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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II

Portability
52
Imaging
95
Features
86
Overall
91
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S II front
Portability
55
Imaging
90
Features
82
Overall
86

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Key Specs

Fujifilm GFX 100
(Full Review)
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Raise to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 1320g - 156 x 144 x 75mm
  • Introduced May 2019
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
(Full Review)
  • 51MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Boost to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 900g - 150 x 104 x 87mm
  • Introduced September 2021
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Overview

Below is a in depth review of the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II, both Pro Mirrorless cameras and both of them are sold by FujiFilm. There exists a significant gap among the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm GFX 100 (102MP) and Fujifilm GFX 50S II (51MP) but both cameras boast the same sensor sizing (Medium format).

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The Fujifilm GFX 100 was unveiled 3 years prior to the Fujifilm GFX 50S II and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera technology is concerned. The two cameras have the same body design (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before diving right into a in depth comparison, here is a short summary of how the Fujifilm GFX 100 matches up versus the Fujifilm GFX 50S II with regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 100 over the Fujifilm GFX 50S II

 Fujifilm GFX 100 Fujifilm GFX 50S II 

Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 50S II over the Fujifilm GFX 100

 Fujifilm GFX 50S II Fujifilm GFX 100 
IntroducedSeptember 2021May 2019More recent by 27 months

Common features in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Fujifilm GFX 50S II

 Fujifilm GFX 100 Fujifilm GFX 50S II 
Focus manually Very accurate focus
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Screen dimensions3.2"3.2"Equal screen measurement
Screen resolution2360k2360kExact same screen resolution
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Physical Comparison

For those who are aiming to lug around your camera often, you're going to have to factor its weight and volume. The Fujifilm GFX 100 offers external dimensions of 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") and a weight of 1320 grams (2.91 lbs) and the Fujifilm GFX 50S II has sizing of 150mm x 104mm x 87mm (5.9" x 4.1" x 3.4") accompanied by a weight of 900 grams (1.98 lbs).

Check the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II in the all new Camera with Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you are using during that time. Below is a front view scale comparison of the Fujifilm GFX 100 against the Fujifilm GFX 50S II.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Fujifilm GFX 50S II is 52 and 55 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Sensor Comparison

More often than not, its tough to envision the difference in sensor measurements purely by going through a spec sheet. The graphic underneath will help give you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Fujifilm GFX 50S II.

Clearly, the 2 cameras provide the same sensor dimensions albeit not the same resolution. You should count on the Fujifilm GFX 100 to produce extra detail having an extra 51MP. Higher resolution will enable you to crop photographs more aggressively. The older Fujifilm GFX 100 will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Portrait photography information
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Portrait photography information
97
you can focus manually
MP count excellent (102 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
includes face detection focus
delivers RAW formats
94
manual focus
fantastic MP (51MP)
large sensor size (Medium format)
supports face detection autofocus
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Street photography factors
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Street photography factors
73
screen tilts up and down
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
delivers RAW formats
provides touch to focus
weather proof
heavier than average in class (1,320 grams)
73
screen tilts
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
large sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
has focus via touch
weather proof
heavier than others (900g)
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Sports Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Sports photography camera
Fujifilm GFX 50S II as a Sports photography camera
91
quiet shooting (1/16,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count excellent (102 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proof
good battery life (800 per charge)
comes with phase detect auto focus
very slow continuous shooting (5.0 frames/s)
82
quiet mode (1/16,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
fantastic MP (51MP)
large sensor size (Medium format)
supports tracking autofocus
weather proof
max fps low (3.0 fps)
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Travel photography info
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Travel photography info
68
good battery life (800 CIPA)
weather proof
has bluetooth
provides touch to focus
MP count excellent (102MP)
heavier than average in class (1,320 grams)
display is not selfie friendly
66
weather proof
supports bluetooth
has focus via touch
fantastic MP (51MP)
heavier than others (900g)
display isn't selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography factors
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Landscape photography factors
93
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count excellent (102MP)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
delivers RAW formats
weather proof
good battery life (800 CIPA)
2 card slots
91
manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
fantastic MP (51 megapixels)
large sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
weather proof
has double storage slots
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Vlogging advice
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Vlogging advice
34
screen is touchscreen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
includes face detection focus
video res high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
does have external mic support
display is not selfie friendly
heavier than average in class (1,320g)
34
touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
supports face detection autofocus
high video quality (1920 x 1080 resolution)
has external mic port
display isn't selfie friendly
heavier than others (900g)
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Fujifilm GFX 50S II Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm GFX 100 and Fujifilm GFX 50S II
 Fujifilm GFX 100Fujifilm GFX 50S II
General Information
Brand FujiFilm FujiFilm
Model Fujifilm GFX 100 Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Introduced 2019-05-23 2021-09-02
Body design SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by X-Processor 4 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Medium format
Sensor dimensions 44 x 33mm 44 x 33mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 1,452.0mm²
Sensor resolution 102MP 51MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Maximum resolution 11648 x 8736 8256 x 6192
Maximum native ISO 12800 12800
Maximum boosted ISO 102400 102400
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Lowest boosted ISO 50 50
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Number of focus points 425 425
Lens
Lens mounting type Fujifilm G Fujifilm G
Number of lenses 12 14
Crop factor 0.8 0.8
Screen
Display type Tilting Tilting
Display size 3.2 inch 3.2 inch
Display resolution 2,360 thousand dot 2,360 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 5,760 thousand dot 3,690 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x 0.77x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30s 3600s
Highest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Highest quiet shutter speed 1/16000s 1/16000s
Continuous shooting speed 5.0 frames per second 3.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes no built-in flash no built-in flash
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Highest flash sync 1/125s 1/125s
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 4096x2160 1920x1080
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 1320g (2.91 lb) 900g (1.98 lb)
Physical dimensions 156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") 150 x 104 x 87mm (5.9" x 4.1" x 3.4")
DXO scores
DXO All around score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 800 pictures 440 pictures
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-T125 NP-W235
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage media Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots Dual Dual
Cost at launch $10,000 $3,999