Back on April 23, Huawei unveiled the new Nova 7 series. The premium Huawei Nova 7 Pro sports 6.57″ OLED display, Kirin 985 5G SoC, 8GB RAM, 128/256GB ROM, quad rear cameras, 4,000mAh battery, and runs on Android 10. If you are here, then you probably want to install the Google camera on your Huawei Nova 7 Pro.
Google Camera is just a normal camera app with simple UI but some of the useful features. These features you won’t find in any mid-range device normally. Meanwhile, the Google Camera runs on powerful software API which works perfectly and offers stunning image and video quality. The majority of the users find it useful whether in daylight or night condition than the device stock camera. It has a nice simple user interface, on-screen modes/options, and settings as well.
In this guide, you can now install the Google Camera on Huawei Nova 7 Pro without any hurdle. What we share here is the ported GCam app from the original Google Pixel device. This version is compatible with other device models as well. Thanks to some of the creative and hard-working developers such as Arnova8G2, BSG, and Urnyx05 who’re trying hard to make ported GCam APK files to most of the devices out there. Before that let’s find out What’s new in Huawei Nova 7 Pro.
Huawei Nova 7 Pro Specifications: Overview
The Huawei Nova 7 Pro sports a 6.57 inches OLED screen with a Full HD+ resolution, i.e., with pixels of 1080 x 2340 and the trending dual punch hole setup. It has a screen to body ratio of 89.6 percent, an aspect ratio of 19:5:9, and a pixel density of 392 Pixel Per Inch (PPI).
Underneath the Huawei Nova 7 Pro, it sports the HiSilicon Kirin 985 5G SoC. This SoC is built on the 7nm process and has an octa-core setup. This setup includes a single Cortex A76 cores, which clocks at 2.58 GHz, and three Cortex A76 cores, which clocks at 2.40 GHz, and finally four Cortex A55 cores that clocks at 1.84 GHz. To the GPU side, it sports the Mali G77 GPU. Coming to the memory side, it comes with only 8GB of RAM. Further, it comes with 128, and 256GB of UFS 3.0 internal storage.
Talking about the optics side, the Huawei Nova 7 Pro sports a quad rear camera setup, which is arranged in a vertical manner. This setup includes a primary 64MP sensor with an aperture value of f/1.8 and PDAF. This primary sensor, coupled with a secondary periscope 8MP telephoto sensor with f/3.4 aperture, PDAF, OIS, and 5x optical zoom. Further, it has a tertiary 8MP ultra wide-angle sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and finally, it has a 2MP macro sensor with an aperture value of f/2.4. It also features a dual-tone Dual-LED flash and is capable of shooting 4K videos in 60fps. To the front, it has a dual-camera setup, which includes a 32MP sensor with an aperture value of f/2.2 and a secondary 8MP ultra-wide-angle sensor.
The Huawei Nova 7 Pro packs a 4,000 mAh battery, which also comes with support for 40W fast charging tech, and 5W reverse charging tech. The brand advertises as it can charge up to 75% in 30 minutes. The device runs on the Magic UI 3.1 that is based on Android 10 ( AOSP + HMS (Huawei’s alternative to the Google Play Services). It is available in five color options, which is in Black, Red, Purple, Green, and Blue.
Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE, GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS, NFC, Infrared port, and USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector. The OLED display also comes with an optical in-display fingerprint scanner.
Google Camera Port for Huawei Nova 7 Pro
The Google Camera features HDR, HDR+, HDR+ enhanced, RAW, ZSL, Flash, AR Stickers, Night Sight, Portrait mode, etc. It also offers Super Res Zoom, AR Emojis, Google Lens, TimeLapse, Slow-Motion, Image Stabilization, Photosphere, and more. While the video recording also comes out clear and sharp as compared to the other stock camera apps.
Here we have mentioned the list of features/modes which are working and not working on Google Camera ported beta app for Huawei Nova 7 Pro. The issues/bugs may be fixed in the future.
Steps to install Google Camera on Huawei Nova 7 Pro
The Google Camera APK file installation process is as simple as installing any other third-party APK file. You don’t have to root your device for this.
- Download the GCam APK file from the download link above and tap on it.
- Make sure that the Unknown Sources option is enabled on your device. In order to this, go to the device Settings menu > Security/Privacy > enable it. [If already enabled, skip to the installation]
- It will launch the package installer and tap on the Install button.
- Once the installation is done, open and use it.
Still, if the camera app doesn’t work, then enable the Camera2api by using build.prop
I hope this guide will help you a lot and you have now successfully installed the Google Camera ported app on your Huawei Nova 7 Pro handset. In case, if you’re facing any trouble, feel free to write down in the comments below.