Xiaomi’s sub-brand Poco always comes with powerful Android phone series which is near to flagship. The best part, the cost is right in the middle slashing its nearest competitors.
Poco X3 NFC is probably the best smartphone coming with NFC and is available at a very affordable price tag.
Firstly available in India which is the home of Poco, the device is now available worldwide.
Its awesomeness does not stop there.
Recently, it gets the first a fully working build of ported Google Camera app which we rather know it as GCAM.
Moreover, it is the version 8! Thanks to a famous ported Gcam developer, Arnova8G2!
The app is originally available as an official camera app for Google Pixel 5.
It sports a new and revamped user interface (UI) to refresh its look.
Interesting facts, the ported version boasts features originally available on Pixel 5 only.
While older Pixel phones also receives v8 updates, some features are locked.
Arnova simply does its super power to the app unleashing all the beast features.
Having said that, it is just very cool knowing the APK file is compatible for Poco X3 NFC codename Surya!
Of course, since the NFC variant is just exactly the same with its vanilla one, GCAM v8 by Arnova is also compatible with Poco X3 non-NFC codename Karna.
- New buttons
- a quick zoom toggle
- quick access for video modes
- a new icon for video recording
- and cues to help users click a better image.
- Audio Zoom
- Cinematic Pan
- the Storage Saver mode, and
- Social share for videos
You can grab GCAM v8.0.101 APK file build 201115.1444 which is the Arnova’s v6 Beta from mirror direct link here.
How to Install
Since Poco X3 comes with camera2 API by default, you can simply download the APK file directly on your phone and install it.
You may need to enable installation from unknown sources if this your first time installing APK downloaded from your browser.
You don’t need to unlock the phone bootloader. Moreover, no root is necessary.