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1 BishopX  Sep 27, 2014 7:43:40pm

It takes about 70 ponds of force to pend the iPhone 6 permanently. It takes 150 pounds to to the same thing to an iPhone 5.

Make you own judgement.

2 MichaelJ  Sep 27, 2014 7:50:31pm

My judgement is that if I’ve just spent a shitload of money buying a new iPhone, I might realize that this is a sophisticated computing device and should be handled and treated as such.

3 goddamnedfrank  Sep 27, 2014 9:51:57pm

re: #1 BishopX

It takes about 70 ponds of force to pend the iPhone 6 permanently. It takes 150 pounds to to the same thing to an iPhone 5.

Make you own judgement.

iPhone 6 Plus. Nobody’s claiming that the normal sized 6 is being bent.

4 MichaelJ  Sep 28, 2014 10:10:47am

re: #1 BishopX

It actually takes about 90 pounds of force to bend an iPhone 6 Plus, which is the model that is being questioned in all of the “bend gate” articles. Consumer Reports did tests on a number of phones and guess what? They all break when 150 pounds of pressure is applied to them. Again I have to ask - do people realize that these devices are something that one should handle with respect and care? If you are abusive and careless with your personal property, what do you expect?


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