Hot for the holidays: Check out carriers' smartphone and tablet lineups

holiday handsetsThe holiday shopping season unofficially begins Nov. 26--Black Friday. In anticipation of this unofficial holiday, FierceWireless assembled this compact holiday smartphone guide. The guide provides details on the marketing and features for the top smartphones and tablets the Tier 1 wireless carriers will be promoting during the holiday season.  Carriers are pushing smartphones and tablets (and their attendant data plans), which is why we have focused exclusively on these devices. A few big themes that emerge from the lineup: Android is hot as ever, and carriers are turning to tablets to pump up sales. Special feature