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Honor 90 vs Motorola Edge 40: A Spec Comparison

This article will be comparing two 2023 smartphones launched by smartphone brands – Honor and Motorola respectively this year.

Let’s compare Honor’s 90 smartphone and the Motorola Edge 40 device, and find the best smartphone device among the two.

Honor 90 vs Motorola Edge 40


Dimensions 161.9 x 74.1 x 7.8 mm 158.4 x 72 x 7.6 mm
Weight 183 gm 167 or 171 gm


Network Connectivity 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6 with Dual Band Support and Wi-Fi Direct Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6e with Triple Band Support and Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth Yes, Version 5.2 Yes, Version 5.2


Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Accelerated Edition (4 nm) Chipset MediaTek Dimensity 8020 (6 nm) Chipset
Primary Clock Speed 2.5 GHz 2.6 GHz
Operating System Android 13 based MagicOS 7.1 Android 13
GPU Adreno 644 Mali-G77 MC9


Storage Options 8GB/256GB, 12GB/256GB, 16GB/256GB, 12GB/512GB & 16GB/512GB 8GB/128GB & 8GB/256GB


Display Type AMOLED Display P-OLED Display
Screen Size 6.7” 6.55”
Screen Resolution 1200 x 2664 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
Refresh Rate 120Hz 144Hz


Rear Camera 200MP + 12MP + 2MP Triple Camera Setup 50MP + 13MP Dual Camera Setup
Front Camera 50MP 32MP


Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor Yes, Under Display, Optical Fingerprint Sensor
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Proximity Sensor Yes Yes
Gyroscope Yes Yes
Barometer No No
Compass Yes Yes


Battery Backup 5000 mAh 4400 mAh
Charging Features 66W Wired Fast Charging Feature

5W Reverse Wired Charging Feature

68W Wired Fast Charging Feature

15W Wireless Fast Charging Feature


Color Variants Midnight Black, Emerald Green, Diamond Silver & Peacock Blue Nebula Green, Lunar Blue, Eclipse Black & Viva Magenta

Comparing the overall specifications of the two devices, the more recently launched Honor 90 smartphone has turned out to be the best when it is compared to Motorola’s Edge 40 smartphone device.

The Motorola Edge 40 smartphone is equipped with the Dimensity 8020 chipset and the Honor 90 device is powered by the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 Accelerated Edition chipset. Even if the Motorola device has a slightly faster primary clock speed, a better performance is expected on the Honor 90 smartphone.

Coming to the displays, the Honor 90 smartphone features a larger 6.7″ AMOLED display with a higher screen resolution of 1200 x 2664 pixels, whereas the Motorola device has a P-OLED display panel with a 6.55″ screen size and a 1080 x 2400 pixels screen resolution. It should, however, be noted that the Motorola device supports the fastest refresh rate of 144Hz.

For the cameras, the Honor 90 smartphone device offers its users better rear and front cameras. At its rear, the device has a 200MP(main) + 12MP(ultrawide) + 2MP(depth) triple camera unit, along with a front-facing camera of 50MP. On the other hand, the Motorola Edge 40 device only has a 50MP(main) + 13MP(ultrawide) dual rear camera setup and a selfie camera of 32MP.

Finally, regarding the batteries, the Honor 90 smartphone is backed by a larger battery of 5000 mAh, while the Motorola device packs a 4400 mAh battery. However, when it comes to the fast charge features, the Edge 40 smartphone from Motorola has a slightly faster 68W wired charging feature as well as a 15W wireless charging support. The Honor 90 smartphone, in addition to the 66W wired fast charge support, also supports 5W reverse wired charging.

So, as mentioned, even if there are instances where the specs of the Honor 90 smartphone are compromised when it is compared to the Motorola Edge 40 device, based on the overall specifications, it offers better specs to its users. This makes the Honor 90 smartphone the best smartphone device in this comparison.

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