Fujifilm GFX 100 summary
Fujifilm GFX 100 is FujiFilm's Pro Mirrorless camera initially launched on May of 2019. It features a 102 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS Medium format size sensor with a max resolution of 11648 x 8736.
The GFX 100 is rated #2 out of 51 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & overall #2 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. You should check out our Advanced camera finder to see camera results based on your customized requirements.
Here is a graph of various factors used in the rating system.
Fujifilm GFX 100 family
The Fujifilm GFX 100 has a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can check out all earlier and new models alongside key specifications.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Gallery
You can look at the GFX 100 from several angles in the gallery below.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Pros and Cons
Here is a list of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm GFX 100 based on features which are often considered important in a camera.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Sensor features
The Fujifilm GFX 100 is powered by the X-Processor 4 chip. The sensor specification in the Fujifilm GFX 100 is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 11648 x 8736 pixels using aspect ratios of 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). Optical stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter might cause cropping.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 102MP and includes a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. The ISO can be expanded digitally to 50 - 102400. RAW files are supported which means that the user has more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath shows the GFX 100's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The GFX 100 sensor has a crop factor of 0.8 and is presented in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm GFX 100 dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 100 is 2.91 lb (1,320 gr or 46.56 oz) & the dimensions of the camera is 156mm x 144mm x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0"). The weight of typical Pro Mirrorless camera is 699 gr so the Fujifilm GFX 100 is weightier as compared to other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Here is a picture of the Fujifilm GFX 100 next to a soda to help you get a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the GFX 100.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Lens features
The GFX 100 uses the Fujifilm G mount and has 11 lenses that you can buy. Here is some of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the GFX 100.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Connectivity
The GFX 100 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to send pictures and at times alter settings with no need to connect physically with the camera.
Several apps also enable a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera provides a HDMI port, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. Virtually all cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack using the USB socket.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Video features
The max video resolution in the Fujifilm GFX 100 is 4096 x 2160 and you can record in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 format. 2160p is an exceptional resolution for video recording. You are able to downsample to 1080p in order to get clearer results. Be mindful of the huge file sizes and make sure you have good SD cards with good write speed. The camera does come with both headphone and microphone port making it really useful while recording audio.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Weather Sealing
Fujifilm GFX 100 provides environment proofing which makes it a good option for use for rough places. This is particularly useful any time you are unsure about the elements you might encounter for outdoor photography.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm GFX 100 features a 3.2" tilting display having a resolution of 2,360k dots.
Additionally the display is touch friendly which means that you are able to set focus points plus adjust settings by using your finger. The GFX 100 also has a builtin Top LCD display so you're able to instantly look at your settings.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder specifications for Fujifilm GFX 100 are below:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 5,760k dots
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 1.09x
For sunny outdoor situations that make the camera displays washed out and difficult to see, viewfinders can be rather valuable.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Shutter features
Fujifilm GFX 100 continuous shooting rate is 5.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 sec. The camera also offers silent electronic shutter of 1/16000 sec. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter might result in "rolling shutter" in some circumstances.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Flash and Hot shoe features
Fujifilm GFX 100 comes with external flash support but does not have built in flash. The max flash sync is 1/125 sec.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Autofocusing features
Fujifilm GFX 100 comes with both Phase Detect Auto Focus plus Contrast Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is more snappier and accurate as compared to Contrast Detect focusing. The camera features Face detect which is helpful for portrait photography.
The AF system features 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm GFX 100 has tap to focus. You are able to use your fingers in order to adjust where you focus. It also comes with Tracking Auto Focus for moving objects. Fujifilm GFX 100 can use manual focus in case it is required for low light occasions or you need to have more precise focus control.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Battery life
The battery pack (NP-T125) for the Fujifilm GFX 100 is made to last for 800 images with respect to the CIPA standards making it higher than the usual for its class. The usual Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 441. Olympus E-M1X has got the maximum (870) battery life for this type of cameras.
Listed below is a list of Pro Mirrorless cameras with the highest battery life:
Fujifilm GFX 100 for various categories of photography
The following graph presents a outline of the Fujifilm GFX 100 for various categories of photography. To understand more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Portrait photography features
The Fujifilm GFX 100 gets a rating of 98 which is great, meaning that it is a wonderful choice to use for portraits. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor size, support for RAW files plus the potential to use external lighting.
Street photography with Fujifilm GFX 100
Having a nice score of 73, the Fujifilm GFX 100 is a respectable choice for street photography. A very good street photography camera features a fine balance of image quality and portability.
Sports photography with Fujifilm GFX 100
A awesome sports photography rating of 92 means the Fujifilm GFX 100 is a fantastic choice for shooting sports. A camera needs to have great focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Travel photography info
Size is super important in selecting a camera for travel. Overall, the Fujifilm GFX 100 gets a very good 68 for a travel camera which makes it a fine option for your vacations.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Landscape photography advice
For anybody who is looking to choose a digital camera for landscape photos, the most critical factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm GFX 100 with it's superb rating of 94 as a landscape camera is a outstanding pick among it's competition.
Fujifilm GFX 100 as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging ought to posses a articulating display screen, microphone input and ideally image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Fujifilm GFX 100 is simply not suitable for vlogging as it delivers a lousy score of 34.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Alternatives
If you are searching for alternatives to the GFX 100, below is a list of the highest scored cameras which fall within the class of Pro Mirrorless.
The diagram followed below gives you an overview of the GFX 100 compared to it's top scoring competitors shown earlier.
Following are several cameras you might check out as alternative options. To read a thorough comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.