Google Pixel 6 Pro reportedly overheats, leaving burn marks on heat sink after 10-minute calls


  • 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.

The Pixel 6 Pro has reportedly heated up to such an extent that it has damaged the internals of the device. The incident happened with a Pixel 6 Pro user who shared photos of the burnt device on Reddit. The device is said to have overheated after a 10-minute phone call. It's worth noting that the Pixel 6 Pro and Pixel 6 were the first phones to feature Google's in-house Tensor chipset.

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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.

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