Sony Xperia X is getting overheated when recording videos

Last Updated: 6 June, 2016
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Sony smartphone have suffered from overheating issues in the past and the company has resolved it with the launch of its new lineups. The company gained traction over the heating issues and the alleged video shows the heating issue has been haunting Sony.

Damir Franc, a YouTube user, posted (via Xperia Blog) the video showing how quickly the Xperia X suffers from the overheating issue when recording video at 1080p which leads to crashing of the camera app on the phone. The video shows both the Xperia X and Galaxy S7 recording 1080p videos at 60fps for several minutes. At 4 minutes, the Xperia X cuts down the features available to access and slows down as well. The same video shows the Xperia X camera app crashing at 9 minutes, citing the overheating issue with a pop-up message to the user. Notably, the video has now been pulled by the user. The overheating issue will be fixed through a software update, says Sony.

Last month, Sony launched the Xperia X smartphone in India at Rs. 48,990. It packs a 5-inch 1080p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 processor, a 23MP rear camera, a 13MP front-facing camera, 3GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 2620mAh battery and runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

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