a look at this gallery: http://www.dpreview.com/galleries/8256532860/albums/sony-nex-6-imagesgives a better impression about the new 16-50. Basically any image with a focal length different than 50, 30 and 24 is taken with this lens. The quality is much better than in the pics posted by dpreview tester, even at high ISO. Is that due to a sample (big) variation? or because of a proper setting of the camera?
How come so many people throwing definitive judgement based on one set of snapshots from one tester that used the camera for a few hours, possibly on a pre-production sample? Other pics posted on this forum (by webgeek) and on other websites shows better results for the 16-50. I ordered this camera with the kit lens and I will calmly wait for other serious reviews and my own tests when it arrives. Only then I will decide if it satisfies me (compared to an APS-C DSLR) or if I will simply return it and look for other options.