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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9

Portability
52
Imaging
95
Features
86
Overall
91
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Nikon Z9 front
Portability
51
Imaging
84
Features
90
Overall
86

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Key Specs

Fujifilm GFX 100
(Full Review)
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • 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
  • Launched May 2019
Nikon Z9
(Full Review)
  • 46MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 64 - 25600 (Bump to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 7680 x 4320 video
  • Nikon Z Mount
  • 1340g - 149 x 150 x 91mm
  • Revealed October 2021
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Overview

The following is a thorough review of the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9, both Pro Mirrorless digital cameras by rivals FujiFilm and Nikon. There is a substantial difference between the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm GFX 100 (102MP) and Z9 (46MP) and the Fujifilm GFX 100 (Medium format) and Z9 (Full frame) enjoy totally different sensor sizes.

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The Fujifilm GFX 100 was released 3 years before the Z9 which is quite a big difference as far as tech is concerned. Both of the cameras come with the identical body type (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before we go straight into a comprehensive comparison, below is a concise summation of how the Fujifilm GFX 100 matches up vs the Z9 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 100 over the Nikon Z9

 Fujifilm GFX 100 Z9 
Screen resolution2360k2089kCrisper screen (+271k dot)

Reasons to pick Nikon Z9 over the Fujifilm GFX 100

 Z9 Fujifilm GFX 100 
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Common features in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Nikon Z9

 Fujifilm GFX 100 Z9 
Manually focus Very accurate focusing
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Screen dimension3.2"3.2"Identical screen dimensions
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Physical Comparison

If you are planning to travel with your camera, you'll need to consider its weight and size. The Fujifilm GFX 100 provides physical dimensions of 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") having a weight of 1320 grams (2.91 lbs) whilst the Nikon Z9 has specifications of 149mm x 150mm x 91mm (5.9" x 5.9" x 3.6") along with a weight of 1340 grams (2.95 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an ILC will change based on the lens you are working with at that time. Underneath is the front view dimensions comparison of the Fujifilm GFX 100 compared to the Z9.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Z9 is 52 and 51 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it can be difficult to envision the gap between sensor dimensions simply by going over technical specs. The picture underneath will offer you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Z9.

As you can tell, both of those cameras have got different resolutions and different sensor dimensions. The Fujifilm GFX 100 due to its bigger sensor will make achieving bokeh less difficult and the Fujifilm GFX 100 will offer greater detail as a result of its extra 56 Megapixels. Higher resolution will enable you to crop pictures much more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm GFX 100 is going to be behind when it comes to sensor technology.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Fujifilm GFX 100
Portrait photography with Nikon Z9
97
has manual focus
fantastic resolution (102 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
features face detect focus
saves RAW files
90
you can focus manually
sensor resolution is amazing (46 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
provides face detect focusing
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Street photography features
Nikon Z9 Street photography features
73
screen tilts up and down
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
saves RAW files
provides touch to focus
weather sealing
more heavy than average (1,320 grams)
71
tilting screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
exports RAW files
offers focus by touch
environment proofing
very good ISO range (25,600)
heavier than others in class (1,340 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Sports photography information
Nikon Z9 Sports photography information
91
quiet shooting (1/16,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
fantastic resolution (102MP)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
features tracking focus
weather sealing
better than average battery (800 shots)
comes with phase detect auto focus
max fps low (5.0 frames per second)
92
silent shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
max frames per second high (30.0 fps)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is amazing (46 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
provides tracking focus
environment proofing
great battery power (740 per charge)
sensor has phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Travel photography information
Nikon Z9 Travel photography information
68
better than average battery (800 shots)
weather sealing
connects via bluetooth
provides touch to focus
fantastic resolution (102 megapixels)
more heavy than average (1,320g)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
65
great battery power (740 shots)
environment proofing
connects via bluetooth
offers focus by touch
sensor resolution is amazing (46MP)
heavier than others in class (1,340 grams)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography factors
Nikon Z9 Landscape photography factors
93
has manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
nice screen size (3.2 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
fantastic resolution (102MP)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
saves RAW files
weather sealing
better than average battery (800 CIPA)
2 card slots
88
you can focus manually
swap lenses (Nikon Z mount)
nice screen size (3.2 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is amazing (46 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
very good ISO range (25,600)
exports RAW files
environment proofing
great battery power (740 shots)
has double storage slots
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Vlogging camera
Nikon Z9 as a Vlogging camera
34
touchscreen enabled
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
features face detect focus
video resolution high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
does have microphone support
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
more heavy than average (1,320g)
32
built-in touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detect focusing
high quality video (7680 x 4320 pixels)
includes mic port
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
heavier than others in class (1,340 grams)
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Nikon Z9 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm GFX 100 and Nikon Z9
 Fujifilm GFX 100Nikon Z9
General Information
Manufacturer FujiFilm Nikon
Model Fujifilm GFX 100 Nikon Z9
Class Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Launched 2019-05-23 2021-10-28
Body design SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip X-Processor 4 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS Stacked CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Full frame
Sensor dimensions 44 x 33mm 35.9 x 23.9mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 858.0mm²
Sensor resolution 102 megapixels 46 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 11648 x 8736 8256 x 5504
Max native ISO 12800 25600
Max boosted ISO 102400 102400
Minimum native ISO 100 64
RAW data
Minimum boosted ISO 50 32
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 425 493
Lens
Lens mounting type Fujifilm G Nikon Z
Total lenses 12 29
Focal length multiplier 0.8 1
Screen
Range of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inch 3.2 inch
Resolution of screen 2,360k dot 2,089k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 5,760k dot 3,686k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x 0.8x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 30s 900s
Highest shutter speed 1/4000s -
Highest silent shutter speed 1/16000s 1/32000s
Continuous shooting speed 5.0 frames per sec 30.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes no built-in flash Front-curtain sync, Rear-curtain sync, Red-eye reduction, Red-eye reduction with slow sync, Slow sync Off
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Highest flash sync 1/125s 1/200s
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 7680 x 4320 @ 30p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM7680 x 4320 @ 25p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM7680 x 4320 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 120p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 120p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 100p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 100p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 50p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 50p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, ProRes, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, L
Max video resolution 4096x2160 7680x4320
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 H.264, H.265
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 Built-in
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 1320 grams (2.91 lb) 1340 grams (2.95 lb)
Dimensions 156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") 149 x 150 x 91mm (5.9" x 5.9" x 3.6")
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 images 740 images
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-T125 EN-EL18d
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage media Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) Dual CFexpress Type B slots
Storage slots Two Two
Launch pricing $10,000 $5,500