In Photos: The phones of CES

Phones of CESLAS VEGAS--The Consumer Electronics Show is a hotbed of cell phone hoopla and hype. Phone vendors both big (think Samsung) and small (think Vizio) this year used the event as a launching point for their latest mobile gadgets (tablets included). With the handset news coming in hot and heavy during the past 24 hours, it's worth taking a moment to leaf through the major handset and tablet announcements from this year's CES show. While this photo essay is by no means complete, it provides a bit of the flavor of the handset news from this year's show. Slideshow. (Also, don't forget to visit our CESLive mini-site.)