Apple is addressing reports of overheating issues with its new iPhone 15 models. The company reassured users that the overheating is not a safety risk and will not affect the long-term performance of the affected devices. Apple explained that the overheating is due to several factors, including recently updated third-party apps such as Instagram, Uber, and the game Asphalt 9, which overload the system. The company is working with these app developers to roll out fixes. Additionally, Apple identified a bug in iOS 17 that is impacting some users and plans to release a software update to address this issue.
Apple’s support page advises users that certain activities, such as streaming high-quality video and using graphic-intensive apps, can cause the device to get hotter. However, the company reassures that this is normal and the device will return to a regular temperature once the activity is complete. Demand for the iPhone 15 remains high, with strong pre-orders for the premium iPhone 15 Pro models. Despite a decline in sales for three consecutive quarters, advancements in the new iPhone’s features and discounts from mobile carriers could encourage users to finally upgrade this year. The iPhone 15 Pro starts at $1,099, while the iPhone 15 Pro Max starts at $1,199, with the entry-level iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus priced at $799 and $899, respectively.