This GCam mod for OnePlus 8 series can take telephoto and ultra-wide photos without rooting


This GCam Mod for Oneplus 8 series Android Smartphone allows users to take telephoto and ultra-wide photos without rooting

OnePlus have officially launched their latest Android Smartphone models OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 pro. Both Smartphones feature 5G support and come with hole-punch display design. The OnePlus 8-series phones also have up to 12GB of RAM and the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC. On the part of major differences, the OnePlus 8 Pro features a quad rear camera setup, while the OnePlus 8 has triple rear cameras.

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If you look at the cameras, the OnePlus 8 series Android Smartphone sport a triple rear camera setup that supports 4K video recording at 30/ 60fps. Among these changes is the bigger 48MP Sony IMX689 primary sensor while another 48MP sensor serves as the ultra-wide-angle camera. If you’re looking to pair the cameras on the OnePlus 8 series devices with Google’s rich photography skills, this Google Camera port linked below helps you use not just the primary camera but also the non-primary cameras on both the smartphones.

The latest Google Camera port by XDA Senior Member Urnyx05 for the OnePlus 8 series enables the telephoto as well as the ultra-wide-angle sensors on the flagship smartphones. More importantly, this Google Camera mod works without rooting or adding any configurations XML.

The images taken with the stock Camera app are on the left while those captured with the mod are on the right side of the above image.

[Image source: XDA developers]

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Google Camera evidently captures more natural colors and better contrast. The highlights and the shadows in Google Camera’s images don’t appear overblown and have lesser color noise. The Google Camera mod doesn’t falsely crop the 3X telephoto image and also reverses any fish-eye effect giving a natural appearance instead of a warped one on the ultra-wide-angle camera


Download Google Camera MOD for OnePlus 8/8 Pro from here

To enable support for the auxiliary cameras, the package name for this Google Camera mod has been set to “org.codeaurora.snapcam” which is a whitelisted package under the “” property in devices’ build.prop. To use the auxiliary cameras, however, they must be exposed to the Camera2 API by the OEM.

Note: The GCam MOD only works on Oneplus 8/8 Pro devices, if you want to try the GCam MOD here is the list of other GCam MODs that may require root on your devices


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