Apple iPhone 16 Design Change To Help Prevent Overheating, Leak Claims – My Blog

Apple iPhone 15 in blue end: will the iPhone 16 repair overheating points with new {hardware}?

David Phelan

When Apple launched the iPhone 15 collection, there have been complaints of overheating. Although a subsequent software program replace sorted this, for many customers no less than, and although Apple defined it wasn't the titanium body of the Professional fashions which was inflicting it, a brand new report claims that subsequent yr's telephones might introduce a brand new system which can cut back overheating.

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To be truthful to Apple, the titanium might by no means have been accountable as there have been reviews of overheating within the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, which have aluminum frames. Moreover, titanium is healthier at dispersing warmth than the stainless-steel used within the iPhone 14 Professional and iPhone 14 Professional Max.

The corporate claimed that it was right down to apps and a software program bug. The corporate promised to launch a software program replace to make things better, which duly occurred. What's extra, in a uncommon assertion, initially despatched to me, Apple defined that the software program replace would cut back the temperature with out decreasing the efficiency of the iPhone.

Nonetheless, a daily leaker, Kosutami, has steered on X, previously Twitter, that there could also be {hardware} modifications coming to the 2024 iPhones which may even assist the telephones maintain their cool.

The put up says, "Apple is actively engaged on graphene thermal system of iPhone 16 Collection to resolve the heating downside current earlier than. And the battery of Professional collection would change to metallic shell, for a similar motive."

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MacRumors feedback that Apple has been engaged on graphene for some time now, submitting patents associated to the way it might dissipate warmth in cellular gadgets. The reality is that Apple's design takes a very long time to finesse, so it's seemingly that if it's on the playing cards for the 2024 vary that it might have been deliberate since nicely earlier than the preliminary overheating challenge with the newest telephones got here to gentle.

Graphene has 4 occasions higher thermal conductivity than copper, so would make sense for Apple to cut back overheating issues, and is lighter than a copper warmth sink, which can also be helpful. Moreover, a metallic shell, which Apple has beforehand used, would additionally assist.

Since this yr's issues do appear to have been right down to software program and have now been largely solved, it might be {that a} eager eye on this type of software program challenge for the subsequent iPhones is all that will likely be wanted. Nonetheless, {hardware} tweaks that enhance issues additional would even be welcome.

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