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iPhone: How hot does your phone get?

12-05-2008, 10:46 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 106
How hot does your phone get?

I been playing alot of games on my phone and especially ace tennis online and my phone gets very hot, does everyones phone get extremely hot after a long time of gaming?
12-05-2008, 10:56 AM
#2
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Sweden
Posts: 1,555
Nope, I never had that problem.

12-05-2008, 10:59 AM
#3
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: PA, USA
Posts: 744
Some games drain the battery super fast but my iPhone never gets hot (2g 8gig).
12-05-2008, 11:04 AM
#4
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: MD, USA
Posts: 1,549
Also if you use it in direct sunlight, it soaks up heat pretty well.. I was just laying out on the sunporch and when i put my phone back in my pocket I couldn't believe hot hot it was... I was playing ZA! and I have a silicon case on it..

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12-05-2008, 11:05 AM
#5
Your iphone should feel warm sometimes. When playing very processor heavy games like cube or aqua forest it should feel warm but not hot. If it every feels more than warm i would leave it alone for a little bit, maybe turn if off.
12-05-2008, 11:15 AM
#6
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Orlando, FL
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kursndax View Post
I been playing alot of games on my phone and especially ace tennis online and my phone gets very hot, does everyones phone get extremely hot after a long time of gaming?
My 1st gen Iphone gets pretty warm playing graphic intensive games for long periods or charging from almost empty.

I once left it charging off a rechargeable battery on my bed because I was using it before I fell asleep. It ended up under my pillow and I woke up when I set my hand on it... it was burning hot!

I quickly set it on my tile floor and it cooled down almost instantly.

Lesson learned: The metal back on the 1st gen iphone is there for a reason. It's a huge heat sink, if it starts getting too hot you should take a break
12-05-2008, 11:19 AM
#7
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My iTouch feels warm once in a while after I've been using it for an hour or two. But usually it's barely even noticeable.

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12-05-2008, 11:22 AM
#8
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 106
well I have the white 3g and it gets super hot to where I am scared if I play any longer its gonna break, I don't have an apple store where I live and I got it from an AT&T store and I don't wanna send it in and be without it for a long time.

so should I be concerned or its probably just normal
12-05-2008, 11:25 AM
#9
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 188
Mine does feels warm sometime. I would let my iPod take a break if that happen.
12-05-2008, 11:26 AM
#10
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,094
yea my phone 3g gets warm not HOT