Samsung Denies Galaxy 6 Edge Telephone Bends Extra Simply Than Competitors

After a video posted by electronics guarantee supplier SquareTrade appeared to point out a Galaxy 6 Edge smartphone bending and breaking beneath much less strain than competing telephones, Samsung issued a press release Monday saying that not solely was the check inaccurate, however unfair. The SquareTrade video, posted final week, exhibits the brand new Samsung telephone, an iPhone 6 Plus (topic of the unique #Bendgate controversy) and the brand new HTC One M9 bearing growing masses till they bend and ultimately break. The iPhone bent at one hundred ten kilos, however did not break till 179. The One M9 bent and broke at one hundred twenty kilos. And the Samsung bent and broke at one hundred ten, probably due to the wraparound glass display.

"All our units are put rigorous excessive-high quality validation checks earlier than they’re delivered to shoppers," Samsung stated in its assertion, "and we’re assured that each one our smartphones usually are not bendable underneath every day utilization."

The corporate identified that not solely are the pressures within the check nicely above these encountered in on a regular basis use, however that telephones might carry out in another way when the strain is utilized to the again aspect quite than the entrance. It additionally offered a video of the S6 Edge safely weathering as much as eighty kilos of strain.

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-Devin Coldewey
First revealed April 6 2015, four:fifty seven PM