This year I have the Nokia Lumia 620 handset. It's a budget handset (although not quite in the low-end range, that honour goes to the recently announced Lumia 520), with a dual core 1GHz CPU, 8GB of internal storage (and MicroSD card support), and 512MB of Ram. Servicable middle of the road stats for a Windows Phone 8 device, but it should get the job done in some form.
How well the job is done is what I'm hoping to find out over the next ten days. First though, I need to get myself from Edinburgh to Austin, entertain myself on the long transatlantic flight, and sort out an American SIM card so I don't get stung by roaming data charges.