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What do you mean?

You think that such sophisticated technology will only work at room temperatures? :D


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In my understanding, it's usually the other way around--extreme heat (over 150 degrees or so) is more likely to create permanent damage to electronics rather than extreme cold.

From what I can tell, yes, 10-15 degrees below 0 F can make certain electronics sluggish but only temporarily. After the engine and the car warm up, it should be perfectly fine. Heck, at -20 F, you might have bigger problems to worry about!
 

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Wondering how the touch screen and dashboard will be when the car is left outside in the canadian winters?

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Welcome to the boards! I am almost certain that Infiniti does both cold and hot weather testing on all of their vehicles prior to them being ready or prime time... This shouldn't be a concern...they put all the cars mechanical electrical hydraulic through soo much more than the average end user ever will ...
 

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Electronics, assuming they're properly insulated (which with an Infiniti you'd bloody hope they are!), tend to work better in the cold.

Regardless, they generate heat (as does the car itself) so if you do find you've got a bit of a problem with your screen frosting over, i'm sure it'll be gone before the more apparent frosting everywhere else!
 

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Wondering how the touch screen and dashboard will be when the car is left outside in the canadian winters?

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I hear you about those cold Canadian winters. Remote starts are perfect for warming up cars. Too bad the Q50 doesn't have it. I will either install it aftermarket or wait for Infiniti to come to their senses with a later Q50 model.
 

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I doubt the temperature will have any serious effect on the touch screen these things are built strong to last long. I am sure they went through a bunch of testing before releasing them. I would be pissed if that was the case though.
 

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In most cases usually with electronic the battery will suffer first from temperature. If that is the issue then nothing else would work but with such a new vehicle like you won't be looking at any of those.
 

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Sometimes I notice that the touch screen on my phone stops working if my fingers are really cold (like frozen)

It depends on what kind of touch screen the Q50 is using though. I don't think you will have any problems even in extreme cold conditions.
 

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There are two types of touchscreens: capacitive and resistive. Neither of which require temperature. Capacitive works by having small current of electricity running through the screen, when you touch it, electricity actually goes through your finger. With resistive, your finger would be interfering with the electric current.
 
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