Report: Top OEMs to follow NEC with water cooled heat-pipe inside new smartphone models
0. phoneArena 17 Jun 2013, 23:55 posted on
Has your smartphone ever become so hot that you could use it as a heating pad? Conventional technology appears unable to solve the problem of increasingly harder working handsets connecting to 4G, multitasking, streaming videos and more; recently, NEC unveiled the first water cooled smartphone, the Medias X 06E, which uses a water filled heat-pipe to draw heat away from the handset's processor...
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1. abcdefgh (banned) (Posts: 471; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)
we are supposed to dip it in water tub or what?
2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)
And who eats the cost of a replacement phone when the water cooling inevitably leaks?
Try using a larger heat sink. (aka All aluminum body connected via thermocouple to the CPU/GPU/RAM.)
3. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)
Hmm. Put in liquid nitrogen. :D
The NEC Medias X 06E is marketed toward women with its pink color and charms.
I also attach unique or limited edition phone straps to my phones (and pretty pissed with the lack of inlets in some smartphones to insert the strap, so i got a hard case's help), one of a few ways of personalising my phones besides custom made hard cases.
4. lyndon420 (Posts: 3387; Member since: 11 Jul 2012)
If the water is pure enough it won't hurt the phone if it did leak.