Honor 90 5G’s price in India once again drops to Rs 20,000 but should you buy it?

Highlights
  • Honor 90 is now available at a starting price of Rs 17,999 in India.
  • The deal price is valid on Amazon India.
  • The handset comes with a Snapdragon 7 Gen 1, a 200MP primary camera, and a 5000mAh battery. 

Honor 90 was launched in India back in September 2023 at a starting price of Rs 37,999. While it was considered overpriced at the time of the announcement, there have been subsequent price drops during sales. In line with that, the phone has now received a good price drop and this brings down the cost of the phone to under Rs 20,000. In this article, check out the Amazon deal, specifications, and whether you should buy the phone or not. 

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Honor 90 Amazon deal

  • Honor 90 was launched at Rs 37,999 for the 8GB + 256GB model and Rs 39,999 for the 12GB + 512GB model.
  • However, on Amazon, the phone is currently selling at Rs 22,999 for the 8GB/256GB and Rs 24,999 for the 12GB/256GB model.
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  • The e-commerce giant is offering a flat Rs 5,000 discount with an HSBC Credit card or a Rs 3,000 discount with the rest Credit and Debit cards. 
  • This brings down the price to Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999 for both storage variants.

Honor 90 specifications

  • Display: The Honor 90 sports a 6.7-inch 1.5K quad-curved AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, 3840Hz PWM dimming tech and a punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper.
  • Processor: The phone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset paired with Adreno GPU.
  • RAM and storage: Up to 8GB/ 12GB LPDDR5 RAM and 256GB and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage, respectively.
  • Cameras: The Honor 90 features triple cameras, including a 200MP primary sensor, a 12MP ultra-wide macro lens and a 2MP depth sensor. We get a 50MP front camera for selfies.
  • Battery, charging: The device houses a 5,000mAh battery with 66W fast charging support.
  • Software: Honor 90 ships with MagicOS 7.1 based on Android 13.

Should you buy the Honor 90?

Honor 90 for Rs 17,999 is an incredible deal for what it offers. We get a premium AMOLED display with curved edges, a high 120Hz refresh rate, and a whopping 1600nits peak brightness. The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chipset is definitely more powerful than chipsets that are the brains of most phones under Rs 20,000.

There is also a 200MP camera, which can click brilliant images in good lighting conditions and the 50MP camera on the front is also sharp for selfies. You get a good 5000mAh battery with 66W fast charging support, which can juice up the phone in no time. You get a 256GB storage option. All said and done, Honor 90 is a brilliant option to consider at Rs 17,999. 

Honor 90 competition in India

Under Rs 20,000, you have options like:

  • Vivo T3x: The phone comes with an IPS LCD panel, a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chipset, and 50MP dual cameras.
  • Realme P1 Pro: We get a Sony LYT600 camera, a 6.67-inch AMOLED display, and 45W fast charging support.
  • Moto G64: The Moto phone offers a MediaTek Dimensity 7025 chipset, a 50MP OIS camera, a 6.5-inch FHD+ display, and a large 6000mAh battery.

Key Specs

Honor 90
Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 | 8 GBProcessor
6.7 inches (17.02 cm) Display
200 MP + 12 MP + 2 MPRear camera
50 MPSelfie camera
5000 mAh Battery
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Honor 90 Price
Rs. 25,300
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Review Summary

Expert Rating
7.0/10

Design
★  
8.0
/10
Display
★  
8.5
/10
Software
★  
7.5
/10
Camera
★  
7.0
/10
Performance
★  
7.5
/10
Battery
★  
7.5
/10

Pros

  • Sleek and attractive design
  • Stunning display
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • Cameras have issues
  • No stereo speakers
  • Software support could have been better
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