Sat 17-Nov-12 02:28 AM | edited Sat 17-Nov-12 03:29 AM by dm1dave
This is because that that low light performance is always best in an uncropped image. Anytime you crop an image to enlarge your subject you are also enlarging any visible noise. This is true of any camera.
Now, you will not see a difference when looking at the image at 100% on the computer screen. The difference will be seen in the final output.