Tagged: Bendgate

Nexus 6P is a joke, bendgate test proves it all right

Nexus 6P is a joke, bendgate test proves it all right_1

Huawei Nexus 6P was announced at the Nexus Event in San Francisco last month and consumers have huge expectations from this Android flagship device. Just like some other flagships, this phone also got under the hammer for some gruesome testing and the results did actually surprise me. For a high-end priced device Nexus 6P had a tough time when it had to undergo a fire test, scratch test and bendgate test.
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iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus won’t bend unless you are a hulk!

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus bend test

The anticipation for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus was building up months before their release and the main agenda was Bendgate. Issue that bothered Apple beyond comprehension and it wasn’t surprising that for this lot of smartphones, iPhone choose a much stronger material that won’t bend. Prior to the phone’s release, Unbox Therapy managed to get their hands on the 7000 series aluminum casing which is almost three times stronger than its predecessor. Now that the phones have been released we’ve got another bend test thrown our way, but this time around not by Unbox Therapy.
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iPhone 6S is much stronger than its predecessor, Bendgate won’t be an issue

iPhone 6S bend test

No one will ever know how many iPhone 6 Plus devices got affected by the bendgate issue near the power button/volume rocker. Some reported it after an extensive inspection, while others didn’t think of it as much of a problem. Even though most of the industry experts said that the issue affected only a small amount of users, but still Apple was a bit rattled by the whole fiasco. Proof enough is the change in casing of the iPhone 6S which has aerospace grade 7000 series aluminum and a thicker anodized coating as compared to iPhone 6.
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Just when you thought Bendgate was over, Samsung S6 Edge gets caught!

Samsung S6 Edge bendgate

Bendgate, what is that? Just when you thought that Bendgate got erased completely off your mind, a new revelation by SquareTrade has livened things up. And ironically it is Samsung that it seems has got caught in the middle of the saga for their flagship device Samsung S6 Edge. Now, this quite embarrassing for Samsung who have been taking Apple to the brink of awkwardness by making fun of the iPhone 6 Plus bendgate issue!
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Nexus 9 has got a Bendgate issue, but is it that serious?

Nexus 9 bendgate issue

Bendgate issue has been the worse nemesis for Apple who haven’t said much regarding it. Not only Apple but other phone manufacturers have been taken aback by the design issues, but not as badly as the iPhone 6 Plus. Bendgate has given a chance to exploit the funny side of what is being regarded as the downfall of Apple in smartphone market. Now Nexus 9 is in the limelight with a Bendgate issue of its own to the back panel.
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It is this easy to bend the iPad Air 2 – don’t try this at home!

iPad Air 2 bend test

The Apple iPhone 6 Plus #Bendgate scandal is only a few weeks old. iPhone 6 Plus users reported that smartphone was bending out of shape when pressure was applied on it. The problem began to trend as #Bendgate, and Apple was compelled to come out to put the whole bending issue to rest. Though, there has been no news of the thinnest iPad, the Apple iPad Air 2 experiencing the same bending issues, but crazy fellow Marvin took it upon himself to show that iPad Air 2 does bend. Read More…

Apple iPhone 6 catches fire, man suffers extreme burns!

iPhone 6 caught on fire

iPhone 6 caught on fire and burnt a man’s leg

Uptil now we have had iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Bendgate issue along with the Hairgate fiascso making all the news. But now things have got more serious as iPhone 6 caught fire too. The incident happened on 11 October when Philip Lechter’s brand new Apple iPhone 6 caught fire after a minor pedicab accident in Tucson, Ariz. The fire was so intense that it burned through his pants and boxers, thereby causing second degree burns on his leg.
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Say goodbye to bendgate with Gresso aluminum bumper case for iPhone 6

Gresso aluminum iPhone 6 case

Bumper case cover for iPhone 6

Amidst all the Bendgate fiasco iPhone 6 accessories seem to be pouring out in number, owing to the popularity of the Apple smartphone for so many years now. Gresso is looking to cash-in on the opportunity and has come up with a case for iPhone 6 that protects it from any bending or pulling out your hair which is called as the Hairgate issue. Gresso aluminum bumper case for iPhone 6 is lightweight and protects your smartphone from nay bending problems when kept in the pocket. To be precise the case can take on weight of 300 lbs via its 2mm back panel made from CNC machined aluminum which is highly resistant to compression and bending.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is thin and lightweight, but strong alright!

Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Samsung takes their testing after making a gadget very seriously and they boast-of it alright. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is a premium device that is big, thin and light-weight but most importantly strong enough to take on the harshest of onslaught. Like bending, tumbling down the stairs or Dropping head-on from a height into a concrete pavement. So how does Samsung make sure that it doesn’t land itself amidst issues like Bendgate? Well, they test their smartphones to the extreme and don’t end-up making excuses that the end-user didn’t treat it the right way!
Call it a preemptive move to take on the vulnerable Apple market that might crack a bit owing to the various issues that have come up since the launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus or plain coincidence, but Samsung is leaving no stone unturned when it comes to final testing of the product.
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WHYcase – 3D printed iPhone 6 case is transparent, sleek and protects well

3D printed WHYcase iPhone 6 case cover

Apple iPhone 6 has been coping-up with a string of issues, mainly the Bendgate issue that has tarnished its brand value beyond repair. Since its launch day there have been reliability issues in the aluminum body and for this very reason it is high time you get an iPhone 6 case that is made using 3D printing technique. WHYcase for iPhone 6 is made from highest quality material (used in firefighter helmets and bulletproof windows) that provides protection to your smartphone’s hardware and interestingly enough it is transparent too, meaning that your sleek designed iPhone 6 will not lose its original look.
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