Users report overheating Pixel phones after quarter Daydream use

Nov

13

2016

Users on Reddit make mention of it to be called Google Pixel their phones after a quarter to continue using the Daydream app. This may be because the Daydream headset fabric is made, but that is not certain. Reportedly, Google is investigating the situation.

Multiple users on Reddit them speak their pixel units after about fifteen minutes using hot so that a screen message appears recommending to exit the application to avoid injury. The problem would occur on both the Pixel XL as to the pixel, which has a screen having a lower resolution. The heat could also cause thermal throttling, which in turn has repercussions on the performance of the phone, for example, in VR games. In addition, such temperatures bad for the life of the battery and run the cells quickly empty Daydream.

Several reviewers have already made mention of the heat coming from the unit when Daydream is used. What is new, however, is that the phone user advises about 15 minutes to stop Daydream to prevent damage. A moderator of the Daydream-subreddit reports that Google is aware of the problem and that it is the case to the investigations. However, he does not link to, which makes it probable but not certain.

Daydream is Google’s own implementation of VR technology. The company itself has created a VR environment from which applications are compatible Daydream, such as Maps, YouTube and various games could be started. The VR headset and remote, called Daydream view that the company is specially made for, since it is available this week in the US, Germany and the UK, but not in the UK. Germany takes Daydream View 69 euros. At the moment work officially only the Pixel phones with Daydream, although that bypass is.

The heat issues with mobile Fr do not for the first time. Samsung devices that can make use of the Gear VR headset for example, tend to run into the same problem. There are, however, at tweakers appropriate solutions for thought.

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