Over the years, Google has established the custom of introducing some new camera features with the latest Pixel devices. With the launch of the Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G last month, Google took the same path and showed new features, such as Night Sight for portrait mode, which will only be available on newer devices. Exactly two weeks after the launch of the new Pixel smartphones, Google is releasing version 8.0 of the Google Camera with an updated user interface and some other subtle changes including simpler zoom controls, wide-angle views for Portrait mode and a new leveler from correct front or back tilt among other features. Google Camera 8.0 also makes it easy to capture video in different modes with easily accessible settings and instant sharing to your favorite social media apps with Social Share.
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The new Google Camera 8.0 app will originally be available on Pixel 5 and Pixel 4a 5G before launch for older Pixel devices. But for those who have one of the older Pixel devices and want to try the latest Google Camera app right away, we̵
Download Google Camera 8.0 for older Pixel smartphones
Once you have downloaded the .apks bundle on your smartphone, open the SAI app and tap the “Install APK” button at the bottom of the page. Locate the folder where you saved the above downloaded file, check the box, then tap Select. After waiting a few seconds, you should see a prompt to install the update. We have confirmed that this update can be installed on our Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 4 with the latest stable version of Android 11, but your mileage may vary.