Windows Phone 7 gets first benchmarking app

Windows Phone 7 gets first benchmarking app

With the launch of a handful of Windows Phone 7 handsets specced so similarly, you might have found yourself in trouble picking the best one. Now, a couple of months have passed and WP7 finally got its first benchmarking app – WP Bench.

The app will let you check your phone's performance and compare it to others in three departments – CPU, data (which tests both memory and storage) and GPU. The app is developed by Robert Varga and also includes a battery life test which puts the phone into an endless loop. While Windows Phone 7 apps are still lagging in number and there are still no official sales figures about the platform, it might get a boost as rumor suggests that Nokia and Microsoft might announce a collaboration very soon. But while nothing is yet official, you will soon be able to check out your WP7 phone performance through the WP Bench app and brag about those frames per second you have been dreaming of. The app is expected to appear in the Marketplace very soon.

source: Windows Phone Blog



1. Jameszboy

Posts: 7; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Im about to take mp sim card out and go back to android! Windows phone makers are trying to get a quick buck on us yea bring out a phone then not make it better? Im not going to deal with this as it was apple. if they bring out a phone with the updates the windows 7 phone shopuld have along with apple I will never buy there phones again. Im sick of phone co's jsut making promises and going back on them then to make it look like there try give us copy and paste really that a slap in the face. Im giving them till march to have the update or Im not using there phone anymore just like on my facebook page witch cant put on here it only fair I tqalk about issues like this with name brands and other issue like schools and what not will I posted dont use iPhone and they dont

4. Sean unregistered

Yeah I have no idea what you're trying to say. USE PUNCTUATION.

5. joooo unregistered

Wow...Can you learn proper grammer please?

2. jack395

Posts: 23; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Gibberish comments! Can't you people write plain, straight and correct English?

3. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

normally i dont pick on english since its quick blogging.. but what the heck did you just say?!?! lol > . < This is a period. > , < This is a comma. use these to "seperate ideas" and keep run on sentence gibberish from happening. lol copy n paste are comming in update 1 which will be out in the next month or 2. Thats a heck of a lot less than Ibots had to wait to get it.

6. SemperFiV12

Posts: 949; Member since: Nov 09, 2010

I know WP7 is lacking in the quantity of apps, but at least they are not oversaturated with worthless ones either. I believe the saying "quality over quantity" comes to mind. I know there is still ways to go, but I really do hope WP7 starts picking up steam, and iOS and Android become a bit more selective. Been on my cousins iPhone 4 and the App store is cluttered with useless stuff, gets really really annoying. Problem also exists on my moms Droid. Im not saying WP7 doesn't have a problem, THEY DO. After all, the saying "It's better to have choices, than none at all" comes to mind. I'm just hoping that they don't overdo it like iOS and Android have.

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