Honor 90

Released June 2023

High-End ($400-$600)

Summary


Pros

  • Pleasant display, especially in indoor and low-light environments
  • Very balanced display performance in color and readability
  • Good video-watching experience
  • Great for taking photos of family and friends when outdoors
  • Generally good audio recordings
  • Good sonority for selfie camera recordings

Cons

  • Low display brightness in outdoor conditions
  • Some frame drops when playing videos games and watching videos
  • Device does not display UHD 60 fps videos
  • Camera struggles taking images in low-light environments
  • Less performant in audio recording of concerts
  • Playback performance strongly hindered due to being a mono device

Scores


122
camera
2023
5th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Camera Score i
122
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 158
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
128
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Bokeh i
60
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Preview i
64
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
86
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
126
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 135

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

140
display
2023
2nd

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Display Score i
140
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
142
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
154
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
150
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
115
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
131
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
128
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
106
audio
25th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Audio Score i
106
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
98
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
132
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

116
battery
2023
19th

in High-End Ranking ($400-$600)

Overall Battery Score i
116
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
112
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
130
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
100
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 9h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
0h35
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
1h12
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
5h29 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


161.9 x 74.1 x 7.8mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

No water protection
No IP rating

Protection

Wired only

Charging

256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide, Depth

Main camera
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