ZTE Nubia Z20 is announced to be launched in April 2020 and runs on Android 9.0 Pie. There is no info when the company will release an Android 10 update. Though you can try the unofficial Android 10 update, the device sports a Triple rear camera, and there is no front camera. In contrast, you can use the same primary camera as a selfie using the secondary display. If you want to enjoy a better picture, install Google Camera on your Nubia Z20.
Google Camera is just a standard camera app with simple UI, but some of the useful features. These features you won’t find in any mid-range device usually. 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, then the device stock camera. It has an excellent simple user interface, on-screen modes/options, and settings as well.
In this guide, you can now install the Google Camera on ZTE Nubia Z20 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 ZTE Nubia Z20.
Nubia Z20 – Device Overview
The ZTE Nubia Z20 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855+ SoC processor, which is paired with 6/8GB of RAM. In the display department, it sports an AMOLED display of 6.42 inches with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolutions with a secondary display on the back, which is an AMOLED 5.1-inch screen. The Nubia Z20 is available in options of 6GB/128GB, 8GB/128GB, and 8GB/512GB of memory and storage. It runs on the Android 9 Pie out of the box with the Nubia UI 7 on top. Note that there is no dedicated memory card slot on this device.
In the camera section, it has a triple camera setup that houses 48MP+8MP+16 MP lens, which comprises of a wide, telephoto, and an ultra-wide sensor, respectively. Interestingly, for selfies, you can make use of the secondary screen provided on the back, and the rear camera acts as the front-facing camera giving you a triple camera setup at the front as well. One interesting feature of the device is that the device has a dual fingerprint scanner mounted on either side of the device. Also, this phone comes with a massive non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery and supports fast battery charging 27W.
Google Camera Port for Nubia Z20
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 Z20. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Nubia Z20
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 Z20 handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.