Huawei Ascend G730


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?
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%



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.

Similar devices from a different Manufacturer

Devices with the same GPU

» Prestigio Grace X3
Mediatek MT6582M, 4.5", 0.118 kg
» Sony Xperia E4
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.144 kg
» Honor Holly
Mediatek MT6582, 5", 0.157 kg
» Acer Liquid Z500
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.147 kg
» Huawei Honor 3C
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.14 kg
» Lenovo IdeaTab A3300
Mediatek MT8312, 7.0", 0.327 kg
» Blaupunkt Endeavour 1001 DVBT
AML8726-MX, 10.1", 0.639 kg
» Acer Liquid Z500 Plus
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.15 kg
» Acer Liquid Jade
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.11 kg
» Acer Liquid Jade Plus
Mediatek MT6582, 5.0", 0.11 kg
» Lenovo Tab A7-50
unknown, 7.0", 0.315 kg
» Acer Liquid E700 Trio
Mediatek MT6582, 5", 0.156 kg
» ZTE Blade L2
Mediatek MT6582M, 5.0", 0.17 kg
» MSI Primo 76
unknown, 7.0", 0.3 kg
» HTC Desire 310
Mediatek MT6582M, 4.5", 0.14 kg
» Alcatel One Touch Pop C7
Mediatek MT6582M, 5.0", 0.162 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» HTC Desire 826
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
» HTC One E9+
PowerVR G6200, Mediatek MT6795
» LG G4
Adreno 418, Snapdragon 808 MSM8992
» ZTE Blade S6 Plus
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
» Alcatel One Touch Idol 3
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
» Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML
PowerVR G6430, Atom Z3560
» HTC Desire 820s
Mali-T760 MP2, Mediatek MT6752
» Honor 4X
Mali-450 MP4, Kirin 620
» Prestigio Multiphone 5550 DUO
Mali-400 MP, Mediatek MT6582M
» Samsung Galaxy E7
Adreno 306, Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
» ZTE Grand S3
Adreno 330, Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
» Samsung Galaxy A7
Adreno 405, Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Current Prices
> Notebook / Laptop Reviews and News > Library > Huawei Ascend G730
Author: Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-05- 1)