OnePlus 8 is not a steller camera smartphone like the OnePlus 8 Pro, which makes sense because OnePlus 8 Pro should be a better performer as it costs $300 more than the OnePlus 8. The camera performance of OnePlus 8 is Good for its price, but it can be improved thanks to the availability of GCam, the camera app used in Pixel devices. You can Download GCam for OnePlus 8 to bring the industry-leading Image processing algorithm to your smartphone. GCam capture better dynamic range and really good low light shots when compared to the Stock camera.
Thanks to the developers, GCam is ported and available as an APK to install in any Android device, provided that, camera2api is enabled in that Android device. GCam uses the camera2api to get better control over the smartphone’s camera sensor and then apply its amazing Image processing algorithms to produce Sharp, detailed Images with Good dynamic range. Night sight, a feature introduced in Google camera v7, captures great photos in low light and hence, improves any Android’s device low light performance by a big margin.
Speaking of OnePlus 8, it was released in April 2020 along with the 8 Pro. It is powered by the Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 chipset along with Adreno 650. It comes in two variants: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM. The display is 6.55 inches Fluid AMOLED panel with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. Coming to the cameras, the backside houses 4 cameras setup of primary 48 MP lens accompanied by ultrawide and macro sensors. It is fueled by a 4300 mAh battery with 30W fast charging.
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Why use GCam?
HDR+ | Great Dynamic range
Google’s HDR+ is based on Image fusion technology which takes different images and then merges it into a single but more detailed image. It improves dynamic range and also gives better low light shots.
Portrait mode is now fairly common in every smartphone, but GCam clearly got the upper hand in Edge detection and natural blur.
The night is different than HDR+ in many ways. HDR+ gives better dynamic range, on the other hand, Night Sight gives better low light shots by lighting them up and removing noise. So far, Night Sight is the most powerful ability of GCam and is far better than Mi’s Camera.
It simply taking pictures of Night sky full of the star. It is a feature within Night mode.
- Motion Photos
- Lens Blur
- Photo Sphere
- Motion tracking
Download GCam APK for OnePlus 8
- This post will be updated with a new GCam release if that works better than the previous one. Make sure to Bookmark this post
- No Config File means GCam is pre-optimized.
|GCam Version||Download Link||XML File (Config)|
|GCam V7.3 by Arnova8G2||Download|
|GCam V7.3 by Paroot043||Download|
How to Install GCam APK on OnePlus 8
- GCam APK
- That’s it, Camera2api is already enabled in Asus Rog Phone II, Install the GCam apk and use it.
To Apply the XML settings for GCam, Follow this Process:
- Go to File Manager and create a new folder in the root of your Internal Storage as:
- Copy and paste the XML files to “Configs7” sub-folder
- Open GCam and double click on the empty space from the right or left of the shutter button
- Your XMLs should show up there, select one desired XML and click on “Restore”. If GCam restarts, it means that the config file has been loaded
So, that’s it. Download GCam for OnePlus 8 and start taking those amazing low light shots. In the upcoming time, we will update the article with the latest and best GCam for OnePlus 8.
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