The Honor 90 has been confirmed to launch in India soon, but the exact date is yet to be confirmed. The phone was launched in China in early May this year alongside the Honor 90 Pro. Madhav Sheth, who previously worked with Realme India and is now HonorTech CEO, said that the Indian version of the Honor 90 will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC and will be powered by a 5,000mAh battery with 66W wired fast charging support and will be software free of bloatware.
On Official Honor Mobile YouTube interaction Dubbed “AskMadhav 2.0” by the company’s CEO, the long-awaited Honor 90 in India will come with Google apps pre-installed, but only for user-friendly and really productive apps like Google Maps, Google Drive, and more. He added that the phone will feature a “smooth, stable, and non-intrusive” user interface, essentially ensuring the software is bloatware-free.
Sheth confirmed that the phone will come with Android 13-based MagicOS 7.1 user interface. He also said that the Honor 90 India version will feature a durable four-curved AMOLED floating screen, but did not further disclose specific specifications. The company will provide two years of Android upgrades and three years of security updates, he added. The executive assured that the model will be launched in India soon, but no specific date was announced.
Expected to compete with other smartphones in the market such as OnePlus Nord 3 5G, iQoo Neo 7 Pro and Poco F5 5G, the Honor 90 price in India is expected to be around Rs. 35,000. Available in Diamond Silver, Emerald Green, Midnight Black and Peacock Blue, with availability varying in different regions, the phone starts at 2,499 yuan (approx. 29,160 rupees).
The Chinese variant of the Honor 90 features a 6.7-inch full HD+ (1,200 x 2,664 pixels) curved OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 1,600 nits of peak brightness. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 SoC coupled with up to 16GB of RAM and up to 512GB of built-in storage.
The triple rear camera unit of the Honor 90 phone launched in China includes a 200-megapixel primary sensor, a 12-megapixel sensor with an ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. It comes with a 50-megapixel front-facing camera sensor housed in a center-aligned hole-punch notch at the top of the panel. It packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 66W wired fast charging.