UMIDIGI has unveiled its new budget smartphone i.e., the UMIDIGI A7 Pro. It comes with a 6.3-inch display, Helio P23 SoC, quad rear camera setup, 4150mAh battery, and runs on Android 10. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Umidigi A7 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 Umidigi A7 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 Umidigi A7 Pro.
UmiDigi A7 Pro Device Overview
The UMIDIGI A7 Pro features a 6.3 inches IPS LCD display with a Full HD+ resolution, i.e., with pixels of 1080 x 2160 pixels. This device also gets an old-style waterdrop notch, and it has a pixel density of 409 Pixel Per Inch (PPI), a screen to body ratio of 82.23 percent, scratch-resistant glass and also it uses a 2.5D glass.
Coming to the internals of UMIDIGI A7 Pro, it sports the MediaTek MT6763V, which is also known as Helio P23 SoC. It is built on the 16nm process and has an octa-core setup. This setup includes four Cortex A53 cores, which clocks at 2.0GHz, and four Cortex A53 cores that clocks at 1.5GHz. It is a 64 bit SoC, and to the GPU side, it sports the ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU that clocks at 700MHz. Coming to the memory side, it comes with 4GB of RAM. This pairs with 64, and 128GB of eMMC 5.1 of internal storage. Further, this internal storage is expandable via the micro SD card up to 256GB. The smartphone runs on the latest Android 10 out of the box.
If we talk about the camera, the UMIDIGI A7 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup that is arranged vertically to the left of the back panel in a rectangle, the flash is also included in this setup. This setup includes a primary 16MP Sony IMX 398 sensor with an aperture value of f/2.0. This sensor pairs with a secondary 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2. Further, it gets a 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4, and finally another 2MP depth sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. It also supports LED flash, Digital Zoom, HDR, Panorama, autofocus, and touch focus. To the front, the device gets a 16MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture value.
The UMIDIGI A7 Pro packs a 4,150 mAh battery that charges over the USB type C port. Sadly it doesn’t come with support for any fast charging tech. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, LE,, Wi-Fi- Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and USB Type-C, USB 2.0. Sensors onboard include Ambient Light, Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass. Talking about the biometric options, it comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and as well as support for face unlock.
Google Camera Port for Umidigi A7 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 Umidigi A7 Pro. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Umidigi A7 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 Umidigi A7 Pro handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.