Pixel smartphones always take great pictures, but this isn’t due to advanced settings. Sure, things are better with the Pixel 6 Pro, but it takes a long time for the search giant to explore the telephoto realm. Still, the older Pixel 5 and Pixel 4 have always been one of the best devices in terms of photography. secret? Google Camera (aka GCam) and advanced image processing algorithms, HDR+ and more.


he Google Camera is still one of the highlights of Google Pixel smartphones today. After all, the application algorithm is responsible for great photos. According to recent rumors, the Pixel 7 series didn’t get any major upgrades in terms of cameras. The Pixel 7 Pro can keep the same settings as the Pixel 6 Pro. However, we expect major updates to come in the next version of Google Camera. Google will continue “their work” by making the Pixel an amazing device that can take photos via the GCam.

I provided a tutorial on GCam 8.4.6 mod a few months ago. Now it’s time to try and experiment with a new version of the developer BSG called GCam 8.5.300.

GCam stands for Google Camera, the popular nickname that has been established by the customs community in the past years. The community is one of the wonders of Android, and thanks to talented developers GCam became a strong community over the past years. The developers found ways to expand the compatibility found within Google’s Camera App from Pixel devices. Thanks to these efforts, nowadays it’s possible to get Google Camera on devices from Xiaomi, for example. There are multiple developers and multiple GCam mods with granular settings and options. As a result, you have a lot of options to test and pick the one that best fits your device.

Devices Like the previous version, the new update is available for almost all Android smartphones. However, there are some limitations, but the main ones are related to camera2 API support. You also need to make sure your device is running Android 10 or higher. After all, the Gcam 8 base won’t work on devices running Android Pie. But you can always try your luck with this update.

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