@Brian- remember the Fuji guys are doing a marketing job and are paid by Fuji, so I definitively expect them to be very very impressed with the image quality ;-)
Also a breakthrough on aps-c happened when Sony release that nex/alpha/d7000/k-5 sensor. If you want a good reference for
AAless Bayer detail check the Leica m9 output from raw
Personally I think the dr and tonal range Of what I am seeing is fine. So I would look atthe camera for other attributes which I think may have (said in general , not buying one ).