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Apple to offer free replacement for bent iPhone 6 Plus: Report

iPhone 6 bend

Apple s Bendgate is the buzz on the Internet, with nearly everyone making fun of how easily the iPhone 6 Plus bends when kept in one s trouser pockets. While Apple hasn t publicly acknowledged this issue yet, it seems the company is planning to offer a free replacement to the affected customers. Also Read - Apple is likely to add this old iPhone model to its vintage product list on December 31

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Speaking to The Next Web, an Apple support employee said that they will be performing a Visual Mechanical Inspection to check if the phone bent during normal use, and in such case offer a free replacement. If a customer has been intentionally flexing the phone, then the device won t be eligible for the replacement. The employee also stated how seriously the company takes this issue. According to him, Apple is looking into this with an insane amount of detail. Also Read - Apple India reveals the best apps for iPhone, iPad, and Mac in 2021: Check out the list


The social media is abuzz with everyone from individual users to rival companies making fun of Apple. The Bendgate has become especially shameful for the company since some of the iPhones fiercest rivals were put through the same test and they passed it.

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  • Published Date: September 25, 2014 2:53 PM IST
  • Updated Date: September 29, 2014 7:38 PM IST

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