Not that I'm brand-specific, but when it comes to "best IQ in something I can wear on my waist" the two chart-toppers are both by Olympus (honorable mention going to Panasonic m4/3s, Canon G15, Sony RX100). PM2 + the Panasonic 20mm f1.7 lens seems like the obvious choice since I don't really need zoom. Everyone says this lens is one of the best and it rates very well (slrgear, dpreview). Whenever it's soft you can just stop down to f3.5 and the sharpness levels off. And according to the review, the 14 mm is even better in that regard when stopped around f5.6! So, I buy the PM2 and these two lenses. I already ordered the 40-150 mm zoom when Olympus had it for $99. $1300 total give or take. I have low-light, wide angle, zoom....and ultimately, good sharpness and hip-pouch portability. Solved my own problem and why am I posting this, right? Well, because the sample shots I find taken with the 20mm are slightly distorted and not very sharp. The 14mm worsens the situation. Review numbers say the 14mm is best. Forum posters all swear the 20mm is one of the sharpest lenses they've ever used. It has NO negative feedback on Amazon. Then, how come, whenever I see a rare Olympus XZ-2 sample, it seems to outdo the m4/3s cameras lenses which are supposed to be better? Granted the XZ-2 can only do well up to ISO800, but the lens is f1.8 so would be ok in the dark but more importantly, to me, it definitely looks sharper than either of these lenses in the daytime, at ISO100, even when they're stopped down to where they're sharpest. And it's a one-time fee of $600 and the same size as PM2 with a pancake on it. Soooooo, what gives? Why would I buy into m4/3s with these lens when the XZ-2 is, from what I see, better? If XZ-2 out-performs the m4/3s and the 14mm + 20mm pancakes, why bother? My dilemma is for the wide angles only. m4/3s solution would be $1300. XZ-2 would be $600 (and I could use the remaining $700 to buy a PM2 with a telephoto zoom or something). Anyone have any samples these lenses vs the XZ-2? I can only find a few and it's not enough to go by. I appreciate it!