Apple: Only nine people have reported a bent iPhone 6 Plus

This is scary……is it that thin?

Gigaom

You might have seen one of the viral photos or videos circulating around of the iPhone 6 Plus, curved and bent from being held in a pocket. But according to Apple, which provided a statement to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday, this isn’t a problem that many users are experiencing: The company said that only nine customers have reported a bent iPhone 6 Plus.

On the one hand, nine people noticing a bend when a phone’s only been out a week does seem to be a lot. But [company]Apple[/company] sold 10 million iPhones globally on the the first weekend they were available. That figure doesn’t distinguish between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, though, and the bending figure only applies to the larger iPhone 6 Plus.

Even so, do the math. Using web usage data as a very rough proxy, for every iPhone 6 Plus in the wild, there are eight iPhone…

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