BlackBerry Bold Halted By DoCoMo, Overheating Issue Cited

Posted Feb 27, 2009

DoCoMo is the biggest mobile phone operations company in Japan.  Today they announced that they are halting the sales of Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Bold phone because of complaints regarding overheating during charge.  About 4,000 units of the high-end Bold were sold by DoCoMo.  Thirty of those sales have complained about the keyboard area heating up.  No reports have been made about phones catching fire or being burned.

[via Reuters]