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'Consumer Reports' Takes On 'Bendgate'

Social media is rife with notices from iPhone 6 owners about how their new phone bends too easily, even if sat upon. Consumer Reports decided to test the tensile strength of the new iPhone, as well as that of competitive devices from HTC, Samsung and LG. The organization found that while the new iPhone has about half the bend-resistance of the iPhone 5, it still withstands about 60 pounds of pressure, or what it takes to break a cluster of four pencils, putting it in the neighborhood, more or less, of its competitors. 

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