Discussion in 'iPod touch' started by Link2999, Oct 1, 2010.

  1. macrumors 6502

    Jul 12, 2008
    Picked up my 3rd Replacement (4th) iPod today, and it seems like it's heating up pretty fast. I can play 15 or so minutes of Stardunk or Archtype (both online games) and my iPod gets hot enough to make my hand sweat. I closed out of all my multitasking apps, but it doesn't seem to have an effect. It heats up on the back towards the top (by the camera). Is this a common issue or what?
  2. macrumors member

    Aug 28, 2010
    It's common, but not an issue.

    Mine at its hottest is only about 40 degree Celsius (slightly hotter than your body), after 30 minutes of filming a concert.
  3. thread starter macrumors 6502

    Jul 12, 2008
    Meh still thinking this may be defective. 1 game of Archtype heats up my iPod enough to have the heat go straight through my Grip Vue case.
  4. macrumors regular

    Mar 5, 2008
    NE Atlanta area
    I don't think this is unusual for high cpu usage apps. If you are concerned, ask a genius, but I know on mine that the more demanding the app the hotter mine gets. This is a bit more pronounced than with my 3g touch.

  5. macrumors newbie

    Oct 5, 2010
    Movies seems ok but gaming is when I notice my iPod generating heat

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