Everything else is optional

…All PCs are niche devices: for most people, particularly outside the U.S., a smartphone is all they need or care to buy. The world today is the exact opposite of the world a mere decade ago, where we bought dedicated devices to plug into our digital hub PCs; the smartphone (and cloud) is the hub, and everything else is optional.
Ben Thompson, Surface Studio, Nintendo Switch, and Niche Strategies. 
October 27, 2016. https://stratechery.com/2016/surface-studio-nintendo-switch-and-the-potential-of-niche/