Fanboi banner waving aside, wouldn't it be useful to draw up a list of capabilities/features of a gaming machine (console), and then put that list into a hierarchy that would help inform consumers as to what system would best meet their needs. Of course, everyone is going to have their own priorities, but there are some features that are objectively more important.
Indie Support Video games created by individuals or small teams generally without video game publisher financial support. Indie games often focus on innovation and rely on digital distribution. Indie gaming has seen a rise in the latter half of
Access to Personal Music Library
Control of Equipment (modification/upgrade/hackable)