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According to Kuo, Apple prioritized weight over cooling in the design of the iPhone 15.

Apple iPhone 15 Pro back in hand

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  • There have been reports of the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max experiencing high temperatures.

  • According to an Apple expert, the problem may be caused by concessions made in the thermal system design in order to make the device lighter.

  • Updating the software may not significantly address the problem, unless Apple reduces the performance of the processor.

Several reports have surfaced stating that the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are experiencing overheating issues. Our team members have also encountered this problem. It seems that the cause may be related to a decision made by Apple concerning the phone’s thermal system design.

Android Authority conducted a test on the iPhone 15 Pro to verify claims of overheating. Our findings revealed that the device does experience excessive heat when carrying out different tasks, reaching temperatures as high as 47.4°C (117.3°F). For a complete breakdown of our investigation into the iPhone 15 Pro’s overheating issue, feel free to take a look at our report.