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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II

Portability
52
Imaging
96
Features
86
Overall
92
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Sony Alpha A9 Mark II front
Portability
62
Imaging
78
Features
93
Overall
84

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Key Specs

Fujifilm GFX 100
(Full Review)
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Expand to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 1320g - 156 x 144 x 75mm
  • Released May 2019
Sony A9 II
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Boost to 204800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 678g - 129 x 96 x 76mm
  • Released October 2019
  • Earlier Model is Sony A9
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Overview

In this write-up, we will be evaluating the Fujifilm GFX 100 versus Sony A9 II, both Pro Mirrorless digital cameras by companies FujiFilm and Sony. There is a significant difference between the resolutions of the Fujifilm GFX 100 (102MP) and A9 II (24MP) and the Fujifilm GFX 100 (Medium format) and A9 II (Full frame) possess totally different sensor measurements.

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The Fujifilm GFX 100 was manufactured 4 months prior to the A9 II and they are both of a similar generation. The two cameras offer the identical body type (SLR-style mirrorless).

Before we go through a thorough comparison, below is a quick overview of how the Fujifilm GFX 100 matches up against the A9 II in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 100 over the Sony A9 II

 Fujifilm GFX 100 A9 II 
Screen sizing3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2360k1440kClearer screen (+920k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A9 II over the Fujifilm GFX 100

 A9 II Fujifilm GFX 100 

Common features in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony A9 II

 Fujifilm GFX 100 A9 II 
ReleasedMay 2019October 2019Similar generation
Manual focus More accurate focusing
Screen typeTiltingTiltingTilting screen
Selfie screen Absent selfie screen
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Physical Comparison

If you are intending to lug around your camera, you need to consider its weight and measurements. The Fujifilm GFX 100 has physical dimensions of 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") along with a weight of 1320 grams (2.91 lbs) and the Sony A9 II has proportions of 129mm x 96mm x 76mm (5.1" x 3.8" x 3.0") and a weight of 678 grams (1.49 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have chosen at that time. Here is the front view proportions comparison of the Fujifilm GFX 100 against the A9 II.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and A9 II is 52 and 62 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is difficult to visualise the contrast between sensor measurements only by reading through specs. The graphic below will give you a much better sense of the sensor dimensions in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and A9 II.

All in all, both of those cameras offer different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The Fujifilm GFX 100 because of its bigger sensor will make getting shallow depth of field simpler and the Fujifilm GFX 100 will give more detail due to its extra 78 Megapixels. Higher resolution will make it easier to crop photographs a little more aggressively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Portrait photography details
Sony A9 II Portrait photography details
97
has manual focus
high resolution (102 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
offers face detection autofocus
exports RAW files
86
has manual focus
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
includes face detect autofocus
saves RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Street photography info
Sony A9 II Street photography info
73
tilting screen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
big sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
has focus by touch
weather proofing
heavier than competition in class (1,320g)
79
screen tilts
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
saves RAW formats
includes focus via touch
environment proof
very good high ISO (51,200)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Fujifilm GFX 100
Sports photography with Sony A9 II
92
quiet shooting (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
high resolution (102 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
offers tracking autofocus
weather proofing
great battery power (800 CIPA)
has phase detect autofocus
painfully slow continuous shooting (5.0 fps)
89
great max shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
silent shooting (1/32,000 seconds)
fast shooting (20.0 frames/s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
includes tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery (690 per charge)
has phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Travel photography camera
Sony A9 II as a Travel photography camera
68
great battery power (800 per charge)
weather proofing
connects via bluetooth
has focus by touch
high resolution (102MP)
heavier than competition in class (1,320 grams)
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
73
better than average battery (690 CIPA)
environment proof
has bluetooth
includes focus via touch
megapixel count decent (24 megapixels)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography factors
Sony A9 II Landscape photography factors
93
has manual focus
switch lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
high resolution (102 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
weather proofing
great battery power (800 per charge)
has dual storage slots
87
has manual focus
change lenses (Sony E mount)
decent sized screen (3")
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count decent (24MP)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
very good high ISO (51,200)
saves RAW formats
environment proof
better than average battery (690 per charge)
has double storage slots
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Vlogging Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Vlogging camera
Sony A9 II as a Vlogging camera
34
has touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detection autofocus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 resolution)
has external mic jack
doesn't feature selfie friendly display
heavier than competition in class (1,320g)
36
touch screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
includes face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
has microphone port
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony A9 II Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony A9 II
 Fujifilm GFX 100Sony Alpha A9 Mark II
General Information
Make FujiFilm Sony
Model type Fujifilm GFX 100 Sony Alpha A9 Mark II
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Released 2019-05-23 2019-10-03
Body design SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip X-Processor 4 BIONZ X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Full frame
Sensor measurements 44 x 33mm 35.6 x 23.8mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 847.3mm²
Sensor resolution 102 megapixel 24 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2
Highest resolution 11648 x 8736 6000 x 4000
Highest native ISO 12800 51200
Highest boosted ISO 102400 204800
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Minimum boosted ISO 50 50
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points 425 693
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm G Sony E
Total lenses 12 121
Focal length multiplier 0.8 1
Screen
Range of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2" 3"
Resolution of screen 2,360k dot 1,440k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 5,760k dot 3,686k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x 0.78x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/8000 secs
Maximum silent shutter speed 1/16000 secs 1/32000 secs
Continuous shooting speed 5.0fps 20.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 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
Maximum flash sync 1/125 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
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
Highest video resolution 4096x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
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 seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 1320 gr (2.91 pounds) 678 gr (1.49 pounds)
Dimensions 156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") 129 x 96 x 76mm (5.1" x 3.8" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around 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 shots 690 shots
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-T125 NP-FZ100
Self timer Yes Yes (2, 5, 10 secs + continuous, 3 or 5 frames)
Time lapse shooting
Storage media Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible)
Storage slots 2 2
Cost at launch $10,000 $4,498