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Hot Phone... literally

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by digger44, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. digger44

    digger44 Member
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    Does anyone think that their phone gets much hotter than it should? I often find myself almost doing a double-take with the heat of this thing when I pick it up.

    I don't know that it's only the screen either! I do know that heat = power, and I struggle getting through a day, battery-wise, with GPS off and little or no phone usage. I've had the phone since the 18th, so I think the battery's broken in by now.

    I have noticed that sometimes after my 20 minute drive home from work (I listen to podcasts with Google Listen) I'll pick up my phone and it's way too warm.

    Weird.
     

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  2. Ogami Itto

    Ogami Itto Active Member
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    Jul 24, 2010
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    Yeah, noticed it too.
     
  3. t-readyroc

    t-readyroc Well-Known Member
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    Yeah, but only while charging. Check out the BatteryLife widget. In advanced settings, you can set it to show your temp so you can keep track of it/compare.
     
  4. 8th sin

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    Jul 23, 2010
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    I have the same problems when browsing, gaming, or streaming....my Blackjack was even worse.
     
  5. stephlu2k

    stephlu2k Well-Known Member
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    Jul 20, 2010
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    Mine gets very hot after using the camcorder for maybe 5 min, or talk on the phone for more then 10 minutes. ... Or play robot defense game for 15 min...

    The temperature can shoot up to 110
     
  6. LCDeuce

    LCDeuce Member
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    Jul 15, 2010
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    Aye, she gets a little warm but never hot you weenies. It has a metal battery cover. Of course you're going to feel it heat up when it's doing something CPU/GPU intensive.
     
  7. Yeah it gets a bit hot sometimes right now its idle at 34 celsius.
     
  8. 8th sin

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    I think alot of the heat is a result of holding the phone, thus not allowing the heat to dissapate. I can stream pandora for hours with the phone sitting on my desk and it doesn't get hot.
     
  9. artvandalay22222

    artvandalay22222 Well-Known Member
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    DETROIT MI!
    Today after using th gps on the way to work the thing got so hot I didnt want to put it in my pocket. Then I set it down inside on a table. Checked on it a little while later was still super hot. So hot I was afraid my phone was going to get damaged. So I restarted it and it quickly cooled down. Something was stuck on, and was overheating it.
     

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