Phone42.com
Runbo

Runbo X6 (2013)

Android OS v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
Mediatek MT6589T
PowerVR SGX544 MP2
2 GB / 32 GB
5 inch (1080 x 1920 px)
13 MP, 4096 x 3072 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 5 inch IPS display, a Mediatek MT6589T chipset, and 2 GB of RAM.

Explore its upsides and downsides!

Table of Contents

This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Runbo X6 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

Runbo X6 / 1

Runbo X6 specifications

BrandRunbo
NameX6
ModelX6
Release date2013

Weight, dimensions, colors

Weight13.4 oz
Dimensions6.54 x 3.5 x 1.06 inch
Colorsblack, yellow
SIM typeMicro SIM

The weight of the Runbo X6 is still considered to be lightweight and portable. A micro SIM is larger than the current standard Nano SIM card but smaller than the older SIM card size.

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean)
SoCMediatek MT6589T
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUPowerVR SGX544 MP2

The Runbo X6 comes with Android OS v4.2.1 (Jelly Bean) out of the box. Android is an open-source operating system. This means users and developers have more control over the software. The quad-core mobile CPU can provide fast and efficient performance for mobile games. Many consider PowerVR GPUs to highly compete with other leading mobile GPUs.

Runbo X6 / 1

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size5 inch
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

People know IPS for its wide viewing angles. It also has accurate color reproduction. The 5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The display size is the diagonal distance from one corner of the screen to the opposite corner.

Memory, storage

RAM2 GB
Internal storage32 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The smartphone has 2 GB of RAM. It can run many apps at once without much lag or slowness. More RAM lets us keep more apps and processes open in the background. This keeps the device from slowing down. Generally, a smartphone should have a minimum of 32 GB of internal storage. The X6 has 32 GB. We can expand the internal storage of the X6 (32 GB) by using a compatible microSD card.

Runbo X6 / 2

Cameras, flash

Main camera13 MP, 4096 x 3072 px, autofocus
FlashLED
Selfie camera13 MP

This single camera can be enough for many smartphone users, it depends on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of X6 smartphone does not have OIS. The optical image stabilization (OIS) is an important feature in smartphones.

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

The X6 supports the latest Wi-Fi standards. We can use Bluetooth to connect our X6 smartphone to many Bluetooth devices. The X6 has a GPS receiver. Many fitness and activity tracking apps rely on GPS. It is used to accurately measure and record outdoor activities. The X6 comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. The 3.5 mm headphone jack allows us to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 4200 mAh

The Li-Po 4200 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. We can simply buy a new battery from the open market and interchange it by ourselves.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, barometer, compass, light, proximity, thermometer
SpecialsCertified IP67 dustproof and waterproof, Corning Gorilla Glass 2, Dual SIM

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer is a sensor. It measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The light sensor is a type of sensor in a smartphone. It lets the phone measure light intensity around the device. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use.

The 6 in the IP67 rating means the smartphone has strong protection. It is against dust. Corning Gorilla Glass is tougher. It resists scratches, impacts, and drops.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Runbo phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • microSD slot
  • Dual SIM support
  • IP67 certified protection
  • Corning Gorilla Glass shield

Cons

  • limited-size screen
  • single camera setup
  • no OIS function
  • no 4G support
  • no 5G support
  • no Type-C USB port
  • low-capacity battery
  • no fingerprint reader
Add Runbo X6 to your comparison

Please let us know if you find incorrect information or something isn't working. Also, tell us if you have a suggestion for improvement.

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
Phone42.com / Smartphones / Runbo / Runbo X6