Apple On Bent iPad: It 'Meets Or Exceeds' Quality Standards Of Design And Precision

Earlier this week, Apple confirmed to The Verge that some of the 2018 iPad Pro ship a slight bent. But the company said it was a side effect during the manufacturing process and should not deteriorate over time or negatively impact the performance of the tablet in any practical way, Apple doesn't think this is a defect. Nevertheless, Apple has now issued a new statement concerning some expressed doubts of the response...

Users from MacRumors sent an email to Apple CEO for details on the matter, however, Cook did not respond directly to the email, instead of, Dan Riccio, vice president of hardware engineering at Apple, asserts that the new iPad Pro “meets or exceeds” all of the high-quality standards of Apple design and precision manufacturing. Riccio hints that Apple to provide an official statement on the matter soon.
Relative to the issue you referenced regarding the new iPad Pro, its unibody design meets or exceeds all of Apple's high quality standards of design and precision manufacturing. We've carefully engineered it and every part of the manufacturing process is precisely measured and controlled.
In the meantime, he says the new iPad Pro has a flatness measure of 400 microns that is higher than previous generations of iPad Pro. In addition, the flatness of the iPad Pro will not change during normal use and will not affect any features. The 400 micron is less than half a millimeter, which is the thickness of only 4 sheets of paper.

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