The Chinese smartphone OEM Vivo parented by BBK Electronics has released its brand new V20 series that includes Vivo V20, V20 Pro, and V20 SE in September 2020. Now, talking about the Pro and SE model, both the devices offer stunning camera specifications that you’ll find below. Despite having good cameras, some of the Vivo V20 series users may feel that there is something missing in the picture quality. Here the Google Camera comes into the light. Now, you can download Google Camera for Vivo V20 Series | V20 Pro and V20 SE models right away.
With the help of technology and AI capabilities, more and more advanced developments are coming out every year. Thanks to Google for developing the Google Camera app for its Pixel devices which was devastated other stock camera apps from other smartphone brands completely and still winning hearts due to its powerful algorithm and advanced functionalities.
Whether you’re a budget category Android smartphone/tablet device or a flagship handset, everyone wants to use the Google Camera app on their devices without any second thought. The same applies to Vivo V20 series device users also and it’s worth mentioning that the GCam ported APK developers have quickly extracted the GCam 7.4 APK for the Vivo V20 lineup devices. Additionally, if you want to use older versions of GCam, check below.
Vivo V20, V20 Pro, and V20 SE: Specifications
The Vivo V20 model has a 6.44-inches AMOLED Full-HD+ display, Android 11 (Funtouch SO 11), Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SoC, Adreno 618 GPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of internal storage with a dedicated microSD card slot, triple rear 64MP+8MP+2MP cameras, a 44MP selfie shooter, etc. It also features a 4,000mAh battery with the 33W fast charging, an optical under-display fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, gyro, proximity, compass sensor. While it has a 3.5mm audio jack, Wi-Fi, BT5.1, GPS, A-GPS, Type-C, NFC.
The Vivo V20 SE model comes with a 6.44-inches AMOLED Full-HD+ display, Android 10 (Funtouch OS 11), Snapdragon 665 SoC, Adreno 610 graphics, 8GB RAM, 128GB onboard memory with a card slot, triple rear 48MP+8MP+2MP cameras, a 32MP selfie camera, etc. While the handset packs a 3.5mm audio jack, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, FM Radio, USB Type-C, etc. It also features a 4,100mAh battery (33W fast charge), an in-display fingerprint sensor, and other sensors.
The Vivo V20 Pro model also has the same display size and resolution with the HDR10 support, Android 10 (Funtouch OS 11), SDM765G SoC, Adreno 620 GPU, 8GB/128GB memory, 64MP+8MP+2MP triple rear cameras, dual 44MP+8MP selfie cameras, a 4,000mAh battery (33W fast charging), Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (dual-band), BT5.0, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, USB Type-C, an in-display fingerprint sensor, and some other major sensors.
Google Camera for Vivo V20 Series
Big thanks to Arnova8G2 and Urnyx05 for sharing the working port of GCam for the Vivo V20, V20 Pro, and V20 SE models. It’s worth mentioning that all the GCam 7.x versions bring the Astrophotography mode, better Night Sight mode, HDR+, HDR+ enhanced, Timelapse, Google Lens integration, and more.
While it also features Portrait mode with Focus Slider, PhotoSphere, Lens Blur, Slow Motion, improved camera UI, Advanced Settings, RAW image, Video Stabilization, AR Stickers, Social Sharing menu, etc. Additionally, the available GCam ports are compatible with the Android 10 running devices.
However, some of the specific features aren’t working on the available GCam APK builds for the Vivo V20 series devices.
- HDR+ Enhanced
- Portrait mode
- Night Sight
- Astrophotography mode
- Almost everything
What’s Not Working?
- Nothing reported yet
Download Google Camera for Vivo V20 Series | V20 Pro and V20 SE
- GCam 7.4 by Arnova8G2 – Link
- GCam 7.3 by Arnova8G2 – Link
- GCam 7.3 by Urnyx05 – Link
- GCam 7.2 by Urnyx05 – Link
Steps to Install Google Camera on Vivo V20 Series
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.
Steps to Enable Astrophotography Mode on GCam (Vivo V20 Series)
- Launch Google Camera > Go to Settings.
- Scroll down a bit and tap on Advanced.
- Scroll down at the bottom of the page and turn on the ‘Use Astrophotography Mode’ toggle.
- You’re done.
Make sure to capture the Astrophotography image or Night Sight image using a stand or tripod for stability. Unless your camera gets static the Night Sight mode won’t work that well. The Astrophotography Mode only works on the Night Sight feature.