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BlackBerry Bold has overheating problems

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 01 Mar 2009 21:47 User comments (6)

BlackBerry Bold has overheating problems The Japanese cellphone carrier NTT DoCoMo has suspended all sales of the popular RIM BlackBerry Bold due to overheating problems reported by over 30 users.
The overheating occurs during charging of the smartphone, and RIM says that one percent of all the phones sold in Japan experienced the overheating. RIM did say however that "temperatures remained within regulatory standards."

"Although RIM's analysis of the devices in question has allowed it to rule out a battery problem, the root cause remains under investigation,"
read RIM's statement.

There are over 21 million BlackBerry users globally.

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6 user comments

11.3.2009 23:44

aww, the blackberry bold is such a great phone, too.

22.3.2009 14:29

What cell device doesn't have the potential to over heat during charging, grab any phone during charging and it not going to be cold.

Some phones use the Heat levels to know when to quit charging.

32.3.2009 16:13

Originally posted by DXR88:
What cell device doesn't have the potential to over heat during charging, grab any phone during charging and it not going to be cold.

My nokia 7120 never had this problem, and I think 3660 and 3310 too :\
This message has been edited since its posting. Latest edit was made on 02 Mar 2009 @ 16:14

43.3.2009 5:35

haha they should o source all those cheap o unregulated chargers :-p

55.3.2009 13:01

My Nokia 6100 never overheated on me... Best phone ever made besides the Motorola startac.

614.3.2009 7:59

I have the Pearl 8100 and when is in charge it heats too but nothing happened yet, i have this phone for over two years.

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