Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 is indeed the most popular device from the Note 8 series which offers high specs at a budgeted price. The main benefit of Redmi Note 8 is that it supports Google Camera or we can can say Redmi Note 8 supports GCam which makes it very special. Let’s sneak a peek at some of the main highlights of the device before we move towards GCam APK for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8, it’s download and installation
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Specifications in a nutshell
Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 sports teardrop notch enabled 6.3-inch FHD+ display which sits over IPS LCD panel. Display offers 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 409 ppi density. Under the hood device is equipped with Snapdragon 665 SoC coupled along with Octa-core processor, Adreno 610 GPU and up-to 6GB of RAM. Phone packs with up to 128GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 256GB via dedicated memory card slot.
Camera is one the main USP of the device, it comes with 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP camera at the back while it offers 13 MP camera at the front. Device can take well quality images in normal day light conditions but night camera performance is not up to mark. Phone runs on MIUI 11 based on Android 9.0 (pie). It comes with 4000 mAh battery that supports Fast battery charging 18W
Ok guys, as we are talking about GCam or Google camera for Xiaomi Redmi Note 8. Much people have asked does Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 supports GCam? So the answer is Yes.
Read : Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 FAQ
How to install GCam APK on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Download the Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 GCam APK file (GCam 6 (For Selfies) and GCam 7 (for night sight) from the given link. After downloading both the APK files and config file, tap on APK file to install it. The device will ask you to allow installation from unknown sources just allow it and install both the APK.
Once you install the GCam 6 APK you need to upload the config file for GCam 6 that you have downloaded. You don’t need to update any config file for Gcam 7 you just need to change the HDR setting to “HDR+ Enhanced” (the third one).
You can use GCam 6 for brilliant selfies while you can use GCam 7 for amazing night camera performance
( Note- We suggested GCam 6 for selfies because selfies for GCam 7 seems to be bit darker while GCam selfies are quite brighter)
FAQ for GCam on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8
Q : What version of GCam is supported on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?
A : It supports GCam version 6 that comes with pixel 3 XL and it also supports the latest GCam version 7 that comes with pixel 4.
Q : Does GCAM supports Astrophotgraphy mode on Redmi Note 8?
A : Yes, it does supports.
Q : Does Redmi Note 8 GCam supports lens blur?
A : Yes.
Q : Does GCam on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 supports Portrait mode?
A : Yes.
Q : Does GCam on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 supports ultra-wide angle camera?
A : No, there is no way to access ultra-wide angle camera as GCam does not supports ultra-wide angle as of now.
Q : Does GCam supports Night mode on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8?
A : Yes, it does but it is called Night sight.
Q : How’s the rear camera performance of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 in low light using GCam?
A : The night sight on GCam can take brilliant images in low light conditions, it can handle the shadows very well, the images looks much bright and detailed in comparison to stock camera.
Q : Does GCam on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 supports Macro Camera?
A : No, this version of GCam does not supports Macro camera.
Q : How’s the dynamic range on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 using GCam?
A : Images comes out to be nicely exposed.
Q : Hows the performance of Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 using GCam when it comes to indoor conditions?
A : You will surely get much detailed images in comparison to stock camera on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8.
Q : Can GCam on Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 resolves the issue of over saturation?
A : Yes, it definitely does. You will get natural color with much details.
Q : How’s the quality of selfies using GCam on Redmi Note 8?
A : Selfie quality is very good, the images are not much saturated, GCam preserves all the natural colors, you may find selfies a bit darker in normal daylight conditions in comparison to stock camera.
Q : Hows front camera performance using GCam in low light or no light conditions?
A : GCam night sight works very well and delivers mind boggling results, you will be surprised believe me.