Jimmy Westenberg / Android Authority
- Multiple users have reported overheating issues with Google Pixel 5a.
- The company is investigating this issue and specifically investigating the camera application.
A few weeks ago, Google launched the Pixel 5a, and this mid-range model has caused problems for some users. Several reviewers and testers reported that this phone has overheating issues, just like when the Pixel 5 was launched.
For many people, this problem seems to occur when recording 4K video at 60fps.According to people in The internet, Shooting a video at a higher frame rate will cause the Pixel 5a to stop recording even under normal conditions.The reviewer is in Android police They also asked their Pixel 5a device to issue a warning message after recording in 4K for more than five minutes.The tester also verified this problem Hot hardware In the case of an ambient temperature of 68 degrees Fahrenheit (20 degrees Celsius), after recording 4K video at 60fps for 6 minutes, their Pixel 5a device received an overheating alert.
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at the same time, Android Center According to the report, taking only a few photos and some short 1080p videos will slow down the phone and display an overheating warning on the Pixel 5a within half an hour. The publication has contacted Google, and the company is investigating the matter.
In addition to commenters, some Pixel 5a users have also reported overheating issues on Twitter. One of them said that his phone displayed an overheating warning after an hour of live streaming at 1080p, while most of the others encountered this problem when using the phone camera.
Hope this is a software error and not a hardware-related error on the Pixel 5a. Google is specifically looking at the camera application to find out the cause of the problem. If the company responds with detailed information about the solution or issues an update to fix the problem, we will update this article.