HONOR 90 with 6.7″ FHD+ 120Hz curved AMOLED display, Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, 200MP camera launched in India starting Rs. 37999

HTech just launched the HONOR 90, as a comeback to the Indian market, as it had promised. The phone features a 6.7-inch quad curved OLED screen with 120Hz refresh rate and, 3840Hz PWM Dimming technology that minimizes flicker, reducing eye strain and ensuring a comfortable viewing experience for users.

The phone’s Dynamic Dimming feature replicates natural light conditions, reducing eye fatigue by up to 18%. The display’s brightness adjusts subtly based on external lighting conditions and usage duration, prioritizing user comfort.

It runs MagicOS 7.1, powered by Android 13, a fresh new OS designed to provide seamless experience across cross-platform, cross-device experiences, according to the company. The company has promised 2 years of software update and 3 years of security patches.

Alongside new user interface changes, MagicOS 7.1 will let users control an HONOR laptop, smartphone and tablet using a single keyboard and mouse with HonorShare.

The HONOR 90 is powered by a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Accelerated Edition SoC, which is a slightly overclocked version of Snapdragon 7 Gen 1. It has up to 12GB of RAM with addition up to 7GB of virtual RAM. The phone also has, 4483mm² grand arterial biomimetic VC cooling, Gen 3 high thermal conductivity graphite sheet and Aero grade high thermal conductivity gel.

The phone 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. There is a 12MP Ultra-Wide Camera and a 2MP Depth Camera. It has a 50MP front camera, and the phone supports 4K video recording with both the cameras. There is EIS for both the front and rear cameras, but there is no OIS for the rear camera, and the phone also lacks stereo speakers.

The HONOR 90 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 features 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, said the company.

It packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 66W fast charging. The charger doesn’t come in the phone’s box.

HONOR 90 specifications
  • 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
  • Up to 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 (4nm) Accelerated Edition with Adreno 644 GPU
  • 8GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 512GB UFS 3.1 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, macro option, 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, 4K video recording
  • 50MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture, 4K video recording
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 161.9×74.1×7.8mm; Weight: 183g
  • USB Type-C Audio, Bottom-ported 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 SuperCharge fast charging
Pricing and availability

The HONOR 90 comes in Diamond Silver, Midnight Black, and Emerald Green colours and is priced Rs. 37,999 for the 8GB + 256GB and the 12GB + 512GB model costs Rs. 39,999.

It will be available from Amazon.in and offline stores as well Reliance stores, starting from September 18th.

Launch offers

  • Instant discount of Rs. 3,000 when using CC, DC, EMI transactions from ICICI and SBI Bank cards.
  • Extra discount of Rs. 2,000 on exchange on Amazon
  • No-cost EMI up to 9 months from all banks and Bajaj Finserv cards, coupled with a bundle deal of HONOR TWS/Goodies worth INR 5000, at no additional cost.
  • Bundle deal – 30W Type-C charger free of cost

Commenting on the launch, Madhav Sheth, CEO, HTech, said:

We, at HTech, are pleased to mark an important milestone by bringing back to Indian consumers a strong brand that has cutting edge technology, and a self-reliant ecosystem. With a focus on empowering consumers with leading technology, Honor continuously works toward bringing innovation in display technology, battery tech software and artificial intelligence, which are backed by strong R&D capabilities. Leveraging HONOR’s strong network and value chain, we are introducing the first smartphone in Indian shores with the launch of HONOR 90 5G.

Boasting cutting-edge AI technologies and best-in-class innovations, including an ultra-clear 200MP camera, AI Vlog Master and Zero Risk Eye-Comfort Display, the handset heralds a revolution in smartphone photography and display technology. It is a convergence of advanced technology and sophisticated design which deliver a truly personalized experience. As we embark on this exciting journey in India, we are confident that users will wholeheartedly embrace Honor’s exceptional products.

Regarding the collaboration, Ranjit Babu, Director, Wireless and TV, Amazon India, said:

We at Amazon are thrilled to witness the comeback of Honor in India through HTech, and we are certain that the Honor 90 will become the first amongst the many smartphones that will help honor tech become a popular smartphone brand in India. With powerful performance, sleek design, and a camera setup second to none, we are sure that the Honor 90 will create waves in the industry. With today’s launch, we further fortify our strong selection on India’s favorite online e-commerce destination as we gear-up for the festive season.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

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