 percent, a massive refresh rate of 144Hz, and a touch sampling rate of 240Hz. This AMOLED display also comes with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner.
While talking about the internals, the Nubia Play 5G sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, which is built on the 7nm process. This octa-core setup includes one Kryo 475 Prime core, one Kryo 475 Gold core, and six Kryo 475 silver cores. To the GPU side, it sports the Adreno 620 GPU. Talking about the memory side, it comes with 6, and 8GB of RAM. And it comes with 128, and 255GB of UFS 2.1 onboard storage. However, the brand doesn’t reveal whether this storage can be expanded or not. The device runs on the NubiaUI 80 that is based on Android 10.
Coming to the optics side, the Nubia Play sports a quad rear camera setup that is arranged in a vertical manner to the center of the smartphone. This camera setup includes a primary 48MP Sony IMX 582 sensor with an aperture value of f/1.8 and PDAF. This sensor pairs with an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2, and a tertiary 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. And finally, this setup also includes a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. To the front, the device comes with a 12MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0.
ZTE has included a massive 5,100 mAh battery on this device to long last because of the 144Hz screen. This also supports for 30W fast charging. It is available in three color options, namely the Black, Blue, and White. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot. Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE. GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, NFC. And USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Sensors on board include accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Further, the right-hand side of the phone features the two capacitive shoulder buttons for enhanced gaming utility i.e., the Touch-sensitive gaming triggers.
Google Camera Port for Nubia Play 5G
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 Nubia Play 5G. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Nubia Play 5G
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 Nubia Play 5G handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.