“Remember ‘Bendgate?'” Alexis Kleinman asks for The Huffington Post.
“SquareTrade, an electronics insurance company, used its own ‘bend bot’ to put the new Samsung S6 Edge, the new HTC One M9 and the iPhone 6 Plus to the same pressure test,” Kleinman reports. “The iPhone 6 Plus bent at 110 lbs. of pressure, and it completely broke at 179 lbs. The Galaxy S6 Edge also bent at 110 lbs., and its screen cracked at that point… the Galaxy [completely broke] under 149 lbs. of pressure.”
MacDailyNews Note: The Galaxy S6 Edge’s screen smashed under 110 pounds of pressure, whereas the iPhone 6 Plus’ didn’t.
Kleinman reports, “‘Is this ‘Bendgate 2?'” SquareTrade asks in the video. ‘No, but for Samsung fans it may be worse. Instead of a bent phone, they may have a pocket full of glass.'”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: Cue the hysterical media firestorm that won’t occur because nobody cares about pretend iPhones, only real iPhones.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “ds” for the heads up.]