1. GeorgeRussos's Avatar
    Hi! Pardon my stupid question.
    I got a 6 today (no words.......) and I got a TPU case for it. Now, we all know TPU cases are kinda a tight fit so I was wondering if its gonna make the phone bend if I put the phone into it and it's too tight. I know it's a stupid question but I've read SO much about the bendgate and how easily the new iPhone bends and I'm terrified it's gonna bend just by looking at it. Should I buy a silicon case? I keep thinking the case is gonna be too tight for the phone and it's gonna apply pressure to it and it's gonna bend.
    I intend to NEVER put the phone in a pocket lol. Just coat pockets!
    Again, really sorry for asking such a dumb question, but I bought the phone full price and I dont want it to break.

    Thanks in advance!
    12-06-2014 09:47 AM
  2. tattooed4515's Avatar
    Bendgate was mainly with the 6 plus. I have a 6 plus that I have had since launch and used normally, without a case for most of the time, in and out of jeans pockets while sitting and doing normal activities. No bends. You should be fine
    12-06-2014 10:44 AM
  3. tattooed4515's Avatar
    Forgot to add, bendgate was exaggerated and overblown.
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    12-06-2014 10:45 AM
  4. HankAZ's Avatar
    Forgot to add, bendgate was exaggerated and overblown.
    I’d guess that you could bend the phone if your tried. But under normal use with reasonable care, you should be ok. Of course, if you drop your phone, all bets are off.
    12-06-2014 10:46 AM
  5. GeorgeRussos's Avatar
    I know that you can obviously bend it if you put pressure it but my question has more to do with how much pressure there has to be applied. I read online you actually have to put a reasonable amount of it but others said you can just do it like that.
    12-06-2014 10:54 AM
  6. HankAZ's Avatar
    I know that you can obviously bend it if you put pressure it but my question has more to do with how much pressure there has to be applied. I read online you actually have to put a reasonable amount of it but others said you can just do it like that.
    I’ve had my iPhone 6 Plus since launch day. I am using a Spigen NeoHybrid case. I’ve carried it in my back jeans pocket and in my jeans front pocket on occasion. I have no sign or indication of any bends. It’s not as fragile as some are trying to make it seem.
    12-06-2014 11:00 AM
  7. Septembersrain's Avatar
    Ive had my iPhone 6 Plus since launch day. I am using a Spigen NeoHybrid case. Ive carried it in my back jeans pocket and in my jeans front pocket on occasion. I have no sign or indication of any bends. Its not as fragile as some are trying to make it seem.
    I think it's just how it feels. I had that initial reaction after getting my 6. It is just because I'm used to the way the 5s felt. I thought the 5s felt flimsy after using the 5c.

    I think with a good case, under normal use, with no tight pockets or dropped it'll be fine.
    12-06-2014 11:05 AM
  8. GeorgeRussos's Avatar
    I think it's just how it feels. I had that initial reaction after getting my 6. It is just because I'm used to the way the 5s felt. I thought the 5s felt flimsy after using the 5c.

    I think with a good case, under normal use, with no tight pockets or dropped it'll be fine.
    Ι certainly do hope so. I just took it out of the case to test if it bent and I've only had it for like 4 hours! Minus the heart attack I had at noon, I lay it on a piece of cleaning cloth and I thought it had bent in the case. I almost died.
    12-06-2014 11:12 AM
  9. Bl00dRunzC0ld's Avatar
    What are you going to do in the summer since you're only putting it in coat pockets?
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    12-06-2014 11:25 AM
  10. EmceeGeek's Avatar
    The 6 is pretty solid! I have pretty big hands for a girl and I have a good amount of strength in my arms. I've tried to bend both the 6 and 6+ (to prove a point) and it wasn't happening. Unless you're forcefully pressing in one spot purposely, you'll be fine with the TPU case. My 6+ only has a skin on it, and so far, so good.
    12-06-2014 05:06 PM
  11. TripleOne's Avatar
    It doesn't bend that easily unless you try to bend it forcefully.


    Sent from my iPhone 6
    12-06-2014 05:14 PM
  12. jclisenby's Avatar
    The case definitely won't bend the phone. Both the 6 and 6+ are hard to bend, unless you take it and just try to bend it forcefully. They are both pretty solid phones, but you can break anything if you try.

    The people that were getting bent phones were usually because they were sitting on them in their back pocket. If you sit on a piece of metal and glass, it's bound to either bend or break.
    12-06-2014 06:22 PM
  13. calebt's Avatar
    I think it's just how it feels. I had that initial reaction after getting my 6. It is just because I'm used to the way the 5s felt. I thought the 5s felt flimsy after using the 5c.

    I think with a good case, under normal use, with no tight pockets or dropped it'll be fine.


    Funny, I thought just the opposite after having the 5s I thought the 5c had more flex to it and when I got my 6 it felt more like a 5c.

    Like others have said it is a solid phone and dont bend very easy, unless putting much force on it.
    12-06-2014 07:20 PM
  14. Septembersrain's Avatar
    Funny, I thought just the opposite after having the 5s I thought the 5c had more flex to it and when I got my 6 it felt more like a 5c.

    Like others have said it is a solid phone and dont bend very easy, unless putting much force on it.
    The 6 is just bigger and the shape feels off to me. I'm getting used to it. With a case, it feels pretty comfortable.
    12-06-2014 08:26 PM
  15. Fit24's Avatar
    No, the iPhone 6 does not bend that easily.
    12-06-2014 09:21 PM
  16. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    What are you going to do in the summer since you're only putting it in coat pockets?
    Put it in my jeans or shorts pocket.
    12-07-2014 03:49 PM
  17. lenor l's Avatar
    No it does not bend easily, if your'e really not at ease and then try to use an iPhone case.
    12-08-2014 07:21 AM

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