Quote Originally Posted by Excalibur2 View Post
Well I have quite a few different makes of P&S and found most of them have very good lenses (non zoom) but don't equal a SLR prime lens in an enlargement test. I have one P&S zoom (Olympus) and it's crap for sharpness.
My "standard" *is* that of a good prime lens.

The Rollei 35, Minox 35 and a number of others do fit that bill allowing top quality enlargents which can be qualitatively as good as those from just about any lens out there.

In my experience, the XA and XA4 perform at a much lower level.