It is such a good news for all Xiaomi users that Redmi Note variants now support Android Camera2 API out of the box. This at least starts from Redmi Note 7 Pro. It means you no longer need to unlock its bootloader to take advantage of manual control over your phone camera.
Here we list all compatible versions of Google Camera apps ported for Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro (codename Violet) running MIUI 10 regardless which ARB index the ROM has it. We hope this helps you decide which version of a Gcam app you will use.
Google Camera app originally available within Google Pixel phones (2/2XL/3/3XL) is quite popular lately. Thanks to its advanced artificial technology made by Google that helps its users capture stunning photos effortlessly.
Gcam app sports a number of cutting edge features such as Nigh Sight, Portrait, Photo Sphere, and Enhanced HDR+ modes. The app allows taking great looking photos even on a non-flagship device.
Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 Pro, on the other hand, is not a flagship Android phone but it sports a spectacular 48MP camera sensor. Many have amazed with it. The 48MP camera is one of Reno 7 pro features that attracts attentions of its buyers.
The device, that has codename Violet, boasts Qualcomm SDM675 Snapdragon 675 (11 nm) chipset. The SoC brings on board the Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Kryo 460 Gold & 6×1.7 GHz Kryo 460 Silver) CPUs and Adreno 612 GPU.
Xiaomi has equipped the device with the stock MIUI camera app. The app features many photo modes already. Thanks to its own developed AI camera, the app also supports fully manual mode. It means users can adjust ISO, shutter speed, and manual focus.
However, many users are simply amazed and captivated by the Google Camera app.
Thanks to third-party developers such as BSG, Arnova, CStark, etc., users of non-Pixel devices can now enjoy the app.
Download Gcam APK
There are so many versions, builds, and variants of Google Cam ports. It can be so challenging to find the particular one that really works flawlessly.
The only solution is to browse around and learn from what others have experienced.
We’ve found some, luckily. We’ve also searched over the Internet to see what other users of Reno 7 pro have used.
There are not many though. Well, at least so far..
Back.rider Gcam Port
Tested by Harsh Punjabi, this build is the most compatible one so far. The one that has less or minimal settings. The sample result as below:
You can download the APK file from our mirror direct link below:
Arnova8G2 Gcam Port
Arnova is one of popular Google Cam modders, along with BSG. He have managed to release many variants and versions.
The one below is compatible with Redmi Note 7 Pro Violet. It may also work out of the box but applying its additional settings will give you better results.
Download Arnova’s ported Google Cam APK below:
Download a ready-to-use gcam XML config file for Redmi Note 7 Pro here. Use this config file for Gcam v6.1 (Pixel 3 port).
How to use the config file?
Simply download the .xml file above to your phone. Next, move it to the
/GCam/Configs/. You may need to create that folder manually. Make sure the “GCam” folder is in the same root directory as DCIM.
How to create Gcam Config folder? See how to create the folder here.
Now open the Google Camera app, double click the dark area around the capture button, select the config, and then click on “restore“. See illustration below.
San1ty Gcam (made special for Redmi Note 7 Pro)
San1ty has managed to port Gcam exclusively for Redmi Note 7 Pro. His build is the most compatible excepts few bugs.
Changelog v6.2.030 V1 Final:
Fix everything else expect Slow Motion.
There is no specific config file needed. However, these settings may improve its overall performance:
- Change the front camera model to N6P for better photos.
- Choose the Eszdman v3 for better details in the custom Lib loader.
Credits via: celsoazevedo.com.
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