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See my original conclusions that I came to prior to the availability of Adobe Camera RAW support. My hunch was proven correct that sharpness was a function of RAW conversion.
Overall image quality
What impresses the most is the lovely color and tonality of the X-Pro1 sensor along with its very low noise. The smoothness of the tonal transitions is impressive, and the black and white potential is high. This velvety character is what I think appeals about the X-Pro1.
Less impressive, and possibly disturbing for some images such as artificial objects with “hard” color edges and similar is the color bleed issue along with the strangely digital looking image rendition (when using Adobe Camera RAW). I don’t expect this issue to concern portrait or flower shots where the tones are continuous, but sharp color transitions could raise issues as shown.
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