Published: Wed, November 21, 2018
IT | By Darin Griffith

Apple's iPad Pro (2018) might be prone to bending, according to reports

Apple's iPad Pro (2018) might be prone to bending, according to reports

It's also important to point out that it's unclear if the new iPad Pro is more or less bendable that previous versions of the iPad, or even just other tablets in general, especially given that tests like the one JerryRigEverything performed are not done under real-world conditions.

The next reason has to do with the versatility of the iPad Pro.

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THE NEW IPAD PRO may be the same dimensions as A4 paper, but you absolutely shouldn't try and turn it into the world's most expensive paper aeroplane.

Thirdly, they highlighted the mobility of the device, as well as its ability to get good signal in relatively poorly-covered areas. There are ways to protect the iPad Pro like adding a protective cover and tempered glass, but it may not help a lot.

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This is a great video to check out if you're mulling a new tablet purchase. Apple's critical darling appears to bend pretty easily under the right amount of pressure, which you might expect but is no less visceral to watch.

To finish things off, Nelson goes for his signature bend test, holding Apple iPad Pro (2018) horizontally and applying force in the middle with his thumbs.

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Zack Nelson, the YouTuber known for conducting endurance tests on electronic gadgets on his channel JerryRigEverything, recently put the 11-inch model of Apple iPad Pro (2018) through its paces. Beware placing the Apple Pencil in a pocket as it might not survive. As was the case with the iPhone 6 Plus during 2016's Bendgate, this could also be an issue if you sit on it (which seems considerably less likely given the sheer size of the iPad Pro).

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