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iPhone 6 Plus Users Are Sitting On And Bending Their Enormous New Phones

STOP SITTING ON YOUR HUGE DANG PHONES, PEOPLE!

Posted on September 23, 2014, at 12:36 p.m. ET

The iPhone 6 Plus, with its 5.5-inch display is big. Really big. Like, markedly bigger than a Pop Tart big. So big, in fact, that people have joked about making custom cargo shorts to contain it:

Via slate.com

But, size be damned, people are buying these phablets (ugh) and forcefully jamming them down their skinny jeans. After that, it's business as usual: walking, sitting, driving, you name it. The iPhone 6 Plus doesn't like that one bit, according to various user reports on the Macrumors forums.

Now, you should probably never sit on your phone for any extended period of time, but you should be especially wary when it's enormous and only 0.28 inches thick.

Because this happens:

forums.macrumors.com

(notice the subtle droop)

Aaannnd THIS:

According to Macrumors, "the 6 Plus was about 18 hours in my pocket while sitting mostly," which caused the phone to do this:

Perhaps, Apple users, it's time to go back to basics:

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.

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