Put me in the "no viable upgrade" camp. I have a 920 on Rogers in Canada. The 1020 came out only about a year after I got my phone, so a bit early, and I didn't like the weird form factor. The 925...
"This isn't Longhorn. This is real."
About bloody time!
I would agree that the first true flagship to be released under MS's ownership should carry the MS brand, and not the Nokia brand. This is a sensible decision.
Now let's release this damned...
Perhaps it this was a Freudian slip, but I think you meant "overarching" brand, not "overreaching" brand. Then again, perhaps it wasn't a mistake.
"Well, not really: What people wanted was a thin and light 5-inch version of the 1520 but whatever."
In fact, I can understand your positive impression of the 735, since it is...