While the detail is similar between this and the G3, every other element of the images is a complete and total win for the Olympus. This reminds me of the same startling noise difference between the E-P1 and the Panasonic GF-1 at the beginning of this whole Micro 4/3 thang.
All of that said, there appears to still be a significant sensitivity problem. The OM-D image, while good, is the most exposed of all its competitors. The NEX-7 is significantly less-exposed. That means that in any given environment, you will have to use a
Still, what's important is that it is still in the same ballpark. It is easily the best Micro 4/3 camera, and if you are invested in the Micro 4/3 system as I am, then that may very well be enough. It's not enough for me to ditch my trusty, old GF-1, but I have hopes for the E-M6. This hope is enough to keep me from jumping ship to Sony, and that's a big deal. This is the camera that Olympus should have produced three years ago.