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You Can Bend an iPhone 6 Plus With Your Bare Hands! [Video]

You Can Bend an iPhone 6 Plus With Your Bare Hands! [Video]

Posted September 23, 2014 at 9:07pm by iClarified
Earlier today we warned users that the iPhone 6 could bend in your pocket. Adding credibility to that report is a new video that shows it's possible to bend an iPhone 6 Plus with your bare hands.

After seeing images of bent iPhone 6 Plus devices, Unbox Therapy noticed that their device had a slight bend in it as well. To confirm the reports, the channel decided to perform the bare hand test you can watch below.

They found it fairly easy to put a significant bend in the device. The weak spot seems to be around the buttons rather than the center of the phone.


Apple has yet to comment on the problem and users trying to get a replacement have had mixed results. If you've purchased the new iPhone, we strongly suggest you use a little more care when carrying it.

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Take a look below!



[via Gizmodo]


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Techno
Techno - September 26, 2014 at 6:28pm
Okay, if someone can give me a phone to bend, I can definitely bend it specially if you put the focus of the pressure on a specific corner (rather as a whole in the middle). Sadly it's a fail attempt to pay someone to discredit a company.
Techno
Techno - October 4, 2014 at 3:22pm
AMEN!!!!! You have to be blind to see the trickery on his part.
RoyBatty
RoyBatty - October 7, 2014 at 12:59pm
Pardon? Not quite... trying to figure out how it "could" bend was the point. The video didn't criticize Apple in any way and actually supported their position that the iPhone6 won't bend significantly with typical use.
Nicko
Nicko - September 26, 2014 at 4:53pm
Get a case if you're rough with your phone and simply be careful. Lever forces increase when the span of a material increases. It's not made of hardens steel. I'm sure people are sitting on them or just not using common sense. Aluminum bends, doesn't matter who manufactures it.
jeff kennedy
jeff kennedy - September 26, 2014 at 4:13am
i smell #recall... never do the first batch. in the world of technology... first batch, are the broken eggs before the omelet. all you #ip6p sleeping on the sidewalk, over the internet over priced arm and leg rip off users. you got egg shells in your omelet!!!!! #ig @im_as_is_
justabrake
justabrake - September 25, 2014 at 11:49am
So Apple is replacing the bent iPhones according to The Next Web, I wonder how many times they allow you to do this !
gtdnerd
gtdnerd - September 25, 2014 at 9:35am
Well I can bend almost everything, just tried it ..., amazing!
Tomy123
Tomy123 - September 25, 2014 at 7:06am
You can bend Nearly everything!, but if the intelligence is not enough to use it for it is,the humanity goes back to the stone age!.
Jcagara08
Jcagara08 - September 25, 2014 at 6:46am
hidden feature not introduced on keynote! it bends! iBendz (cat meme) LG FLEX has a competition now!!!!
bendoveriphone
bendoveriphone - September 25, 2014 at 4:35am
now you got a curve iphone :D
Jack black
Jack black - September 25, 2014 at 4:32am
The point is not that this phone or that phone can bend if you take your hands and try to bend it... The problem with the iPhone plus is its bending in people's pockets... Again my note 3 is in my pocket every day and it has never been deformed or bent. . Lmfao
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 25, 2014 at 10:51am
That's because people have scammed this attempt that it will bend. To me though, I carried around a 6 but no matter what Ido with it, impossible to bend 24/7. LAWLXD
Mae
Mae - September 25, 2014 at 3:40am
It's funny that you haven't check your own video for having two different time before posting it. I could see that in this video you could rewind time, but I don't see how could that be possible without editing or crapping the video. Just a thought.
Jack black
Jack black - September 24, 2014 at 9:56pm
Haha I'm sticking with note 3
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 24, 2014 at 9:58pm
harhrharharharharharharharharharhar I'm staying away from plastic crapp that snaps apart when bent.
Jack black
Jack black - September 24, 2014 at 10:02pm
Snaps no replaceable battery yes
gamerscul9870
gamerscul9870 - September 24, 2014 at 10:04pm
Actually yes replacaple battery but she'll is what's only replaced.
AG
AG - September 24, 2014 at 9:24pm
IPhone 3GS cracks if sat on, Iphone 4 bends if sat on or use two hands to bend, iPhone 5 bends if you use two hands to bend phone, iphone 6 bends if you use two hands to bends. Galaxy snaps in half if you try to bend it... What's the moral of this story? NOT A EFFING THING LIKE THIS VIDEO!!!
Lin
Lin - September 24, 2014 at 8:36pm
When he was trying to bend the phone,the home screen shows 2 different time...Ur Fake!!
Carlos Baião
Carlos Baião - September 24, 2014 at 8:29pm
I don't get what all the fuss is about...it's not as if there arn't any alternatives!...so,you don't like the iphone or apple?!...well,just by something else!!!!...helo?!...it's not like they make you do this it's a free world,live and let live!...
iFedUp
iFedUp - September 24, 2014 at 6:53pm
Just update your i6 to new version and see the magic ...lol ------------------------------------------ Awesome service by Crapple. 1) Half Baked i6 Launch 2) Auto (lol) curve i6 3) Mini of iPad mini with Phone facility 6+ 4) last but not least (expected more ) sexy iOS update .... Done all above just to make sure they squeezed all the money from new buyers and let them spend more on either repairing or buying new one ....iSheeps still happy and waiting for new update with useless 1000$ plus crap in hand :)
Draken
Draken - September 24, 2014 at 6:23pm
Personally, i know the fact that Apple doesnt rush with new technology, didnt have that much of problems using it. The few things that bothered me the most were late on LTE(iphone 5), and now the phone bends.. The reasons i tend to go for iphones are apps availability and their customer services. Hopefully they give us a good solution about this bending otherwise im reselling my 6 plus.
7252722
7252722 - September 24, 2014 at 5:42pm
Again and Again Apple show us how they can make horrible product and sell it for big $$$$, but again they are always isheeps, who will buy sh$t from Apple if they decide to sell it
Jan73
Jan73 - September 24, 2014 at 5:22pm
What do the people expect??? Such a great design with Top Technology inside - where should the stiffness come from? I find it great and it's ok for me - always again!
3bdfa89
3bdfa89 - September 24, 2014 at 5:04pm
Conclusion is iPhone sux we know that But it’s OK there are iSheeps who will buy anything from Apple :P
justabrake
justabrake - September 24, 2014 at 4:22pm
Bring it back to apple and get a refund !
Nuck Chorris
Nuck Chorris - September 24, 2014 at 9:46pm
But it's sooooooooo popular. I just have to have it. What will my friends think?
iLost
iLost - September 25, 2014 at 6:23am
Then suffer
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