Another Nexus 6P Bent In Half!

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  1. DroidModderX

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    Zack Nelson posted a video where he puts a Nexus 6P through a thorough torture test. He eventually bends the phone in half. The video draws lots of criticism because during the scratch test he actually cracks the glass on the front damaging the structural integrity of the device.

    Shortly after the video was uploaded I did a bend test of my own, and had determined the phone was pretty dang sturdy! Max from Zedomax did a more scientific bend test where he placed 90lbs in the center of the device and it did not bend.

    Zack has posted another bend test video. According to Zack's new video the phone features a dove joint holding the bottom metal and plastic inside together. This is a weak point when it breaks it destroys the integrity of the phone. The side wall of the phone in the space between the power and volume rockers is also made up of extremely thin aluminum. With enough force it will also rip like paper. Zack is applying an insane amount of pressure on the device to make this bend happen in the fashion it does. While the video is concerning I would not be worried that your phone will bend in half. Unless you go Incredible Hulk on it like Zack!
     
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    I've done a couple tests on mine, nothing I'm worried about. If it breaks, nexus protect will get a call.
     
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    seriously just about ANYTHING has a weak point and specifically finding that weak point and exploiting it is ridiculous.

    the test done with 90lbs the other day was FAR more realistic.
     
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    This guy just plain annoys me.

    If you're hulking out on your phone like that, you deserve to break it.

    "Fatal flaw"? I don't think so but.

    You're holding it wrong.
     
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    I had to stop watching it when he couldn't figure out that you push the arrow, not swipe it. Especially after trying it a few times...

    on the move..
     
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    why does it point to the right of you aren't supposed to swipe it?

    because it's pointing onwards to the next screen sherlock.... /facepalm

    man I wish I could afford to buy and destroy two phones for YouTube.
     
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    Dude has destroyed 2 of them already & I'm over here waiting for the damn UPS people to get their heads out of their rears and bring me mine.
     
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    Sometimes makes you wonder if viral FUD stuff like this is funded by competitors on the sly.
     
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    this is no worse than the iPhone 6/6 Plus when they came out. Don't walk around with it in your pocket and sit down. It is a sensitive electronic device.

    Also, don't bend your phone intentionally.
     
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    *Back pocket. My front pocket doesn't bend phones. I also don't wear jeans so tight you can tell my religion though.
     
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