New iPad mini 3 and iPad Air 2

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The new iPad air 2 looks nice being thinner, touch ID and the anti reflective coating. I will want to see reviews of that coating. I am not ready to upgrade yet, but that coating is tempting.
 
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Still happy with my original iPad Air. I probably should avoid checking out the new ones at the Apple store. :biggrin
 
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The new iPad air 2 looks nice being thinner, touch ID and the anti reflective coating. I will want to see reviews of that coating. I am not ready to upgrade yet, but that coating is tempting.

I wonder if these will be bendable as easy as the iPhone 6 units.

In their quest for thinness it seems as though they are on the verge of structural failure.



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I'd prefer a thicker iPhone with longer battery life.
 
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I wonder if these will be bendable as easy as the iPhone 6 units.

In their quest for thinness it seems as though they are on the verge of structural failure.



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Did you miss the tests done by Consumer Reports? iPhone is no more bendable than the rest of the crowd.


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Did you miss the tests done by Consumer Reports? iPhone is no more bendable than the rest of the crowd.


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That depends upon the definition.

The proclaimed build quality would stack up best in the tests but they didn't. In fact, the 6 was at the lower end at 70 ft/lbs so yeah, I read the report.

The 6+ did better. The note 3 did best.




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After watching the guy bend the iPhone 6 and his thumbs about to explode (check the purple thumbs)
I'm not not worried.
As long as I don't try the same experiment I'm good to go.
 
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I have intentionally avoided looking at the specs of an of the new devices. I put in for a research award at the university, IF I get it, I will look, since I'll have "operating expenses" to spend, but until then, my old iPad 3 will have to suffice.

I have zero fears of bending my iPhone 6. My son's has he otter box commuter on it, and I am shocked by how light his phone is, even with all that protection.
 

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