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New Nokia Lumia 930 and LG Windows Phone show up on WPBench [Updated]

Two new Windows Phones have appeared in the app WPBench, used for testing device speed and performance. The first is the Nokia Lumia 930, seemingly a variant of the Lumia 900 with perhaps updated specs or for different radio technology i.e. CDMA. This could also be similar to the Lumia "910" which some sites have reported as being a 900 but with a 12MP camera instead of 8MP.

Likewise, the other device is from LG, who we have not heard much from lately in the last six months. That device is the LG W930, which is certainly coincidental to the Lumia 930 designation. Not much is known about that device nor what it could be packing in terms of specifications.

WPBench collects data from those testing their phone's speed and performance. Data is encrypted on both the device and server side and in theory, should be resistant to tampering. Likewise, "I'm a WP7!" pulls user data from Windows.Phone.Info.DeviceExtendedProperties and is not easily manipulated (though certainly not impossible).

Still, until we can corroborate this information, file it under rumor. Pick up WPBench here in the Marketplace.

Update: And looks like WPBench is not as impervious to spoofs as thought. 1800PocketPC has demonstrated (but not disclosed), DeviceID data can be spoofed, once again. They will be contacting the dev about the vulnerability which means until a fix, DeviceID data should not be trusted from that app. Thanks, Argenys H., for the tip

Source: WPBench; Thanks, Shinho, for the tip

Daniel Rubino is the Executive Editor of Windows Central, head reviewer, podcast co-host, and analyst. He has been covering Microsoft here since 2007, back when this site was called WMExperts (and later Windows Phone Central). His interests include Windows, Microsoft Surface, laptops, next-gen computing, and arguing with people on the internet.

  • My reaction to this toast:" Whaooo"
  • Hmmmm hopefully headed to T-Mo? Please? Come on.....
  • Sprint please
  • We can only hope. But let's be realistic here.........
  • LOL after "Sprint not too enthusiastic on Windows Phones" article, you still say "Sprint please"?? :P well good luck!
  • Tmobile should get this like when At&t got the better specs hd7s.
  • Verizon please!
  • DITTO!!!
  • AT&T please! LOL, sorry guys...
  • Lol ;D
  • LMAO! How horrible would that be for those on Verizon and Sprint?
  • i would kill myself! so.. pretty horrible.
  • Maybe this is the Telus 900? Bring to Rogers please!
  • Hopefully a 900 with bigger screen and beefer camera.. :-)
  • I can only hope beyond hope this is a CDMA variant, and that it's heading for Sprint.
  • I hope one of them is coming to tmobile
  • Hmm my comment was deleted
  • I just can't wait for the 900 to show up. If a 930 comes up though, my wife will be getting it immediately.
  • What do you mean you can't wait for it? Are you getting a focus or titan, is that what you mean?
  • I meant that if a 930 comes to T-Mobile it will be my wife's. I'm getting a 900, although I have a TITAN right now.
  • Most likely other market version with minor difference like the 910 is with a diff camera.
    Although a Verizon version would be pretty sweet.  I hope thats what it is.
  • Verizon!
  • Who is less evil? At&t or Verizon?
  • at&t but verizon has better network.
  • Verizon is. At&t's headquarters is shaped like a devil pitchfork and they aren't called American thugs & thieves or a$$tards & turds for no reason
  • well looks like LG back in the game sweet!
  • I like how there's an APPLE iPhone 5 listed.
  • Hmmm. The Quantum is C900, Optimus 7 is E900 and Panther is GW910...what could that LG phone be...
    PLEASE have a qwerty keyboard.
  • i hope they keep the 900 going just with same specs thorughout the board except the LTE
  • Yeah, I guess Apple has decided to throw in the towel and run Windows Phone on the iPhone 5?  Good choice!
  • I just wish they do something about the 16 Gb memory
  • Heres to the canadien 930!!! Hopefully lol
  • Canadian
  • Just because there is an exploit that was found by a white hat, doesn't mean it is being exploited by others. I suppose time and future info will be the judge.
  • T-mobile seriously needs this... We only have low end windows phones now...
  • amen dude amen.....
  • Sprint please... Lol.
  • i doubt it
  • T-MO ....T-MO---------
  • Sprint, please all we have is the crappy keyboarded Arrive
  • You guys are kidding or what ?!
    the app does exactly what its sais it suppose to
    I guess you didn't try to take picture of someone's face with it