Former Realme India CEO, Madhav Sheth, who joined Honor India not long ago, announced today on X (formerly Twitter) that Honor’s first model to return to India – Honor 90 will officially go on sale at 12:00 noon tomorrow. According to the post on X, the mobile phone will be available on Amazon Mall and Mainline store.
Also, Sheth said the “customer-centric team” has listened to the feedback from users and acted on it. Instead of the usual TWS headset accompanying the mobile phone, the company will now give a direct discount. Madhav Sheth said that the direct coupon or discount could be worth 5,000 rupees ($60).
This time is the official return of Honor mobile phones after three years. The Indian version of Honor 90 was launched by HTech (Honor India) and PSAV Global. PSAV Global has been responsible for the distribution of Honor laptops, smartphones and tablets in the past three years.
The Honor 90 was officially released on September 14th and all the details about the device have been officially revealed. For those who did not follow the launch event, here is a brief of the specs of this mobile phone
Honor 90 Specs
The Honor 90 uses a 6.7-inch AMOLED curved display with a resolution of 1200 x 2664 pixels. This device also comes with a refresh rate of 120Hz and supports 3840Hz PWM dimming. The mobile phone uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset. It has 8GB / 12GB of RAM and 256/512GB of internal storage.
In the camera department, this mobile phone comes with a 200MP Samsung ISOCELL HP3 (1/1.4-inch sensor, 0.56µm pixels) shooter. It also uses a 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens and a 2MP depth-of-field camera. On the front, there is a 50MP shooter with a 100-degree field of view lodged in the centre punch hole. The selfie shooter is a wide-angle camera.
The device also has features such as LED flash, HDR, and panorama for the rear camera, and HDR for the front camera. The Honor 90 is capable of recording 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS videos with both the front and rear cameras. It also comes with a RAM Turbo feature which can give an additional 7GB for the 512GB model and an additional 5G for the 256GB model.
This mobile phone runs Magic OS 7.1 based on Android 13. Under the hood, there is a 5000 mAh battery that has 66W fast charging to keep its lights on.
Price and Offers
The Honor 90 is priced at Rs. 37,999 ($457) for the 8GB RAM and 256GB storage variant. The device will be available for purchase on Amazon starting tomorrow at 12 noon. Honor has also announced some launch offers for the Honor 90. Customers who purchase the phone using an HDFC Bank credit or debit card will get an instant discount of Rs. 2,000 ($24). Additionally, customers can also avail of no-cost EMI options for up to 12 months.
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The Honor 90 Indian version is available in three colours: Star Diamond Silver, Jet Jade Green and Bright Black. The price is:
- 8GB/256GB priced at 37,999 rupees ($457)
- 12GB/512GB priced at 39,999 rupees ($481)
The prices above are the official sales price of the Honor 90 in India. However, for thise that wil purhcase this device tomorrow, there is good news. The official prices for this device tomorrow are listed below
- 8GB/256GB priced at 27,999 rupees ($337)
- 12GB/512GB priced at 29,999 rupees ($361)
This means that the company is giving a whooping 10,000 rupees discount on the first day of the sale of this device.
Reasons to Buy Skip
The Honor 90 comes with some impressive features that make it a good buy for smartphone enthusiasts. The 200-megapixel primary camera is one of the standout features of the phone, and it is sure to attract photography enthusiasts. The phone also comes with a powerful Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 processor and 12GB of RAM, making it a good choice for gamers and heavy users. The 5000 mAh battery with 66W fast charging and 50W wireless charging is another feature that makes the Honor 90 a good buy. The RAM Turbo boosts the RAM capacity to up to 17GB is also another good reason to buy this mobile phone.
Reasons to Skip
However, there are also some reasons to skip the Honor 90. The phone comes with a non-expandable 512GB of internal storage (max), which may not be enough for some users. Also, the phone does not come with a headphone jack, which may be a deal-breaker for some users. The phone also does not come with an IP rating for water and dust resistance, which is a standard feature in most flagship smartphones.
The Honor 90 is a feature-packed smartphone that comes with some impressive specifications. The 200-megapixel primary camera, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, and 12GB of RAM make it a good choice for smartphone enthusiasts. The Honor 90 also comes with 5G connectivity, which means you can enjoy faster download and upload speeds, smoother streaming, and better overall performance. This is especially useful if you‘re someone who uses their phone for work or entertainment purposes. Furthermore, it features a decent 6.7-inch OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixels. The display is bright, and vibrant, and offers good viewing angles. It also has a high refresh rate of 120Hz, which makes scrolling and gaming feel smoother.
However, in the face of all these pros, there are also come cons. The non-expandable 256GB / 512GB of internal storage, lack of headphone jack, and absence of an IP rating for water and dust resistance may be a deal-breaker for some users. Nevertheless, overall, the Honor 90 is a decent buy for those who are looking for a powerful smartphone with a great camera.