Following last week’s launch of Apple’s latest offering, the iPhone 6 Plus, users of the sleek device have started voicing their displeasure over the reports that the phone bends when put in pockets.
The iPhone 6 Plus users have flooded online forums and social media platform, Twitter with the hash tags #BendGate and #Bendghazi.
Many pictures showing bent iPhone 6 plus phablets have poured into the internet with users voicing their discontent as the phone bends to the shape of the leg once put in pockets.
— Oli Firth (@oliverfirth) September 23, 2014
— Florian Paulmier (@FlorianP123) September 23, 2014
The iPhone 6 Could Bend In Your Pocket… !! haha.. love u APPLE pic.twitter.com/MJV2s5kT1a
— Nelson Cardoz (@nelsoncardoz) September 23, 2014
The iPhone 6 reportedly bends as a result of the phone’s large, thin aluminium body, a metal that is malleable, especially when warm.
Lewis Hilstenger of Unbox therapy decided to carry out an experiment on #BendGate and posted the video on YouTube.