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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV

Portability
52
Imaging
95
Features
86
Overall
91
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Sony Alpha A7R IV front
Portability
62
Imaging
83
Features
93
Overall
87

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Key Specs

Fujifilm GFX 100
(Full Review)
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Push to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 1320g - 156 x 144 x 75mm
  • Introduced May 2019
Sony A7R IV
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Increase to 102800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 665g - 129 x 96 x 78mm
  • Announced July 2019
  • Replaced the Sony A7R III
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Overview

Here is a in depth review of the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV, both Pro Mirrorless digital cameras by companies FujiFilm and Sony. There is a sizeable difference between the image resolutions of the Fujifilm GFX 100 (102MP) and A7R IV (61MP) and the Fujifilm GFX 100 (Medium format) and A7R IV (Full frame) come with totally different sensor sizing.

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The Fujifilm GFX 100 was released within a month of the A7R IV which means that they are both of a similar generation. Both of the cameras offer the identical body type (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before delving through a more detailed comparison, below is a concise summation of how the Fujifilm GFX 100 scores versus the A7R IV in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 100 over the Sony A7R IV

 Fujifilm GFX 100 A7R IV 
Display sizing3.2"3"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution2360k1440kSharper display (+920k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A7R IV over the Fujifilm GFX 100

 A7R IV Fujifilm GFX 100 

Common features in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony A7R IV

 Fujifilm GFX 100 A7R IV 
AnnouncedMay 2019July 2019Similar generation
Focus manually More accurate focusing
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Selfie screen Lack of selfie screen
Touch display Easily navigate

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Physical Comparison

If you are planning to carry your camera, you will have to consider its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm GFX 100 enjoys external measurements 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 Sony A7R IV has proportions of 129mm x 96mm x 78mm (5.1" x 3.8" x 3.1") and a weight of 665 grams (1.47 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you are employing at that time. Following is the front view size comparison of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and the A7R IV.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV size comparison

Considering size and weight, the portability score of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and A7R IV is 52 and 62 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Sensor Comparison

Usually, it can be hard to see the difference between sensor sizing purely by reviewing technical specs. The photograph here will help offer you a clearer sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and A7R IV.

As you can tell, both the cameras enjoy different megapixels and different sensor sizing. The Fujifilm GFX 100 featuring a larger sensor will make achieving shallow depth of field simpler and the Fujifilm GFX 100 will deliver greater detail as a result of its extra 41MP. Greater resolution can also let you crop pics far more aggressively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Portrait photography camera
Sony A7R IV as a Portrait photography camera
97
you can focus manually
great resolution (102MP)
big sensor size (Medium format)
comes with face detect focusing
saves RAW formats
89
you can focus manually
sensor resolution is high (61 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
provides face detection focusing
supports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Street photography camera
Sony A7R IV as a Street photography camera
73
screen tilts
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
big sensor size (Medium format)
saves RAW formats
provides focus via touch
environment sealing
more heavy than competitors in class (1,320g)
80
has a tilting screen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
large sensor size (Full frame)
supports RAW files
features touch focus
environment proof
above average ISO range (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Sports photography information
Sony A7R IV Sports photography information
91
quiet mode (1/16,000 seconds)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great resolution (102 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
comes with tracking focus
environment sealing
better than average battery (800 CIPA)
comes with phase detect AF
very slow continuous shooting (5.0 fps)
91
great max shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is high (61 megapixels)
large sensor size (Full frame)
provides tracking autofocus
environment proof
good battery pack (670 CIPA)
supports phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Travel photography camera
Sony A7R IV as a Travel photography camera
68
better than average battery (800 CIPA)
environment sealing
has bluetooth
provides focus via touch
great resolution (102MP)
more heavy than competitors in class (1,320 grams)
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
74
good battery pack (670 shots)
environment proof
connects via bluetooth
features touch focus
sensor resolution is high (61MP)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography info
Sony A7R IV Landscape photography info
93
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen is a good size (3.2 inch)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great resolution (102MP)
big sensor size (Medium format)
saves RAW formats
environment sealing
better than average battery (800 per charge)
has double storage slots
89
you can focus manually
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
nice screen size (3 inch)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is high (61MP)
large sensor size (Full frame)
no low pass filter
above average ISO range (32,000)
supports RAW files
environment proof
good battery pack (670 per charge)
two card slots
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Vlogging advice
Sony A7R IV Vlogging advice
34
touchscreen functionality
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
comes with face detect focusing
high res video (4096 x 2160 pxls)
does have microphone port
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
more heavy than competitors in class (1,320 grams)
37
touch screen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detection focusing
high res video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
comes with external microphone socket
does not posses selfie friendly screen
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A7R IV Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony A7R IV
 Fujifilm GFX 100Sony Alpha A7R IV
General Information
Company FujiFilm Sony
Model Fujifilm GFX 100 Sony Alpha A7R IV
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Introduced 2019-05-23 2019-07-16
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by X-Processor 4 Bionz X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Full frame
Sensor measurements 44 x 33mm 35.8 x 23.8mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 852.0mm²
Sensor resolution 102 megapixel 61 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 11648 x 8736 9504 x 6336
Maximum native ISO 12800 32000
Maximum enhanced ISO 102400 102800
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Min enhanced ISO 50 50
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Number of focus points 425 567
Lens
Lens mount Fujifilm G Sony E
Number of lenses 12 121
Focal length multiplier 0.8 1
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 2,360 thousand dots 1,440 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 5,760 thousand dots 5,760 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x 0.78x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/8000 seconds
Max silent shutter speed 1/16000 seconds -
Continuous shutter rate 5.0fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash settings no built-in flash Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync.
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Max flash synchronize 1/125 seconds 1/250 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 4096x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.1 Gen 1(5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 1320g (2.91 lb) 665g (1.47 lb)
Dimensions 156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") 129 x 96 x 78mm (5.1" x 3.8" x 3.1")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 99
DXO Color Depth score not tested 26.0
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 14.8
DXO Low light score not tested 3344
Other
Battery life 800 images 670 images
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model NP-T125 NP-FZ100
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II compatible)
Card slots Dual Dual
Launch price $10,000 $3,498