Google Camera Ported to Nexus Phones Running Nougat

The Nexus smartphones running Nougat can run the modified Google camera v4.2. Currently unavailable for unofficial Android 7.0 Nougat. Read on to know more.

Google Camera v4.2


Many features of Google Pixel as well as Google camera, have already created a buzz among the people, though these features won’t be a part of the Nexus phones. People are waiting for its features to get ported to other devices so that they can experience it. Many features of Pixel have already been transported. Same is expected for Google camera v4.2. Alas, the app supports the latest Nougat 7.1 version only.

The Nexus devices are still stuck with the Nougat 7.0 version and will get upgraded in the coming days. Therefore, the Google camera app cannot be ported to other devices, for now. But a modified version of the app has been created. This modified version runs perfectly fine on Android 7.0.

Google Pixel and Pixel XL were released almost a week back and you should know why you should buy the Pixel phone. The pre-ordering of the product has already started. In Australia, Telstra has already started its shipping. Google has a creative team because of which we can experience great features. Some of the Google Pixel features are already been transported to other devices. The Google Assistant, that’s going to open to developers this December, is one such example, giving the users a real essence of Artificial intelligence.


Talking about the Google camera app, it has not yet been transported to other devices. The app needs a device running Nougat 7.1 version to access the app. Not to worry much, a modified version of the Google camera app can work on the Nougat 7.0. The device should be an official Nougat, making only Nexus phones available. It has been tested, Google Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P run perfectly fine with the app.


The modified version of the app does not run on top of the current camera app. This camera app needs to be disabled. A report has been uploaded for the APK to VirusTotal and NVISO’s APKScan to ensure that the app is malicious free.

The Google camera v4.2 has a bunch of unique features, like the User interface grid and the locking of picture exposure and focus. Google camera is an interesting app, and now when it is available in Nexus smartphones; The customers can give it a try. Tell us on how did you like the app!


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