Sorry to hear it! Other than it getting warm when I use the GPS for extended periods, mine's been great! Going on three months now. Sounds like you've gotten a couple of duds!
Overheating definitely seems to be an issue with these phones.
I had a screen crack to the LED without any crack to the outer layer of glass. When I took the phone to an independent repair shop the service technician suspected the crack was caused by overheating (since there was no sign of physical damage). Overheating can cause thermal expansion and the cooling and compression of the materials can result in cracking. I really hope this doesn't happen to your phone!!
I've been noticing the same think lately. If I have my phone in my pocket at work and in part of the building with little or no signal for a few hours, the back of the phone gets to be hot.
It will get hot as it is looking for a signal. You may want to turn off the device if you are going to leave it in your pocket, or get a holster to hold the device.
No need to worry csnj80! This actually would be a common occurance with your device. While in a low coverage area, your device will be constantly searching for signal. In relation the the battery becoming warm, this would be similar to having an active conversation for a long period of time. Please keep us posted if we can be of any additional assistance in the future, thanks!
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