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Sony Xperia 1 IV Overheating Issue: How to Fix

In this guide, we will show you the steps to fix the overheating issue in Sony Xperia 1 IV. While the OEM might have fallen in the pecking order of the most popular smartphone manufacturers, it still manages to churn out some impressive devices at regular intervals. To further cement this statement, one shouldn’t look any further than the latest flagship offering. With the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset under the hood, 12GB RAM, Zeiss optics lens, and 4K video recording, there’s a lot to admire in this device.

Sony Xperia 1 IV Overheating

But on the flip side, it isn’t free from its fair share of issues either. As of now, various Sony Xperia 1 IV users have voiced their concern that they are constantly facing overheating issues. It isn’t that they are carrying out any resource-intensive task, even basic day-to-day tasks is resulting in devices getting heated beyond the normal limit. And when that happens, users are left with no choice but to keep their idle for a considerable time frame so that it gets cool down.

Sony Xperia 1 IV Overheating

As far as the culprit behind this issue is concerned, some are pointing fingers at the latest Snapdragon chipset. However, that might not be the case as there are quite a few devices in the market that boasts of Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset but aren’t facing any heating issues as such. So the weight of the blame might have to be put on Sony’s shoulders rather than Qualcomm. With that said, there does exist a nifty workaround that might you fix the overheating issue in Sony Xperia 1 IV. So without further ado, let’s check it out.

How to Fix Overheating Issue in Sony Xperia 1 IV?

Sony Xperia 1 IV Overheating

In order to fix this issue, you will have to lower the refresh rate from 120Hz to 60Hz. While this would also translate to the fact that you will have to sacrifice the fluid usage experience, but as of now, that is the only workaround that is spelling out success for many users. So give this workaround a shot and it might help you fix the overheating issue on your Sony Xperia 1 IV.

On that note, we round off this guide. As far as the official stance on this matter is concerned, the developers are yet to acknowledge this issue, let alone give out any ETA for the rollout of a fix. As and when any of these two things happen, we will update this guide accordingly. In the meantime, the aforementioned workaround is your best bet.

  • Only the most deluded fanboys still buy a Sony phone. The rest of us who once owned a Xperia phone have moved on during 2014-2016.

    There is a reason why Sony phone sales are terrible, it’s not due to a ‘lack of marketing’ according to Sony fanboys’ wishful thinking. Xperia phones are overpriced and inferior to the competition.

    • hmmm, i do not think that is actually true. there is always an issue or more with every device one way or the other. it is up to the user to decide what may matter the most and decide accordingly. amongst the other things, sony does not have much bloatware and it is not a boring phone like most of them are these days.