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Topic # 152400 25-Sep-2014 11:06
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I've just checked the iphone 6 plus bend video.



If I were buying an iphone 6 it would not be the plus. Over time I think it is likely to bend if I put this into my front pocket.   

This same guy made another bend test on the smaller iphone 6 (and a few other phones) -- the smaller iphone 6 seems to be OK.  The moto X was the most resistant to bending. 

(iphone 6 naming is dumb, they should have given the smaller model a unique name-- 'iphone 6 plus' is the big model, 'iphone 6' could be either)

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  Reply # 1137290 25-Sep-2014 11:13
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You have to put a shedload of force onto the device to get it to bend, but unfortunately once the aluminium body gets to a certain stress point, the metal creases and stays creased.

I saw a comparison with the Samsung Note 3 which is a similar size, and it's plastic construction means that it does not stay bent. 

I'm astonished that the displays and the glass covers take that much torture.  I would think these elements would be the first to complain about being bent.  Kudos to their developers.




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  Reply # 1137317 25-Sep-2014 11:37
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This morning I tried to bend my work Blackberry in the hopes of getting a new device.

Alas, I can report that my Blackberry bends but that it springs back into shape.

I am disappoint.




 


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  Reply # 1137321 25-Sep-2014 11:43
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rossmnz: This morning I tried to bend my work Blackberry in the hopes of getting a new device.

Alas, I can report that my Blackberry bends but that it springs back into shape.

I am disappoint.


A bus bends them well and permanently wink




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  Reply # 1137328 25-Sep-2014 11:50
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I must be getting old. Watching that video made me unexpectedly angry, for all sorts of reasons. For one thing: LOOK AT ME! I'm so rich I can go out and buy a $1000 phone and then wreck it just so I can post the video on YouTube! DON'T YOU WISH YOU WERE AS RICH AS ME!? For another, there are people lining up for these things around the world, and again: look at me, not only did I get a new iPhone, unlike you guys who missed out because of limited supplies, but I'm not even going to use mine! I'm just going to wreck it for a YouTube video! And finally, what an environmental disaster. All that energy and resources put into making a beautiful and useful thing, and I'm just going to buy it so I can wreck it for a YouTube video.

I do not like you, youtube man.

Rant over. Get off my lawn.




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