How to Install Google Camera (Gcam) on Honor 9X and 9X Pro.

Honor owned by Huawei Technologies recently launched two new smartphones under its budget-friendly ‘X series.’ The two new smartphones are the Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro. Both the smartphone are equipped with a bezel-less display, a high-end SoC, a 48 MP camera, and a lot more features found on expensive smartphones. The cameras of the phones look quite promising on paper. However, the camera capabilities of the phones can be enhanced by installing Google Camera (Gcam).

Both the phones sport a 6.59-inch IPS LCD display with Full-HD+ resolution. Under the hood, the Honor 9X, and the Honor 9X Pro are powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 810 SoC that is based on 7 nm process technology and packs eight general-purpose cores (two Arm Cortex-A76 + six Arm Cortex-A55) as well as Arm’s Mali-G52 MP6 GPU (enhanced with GPU Turbo 3.0 technology).

Install Google Camera (Gcam) on Honor 9X and 9X Pro

The Honor 9X features come in 4 or 6GB of RAM with 64GB or 128GB of storage, whereas the Honor 9X Pro comes with 8GB of RAM with 128GB or 256GB of internal storage.

In terms of photography, Honor 9X has a dual rear camera with a 48 MP RGB sensor with an f/1.8 aperture lens and a 2 MP depth sensor.

Honor 9X Pro features a triple rear camera setup with a 48 MP RGB sensor, a 2 MP depth sensor, and an 8 MP wide-angle sensor. Both handsets are also equipped with a 16 MP pop-up selfie camera.

Google Camera on Honor 9X and 9X Pro Features –

Here are the features that you will be getting with the Gcam on Honor 9X, 9X Pro.

  • HDR+ – You can use this feature to click good pictures in low-light or backlit scenes.

  • Night Sight – You will get the Night Sight feature in the Realme 3i inbuilt. But Google’s Night Sight is much powerful. The feature enhances the details and colors that get lost in the dark.

  • Super Res Zoom – This feature of Gcam keeps your pictures sharp when you zoom in—without the blur.

  • Top Shot – Using the Top Shot feature in Google camera, you will get the best shots, where no one is blinking.

  • Portrait – Realme 3i features a dual rear camera setup, but you should try Portrait mode on Gcam too. The app also makes the subject of your photo pop by leaving them in color, while changing the background to black and white.

  • Google Lens Suggestions – Using this feature, you will automatically get information by pointing the camera at contact info, URLs, and barcodes. It also suggests things to do like calling the number or sending an email.

How to install Google Camera (Gcam) on Realme 3i


STEP 1 –

First of all, you need to download the working Google Camera APK for Honor 9X. You can download the APK using the link mentioned below.

Here, we are using the Gcam patch of Google Pixel 3.

VERSION: Google Camera (arm64-v8a) (nodpi) (Android 9.0+).

Google Camera Apk- Honor 9X
Google Camera Apk- Honor 9X Pro.

STEP 2 –

After downloading the APK, install it like any other third-party app.

Install Google Camera (Gcam) on Honor 9X and 9X Pro

STEP 3 –

After installing the Gcam on Honor 9X or 9X Pro. Open the Google Camera app.

STEP 4 –

Follow these steps after opening the app for the first time. These steps will make sure that your app is working correctly.

  1. Click on More Option

  2. Open Camera Settings

  3. Open BSG MOD settings.

  4. Input Model

  5. Change -Interface Style – Pixel 2

  6. Back Camera- Pixel 3 3iL

  7. Front Camera – Nexus 6P(Angler Huwaei)

  8. Configurations- PI3iEL2018 ZSLR HDR+

  9. Go back – Enable Google Photos

  10. Disable Zoom (Preferably)

  11. Enable HDR+ Enhanced in Portrait Mode

  12. Open Saturation

  13. Highlight Saturation -1.8

  14. Shadow Saturation – 2.3 (Do the same for FRONT and REAR)

  15. Restart the app again.


If you are have done the steps mentioned above correctly, you are done with the steps for How to install Google Camera (Gcam) on Honor 9X and 9X Pro.

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