Does the Google Camera software for the Note 9 improve photographs taken on Samsung’s flagship? After a lot of requests and suggestions from subscribers to test it out, I found the most up to date APK and installed it on my Note 9 (SD). Is it better than the stock camera app on the Note 9? How does it compare to pictures taken on the Pixel 3? Watch this vlog styled comparison video to find out and hear my thoughts!
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NOTE – Read through the forums first before attempting install to ensure you’re comfortable and familiar with everything. INSTALL AT YOUR OWN RISK.
XDA Thread for more information from developer (READ THROUGH IT FIRST):
LINK TO APK I USED (MGC_6.1.021_BSG_Arnova_TlnNeun_1.2_Final_Fix2_Exynos.apk):
STEPS I FOLLOWED TO GET IT WORKING PROPERLY:
Go into settings ‣
1. Advanced ‣ Base: Change Interface style to Pixel 3 & Front Camera to Pixel 3XL
2. Advanced ‣ Toggle Alternative Config ON (OREO only, leave it OFF if you’re running PIE)
3. Advanced ‣ FIX ‣ Change Viewfinder Format to “YUV_420_888”
4. Advanced ‣ Toggle Save to /DCIM/Camera ON
5. Advanced ‣ Toggle Enable “Google Photo” ON
PRODUCTS IN VIDEO:
Note 9 Whitestone Dome Screen Protector
Note 9 Ringke Fusion Case
Pixel 3 Whitestone Dome Screen Protector
Pixel 3 Ringke Fusion Case
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