Samsung’s much-anticipated smartphone, the Galaxy S9, is finally here. The smartphone was officially unveiled at MWC Barcelona a couple of days ago. Samsung has brought forth a number of new features with its latest smartphone. The beautifully crafted and enormous 6.2-inch display. The 1440 x 2960 pixels resolution and 18.5:9 aspect ratio. The latest and fastest octa-core CPU along with the Snapdragon 845 chipset. The AR emoji feature. The inclusion of the 3.5 mm headphone jack when all the major brands have done away with it… and a plethora of other cool features but the highlight of the Samsung Galaxy S9, as many would agree, is the new and improved camera.
The camera on the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ features a variable aperture lens which is first of its kind on a smartphone. Now here is the fun part, although of course, you won’t be getting the hardware capabilities of the S9 camera, however, there is a way to get the Samsung Galaxy S9 camera APK installed on your Note 8, S7/S8 smartphone.
Recently, in an XDA developers thread, a member posted what seems to be the APK file of the Samsung Galaxy S9. Apparently, you can install the Samsung Galaxy S9 APK on your Note 8/S7/S8 smartphone, however, there is a catch. Your phone needs to be running Android Nougat for it to work.
Install Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera APK on Note 8, S8 and S7.
Before proceeding make sure you have Andoird Nougat installed on your smartphone. Also, you will need to have a rooted smartphone. If your smartphone is not rooted, You can search on google and hundreds of Rooting guides will come up. Do note that there are no guarantees this Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera APK will work, it may work for some and may not for others, it is in experimental stages right now, so keep that in mind.
Also, a word of CAUTION: Rooting a device may void the warranty on the device. It may also make the device unstable or if not done properly, may completely brick the device. Some methods may install additional apps/software on your device. TheNerdMag or the author does not take any responsibility for your device. Root at your own risk and only if you understand what you are doing!
Alright so since we have all that out of the way, let’s get right into it.
Step 1- Download the APK from here.
Step 2- Copy the APK file from your computer to your phone’s storage. You can also use your phone’s web browser to directly download the file to your phone.
Step 3- Go to the security setting on your phone and enable “install from unknown sources”.
Step 4- Now navigate to the APK file using file explorer on your phone and install it.
Step 5- It may ask for some permissions, allow them.
..and there you have it. You have successfully installed Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera APK on your phone.
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Camera APK works on Note 8, S7 and S8 for now, however, in the future devs might make it available for other phones.
Let us know in the comments what you think of S9 camera APK.