After Moto Edge X30 announcement – the world’s first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 smartphone – Motorola CEO Chen Jin boasted of the new flagship’s design features, including an aluminum alloy bezel that allows the device to provide excellent thermal conductivity.
However, network whistleblower Ice Universe claims that the first Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 smartphones are overheating: “The first Moto smartphones with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 overheat in extreme tests. Please be mentally prepared, 2022 could be a very hot year for Android phones. ”
An insider’s post indicates that the overheating issue is related to the SoC and not the poor cooling of the Moto Edge X30.
Soon, Xiaomi will present the Xiaomi 12 line based on Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. Samsung, Realme, Redmi and other manufacturers will also release their flagships. It will be interesting to look at the situation with the heating of new flagships in the industry as a whole.
Ice Universe has provided accurate information on Samsung smartphones and image sensors many times, including the recent announcements of new 50MP and 200MP sensors. He was also the first to show accurate images of smartphones with waterfall screens.