Corpy2: Perhaps I'm just not sensitive enough to see, but I can barely see much differences among the pictures. Even the 11 year old CAnon S100 looks to be in the ballpark
I agree with those that don't see much difference. If I really wanted better results at 1600 iso and above I would get a dslr. But I suppose people would pull out their magnifiers and quibble over pictures from one of those.