A new expensive smart phone offering Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 is in the reports for overheating problems. Sony’s just released Xperia Z3+ ( introduced as the Xperia Z4 in Japan ) smart phone is reportedly dealing with overheating problems and the company has acknowledged the problem as well as launching a possible fix arriving this summer.
Sony Netherlands has stated to GSMInfo that it “recognises the issues.” The Japanese company further more promised a software fix for the Sony Xperia Z3+. In the meantime, the company suggests consumers to disable the smart phone multiple times throughout a day to avoid issues. Particularly, a few Sony Xperia Z4 consumers have also claimed same problems with their handsets.
As per reports, the Xperia Z3+ becomes too hot to touch when you use camera a long time or playing graphics-heavy games. The phone furthermore shuts applications that result in overheating after demonstrating a popup message to the consumer.
Sony is not the initial mobile phone manufacturer that has faced problem with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 chipset, because LG earlier stated that it dealt with with problems in the primary sample of the G Flex2 however was able to deal with it. LG responded that it got updated chipset and worked with Qualcomm to fix the problem. A report in January had recommended that Samsung , on the other hand , ditched Snapdragon 810 chipset for its flagship smart phone. Current reports also found the HTC One M9 to be facing issues with the Snapdragon 810 about overheating, problems which were fixed by following software upgrades.
The overheating problems in Snapdragon 810 processor was initial known in December when it had been believed that the chipset heats up at particular voltage levels, causing under-performance. The company’s Adreno 430 GPU was being reported to be providing issues because of faults found in the drivers. The RAM controller of the app was also facing problems. Further reports pointed out that the issue had existed, however had been fixed.
To recall, Sony late previous month introduced the Xperia Z3+ as well as its dual SIM version ( Sony Xperia Z3+ Dual ) and also declared that both the smart phone could be introduced in market this June. We could assume the company to postpone the release of the Xperia Z3+ in several markets regarding now that Sony has acknowledged the overheating problems on the handset. An Italian site had believed that the Sony’s Xperia Z3+ flagship may be priced at EUR 699 ( about Rs. 48,750 ).