You have probably heard about certain iPhone 15 Pro series phones overheating. People have been upset about these hot-running Pro models since they first came out. Many users and reviewers noticed that the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max tend to get warm quickly, even during everyday activities like using social media or chat apps.
Now, tech analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s report suggests that the overheating issue in the iPhone 15 Pro series is not caused by the A17 Pro chipset. Instead, it points fingers at design choices made by Apple in the phone’s thermal system. Despite the A17 Pro’s efficiency on TSMC’s cutting-edge 3nm technology, it appears to produce more heat than the phone can handle.
The main reason seems to be the trade-offs in the design of the phone’s heat management system, aiming for a lighter build. This includes making the heat-dissipation area smaller and using a titanium frame, both of which hurt how well the phone deals with heat.
Apple is expected to tackle the performance issues through a software update, but it may not completely solve the problem. Significant improvements may only happen if Apple decides to reduce the processor’s performance.
Kuo also mentions that if Apple does not handle this problem well, it could hurt the sales of the iPhone 15 Pro series throughout its lifespan. We will make sure to keep you informed if we receive any official updates from Apple about this.
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