Sony XPERIA Z5 showroom unit overheats

Earlier, we came across a video that showed the Sony XPERIA Z5 with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor on board going through a 4K video recording test. Since the said CPU is known for overheating, you’d think that the smartphone would crash, but to our surprise it didn’t. This suggested that Sony has […]

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 Leaked Nexus 6 (2015) photos reveal USB Type-C port – Google and Huawei rumoured to switch from Snapdragon 810 to 820

Google is expected to lift the lid on two new Nexus devices this year. One is said to be a Nexus smartphone made by LG, while the other is said to be a Nexus phablet made by Huawei. Recently, photos revealed more details about the yet to be announced device. Now new leaked photos have […]

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 Benchmark reveals Microsoft Lumia 940 XL to sport Snapdragon 810

The unannounced Microsoft Lumia 940 XL has just went through the GFXBench benchmark site (spotted by Dutch-speaking Techtastic.nl). The listing reveals that the Windows 10 Mobile-powered smartphone will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor (four cores clocked at 2 GHz, four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, and an Adreno 430 GPU) under […]

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 Watch the XPERIA Z3 Plus crash due to overheating while using the camera app in new video

The Sony XPERIA Z3 Plus comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor with four cores clocked at 2 GHz, four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, and an Adreno 430 GPU. Sounds powerful right? Unfortunately, the CPU is the reason why the smartphone overheats. In a new video, the smartphone is shown almost immediately crashing […]

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 Firmware update for Sony XPERIA Z3 Plus and Z4 tablet starts to roll out – could address overheating issues

Recently, a firmware update for the Sony XPERIA Z3 Plus and the Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet was certified. This firmware update was believed to fix the overheating issues caused by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor. Now that update is beginning to roll out to the two devices. The news comes to us courtesy of […]

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 Certified Sony update could fix overheating issues of XPERIA Z3 Plus and XPERIA Z4 Tablet

The Sony XPERIA Z3 Plus and the Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet both suffer from overheating issues caused by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core processor. The PTCRB has certified a Sony update for the two devices, which could solve the overheating issues of the two. The update certification was first spotted by Xperia Blog. It reveals that […]

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 Sony acknowledges overheating issues of Sony XPERIA Z4 and XPERIA Z3 Plus – fix coming via update

Sony XPERIA Z3+ (Z3 Plus) in Ice Aqua Green, Copper, White and Black colour schemes.

Recently, owners of the new Sony XPERIA Z4 (exclusively sold in Japan) complained that their smartphone was overheating. Before that, a video showed that the Sony XPERIA Z3 Plus (international version of the Z4) Now, Sony has just admitted with Dutch-speaking GSMInfo that the Z4 and Z3 Plus are suffering from overheating issues, and that it […]

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 Japanese carrier posts heat warnings for Sony XPERIA Z4 (XPERIA Z3+)

Does the Sony XPERIA Z4 (Japan) or the Sony XPERIA Z3+ (international) overheat? Earlier, a video revealed that the XPERIA Z3+ still suffers from overheating issues, despite using MSM8994-v2.1. MSM8994 is the model number of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, whcih is a 64-bit octa-core processor with four cores clocked at 2 GHz, four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz, […]

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 Video reveals Snapdragon 810 on board Sony XPERIA Z3+ causes temperature warnings

The Sony XPERIA Z3+ and the Sony XPERIA Z4 Tablet use the MSM8994-v2.1 (MSM8994 is the model number of the Snapdragon 810 64-bit octa-core CPU), which is said to do a better job at managing heat emissions of the CPU. The Snapdragon 810 is known to cause overheating. A new video, however, shows that it […]

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 Qualcomm further explains why LG chose the Snapdragon 808 for the LG G4

When LG lifted the lid on its new flagship, many were surprised to find out that the LG G4 sports the 64-bit Snapdragon 808 hexa-core processor instead of the more powerful 64-bit Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor. This further fueled rumours that LG opted to use the 808, due to the 810’s rumoured overheating issues. Qualcomm […]

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