Huawei Ascend G730

Specifications

Huawei Ascend G730Notebook: Huawei Ascend G730 (Ascend Series)
Processor: Mediatek MT6582
Graphics Adapter: ARM Mali-400 MP2
Display: 5.5 inch, 16:9, 960x540 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 0.187kg
Price: 299 euro
Average Score: 82.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 39%, features: 59%, display: 82% mobility: 91%, workmanship: 87%, ergonomy: 77%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Huawei Ascend G730

80% Huawei Ascend G730 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The Big Screen Theory. This is how Huawei advertises the new Ascend G730, a dual-SIM phablet with a gigantic 5.5-inch touchscreen priced at around 300 Euros (~$410). The rest of the device's components do not exactly sweep us off our feet, but could it still be a good buy?

Foreign Reviews

85% Huawei Ascend G730: Dual-SIM-Bolide im Alltags-Test
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/26/2014
Rating: Total score: 85% features: 70% workmanship: 90% emissions: 90%

Comment

Model:

The Huawei Ascend G730 is powered by a quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 MediaTek MT6582 CPU, a low cost quad core processor. Along this processor is 1 GB of RAM. This specification gives a rather decent performance ensuring smooth switching between applications and multitasking. The battery life of the Huawei Ascend G730 is a little disappointing. With only 2300 mAh, it doesn't come close to other phablets in the market today. It also comes with only 4 MB of native storage, which can be upgraded with a micro SD card.

The 5.5 inch screen has a resolution of only 540 by 960, which is again, nowhere near when compared to other rivals. The low resolution, only 200 pixels per inch, can give blurry and unsatisfying images.

Regarding connectivity, the Huawei Ascend G730 has WiFi 802.11 b/g/n and supports Bluetooth 4.0. Unfortunately, it does not support 3G, HSPA+ or 4G LTE. It has a 5 MP rear camera, which is pretty standard for a device with its price range and a 0.3 MP front facing camera.

In short, the Huawei Ascend G730 is a low cost budget phablet that merely touches the basic functions of a phablet. If the user does not have much requirements, and merely wants to own a phablet for the sake of owning it, the Huawei Ascend G730 might prove to be suitable.

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


MT6582: Quad-core SoC (Cortex-A7) for tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


5.5": » To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.187 kg: This subnotebook is one of the most lightweight of all notebooks and can be carried very easily. There exist hardly any models in this extreme class of weight. 7-9 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


82.5%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-05- 1)