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Is it normal for the iPod touch 5th gen to heat up esp on the antenna area with the Wifi turned on?

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Jan 30, 2013 5:56 AM

The area at the back of the itouch where the bluetooth, wifi are located. It heats up, prompting me to go over a fan to cool it down. It drains battery fast too at times. Should it last a day or not? Is that Battery Doctor app helpful? I have been using it ever since. Help!

iPod touch, iOS 6.1
  • SeaBeast Level 4 Level 4 (2,835 points)

    Heating during heavy CPU usage is expected and normal.  However, the need to go over a fan is not normal.  Still, what considering too hot is arbitrary and we cannot ***** over a forum what is hot and too hot.

     

    At no point you should be feeling discomfort holding your iPod.  If you do, then you should go see a Genius at an Apple Store.

     

    As for battery life, it's all depend on your usage.  Bluethoot, Wifi, Brightness and CPU usage may well deplete your battery in a day if all heavily used.

     

    I don't know battery doctor but this is a really personnal choice.  Personally, I don't see any extra tool than the % in the status bar.

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