If you want to install Google Camera on your ZTE Axon 9 Pro, then you are in the right place. ZTE makes a big comeback as its flagship Axon 9 Pro finally unveils in its entirety. Following the OEM’s ban, legal banter with US Govt, its business was entirely down. However, with ZTE Axon 9 Pro release, the device-maker is ready to butt heads with other big names in the market.
Gcam is a ported app from the original Google Pixel device stock camera, which 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. Here in this article, we will share with you the link to Download Google Camera for ZTE Axon 9 Pro [APK]. Additionally, we will also share the installation steps.
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.
The app previously launched for all Android devices. But then Google made it exclusive for only Pixel devices. While the custom app developers are continuously developing GCam ports for most of the Android device models separately, it’s only because the Android devices run on different Android versions.
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ZTE Axon 9 Pro Device Overview
ZTE Axon 9 Pro was announced in August 2018 which sports a 6.21-inch AMOLED display with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2248 pixels.
ZTE Axon 9 Pro is powered by an Octa-core (4×2.65 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4×1.76 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) chipset coupled with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also supports an external memory card with up to 1 TB microSD. The device came out of the box with Android 8.1 Oreo and backed by a 4000 mAh battery (Non-removable).
As far as the camera concerned, the device has a dual-camera setup with 12MP + 20MP primary sensors and a selfie camera with a 20MP lens. Other connectivity option includes 4G-VoLTE, GPS, Glonass, Bluetooth, Mobile Hotspot, accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and compass. etc.
Google Camera Port for ZTE Axon 9 Pro
The Google Camera ported app 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 ZTE Axon 9 Pro. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
- Camera (HDR+/RAW/ZSL/Flash etc.)
- Portrait Mode (Front/Rear)
- Night Sight (Front/Rear)
- Super-Res Zoom
- AR Stickers
- Video Recording
- Fixed crash in Night Sight mode while using Ultrawide lens
- Added Exposure compensation option
- Re-added HDR+ off
- Slow-Motion video recording issue
- A telephoto lens (telephoto lens work properly only when HDR+ is turned off)
Steps to install Google Camera on ZTE Axon 9 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 ZTE Axon 9 Pro handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.