APPLE official statement: only 9 bent iphones

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  1. ApplePhy macrumors 6502

    Nov 7, 2013
  2. Korican100 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 9, 2012
    only 9 REPORTED TO APPLE bent iphones.

    Haven't you seen that pretty much 100% of macrumors has bent iphones?
  3. Skittlebug macrumors member

    Sep 14, 2014
    Hope you're being sarcastic. I don't have a bent phone (6+).
  4. fmcarv macrumors 6502

    Sep 11, 2014
    9 out of how many million??


    Please close all threads related to this non-issue
  5. SundayDuffer macrumors 6502


    Jun 25, 2011
  6. AustinIllini macrumors demi-god


    Oct 20, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Apparently the phones shatter when you roll over them in a desk chair. Number of cases: 1.

  7. phillytim macrumors 6502a


    Aug 12, 2011
    Philadelphia, PA
    Yeah this is now a non-issue.

    The press really needs better things to stir people up about.

    Time to move along.
  8. steve knight macrumors 68020

    steve knight

    Jan 28, 2009
    and only 10 iPhone 6's that can't make calls after the update.
  9. AustinIllini macrumors demi-god


    Oct 20, 2011
    Austin, TX
    Serious question. If I get my phone caught in a gate of a fence, do I have to create a thread here with the hashtag #fencegategate, or can I just shorten it to #fencegate?
  10. mcnallym, Sep 25, 2014
    Last edited: Sep 25, 2014

    mcnallym macrumors 6502a

    Oct 28, 2008
    I see after reading the statement linked too that Apple have said only 9 complaints, not just reported too.
    I suspect that Apple are taking the number of people that have lodged a complaint, as opposed to simply contacting Apple and saying my phone is bent are you going to replace it.

    Reminds me of SLA's where you get a 15 minute response and then get an automated response saying thank you for contacting company X. Yes they have responded but not particurlay useful to me.

    How many people have simply phoned AppleCare and how many have actually registered complaints.

    Yes I am aware that original part has been quoted and still viewable in those quotes.
  11. shaunmed macrumors regular

    Jun 26, 2010
    only 9 have been reported bc the other 1000 are still on hold with apple!
  12. fmcarv macrumors 6502

    Sep 11, 2014


    You just bought a phone it bends and you keep quiet and don't take it back to Apple.

    #troll ??
  13. MinEderPlayz macrumors 6502a


    Aug 3, 2013
    Hamburg, Germany
    Ikr especially if it's $900 at least. I agree, no one would not report that to Apple.
  14. Sketchr macrumors 6502a

    Jun 15, 2009
    Silly statement. if a person really bent their phone (whether it be reckless care on their part or through normal use) you can damn well believe they will complain to Apple. Macrumors isn't going to be responsible or replace their phone. So no...any official bendage will be reported ASAP.
  15. SMIDG3T Suspended


    Apr 29, 2012
    It's ridiculous.

    There is no issue. Of course it's going to bloody bend if you apply pressure to it.

    Let's move on.
  16. VFC macrumors 6502a

    Feb 6, 2012
    SE PA.
    I believe many more cases of 6+ phones bending will be reported over time.

    Most everyone who gets a new gadget will baby it. If they put it in their pocket, they will keep that fact in the forefront of their mind and be very careful bending/sitting. However, over time as the excitement wears off, people will often "temporarily" forget they have the phone in their pockets.

    So when things happen like someone drops something and you instinctively bend down to pick it up (especially if she's cute) you could end up with a bent phone. For people who do not put their 6+ in their pocket; three months from now, you may make a split-second decision and slip the phone in your pocket to help a friend carry some heavy items from his car to his apartment. There are many,many examples of normal behavior that will result in the phone being put under physical stress.

    The issue is the threshold of force to bend the 6+ is too low.
  17. rhylin macrumors member

    Sep 13, 2014
    Nowhere, USA
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