How to install Google Camera (Gcam) on Redmi 8A

Chinese smartphone maker, Xiaomi has announced another device in its affordable Redmi series. It’s the all-new Redmi 8A which comes with massive battery capacity and a lot of features under the price tag of Rs. 10,000.

The new Redmi 8A falls under the budget device range, so there is not too much to talk about. But, still, Xiaomi managed to feature a gigantic battery with 5000mAh capacity. Well, talking about the other under-the-hood specifications, the device comes with a 6.22-inch LCD panel, which comes with a resolution of 720 x 1520.


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The device is powered by an octa-core processor coupled with a 3GB RAM. We won’t say this is good, but this will be enough for a normal smartphone user.

The device comes with a single-camera setup, which carries a 12MP sensor. And on the other hand, the device comes with an 8MP camera sensor to capture selfies.

All new Redmi 8A also supports Google Camera (GCam). GCam unlocks the real capability of the camera. And most of you might be excited to check out the result. Here, you will get to know about how to install Google Camera (Gcam) on Redmi 8A. You can find the steps and download links below.

Redmi 8A
Redmi 8A
Source: Tenaa

 

Display 6.22-inch (720×1520)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 710*
RAM 3GB
Internal Storage 32GB
Front Camera 8MP
Rear Camera 12MP
Software Android 9
Battery 5000mAh

Google Camera on Redmi 8A Features –

First of all, let’s talk about the features that you will be getting with the Gcam on Redmi 8A.

  • 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 Redmi 8A inbuilt. But as we all know, Google’s Night Sight is much powerful. This feature enhances the details and colors that might 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 – Redmi 8A features a single rear camera setup, so, it won’t support portrait mode.
  • 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 Redmi 8A

 

GCam for Redmi 8A VERSION 1

[NOTE: If you are not satisfied with this version. You can try out VERSION 2, mentioned below]

 

STEP 1 –

First of all, you need to download the working Google Camera APK for Redmi 8A. You can download the APK using the link mentioned below.

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

VERSION: Google Camera 6.3.017.253834016 (arm64-v8a) (nodpi) (Android 9.0+).

DOWNLOAD NOW [VERSION 1]

NOTE: We will update the best available Gcam APK. So, make sure to recheck the post.

 

STEP 2 –

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

 

STEP 3 –

After installing the Gcam on Redmi 8A. 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. Configurations- PIXEL2018 ZSLR HDR+
  7. Go back – Enable Google Photos
  8. Disable Zoom (Preferably)
  9. Enable HDR+ Enhanced in Portrait Mode
  10. Open Saturation
  11. Highlight Saturation -1.8
  12. Shadow Saturation – 2.4 (For REAR camera)
  13. Restart the app again.


GCam for Redmi 8A VERSION 2

[NOTE: You can try out VERSION 2 if VERSION 1 is not working well]

 

  • First of download the Google Camera APK VERSION 2 for Redmi 8A. You can download the APK using the link mentioned below.
DOWNLOAD NOW [VERSION 2]

 

NOTE: We will update the best available Gcam APK. So, make sure to recheck the post.

  • For Version 2, you need to follow these steps after opening the app for the first time. 

 

  1. Click on More Option
  2. Open Camera Settings
  3. Open BSG MOD Settings
  4. Open Saturation for Back Camera
  5. Highlight Saturation -1.6
  6. Shadow Saturation – 2.2
  7. Turn ON the Enhanced HDR+ in Portrait Mode
  8. Go back to Camera Settings again
  9. Go to Advanced option
  10. Enable the HDR+ Control option
  11. Restart the app.

 


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If you have done the steps as mentioned earlier properly, you are all done with the steps for how to install Google Camera (Gcam) on Redmi 8A If you want any assistance related to the steps mentioned above, let us know in the comments section below.

The mentioned Gcam APK for Redmi 8A should work correctly. But if you face any problem, you can report that in the comments section below. We will try to update the link as soon as possible.


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