Quote from Popular Photography review of NEX C3: "While the improvements Sony put into force bring the NEX-C3 in line with the Olympus Pen E-PL2 in terms of lab performance, both of those cameras continue to trail Panasonic’s Lumix line of ILCs in terms of resolving power. Moreover, Sony continues to use more pixels to achieve the same resolution as its competitors—the NEX-C3’s 16.2 megapixels provide the same resolution result as the E-PL2’s 12.3 megapixels, and the 16MP Lumix G3 served up about 300 lines more than that." But don't expect any great changes, most people will continue to believe more MP is always better. And don't expect any praise for Olympus that their three year old prehistoric Panasonic M43 sensor can match a 16MP APS for resolution. And that was compared to the E-PL2, not the third generation digital PENs.