Apple Knew iPhone 6 Plus was 7.2x more likely to fold than 5s

A pple knew that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus were much more likely to bend than the previous handsets, according to court documents that were recently made public.

The tech giant Cupertino is in the middle of a lawsuit against the so-called "Touch Disease" that plague the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices. Some people in the repair community think that the problem is related to the bending that occurs with routine use.

As part of the case, Apple has been ordered to provide internal engineering documents to the court. Although most of these documents remain sealed, some of this information was made public in an opini by Judge Lucy Koh.

In its own tests, Apple found that the iPhone 6 was 3.3 and the iPhone 6 Plus 7.2 times more likely to bend than the previous generati iPhone 5s , Motherboard reported after obtaining the documents.

Apple still publicly maintains that the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus do not have a bending problem. But according to court filings, an internal review found that the technical amendments were "necessary" to prevent the affected diseases in subsequent devices. To combat the problem, Apple has begun to strengthen the logic board compent associated with touch disease.

His official positi is that touch sickness ly occurs when an iPhone falls hard surfaces several times and is under more stress.

Bendgate & Touch Disease

Shortly after the release of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, they became the focal point of the so-called …

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