Apple just released an official statement on the bendable iPhone 6 Plus.
The company also claimed that only nine customers have actually complained about the issue, according to CNBC Tech.
“With normal use a bend in iPhone is extremely rare,” Apple mentioned in a statement to The Huffington Post. The company said that it performs “rigorous tests throughout the entire development cycle,” that include “3-point bending, pressure point cycling, sit, torsion, and user studies.”
“iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus meet or exceed all of our high quality standards to endure everyday, real life use,” the statement said.
Perhaps, Apple has been under pressure to say something about the issue. Thus far, Apple users have had problems with making calls and using the phone’s fingerprint sensor.
Meanwhile, #bendgate continues to ripple through social media and news of bending iPhones are still garnering tons of buzz.
Here’s the full statement from Apple:
Our iPhones are designed, engineered and manufactured to be both beautiful and sturdy. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus feature a precision engineered unibody enclosure constructed from machining a custom grade of 6000 series anodized aluminum, which is tempered for extra strength. They also feature stainless steel and titanium inserts to reinforce high stress locations and use the strongest glass in the smartphone industry. We chose these high-quality materials and construction very carefully for their strength and durability. We also perform rigorous tests throughout the entire development cycle including 3-point bending, pressure point cycling, sit, torsion, and user studies. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus meet or exceed all of our high quality standards to endure everyday, real life use.
With normal use a bend in iPhone is extremely rare and through our first six days of sale, a total of nine customers have contacted Apple with a bent iPhone 6 Plus. As with any Apple product, if you have questions please contact Apple.
If you haven’t watched the bend test video we posted days ago, here it is: