The price for an unlocked HTC Tattoo has surfaced over at Expansys.Â Selling for $469.99 unlocked,Â it might seem a bit high at first glance.Â However, as HTC Source points out, this is $100 less than what they’re selling the HTC Hero at.Â Doing a little fraction work, they estimate that the Tattoo would bow at about $149 here in the US.
At this price point, it’sÂ $50 lower than T-Mobile’s myTouch 3G and right where the G1 is currently.Â Â Going with a slightly smaller, resistive touch screen for more memory sounds like a equitable trade off for the casual users.
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What really irks us is knowing that the Tattoo will be free with European carriers.Â It will be interesting to see if and when this hits a US carrier.Â We already know the new Motorola Cliq is rumored to be free on contract for T-Mobile.