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I was just playing gta san andreas (best game) and the phone was getting really warm to the touch. The back part of the phone where my fingers are resting getting seriously warm (nearly hot) and i was getting worried so i closed the game. I checked the temp of the battery and it was 43 degrees celcius. (109.4 fahrenheit). Is this ok?

note: the phone is naked (no case + screen protector).
 
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Hey guys

I was just playing gta san andreas (best game) and the phone was getting really warm to the touch. The back part of the phone where my fingers are resting getting seriously warm (nearly hot) and i was getting worried so i closed the game. I checked the temp of the battery and it was 43 degrees celcius. (109.4 fahrenheit). Is this ok?

note: the phone is naked (no case + screen protector).
you do realize that the average human body temp is 37C, a little under your cpu temp? its quite normal for the phone to get even warmer than yours when playing games, especially gpu intensive games. the phones safety shutdown temp is 100C, so youve got some ways to go.
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you do realize that the average human body temp is 37C, a little under your cpu temp? its quite normal for the phone to get even warmer than yours when pkaying games, especially gpu intensive games. the phones safety shutdown temp is 100C, so youve got some ways to go.

jeez thanks bud. this is actually my first andriod phone so i was just a little curious. thanks for the clarification.
 
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jeez thanks bud. this is actually my first andriod phone so i was just a little curious. thanks for the clarification.
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its a quad core phone, so when all four cores are active, and the gpu is being pushed, heat is expected. if your not rooted with thermal throttle off, then at 70C(if i remember right) the phone will automatically throttle because of the temp. itll reduce cpu speed to cool off the phone. if you do have root, disabling thermel throttle is always an option. then it wont reduce cpu speed. but if tou do hit the safety shutdown temp of 100C, the phone will shut diwn automatically. this is very rare. really, you need to try to get to 100C to reach it, otherwise its very rare.
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Is 46 degrees dangerous? My phone goes to around 43-46 degrees while playing asphalt 8.

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Is 46 degrees dangerous? My phone goes to around 43-46 degrees while playing asphalt 8.

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It isn't dangerous, no.

It isn't ideal as lithium batteries hate the warm. Think of lithium batteries being perishable foods, they prefer the cold, in fact for long term storage they are kept in refrigerators.

If the phone was at these temperatures 24/7 then the battery would quickly deteriorate and run-times would take a dive, but for a few hours a day it is unlikely to make much difference considering most people replace these phones after a couple of years anyway.

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cool.
its a quad core phone, so when all four cores are active, and the gpu is being pushed, heat is expected. if your not rooted with thermal throttle off, then at 70C(if i remember right) the phone will automatically throttle because of the temp. itll reduce cpu speed to cool off the phone. if you do have root, disabling thermel throttle is always an option. then it wont reduce cpu speed. but if tou do hit the safety shutdown temp of 100C, the phone will shut diwn automatically. this is very rare. really, you need to try to get to 100C to reach it, otherwise its very rare.
hey is there any way to turn off the thermal throttling without changing the kernel?....I m on stock kernel but the phone is rooted

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