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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1

Portability
52
Imaging
93
Features
86
Overall
90
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
Sony ZV-E1 front
Portability
80
Imaging
67
Features
89
Overall
75

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 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
  • Announced May 2019
Sony ZV-E1
(Full Review)
  • 12MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 102400 (Raise to 409600)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 1920 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 483g - 121 x 72 x 54mm
  • Revealed March 2023
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Overview

Lets examine more in depth at the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1, both Pro Mirrorless cameras by rivals FujiFilm and Sony. There is a substantial difference among the sensor resolutions of the Fujifilm GFX 100 (102MP) and ZV-E1 (12MP) and the Fujifilm GFX 100 (Medium format) and ZV-E1 (Full frame) come with totally different sensor measurements.

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The Fujifilm GFX 100 was brought out 4 years before the ZV-E1 which is a fairly big difference as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras offer different body type with the Fujifilm GFX 100 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Sony ZV-E1 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before getting in to a in depth comparison, below is a concise highlight of how the Fujifilm GFX 100 matches up versus the ZV-E1 when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Fujifilm GFX 100 over the Sony ZV-E1

 Fujifilm GFX 100 ZV-E1 
Screen sizing3.2"3.00"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2360k1037kCrisper screen (+1323k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony ZV-E1 over the Fujifilm GFX 100

 ZV-E1 Fujifilm GFX 100 
RevealedMarch 2023May 2019More modern by 46 months
Screen typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony ZV-E1

 Fujifilm GFX 100 ZV-E1 
Manually focus Dial exact focusing
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to carry around your camera often, you will want to factor its weight and volume. The Fujifilm GFX 100 offers outer measurements of 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") having a weight of 1320 grams (2.91 lbs) and the Sony ZV-E1 has sizing of 121mm x 72mm x 54mm (4.8" x 2.8" x 2.1") accompanied by a weight of 483 grams (1.06 lbs).

Take a look at the Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you choose at the time. Underneath is the front view scale comparison of the Fujifilm GFX 100 versus the ZV-E1.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability rating of the Fujifilm GFX 100 and ZV-E1 is 52 and 80 respectively.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 top view buttons comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Sensor Comparison

Generally, it is difficult to envision the gap in sensor sizes only by looking through a spec sheet. The image underneath may give you a much better sense of the sensor measurements in the Fujifilm GFX 100 and ZV-E1.

As you can see, each of these cameras enjoy different resolutions and different sensor sizes. The Fujifilm GFX 100 due to its bigger sensor will make getting bokeh less difficult and the Fujifilm GFX 100 will render more detail having its extra 90 Megapixels. Higher resolution can also enable you to crop shots far more aggressively. The more aged Fujifilm GFX 100 will be behind when it comes to sensor innovation.

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 sensor size comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Screen and ViewFinder

Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Portrait photography factors
Sony ZV-E1 Portrait photography factors
95
has manual focus
megapixel count amazing (102 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
offers face detect focus
supports RAW files
72
has manual focus
sensor size is large (Full frame)
supports face detect autofocus
delivers RAW formats
low megapixels (12MP)
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Street Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Street photography highlights
Sony ZV-E1 Street photography highlights
72
has a tilting screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
supports RAW files
provides touch focus
environment sealing
heavier than average in class (1,320g)
84
screen can move to multiple angles
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
delivers RAW formats
comes with touch focus
environment proof
lighter than competitors (483 grams)
above average high ISO (102,400)
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Sports Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Sports photography information
Sony ZV-E1 Sports photography information
90
silent shutter (1/16,000s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count amazing (102 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
offers tracking focus
environment sealing
good battery pack (800 per charge)
comes with phase detect auto focus
slow continuous shooting (5.0 frames per second)
72
silent shutter (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
supports tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery life (570 shots)
comes with phase detect autofocus
maximum shutter speed is a little low (1/ seconds)
low megapixels (12MP)
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Travel Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Travel photography details
Sony ZV-E1 Travel photography details
67
good battery pack (800 shots)
environment sealing
has bluetooth
provides touch focus
megapixel count amazing (102MP)
heavier than average in class (1,320 grams)
screen isn't selfie friendly
79
better than average battery life (570 per charge)
lighter than competitors (483 grams)
environment proof
connects via bluetooth
comes with touch focus
selfie friendly screen
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
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Landscape Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography info
Sony ZV-E1 Landscape photography info
92
has manual focus
change lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen size is decent (3.2")
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count amazing (102 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
supports RAW files
environment sealing
good battery pack (800 shots)
has double storage slots
79
has manual focus
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
decent sized screen (3.00 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
above average high ISO (102,400)
delivers RAW formats
environment proof
better than average battery life (570 shots)
low megapixels (12 megapixels)
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Fujifilm GFX 100
Vlogging with Sony ZV-E1
33
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detect focus
high quality video (4096 x 2160 resolution)
does have mic port
screen isn't selfie friendly
heavier than average in class (1,320g)
85
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
supports face detect autofocus
video resolution high (3840 x 1920 pxls)
does have mic socket
lighter than competitors (483 grams)
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Fujifilm GFX 100 vs Sony ZV-E1 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Fujifilm GFX 100 and Sony ZV-E1
 Fujifilm GFX 100Sony ZV-E1
General Information
Make FujiFilm Sony
Model type Fujifilm GFX 100 Sony ZV-E1
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Announced 2019-05-23 2023-03-29
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Chip X-Processor 4 -
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Full frame
Sensor dimensions 44 x 33mm 35.6 x 23.8mm
Sensor surface area 1,452.0mm² 847.3mm²
Sensor resolution 102 megapixels 12 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 11648 x 8736 4240 x 2832
Highest native ISO 12800 102400
Highest enhanced ISO 102400 409600
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW pictures
Min enhanced ISO 50 40
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 425 759
Lens
Lens support Fujifilm G Sony E
Total lenses 12 195
Focal length multiplier 0.8 1
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Fully Articulated
Screen size 3.2 inches 3.00 inches
Resolution of screen 2,360 thousand dots 1,037 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 5,760 thousand dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 1.09x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000 secs -
Fastest silent shutter speed 1/16000 secs 1/8000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 5.0 frames per second 10.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes no built-in flash no built-in flash
Hot shoe
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Fastest flash synchronize 1/125 secs -
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 3840 x 2160 @ 120p / 280 3840 x 2160 @ 100p / 280 Mbps, XA3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 140 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 140 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 50 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Highest video resolution 4096x2160 3840x1920
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Mic port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 1320 gr (2.91 lbs) 483 gr (1.06 lbs)
Dimensions 156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0") 121 x 72 x 54mm (4.8" x 2.8" x 2.1")
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 570 images
Battery type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-T125 NP-FZ100
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse feature With downloadable app
Storage type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Card slots 2 1
Launch cost $10,000 $2,198