Originally posted at Dpreview, was this initial user review from one of the senior forum members at Club Snap Forums
Included is a good series of images from the HS30 and bodes well for this camera.
Scroll down the first page for the images and go to page to for a bit more analysis.
Most interesting to note is that it appears the HS30 may be faster in the auto focus than the X10. Now that's really good news!!