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#31 vcfan

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:11

You blind?

 

I said the phone is cool WHILE it is being charged that time I am not using GPS nagivation on my phone.

 

Instead, I bought a stand-alone GPS that way, I wouldn't worry about my phone gets overheat or fire damaged.

 

So, I am not using GPS app on my phone anymore because of the overheat.

 

lol,thats excessive. your phone is certainly not "overheating" and will not go up in flames,thats perfectly normal behavior,as uncomfortable as it may make you feel. Hawkman is right. the sensors would shut the phone down before it could do that if there was overheating. For this gradual heat to destroy your phone,3 temperature sensors at the very least would have to fail. the cpu heat sensor/s, the board heat sensor/s,and finally the battery heat sensor/s. note that we're not talking about defective components like defective batteries and such.




#32 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:18

lol,thats excessive. your phone is certainly not "overheating" and will not go up in flames,thats perfectly normal behavior,as uncomfortable as it may make you feel. Hawkman is right. the sensors would shut the phone down before it could do that if there was overheating. For this gradual heat to destroy your phone,3 temperature sensors at the very least would have to fail. the cpu heat sensor/s, the board heat sensor/s,and finally the battery heat sensor/s. note that we're not talking about defective components like defective batteries and such.

+1yeah I was on around 12pm at a place that was 39-40C, the phone shut itself down, went back into AC'd room and kept phone in pocket outside.



#33 AJerman

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:23

However, rapidly charging while rapidly discharging and causing that heat build up IS bad for the battery and can help reduce it's life. But yeah, you're phone isn't going to burst into flames or damage the hardware aside from the battery because it would shut off before that happened.



#34 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:26

However, rapidly charging while rapidly discharging and causing that heat build up IS bad for the battery and can help reduce it's life. But yeah, you're phone isn't going to burst into flames or damage the hardware aside from the battery because it would shut off before that happened.

:huh:  shouldn't the charger keep up with the discharging and not allow discharge? (which would obviously cause a slower charge?=)



#35 AJerman

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:29

:huh:  shouldn't the charger keep up with the discharging and not allow discharge? (which would obviously cause a slower charge?=)

Well, it may or may not depending on the power going in, as this thread is about,but regardless, the act of filling the battery while also using the battery, especially when you're charging at 1A+ and discharging rapidly (like pouring water in a bucket with a hole draining as fast or almost as fast as you fill) as would be the case when you have GPS and screen running full time like you usually would with GPS will cause fairly significant heat build up like mentioned. It's not going to cause you battery to just die overnight, but frequent use like that can definitely shorten your battery's life span. Batteries don't like heat.

 

Batteries also get hotter while charging as they get closer to capacity. So the worst thing you could do would be to plug in a fully charged phone during heavy use and try to keep it at full charge. If you do want to use your phone heavily and it's near capacity already, don't plug it in until it's below 50% battery or so.



#36 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:31

 

Batteries also get hotter as they get closer to capacity. So the worst thing you could do would be to plug in a fully charged phone during heavy use and try to keep it at full charge. If you do want to use your phone heavily and it's near capacity already, don't plug it in until it's below 50% battery or so.

Completely agree.



#37 shozilla

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Posted 25 July 2013 - 21:37

Laugh all you want... but you were not there to feel my phone that was very hot like stove...

 

my friends were there... 

 

but it's over... it is not heating anymore.. it's cool now..



#38 AbandonedTrolley

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Posted 26 July 2013 - 10:10

GPS has always been an issue when being used in cars due to the power drain and the speed the car can recharge at.  Have to say that I've purchased the HTC One and the official car dock.  I did a 3 hour drive the other day, GPS on with bluetooth for streaming my music and arrived at my desitnation with 100% battery, was very impressed.  The thing was hot like a poker though :laugh:





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