Nubia has announced its new gaming smartphone back in March 2020. The new Red Magic 5G sports an RGB light panel (on the back), it has Pressure sensitive zones of 300Hz touch-sensing rate, and also a built-in cooling fan. The device has a triple rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner to the center. This has a primary 64MP sensor + 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor + 2MP depth sensor. To the front, the device sports an 8MP sensor. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Nubia Red Magic 5G.
Google Camera is just a normal camera app with simple UI but some useful features. These features you won’t find in any mid-range device normally. Meanwhile, the Google Camera runs on a powerful software API that works perfectly and offers stunning image and video quality. The majority of the users find it more 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 Red Magic 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 Red Magic 5G.
Nubia Red Magic 5G Device Overview
The Nubia Red Magic 5G features a 6.65 inches AMOLED display that comes with a Full HD+ display, which comes with pixels of 1080 x 2340. It also comes with an aspect ratio of 19:5:9, a pixel density of 388 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a screen to body ratio of 82.5 percent, and a massive screen refresh rate of 144Hz.
Underneath the Nubia Red Magic 5G, it sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC, which is built on the 7nm process. We have seen this Soc in many other smartphones now. This is an octa-core SoC, and the setup includes a single Kryo 585 core, which clocks at a higher speed i.e., at 2.84 GHz, other three Kryo 585 cores which clock at 2.42 GHz. And finally, four Kryo 585 core, which clocks at 1.80 GHz. To the GPU side, it has the Adreno 650 GPU. Coming to the memory side, it sports 8, 12, and 16GB of RAM. And it has 128 and 256GB of UFS 3.0 storage. The smartphone runs on Redmagic 3.0, which is based on Android 10.
Coming to the optics, the Nubia Red Magic 5G sports a triple rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner to the center. This has a primary 64MP sensor with an aperture, the value of f/.18, and PDAF. Further, it gets an 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Finally, it gets a 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. This device also gets an LED flash, and it is capable of HDR and panoramas. It can also shoot videos in 8K resolution, to the front, the device sports an 8MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0.
The Nubia Red Magic 5G packs a 4,500 mAh battery that supports for 55W fast charging tech. The brand claims that it can do up to 56% in just 15 minutes and 100% in 40 minutes. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, NFC, and USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. Talking about the biometric options available, it comes with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner, and also support for face unlock. This device is available in six color options, namely the Eclipse Black, Hot Rod Red, Black, Mars Red, Cyber Neon, and Transparent.
Google Camera Port for Nubia Red Magic 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 Red Magic 5G. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Download any GCam app
Steps to install Google Camera on Nubia Red Magic 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 Red Magic 5G handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.