Iphone SE hot when playing video?

mscann

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Is anyone having an issue with the SE getting really warm when playing a video for a couple of minutes? Then if the phone is plugged in charging at the same time it gets hot
 

Gudi

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Charging usually generates heat. Playing H.264 video should be especially efficient on the A9 processor and run cool without consuming much energy.
 

imhereareyou

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Not for a few minutes, needs to be longer, what other pages or apps did you have on in the background?
 

TantalizedMind

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I have an iPhone 5S and last night I had my phone charging, while browsing Safari while the screen brightness was all the way up and I thought my iPhone was about to melt.
 

Newtons Apple

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Is anyone having an issue with the SE getting really warm when playing a video for a couple of minutes? Then if the phone is plugged in charging at the same time it gets hot
Both your processor and screen back lighting works hard during a video. Charging adds even more heat. If it gets too hot it will slow the processor and actually dim the screen
 
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