The primary camera is accompanied by a 2MP depth sensor, while the selfie camera is equipped with a 5MP sensor. Honor chose to continue the dual circle approach from the number series with overlapping rings, but only on the coloured variants - the black variant has a plain back.
The Play 40 Plus has the largest battery capacity of any Honor smartphone at 6,000 mAh. Charging power may be increased to 22.5W, putting it on level with X series midrangers like the X7 and X8. Magic UI 6.1 is the user interface, which is based on Android 12.
The phone is available in three memory configurations, two of which have 8GB RAM - storage is 128GB or 256GB, and there is no microSD card port. The entry-level model offers 6GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.
Honor Play 40 Plus is available in four different colours: purple, silver, blue, and black. The 6/128GB model costs CNY1,199 ($165), the 8/128GB model costs CNY1,399 ($195), and the top 8/256GB model costs CNY1,599 ($220).