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Just last month, Google launched two new smartphones called the Pixel 5 and the Pixel 4a 5G. While the Pixel 5 may not be flagship-grade in terms of hardware, it sure is one in when it comes to software. Especially the stunning new Google Camera 8+ update that comes pre-installed on the Pixel 5G. Today, Google released yet another update to its stunning camera app with build 8.1. It comes with some under the hood improvements and bug fixes. So download and install the latest Google Camera 8.1 APK here.
The Pixel 5 and 4a 5G launched with Android 11 firmware out of the box and the newest Google Camera 8.0. The latest Google Camera 8+ APK brings new changes and camera options to the Pixel lineup. You can check out all the new features from Google’s recent blog post about the list of new features in the Pixel 5 camera app. All these Pixel 5 camera updates are present in the latest Google Camera 8.1 as well. Some of these include Ultrawide lens support or Google Cameras, Cinematic Pan for videos, Night Sight in Portrait Mode, Portrait Light, New editor in Google Photos, and much more.
Plus, you get all the new features mentioned in our previous post about Google Camera 7.5. These features include Motion blur effect that offers DSLR-like quality for photos of moving objects, “Audio zoom” lets you capture audio/sound from the microphone in a specific direction, Flash intensity lets you adjust the intensity of flash at will, Video sharing feature now expands to videos as well.
Download latest Google Camera 8.1 APK
Following you will find the latest original Google Camera 8.1 APK extracted directly from the Google Play Store. Here is the new Google Camera 8.1 APK file that just got updated on the Play Store. So if your devices haven’t received this update, it is highly recommended that you update to the latest Gcam 8.1 on your Pixel smartphone.
It can seamlessly install on any previous version of Gcam you have as long as your Pixel phones is running Android 11 or older versions. This includes phones like Google Pixel 4 (XL), Pixel 3 (XL), 2 (XL), OG Pixel 1 (XL). There are multiple ways to get the update. One is from the Play Store. The second is manually sideloading onto your device.
Download Google Camera 8.1 APK:
Now, if you have been following the recent Android development, then you may have come across some split apps (APKS), officially called multiple APKS. Now, these split apps come in various formats like APKS, APKM, ZIP, XAPK, etc. This is because some sites encrypt the multiple apps into a single format inorder for you to install their Installer for extra revenue. This is where our solution comes into play.
Here is a single
com.google.android.GoogleCamera_8.1.008.341125824-63834980_1arch_2dpi_1lang_8.apks file that you can easily install using a free and open-source (FOSS) app called Split Installer or SAI. This bundled Google Camera 8.1 APK comes in support for multiple architectures like arm64, multiple languages, DPI, and much more.
Note: For Google Drive link, download using PC, transfer it to phone storage, and see the installation instructions below. Filename –
Google Camera 8.1.008.341125824 (arm64-v8a) (480-640dpi) (Android 11+)
Download Gcam 8.1 Mod APK
Here you will find the latest Google Camera 8.1 APK Mod or Gcam 8.1 mod from various developers like cstark, Arnova, Parrot, BSG, Urnyx in the coming days. The first Gcam 8.0 mod comes from the popular developer cstark. As v8.0 comes pre-installed on Pixel 5 or Pixel 4a (5G), the APK is targeted towards Android 11. However, with the new Gcam 8.0 mod, you can also install it on Android 11, 10, or even earlier versions like 9.0 Pie. Gcam 8.1 will be updated here as soon as it is savailable.
Most importantly, you can install Gcam 8.1 alongside the original Google camera app on your Pixel phones. Gcam 8.1 Mod by developers like parrot, cstark27, Urnyx05, dice, San1ty, cstark, Arnova, BSG, etc. is on the way. So stay tuned!
Note: For Google Drive link, download using PC, transfer it to phone storage, and then install as normal APK.
How to install Gcam 8.1 (Google Camera 8.1) for all Android Smartphones?
For the Split APKS file, install via an application called Split APKs Installer (SAI). It is free and Open Source. You can also use another great app called App Manager. It can install any bundled APKS, APKM, XAPK, ZIPS, or even Split APKS.
- Download Google Camera 8.1 APK from above.
- Transfer it to phone storage.
- Download and install SAI (Split Installer). Direct download link (F-droid).
- Open file manager.
- Go to the location of Gcam 8.1 APK.
- Launch the app using SAI or App manager app.
- Tap on the file to install.
See full tutorials here:
- Install Multiple/Split APKs on any Android device including APK, APKM, XAPK, APKS (tutorial link)
- Download and install latest Gcam APK via Split Installer (post link)
More Google Camera APKs and Gcam mods:
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- Download Stable Google Camera 7.4.200 APK [Gcam 7.4.200]
- Gcam 7.3 for all Android devices
- Download Gcam Go APK with Night Mode | Google Camera Go 1.8.3 Mod APK
- The best config file for Gcam on your Android devices
- How to use Auxiliary camera ultrawide lens and telephoto lens in Gcam