HONOR has announced the HONOR 90 and HONOR 90 Pro smartphones, as the successor to last year’s HONOR 80 series in China. The phones feature a 6.7-inch quad curved OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and, 3840Hz PWM Dimming technology.
The display also features Dynamic Dimming that simulates natural light to alleviate eye fatigue and Circadian Night Display technology, which helps prevent interference with the body’s natural melatonin secretion, ensuring a more enjoyable screen time and better sleep quality.
The HONOR 90 is powered by a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC, an upgrade from the Snapdragon 782G in the HONOR 80, and the HONOR 90 Pro retains the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC from the HONOR 80 Pro.
The phones feature a 200MP Main Camera with a large 1/1.4-inch sensor which supports 16-in-1 pixel binning equivalent to 2.24µm large pixels. The phones also have a 12MP Ultra-Wide Camera. The HONOR 90 has a 2MP Depth Camera and the Pro model has a 32MP telephoto camera. Both the phones feature a 50MP front camera, and the pro model also has a 2MP secondary front camera.
The HONOR 90 Series feature a slim and lightweight design with smooth, rounded edges, and the Deeply Reinforced Glass. Inspired by haute couture and craftsmanship seen in luxury jewellery, HONOR 90 Series feature the iconic N Series classic Dual Ring Design, with rounded elements crafted with precise cutting techniques to produce a brilliant shine that adds an extra touch of elegance to the smartphone.
Both the phones pack a 5000mAh battery. The HONOR 90 supports 66W fast charging, and the Pro model has 90W fast charging.
HONOR 90 and HONOR 90 Pro specifications
- HONOR 90 – 6.7-inch (2664×1200 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120Hz quad curved display, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1,600 nits peak brightness, 3840Hz high-frequency PWM dimming
- HONOR 90 Pro – 6.78-inch (2700×1224 pixels) FHD+ OLED 120Hz quad curved display, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, up to 1,600 nits peak brightness, 3840Hz high-frequency PWM dimming
- HONOR 90 – Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 (4nm) Mobile Platform with Adreno 644 GPU
- HONOR 90 Pro – Up to 3GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 730 GPU
- 12GB / 16GB RAM with 256GB / 512GB storage, 12GB RAM with 512GB storage
- Android 13-based MagicOS 7.1
- Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 200MP camera with 1/1.4-inch sensor, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash, 12MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture (HONOR 90) / 32MP telephoto portrait lens with f/2.4 aperture, OIS, 2.5x optical zoom, 50x hybrid zoom (HONOR 90 Pro)
- 50MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture
- In-display fingerprint sensor
- HONOR 90 Dimensions: 161.9×74.1×7.8mm; Weight: 183g
- HONOR 90 Pro Dimensions: 163.8×74.8×8.1mm; Weight: 192g
- USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers
- 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, USB Type-C, NFC
- 5000mAh battery with 66W (HONOR 90) / 90W (HONOR 90 Pro) SuperCharge fast charging
Pricing and availability
The HONOR 90 Series come in Midnight Black, Emerald Green, Diamond Silver, and Peacock Blue colours. Pricing as follows.
- HONOR 90 12GB+256GB – 2499 yuan (US$ 353 / Rs. 29,170 approx.)
- HONOR 90 16GB+256GB – 2799 yuan (US$ 395 / Rs. 32,670 approx.)
- HONOR 90 16GB+512GB – 2999 yuan (US$ 423 / Rs. 35,005 approx.)
- HONOR 90 Pro 12GB+256GB – 3299 yuan (US$ 466 / Rs. 38,505 approx.)
- HONOR 90 Pro 16GB+256GB – 3599 yuan (US$ 508 / Rs. 42,010 approx.)
- HONOR 90 Pro 16GB+512GB – 3899 yuan (US$ 550 / Rs. 45,510 approx.)
These are available to order and will go on sale beginning June 7th in China. The HONOR 90 Series will also be available soon in global markets with GMS (Google Mobile Service), confirmed the company.
Commenting on the launch, George Zhao, CEO of HONOR Device Co, Ltd, said:
HONOR is dedicated to enhancing its products and services to provide cutting-edge solutions to smartphone users around the world. In line with our human-centric philosophy to innovation, we are excited to introduce the latest HONOR 90 Series that delivers a significant leap forward in camera and display technology, enhancing the way the creators capture and consume content. Also, we will soon bring the HONOR 90 Series to the global market.