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HONOR Play 40S

HONOR Play 40S

SKU: 4695
Brand: Honor
Category: Mobiles & Tablets
  • CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus8-cores, 2.2GHz max clock speed
  • Storage 128GB storage
  • Display 6.56-inch HD+ TFT LCD @ 720 x 161290Hz refresh rate
  • Camera 13MP f/1.8 main camera8MP front camera
  • OS Magic OS 7.1 based on Android 13
  • Battery 5,200mAh battery10W charging
  • Official Price CNY 999 (~PHP 7,700) 4GB+128GB.

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

  • Design 1 / 10
  • Display 1 / 10
  • Camera 1 / 10
  • Multimedia 1 / 10
  • Features 1 / 10
  • Connectivity 1 / 10
  • Call Quality 1 / 10
  • Usability 1 / 10
  • Performance 1 / 10
  • Battery 1 / 10


The HONOR Play 40S is equipped with a 6.56-inch HD+ TFT LCD display. With a resolution of 720 x 1612, visuals appear clear and detailed. The 90Hz refresh rate ensures smoother transitions and animations, elevating the overall user experience.


At the heart of the device is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus chipset. This 8-core processor, clocking a maximum speed of 2.2GHz, ensures consistent and efficient performance across various tasks.


Graphical tasks and gaming sessions are handled by the Adreno 619 GPU, which ensures clear visuals and a smooth gaming experience.

Memory and Storage

The device comes with 4GB of RAM, enabling efficient multitasking. In terms of storage, it offers 128GB, ample for storing photos, apps, and documents.


Photography enthusiasts can take advantage of the 13MP f/1.8 main camera, ideal for capturing everyday moments. For selfies and video calls, there’s an 8MP front camera.


Featuring a Dual Nano-SIM setup, the HONOR Play 40S is 5G-compatible, ensuring ultra-fast data speeds. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac ensures stable wireless connections, while Bluetooth 5.1 allows seamless device pairing.

Ports and Features

The device boasts a USB Type-C (USB 2.0) port for charging and data transfer. Additionally, Including a 3.5mm audio jack ensures compatibility with traditional headphones.

Operating System

It runs on Magic OS 7.1, which is based on Android 13. This OS ensures a fluid interface, updated features, and improved security.


Powering the device is a 5,200mAh battery, ensuring longer usage times. When it comes to charging, the 10W charging capability means you won’t be waiting long to get back to full power.

Dimensions and Weight

Sporting a sleek design, its dimensions are 163.3 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm and it weighs a comfortable 188 grams.

Colors and Pricing

The HONOR Play 40S is available in classic Midnight Black and a refreshing Green shade. In terms of pricing, the 4GB+128GB configuration is priced at CNY 999, which translates to approximately PHP 7,700. As always, for the most accurate local pricing, it’s advisable to check with trusted retailers.



Smartphone Full Specification

Display Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) 6.56-inch HD+ TFT LCD @ 720 x 1612
90Hz refresh rate
CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 Plus8-cores, 2.2GHz max clock speed
GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Adreno 619 GPU
RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 4GB RAM
Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored. 128GB storage
Camera Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality. 13MP f/1.8 main camera
8MP front camera
SIM Slot Dual Nano-SIM
Connectivity 5G
Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 5.1
GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. GPS/AGPS/GLONASS/BeiDou/Galileo
Ports USB Type-C (USB 2.0)
NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
Audio 3.5mm audio jack
Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Magic OS 7.1 based on Android 13
Battery Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 5,200mAh battery10W charging
Dimensions 163.3 x 75.1 x 8.4 mm
Weight 188 grams
Colors Midnight Black, Green
Price CNY 999 (~PHP 7,700) 4GB+128GB.


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