Sony’s Xperia Z4 has only just started hitting stores in Japan, and while it may be a very cool-looking smartphone, it sure doesn’t sound like a cool-running handset; early reports have pegged the Z4 as falling into the old Snapdragon 810-overheating trap, with operating temperatures pushing 150F and retailers posting warning signs about going easy on the phone lest it run too hot. Of course, the Z4 isn’t the only new Sony smartphone these days, and we’re also prepping for the arrival of the Xperia Z3+. As that model shares the Z4’s internals, we shouldn’t be too surprised to hear that the Z3+ appears to be facing some overheating woes of its own.

The site GSMinfo in the Netherlands has apparently gotten its hands on an Xperia Z3+ for evaluation, and it ran into some troublingly high temperatures when running system-intensive games or even just using the phone’s camera for too long.

When reached for comment, Sony seems to acknowledge the issue, recognizing that the high-end hardware can generate unwanted heat that can in certain cases can impede software operation. That said, the company claims that this is nothing to worry about, and that the phone is just going to get hot sometimes. There’s also word that a software update is in the works for this summer, one that will attempt to alleviate at least some of these issues.

Source: GSMinfo (Google Translate)
Via: Xperia Blog

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