Looks bland. Why so dark? At least make the analog sticks or D pad something more interesting than charcoal.. The touch pad is an ok feature, keeping pace with Wii U where it matters. I still find the Wii's Remote+Nunchuk to be the most comfortable controller for most games (2nd to Dreamcast of course) because you don't have to keep your hands close together.
As for the system, I don't see many people willingly giving 500$ just for marginally improved graphics and networking. Aside from the 'showcase games' Sony is paying developers to be exclusive, everything will still be released on PS3.