Apple's New iPad Pro Sparks Another Bendgate After Folding Under Minimal Pressure

Ruben Fields
November 19, 2018

Both the 11-inch and 12.9-inch 2018 iPad Pro models are well-constructed slabs that ooze computing performance and fetch a new design that eliminates the home button, replacing it with Face ID.

If product destruction porn is your jam, the rest of the video is pretty interesting as well, particularly if you have an itch to see the guts of either the iPad Pro or the Apple Pencil. Now before you jump into the comments section blaming him for going too harsh on the device or saying that no one is going to bend it, take a look at Apple forums where people are noting that the tablet is bending just after a couple of days of use.

"Gadget fans should be ready to cringe in JerryRigEverything's latest video where they take a brand new 11" iPad Pro out of the box and proceed to destroy it; the video also shows the destruction of an Apple Pencil.

As The Verge rightly points out, other iPad models can also bend a lot easier than iPhones, so it's not like this is a major discovery.

iPad Pro bend test confirms what we already know: Tablets are fragile

If you want to learn anything new about the iPad Pro, you can check out our previous coverage of the tablet below.

Apple's recently released iPad Pro can bend or break without much pressure, according to well-known YouTube channel JerryRigEverything. We'll be keeping an eye out for any more reports of Apple tablets bending more easily than they really should be.

But, it turns out, the iPad Pros can be bent with your bare hands, so you'd better make sure you protect yours accordingly, and avoid placing it in areas where it could be easily damaged.

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