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More worrying evidence of the iPhone 6 Plus' fragility: see it easily getting bent on video

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Sep 2014, 17:22

Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus seems to be more fragile than you'd expect. The device's ultra-thin aluminum body can be bent easily...

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posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:53 2

177. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

I can imagine a Samsung Note 4 commercial burning the iPhone 6 Plus that says to Apple:

"you're copying it wrong"

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 22:39 1

160. najib1312 (Posts: 154; Member since: 08 May 2013)

Wow that escalated quickly. About time for reviewers to stop calling iPhone as the most premium phone in terms of Design and Build Quality.

IMO, the most premium design goes to HTC for their M8 and most premium build quality goes to Sony for literally all their devices in the Z series. Never heard an Xperia got bent or dented or exploded in any cases. Heck even the 6.5mm Xperia Z Ultra is way more Durable.

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 22:42 1

161. trnz007 (Posts: 41; Member since: 12 Feb 2014)

Behold!!!! new invention from apple - Bendable phone.... lol

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 22:52

164. CosmicLion (Posts: 15; Member since: 15 Sep 2014)

You ignorami, it's called iCurve

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 22:58

166. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

Or, alternatively, iNowHaveToPayAgain.

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:07

168. Saioofi (Posts: 286; Member since: 23 May 2014)

Guess I'm gonna stick to my L920 for a while

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:19

172. TRUVILLE (Posts: 146; Member since: 11 Sep 2014)

Apple finally did something new oops forgot lg flex already did this too

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:29 1

173. sunday (Posts: 39; Member since: 15 Aug 2014)

They should try and copy galaxy alpha and make use of hard metal frame instead of aluminiun. THe problem is not the thinness but the low quality of aluminium used. The quality of thE alumilium was not properly tested before its approval. They will call back all the iphone Already sold for correCtion.

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:33 1

174. esperanza (Posts: 49; Member since: 23 Mar 2013)

Apple : You're bending the phone the wrong way! Just avoid bending it in that way!

posted on 23 Sep 2014, 23:47

175. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1584; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)

Apple I think will give Iphone 6 plus owners a Protective case until the reinforced model comes out. truth is why would a person put smart phone that big in their pocket. when a
smart phone get above 5 inches I think a person needs a belt pouch to carry it.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:58 1

195. ManusImperceptus (Posts: 724; Member since: 10 Jun 2014)

I have a Lumia 1520 (6") and I carry it in my jeans pocket all the time, no problem... Don't make up excuses; just another "you're holding it wrong" moment! :-D

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 13:03

250. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)

Nexus 5 is the same size as the iPhone 6 so I am sure bigger than 5 inches can fit your pockets just fine.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:10

182. darkoman4 (Posts: 177; Member since: 30 May 2014)

I think Apple should immidiately stop selling this phone and go back to the drawing board. I know it has been said many times, but Jobs would probably check it's durability before approving such a design. People should get their money back period.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:11 1

183. krasi (Posts: 11; Member since: 12 Sep 2014)

Best feature ever - meet the iBend.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:16 1

184. MartyK (Posts: 950; Member since: 11 Apr 2012)

iFlex 6 plus..lol
Watch Apple sue the Flex!..lol

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:21 1

185. vhammoudeh (Posts: 12; Member since: 03 Jun 2012)

It is obvious that the buttons cutouts weaken the case structure, which means that Apple engineers did a sloppy job calculating the stresses, one more proof of rushed design and sacrifices in the name of fashion.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:21 1

186. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 3718; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)

Well, there were no rumours regarding this new feature iBend after iCrash.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:27

189. Imaxxacre (Posts: 74; Member since: 23 Aug 2009)

Apple's designs are normally really nice and detail-oriented. This is sort of disgraceful to see, considering their status to the general public.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:29 1

190. xfire99 (Posts: 946; Member since: 14 Mar 2012)

Question is, how the heck did it pass quality check and no way Apple arent aware this problem. They knew about this and just released it anyway. Since iZombies will just accept it, since its a new iphone feature, a phone that u can bend and form as u like. If u dont like iBend feature, u can get a free bumper case and strengthen the sides. :)

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:47 2

192. RandomUsername (Posts: 808; Member since: 29 Oct 2013)

Get bent noobs ;)

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:54 2

193. ManusImperceptus (Posts: 724; Member since: 10 Jun 2014)

"I've been using the iPhone 6+ as my main phone for a few days now, and I'm already sick and tired of it, so I'll just use it for a bend test, and move on to something better"... ;-)

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:55

194. ManusImperceptus (Posts: 724; Member since: 10 Jun 2014)

Yay, polycarbonate ftw once again! B-)

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 00:58

196. Reeyawn (Posts: 66; Member since: 21 Apr 2013)

It's probably a feature. Just to match the galaxy round or lg g flex.lol

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 01:04

197. 0xFFFF (Posts: 3806; Member since: 16 Apr 2014)

Jony Ive = bloated buggy versions of iOS, lame crap design of the iPhone 6 and iWatch. Without Jobs, Apple is basically a bunch of regressive inmates running an asylum.

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 01:05 3

198. grbrao (Posts: 294; Member since: 23 Nov 2012)


posted on 24 Sep 2014, 02:09

206. nbringer (Posts: 180; Member since: 11 Sep 2012)

It doesn't matter if it bends as long as it's made of premium materials and has premium feeling. Who needs crap plastics and a sturdy phone?! If my iPhone bends I'll just get another one. I only care about the premium feeling. The iPhone is a statement!

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 05:11 3

223. Einstein333 (Posts: 75; Member since: 22 May 2012)

ha ha! That's what I always said: Apple can sell any crap to their disciples, they will buy everything, no matter what :-)

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 02:40

212. ahmadb4040 (Posts: 7; Member since: 10 Oct 2013)


posted on 24 Sep 2014, 03:10 1

213. ssanders2k7 (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Feb 2010)

We all know how this is going to go "You aren't doing it right and its not our fault we made a crap product that costs $900"

posted on 24 Sep 2014, 03:12 1

214. amozhi (Posts: 130; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)

There is no problem in the phone... you are bending it wrong

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