Apple's next iPhone expected to gain improved camera, lose the headphone jack.
Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, and Others Mock 'Bendability' of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus
LG and HTC were among the first to attack Apple, commenting on Twitter shortly after the #bendgate controversy began to escalate. At the same time, BlackBerry CEO John Chen mentioned the bending issue during the company's launch of its new Passport handset, saying "I challenge you to bend the Passport," reports CNET.
Designed to withstand the most demanding environments. Like your pockets. #HTCOneM8— HTC USA (@HTCUSA) September 24, 2014
According to The Next Web, Apple reportedly is looking into the issue "with an insane amount of detail." A support representative also confirmed Genius technicians may replace bent phones under warranty following a visual inspection. Such inspections typically reject bent iPhones for warranty coverage, however, and it is unclear how much latitude Geniuses will have with this issue.