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Where's the Originality in Touch Screen Phones?

I came across this new design for a touchscreen phone by designer Sachin Mistry in The Design Blog that explores how plastic can be used in an aesthetic manner. The design for the phone is inspired by a polished river pebble, and it is named 'Graphite.' It comes equipped with the standard touchscreen and camera specifications that are available in many phones already out, but is it enough to take away from the Apple iPhone and the Blackberry Storm?