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cellphone gets warm in use


Oct 21, 2003, 12:43 PM
A few weeks ago, we purchased two Sanyo cellphones (4900 & 8100) and have noticed that during use, especially longer periods of use (20+ min. calls) they get "warm." The warmth is located mostly in the battery but is also noticeable in the screen area. Our previous cellphones (Nokia)didn't do this but they used a different type of battery ... is there anything wrong with our phones or is this "natural" with the newer LiIon type batteries?
Big Poppa

Oct 24, 2003, 1:17 PM
Cell phone getting warm after long period of use is a pretty typical thing. pretty soon I think these phones will have so much processing power, they will need a cooling fan just like a PC Very Happy

Oct 24, 2003, 10:50 PM
Is that why battery life is so much shorter when using vision, as opposed to battery life with just talk time use?

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