No, of course not. But Sony's IQ has never been very impressive compared to the competition.. in high ISOs anyway. And as they decided to stick with CCD sensors and the same resolution, I very much doubt it's gonna be a big, positive surprise.
And yes, sure it was an exaggeration to say it's a P&S in a DSLR case. But looking at them, there's a certain tendency to that and I fear they simply won't stand a chance against Nikon or Canon, who have really improved their entry-levels. I mean just look at Nikon's new D5000: A very advanced AF system, high ISO performance that will probably beat most semi-pro models, video mode. Sony on the other hand releases 3 new cameras, which are no big improvement (on the first sight anyway) but offer an interface for dummies - just look at the aperture/shutter speed graphics, they can't be serious can they?
And the ergonomics are looking horrible as well to be honest, which is probably even worse than the fact that they didn't put a video mode, nor a high res screen, nor a better AF system, nor a higher resolution/better sensor (yes, that's an assumption) in their new cameras. And while the A2XX might be very affordable and certainly find an audience, I simply cannot find ANY reason why anybody would buy a 330/380 over a probably similarly priced D5000/500D
ah well, I guess I'm just too narrow-minded to see the point of the new alphas