[Google Camera] Latest GCam APK for Huawei Y8s

Huawei Y8s is indeed one of the most popular device from the house of Huawei. If you own Huawei Y8s and if you are not satisfied with the camera performance you can try GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s. Today we will let you know how to Download and install latest stable version of GCam APK on Huawei Y8s to enjoy detailed and clear images in all lighting conditions. Enjoy modes like Astrophotography, night sight, blur lens, portrait mode and much more. Before starting let’s sneak a peek at some of the main highlights of the device.

Huawei Y8s GCam – Content

Huawei Y8s Specifications in a nutshell

Huawei Y8s sports 6.5-inch FHD+ display which sits over IPS LCD panel. Display offers 1080 x 2340 pixels resolutions providing 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 396 ppi density. Under the hood device is equipped with Kirin 710 SoC coupled along with Octa-core processor, Mali-G51 MP4 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Phone packs with 64GB, 128GB of internal storage which can be further expanded.

Huawei Y8s is equipped with dual camera module at the back, 48MP primary camera and 2MP depth sensor camera. While it offers 8MP and 2MP camera module at the front. Device can take well quality images in normal day light conditions but night camera performance is not up to mark as it’s software optimization is not up to mark. This is where GCAM comes in and it helps to take great images with much more detailing.

Huawei Y8s Google Camera features

GCam APK for Huawei Y8s

The Google Camera feature includes Super Res Zoom, AR Emojis, Google Lens, TimeLapse, Slow-Motion, Image Stabilization, Astrophotography mode and Photosphere. It does also features HDR, HDR+, HDR+ enhanced, RAW, ZSL, Flash, AR Stickers, Night Sight and Portrait mode.

There are slight chances that some of the features may not work for the listed Mods, please feel free to use different APK Mods and try different configs file.

Below Mentioned ported GCam or Google Camera Mod APK is developed by Urnyx05.

GCam: What’s Working?

  • HDR+ Enhanced
  • Portrait Mode
  • Night Sight
  • Astrophotography Mode
  • And More (Likely Everything)

GCam What’s Not Working?

There isn’t any report about the mode that’s not working.

Download latest GCam APK on Huawei Y8s | Download GCam Config Files

Download any of the following latest working GCam or Google Camera for Huawei Y8s.

PXv8.1_GCam-v1.2 for Huawei Y8s by Urnyx

Checkout Different versions of Gcam for Huawei Y8s

No Config files available for Huawei Y8s

How to install GCam APK on Huawei Y8s

Download Google Camera APK from the downloading link mentioned above.

After download, tap on the downloaded APK file, your mobile will ask for the authorization, simply enable or allow “Installation from the Unknown Sources” from the privacy settings. (You can enable by following these steps “Settings” and then “Security/ Privacy” and then enable it. However, if you have already enabled it simply skip it to the installation.)

Once the installation is done, you can simply use the GCam APK on your smartphone

How to Install GCam Config File on Huawei Y8s

Once the GCam APK Installation of Huawei Y8s is done you need to open your file manager and look for Gcam folder, if the Gcam folder is not there you need to create the GCam folder manually. Once the GCam folder is created you need to create configs folder inside GCam folder now move the config file that you have downloaded into the config folder.

Now Open Google camera, double tap on any black area, after double tapping you need to select the config file that you have downloaded after doing so tap on RESTORE. Once this is done the Google camera will restart and now it is ready to use.

(Note – Follow the above mentioned steps for GCam Config File if you have downloaded GCam config files for Huawei Y8s)

So guys this was our blog ‘GCam for Huawei Y8s with download and installation details’. If you have any queries, please write in the comments down below.

FAQ for GCam on Huawei Y8s

Q : All features of GCam?
A : Feature includes HDR+ with dual exposure controls, Night Sight, Astrophotography, Super Res Zoom, Top Shot, Portrait, Google Lens Suggestions and Playground

Q : Does Huawei Y8s supports GCam on Android 10/11?
A : Yes, it does supports.

Q : Does GCam supports Astrophotography mode on Huawei Y8s?
A : Yes, it does supports.

Q : How to enable Astrophotography mode on Huawei Y8s using GCam?
A : This feature is enabled by default

Q : Does GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s supports lens blur?
A : Yes.

Q : Does Huawei Y8s GCam or Google Camera supports Portrait mode?
A : Yes.

Q : Does GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s supports Slow motion videos?
A : Yes.

Q : Does GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s supports time lapse videos?
A : Yes.

Q : Does GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s supports Super Res Zoom?
A : Yes.

Q : Does GCam or Google Camera on Huawei Y8s supports ZSL?
A : Yes.

Q : Does GCam supports Night mode on Huawei Y8s?
A : Yes, it does but it is called Night sight.

Q : How’s the rear camera performance of Huawei Y8s 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 Huawei Y8s supports Macro Camera?
A : Yes, this version of GCam does supports Macro camera.

Q : How’s the dynamic range on Huawei Y8s using GCam?
A : Images comes out to be nicely exposed.

Q : Hows the performance of Huawei Y8s using GCam when it comes to indoor conditions?
A : You will surely get much detailed images in comparison to stock camera on Huawei Y8s.

Q : Can GCam on Huawei Y8s 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 Huawei Y8s?
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.

Q : Is GCam for Huawei Y8s stable?
A : Yes, it is very much stable. If things does not work you can always try other Mods.


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