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Honor Play 40 unveiled with Snapdragon 480, 90Hz display, Android 13, 5200mAh battery



Honor Play 40

Today, Honor Play 40 is officially unveiled on the Honor website. The company has listed this phone under the budget segment with good specs. Aside from listing, Honor has planned to introduce it later this month.

Honor Play 40 is using a 6.56-inch of LCD screen, with 16.7 million colors. It has a 20:15:9 aspect ratio and HD+ resolution for better visuals. The screen features multi-touch support of up to 10 touches. Meanwhile, you will get up to a 90Hz refresh rate.

The device is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 plus processor, which uses 8nm process technology. The CPU architecture is two A76 (2.2GHz) + six A55 (1.8GHz), and the GPU is Adreno 619. The phone comes in three memory versions 6+128GB, 8+128GB, and 8+256 GB.

Honor Play 40

Honor Play 40 offers a dual-ring camera bump on the back, which uses a unique design. There are dual rear cameras – 13MP main camera (f/1.8 aperture) + 2MP depth of field (f/2.4 aperture). On the front side, you will get a 5MP selfie camera.

The Play 40 retains the 3.5mm headphone jack and supports side fingerprint recognition. It also passed dual Hi-Res certification.

This phone runs MagicOS 7.1 (Android 13) out of the box with gestures navigation and floating navigation features. As well as other special functionalities including face Unlock, payment protection center, and one-handed mode. The list also includes:

  • App Lock
  • App Clone
  • Backup and Restore
  • Switch Clone
  • E-Book Mode
  • YOYO Suggestion
  • Password Safe
  • Knuckle Screen Capture

Honor Play 40

This new Honor model has a big 5200mAh battery that could recharge with a slow 10W charger. But the 5G connectivity completes the lack of fast charging.

Currently, Honor has not announced the specific price of the new phone. However, it is expected to be priced at 1000 yuan based on similar hardware specs devices.


Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.