Noise

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The 5N has a very good noise profile, with clean JPEGs through ISO 400 and extremely good ones through ISO 1600.
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Sharpness

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I generally found the 18-200mm lens to be sharper than the 18-55mm. (1/80 sec, f13, ISO 100, spot metering, AWB, 18-200mm lens at 169mm)
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Sharpness

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This is about as sharp as I could get from the kit lens. (1/100 sec, f4.5, ISO 100, Pattern metering, AWB, 18-55mm lens at 44mm)
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Color

The 5N displayed very accurate color, without any notable hue shifts.
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