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09/26/2014 10:49 am ET

Apple Shows How iPhones Are Tested In Wake Of 'Bendgate'

Apple is taking extreme measures to try to convince people that its phones don't actually bend.

The notoriously tight-lipped company allowed select reporters to watch how intensely iPhones are tested at a facility in Cupertino, California. Apple's been reeling in the wake of "bendgate," the controversy sparked by a video of someone bending an iPhone 6 Plus with his bare hands and reports of the phone bending in people's pockets.

Apple says only nine customers have complained of bent phones thus far. It told CNBC the new iPhones were tested 15,000 times. Dan Ricco, Apple's head of engineering, told the network that the iPhone 6 is "the most tested product we have ever done."

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