tech2 News Staff Nov 10, 2018 16:04:03 IST
The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 are barely a month old but the list of bugs and problems with either phone appears to be endless already. Customers who have purchased the Google Pixel 3 are now beginning to claim that the phone suffers from overheating issues while charging.
Various users who have faced the problem claim that their units have heated to a point when the phone has shut down. As per a report by GSMArena, Pixel 3 owners have taken to Reddit and the Google product forums to highlight the issue. The problem is prevalent on both the standard Pixel 3 and the larger Pixel 3 XL variant.
Some users claim that the problem persists regardless of whether the phone is being charged using the regular bundled adapter or a third-party adapter.
Sometimes when I can't sleep I play chill music from my phone when it's on the Qi charger by my bed. Guess I can't do that with the Pixel 😣 just picked it up and it was seriously hot to the touch... Also it didn't charge very long so starting the day at 45% battery pic.twitter.com/KLUZJVF6Oc
— Tailosive Tech (@tailosivetech) November 6, 2018
Google is officially yet to acknowledge an overheating problem but the issue is currently restricted to certain units only. Tech2 checked for the issue on a unit of the Pixel 3 XL and there appears to be no issue of overheating of any manner with the unit.
As pointed out by Android Authority in a report, Google Pixel 2 has also had similar issues. A thread on Google's Product forums also exists where users even until a week back have complained about an identical overheating problem.
Tech2 is now on WhatsApp. For all the buzz on the latest tech and science, sign up for our WhatsApp services. Just go to Tech2.com/Whatsapp and hit the Subscribe button.