The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 have had unprecedented success, as Apple sold more than 10 million units of the smartphones during the opening weekend, but some cracks are starting to appear in Apple’s impenetrable armor. It seems that the iPhone 6 Plus bends in jeans pockets and people are starting to be outraged at this.
They’re calling it BendGate and the word is trending on Twitter and various other social media websites. Many of those who grabbed one the 10 million iPhones Apple sold over the opening weekend are complaining that they iPhone 6 Plus bends after being carried around in the back pockets of jeans.
The iPhone 6 Plus smartphone features a 5.5-inch display and a sleek aluminum frame and as we all know, aluminum bends. It may sound like an urban legend, but many bloggers have posted photos of their bent iPhone 6 Plus phones.
Do you own an iPhone 6 Plus and you’re afraid it will bend? Here are a couple of tips to keep that from happening: firstly, do not keep it the back pocket of your jeans, but if you simply must do it, do not sit down while the phone is still in your pocket. Keep it in your hands or in your coat pocket. Secondly, get a case for it! Apple and so many other companies make really great and fun cases for the new iPhones. Lastly, take care of your phone. We know it’s just an electronic device, but it’s an expensive one, so don’t treat it as you would your old Nokia brick.
Former iPhone models also bent, as well as Samsung smartphones, but the iPhone 6 Plus does it more visibly is because it’s larger and thinner than any other iPhones before it.
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