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Bendgate

OnePlus Nord

OnePlus Nord has a huge ‘bendgate’ design flaw of its own

July 28th, 2020

The OnePlus Nord has a serious durability issue that may be discovered during regular use, a “bendgate” issue of its own. A YouTuber who regularly puts the latest smartphone releases through a variety of durability tests found that the phone’s chassis is made of plastic, and that’s a risk factor. The OnePlus Nord can bend …

Nexus 6P Bendgate Test

Bending the Nexus 6P isn’t nearly as easy as we were led to believe

November 2nd, 2015

A few days ago, a stress test video of the Nexus 6P made the rounds of the Internet, as it claimed the new Nexus phablet is even easier to bend than the iPhone 6 Plus. While that test seemed to be genuine, the general online consensus appears to be that existing structural damage was responsible …

iPhone 6s Metal Shell Durability Bendgate

Good luck bending the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus with your bare hands

August 19th, 2015

Multiple reports claimed in the past that Apple would be using 7000 Series aluminum for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to make the devices stronger than their predecessors and less susceptible to accidental bending. Apple has yet to confirm this detail about the iPhone 6s’s metal case but reports already say the new metal alloy used …

iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate Case

Video: There’s no such thing as a ‘bend-proof’ iPhone case

March 13th, 2015

When it was revealed last fall that the iPhone 6 Plus is seemingly easier to bend than other smartphones, it gave case manufacturers the opportunity to design cases that they could market as ways to make sure your Apple smartphone won’t get bent during regular use. But can any of these cases stand up to the …

iPhone 6 Bendgate Apple Fan

Yet another ‘Bendgate’ skeptic gets burned with a bent iPhone 6

November 5th, 2014

Apple won’t admit it but it does seem to have a problem with bending iPhone 6 Plus models, as hundreds of users have now posted pictures of their bent smartphones online. And now another Apple fan who says they “didn’t believe the hype” surrounding the “Bendgate” controversy has posted a new picture on Reddit of their bent …

iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate Design Fix

Has Apple quietly fixed its iPhone 6 Plus ‘Bendgate’ problem? [updated]

October 31st, 2014

Ignoring the idiotic instances where people intentionally started bending iPhone 6 units in stores just to prove it can be done, Apple did have an iPhone 6 Bendgate problem, which genuinely affected some early buyers. Early reports have shown that the iPhone 6 Plus was more prone to bending than its smaller sibling, with some users …