How do vendors' recent smartphone offerings stack up?

The smartphone market has been steadily heating up over the past month, and is only set to get hotter. Indeed, vendors and carriers are expected to release a rash of new handsets by the end of the year. So, before the critical fourth-quarter holiday shopping season gets into full swing, it's worth taking a break and checking out the latest entrants into the smartphone battlefield. FierceWireless compiled a selection of the most anticipated and buzz-worthy devices announced during the past month, and how they stack up against each other. Special feature