- Pixel 6 Pro reportedly overheats after 10 minutes of phone call.
- Due to overheating, there were burn marks on the heat sink of the phone.
- The Pixel 6 Pro is powered by the first Tensor G3 chipset.
Overheating of Pixel 6 Pro causes burning inside
- According to the images shared by the source, burn marks appeared on the heat sink area of the Pixel 6 Pro. We couldn't find the original post but this was the first one informed of By this house,
- Since this is the heat sink area, it is speculated that the Tensor chip is generating too much heat, and at a level that it cannot tolerate. This happened with the two-year-old Pixel 6 Pro powered by the original Tensor chipset.
- However the interesting thing here is that a 10 minute phone call was what caused the device to heat up. This means that the phone is not able to handle even something as basic as a phone call. If it had been a game or something else heavy-duty running, the outcome could have been much worse.
It is being said that Pixel 6 Pro is not working properly after the overheating incident. This makes sense because the device stopped working after the phone call. However this incident is not surprising as Pixel 6 users have been reporting overheating issues with the device for years.
Even until this year, there were complaints of the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro overheating even during normal use like web browsing or watching videos. according to some User ComplaintsNot only the Pixel 6, but the Pixel 7 series was also found to have overheating issues.
This problem seems to continue with the Pixel 8 series as some overheating issues have been reported. The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro run on the third-generation Tensor G3 chipset but it looks like Google still has a lot of work to do in terms of heating issues.