Now the Google Pixel 3 is overheating while charging

In the latest installment of the notorious Pixel issues, the Pixel 3 and 3 XL are shutting down due to overheating.

The issue has been reported by a few users – not enough to cause pandemonium, but enough to be considered a real issue by Google, which is reportedly sending affected users replacement phones.

It seems like the trouble starts when the Pixel 3 is being charged and used at the same time. Some have reported that charging wirelessly on the Pixel stand while watching a video or taking a video call is causing the Pixel 3 to become really warm and shut down.

Google Pixel 3 overheating
Google Pixel 3 overheating

Google Pixel 3 overheating

One user reported that a replacement Pixel 3 unit doesn’t have the same issue, suggesting that only some units in the field have potential thermal problems.

It appears that older Pixel and Pixel 2 devices have also experienced overheating and battery drain, but the issues are not exactly the same.

Have you got a Pixel 3 smartphone? Are you experiencing overheating? Drop us a line in the comments.

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