@elmer: for me 925 is a good start. Many of my friends also said 920 was heavy and actually preferred 8X. Finally they ended up with Galaxy S3 anyway....go figure.
More importantly, my main point of contention about windows phone OS itself is....even after fixing the UI to Flat style, fixing the app styles to fixed style, it is not able to compete with iOS and Android on performance. Several youtube videos show how the browsers in other platforms are faster. Ditto with many graphically intensive games.