Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F

Portability
52
Imaging
97
Features
86
Overall
92
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Samsung DV300F front
Portability
96
Imaging
41
Features
33
Overall
37
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Overview

Let's look a bit more closely at the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Samsung DV300F, former being a Pro Mirrorless while the latter is a Small Sensor Compact by brands FujiFilm and Samsung. There exists a large gap between the image resolutions of the GFX 100 (102MP) and DV300F (16MP) and the GFX 100 (Medium format) and DV300F (1/2.3") have totally different sensor size.

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The GFX 100 was released 7 years later than the DV300F and that is quite a serious difference as far as technology is concerned. Each of the cameras have different body design with the Fujifilm GFX 100 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Samsung DV300F being a Compact camera.

Before getting straight to a complete comparison, here is a short overview of how the GFX 100 grades versus the DV300F with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Key Specs

Fujifilm GFX 100
(Full Review)
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Increase to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 1320g - 156 x 144 x 75mm
  • Released May 2019
Samsung DV300F
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 80 - 3200
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 25-125mm (F2.5-6.3) lens
  • 133g - 95 x 57 x 18mm
  • Released January 2012
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Physical Comparison

For anyone who is looking to travel with your camera often, you should consider its weight and size. The Fujifilm GFX 100 features outside dimensions of 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") and a weight of 1320 grams (2.91 lbs) while the Samsung DV300F has specifications of 95mm x 57mm x 18mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7") along with a weight of 133 grams (0.29 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an ILC will change dependant on the lens you are working with at that moment. Here is a front view sizing comparison of the GFX 100 compared to the DV300F.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability score of the GFX 100 and DV300F is 52 and 96 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Sensor Comparison

Often, it is very difficult to see the gap between sensor dimensions purely by checking technical specs. The picture below will offer you a better sense of the sensor dimensions in the GFX 100 and DV300F.

As you can tell, each of the cameras have different megapixels and different sensor dimensions. The GFX 100 because of its bigger sensor will make getting shallower depth of field simpler and the Fujifilm GFX 100 will give you extra detail utilizing its extra 86 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also make it easier to crop photographs a bit more aggressively. The fresher GFX 100 is going to have an advantage when it comes to sensor technology.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Portrait photography info
Samsung DV300F Portrait photography info
98
focusing manually
resolution is high (102MP)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
has face detection focus
saves RAW files
36
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
provides face detection focusing
manual focus not available
no manual control
external flash not possible
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Fujifilm GFX 100
Street photography with Samsung DV300F
73
has a tilting screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
saves RAW files
boasts touch focus
weather proof
heavier than others (1,320g)
64
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (133 grams)
screen is fixed
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Sports photography highlights
Samsung DV300F Sports photography highlights
92
quiet mode (1/16,000s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
resolution is high (102MP)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
has tracking autofocus
weather proof
good battery (800 CIPA)
sensor has phase detect auto focus
slow frames per second (5.0 frames/s)
45
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (16MP)
provides tracking autofocus
no shutter priority
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of phase detect AF
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Travel photography features
Samsung DV300F Travel photography features
68
good battery (800 shots)
weather proof
has bluetooth
boasts touch focus
resolution is high (102 megapixels)
heavier than others (1,320 grams)
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
69
lighter than competition in class (133 grams)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (25mm)
does not have Time Lapse recording
screen is not selfie friendly
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography features
Samsung DV300F Landscape photography features
94
focusing manually
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
good sized screen (3.2 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
resolution is high (102 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
saves RAW files
weather proof
good battery (800 per charge)
2 card slots
44
rather wide (25mm)
screen size is decent (3")
image stabilization (Optical)
megapixel count decent (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
no manual control
very small sensor size (1/2.3")
lack of RAW support
does not have Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Vlogging info
Samsung DV300F Vlogging info
34
built-in touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
has face detection focus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 pxls)
includes external mic support
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
heavier than others (1,320g)
33
rather wide (25mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
provides face detection focusing
lighter than competition in class (133 grams)
slow maximum aperture (f2.5)
screen is not selfie friendly
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external mic port
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Samsung DV300F Specifications

General Information
Make
FujiFilm
Samsung
Model type
Fujifilm GFX 100
Samsung DV300F
Class
Pro Mirrorless
Small Sensor Compact
Released
2019-05-23
2012-01-02
Body design
SLR-style mirrorless
Compact
Sensor Information
Chip
X-Processor 4
-
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
CCD
Sensor size
Medium format
1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions
44 x 33mm
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area
1,452.0mm²
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
102 megapixels
16 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution
11648 x 8736
4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO
12800
3200
Highest enhanced ISO
102400
-
Lowest native ISO
100
80
RAW support
Lowest enhanced ISO
50
-
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Total focus points
425
-
Cross type focus points
-
-
Lens
Lens mount type
Fujifilm G
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
-
25-125mm (5.0x)
Max aperture
-
f/2.5-6.3
Macro focusing distance
-
5cm
Amount of lenses
12
-
Crop factor
0.8
5.8
Screen
Range of screen
Tilting
Fixed Type
Screen diagonal
3.2"
3"
Resolution of screen
2,360 thousand dot
460 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Screen technology
-
TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
Electronic
None
Viewfinder resolution
5,760 thousand dot
-
Viewfinder coverage
100%
-
Viewfinder magnification
1.09x
-
Features
Minimum shutter speed
30 seconds
16 seconds
Fastest shutter speed
1/4000 seconds
1/2000 seconds
Fastest silent shutter speed
1/16000 seconds
-
Continuous shutter speed
5.0 frames per second
-
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
-
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance
no built-in flash
4.10 m
Flash options
no built-in flash
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash sync
1/125 seconds
-
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
1280 x 720 (30, 15 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 15 fps)
Highest video resolution
4096x2160
1280x720
Video 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 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
None
Optional
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
1320g (2.91 lbs)
133g (0.29 lbs)
Physical dimensions
156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0")
95 x 57 x 18mm (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
not tested
Other
Battery life
800 images
-
Battery form
Battery Pack
-
Battery ID
NP-T125
BP88
Self timer
Yes
Yes (2 or 10 sec, Double)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported)
MicroSD, MicroSDHC, Internal
Storage slots
Two
Single
Pricing at release
$10,000
$200