Apple admits that some iPad Pro tablets are shipping with a slight bend, but says it is not a defect

Some 2018 Apple iPad Pro tablets are being shipped with a slight bend that Apple will not call a defect. In fact, the company says that it is a side effect from the manufacturing process used to produce the tablets,
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53. sissy246

Posts: 6992; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

So even apple is not telling the truth when they admitted some are bent. WAKE UP dude, apple is shipping out bent products.

70. rouyal

Posts: 1567; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

It's obviously a conspiracy using Photoshop.

74. Oh_Juu_Eh

Posts: 21; Member since: Jun 10, 2016

its an preliminary foldable pad mock up...hahahaha

28. almostdone

Posts: 423; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

You're right! A unique feature called iBent.

24. rouyal

Posts: 1567; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

The chassis must be made by the same company that makes 2x4’s for Lowe’s.

38. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3091; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Wow what a sorry ass excuse. Watch Jerry rig's video, he snapped the thing like a wafer bar. Don't be in denial.

50. baldilocks

Posts: 1446; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

He was being sarcastic. Lowe's 2X4's are known for being weak.

71. rouyal

Posts: 1567; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

*known for being warped. The whole stack.

25. almostdone

Posts: 423; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

It's not a defect but the next generation of iPad Pro's will not have this feature! How can a $1000+ tablet not be at least straight? How the great has fallen from their heights. The iBoomerang. Remember the bendgate issue with the iPhone 6. Apple was in denial with that too until they rectified the issue in their next generation iPhones.

26. japkoslav

Posts: 1419; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

The first tablet you can fold and nobody appreciates it.

29. SIGPRO

Posts: 2810; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

It's a new feature, iPad curved............

68. japkoslav

Posts: 1419; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

You have a ... twisted ... sense of humor. I see myself out.

31. Techzalot

Posts: 18; Member since: Dec 19, 2018

For other companies, this is considered a scratch and dent product. For Apple, it's a feature.

34. Joosty

Posts: 464; Member since: Mar 14, 2013

This curve is to deter poor ergonomics during prolonged use. iCurvebend feature is a newly implented design cue that took a few generations of R&D.

36. Ichimoku

Posts: 130; Member since: Nov 18, 2018

Reading the comment section is so refreshing nowadays.

49. Cicero

Posts: 1106; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Most of the time I coming here only for comment section. And it's better written than the article.

39. GoTstan

Posts: 386; Member since: Jul 25, 2015

You lay it in a table and it's rocking like the bucaneer ride at great adventure. How can they possibly say it's not a defect. Apple likes to piss in your face and tell you it's raining

76. almostdone

Posts: 423; Member since: Sep 25, 2012

Apple & Tim Cook believe their customers are more of an iSheep than android users. Do as your told. Believe everything we tell you. Listen to us when we do the BS marketing. Pay us what we want. Use our iDevices the way we want you to use it. Defect what defect? Don't you know it's an iFeature? etc

40. Whitedot

Posts: 717; Member since: Sep 26, 2017

Side effects. Whats next? Assimeteical hardware? Side effect. Slow intel modem speeds. Side effect. Slowly but steady high apple standarts going down the drain. Surely Jony Ive would not approve it. Why? Long time ago when Steve jobs and Jony where in one of the shop, Steve saw the knive that cought his attention. It was little imperfection the way blade was sandwiched where the handle was. I will not paraphrase him but what he said was something like : Small details matter. Now apple thst prides itself in perfectionism trying to pull that nonsense. Really? Surely one of the lawers carefully crafted the term so it sounds kind of innocence. Buy ask your self: would you buy a expensive car that has body imperfection? Not because it effects your driving but it's just a side effect. So wrong. They should admit that flaw immediately.

41. darkkjedii

Posts: 30824; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

That’s ridiculous Apple. Arriving bent, and the only lie you can come up with, is it’s not a defect. It Damn sure ain’t a per(fect).

42. darkkjedii

Posts: 30824; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The Big 6 will say, it’s just a curved screen from Samsung. Peaceboy bought 62 of em.

44. sleepypandaeyes

Posts: 355; Member since: Apr 12, 2015

Loool, true that

55. sissy246

Posts: 6992; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

He is in hiding along with the others. This is just unacceptable and i dont see how the i6 can defend it.

56. darkkjedii

Posts: 30824; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOO @the i6

58. TheOracle1

Posts: 2004; Member since: May 04, 2015

That's it! I'm calling them the i6 from now on. Lmao

72. rouyal

Posts: 1567; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

It's not a big deal. You use it from the front, not the side. You're looking at it wrong.

77. darkkjedii

Posts: 30824; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Bend over for Apple.

80. rouyal

Posts: 1567; Member since: Jan 05, 2018

Fail. You can do better than that. I’ll give you a “C” for effort, though.

81. darkkjedii

Posts: 30824; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

You mad bro?

46. aksa123

Posts: 365; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

How could this be allowed by QC? Apple has no shame.

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