|Nov 25, 2012, 02:05 AM||#1|
No! Bendgate is real!
iPhone 5 is prone to bending. It was a buy, now a no-buy
Instead of using Aluminum 6061-T6 (tempered), Apples uses regular Aluminum 6061, which is so soft any stress will bend it. So you can't sit on it, and it
will bend by itself if, internally, there is enough stress from screws and glue.
It will bend at the weakest point, usually the volume buttons because that is
where the big holes are on the outer metal that is holding the integrity of the iPhone 5.
I am hoping they can change to 6061-T6 aluminum. "HOPING" because using it may interfere with the precision of the cuts, which may make it impossible. It may add weight to the device though.
Also, SCUFFGATE is real. Instead of using type III anodizing (hard anodizing), Apple uses instead type II anodizing. Which is why all over the internet your iPhone 5 has these dents and specks.
It is a no sale until Apple uses 6061-T6 Aluminum or 7075 Aluminum, and uses type III anodizing for the outer coat of the aluminum. Or go back to using
stainless steel. I am surprised they didn't catch these problems during prototyping and designing stages.
I think they will only fix it if enough people want them to use the new type of aluminum or anodizing process. I don't think this is a minor problem.
I've added some links and youtube videos that I found. Hope they are useful.
From this site:
Last edited by VinegarTasters; Nov 26, 2012 at 11:58 PM.
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