Windows Phone 8 User Agent String

January 20, 2013

Today, I bought a Nokia Lumia 920 running Windows Phone 8. It's a very nice piece of hardware but would never become my main phone. It's just too big for me to use one-handed, which is how I use my phone the vast majority of the time.

The Windwos Phone 8 OS looks great (I liked 7 and 7.5 as well) and is very responsive but there is still a painful lack of features and apps.

For future reference, the user agent string of the new web browser is:

"Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 10.0; Windows Phone 8.0; Trident/6.0; IEMobile/10.0; ARM; Touch; NOKIA; Lumia 920)"

BTW - The browser passed 100 of 101 tests of r.0 at http://rng.io and scores a respectable 320 on HTML5 Test.

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