Fujifilm GFX 100

 
Fujifilm GFX 100 front
 
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Bump to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 1320g - 156 x 144 x 75mm
  • Announced May 2019
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  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
52
Imaging
96
Features
86
Overall
92

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 Fujifilm GFX 100 is rated #2 out of 53 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & overall #2 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. You should check out our Advanced camera finder to see camera results based on your customized requirements.

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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.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Fujifilm-GFX-100 front thumbnailFujifilm GFX 100102MPMedium format5.0 fps2019
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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.

built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
comes with face detection focusing
comes with focus by touch
comes with phase detect AF
comes with tracking autofocus
does have external microphone port
does have HDMI port
does have headphone port
environment proof
excellent resolution (102MP)
focusing manually
good battery pack (800 shots)
has double storage slots
high resolution screen (2,360 k dot)
high video quality (4096 x 2160 pxls)
includes Top LCD display
interchangeable lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
quiet mode (1/16,000s)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
supports bluetooth
supports RAW files
tilting screen
touchscreen
very good minimum ISO (100)
continuous shooting slow (5.0 fps)
does not feature selfie friendly display
more heavy than competitors (1,320 grams)
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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.

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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 Fujifilm GFX 100's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The Fujifilm GFX 100 sensor has a crop factor of 0.8 and is presented in green.

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To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

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 706 gr so the Fujifilm GFX 100 is weightier as compared to other competitors.

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Here is a picture of the Fujifilm GFX 100 next to a soda to help you get a sense of its size.

Fujifilm GFX 100 dimensions scale

The top view underneath will provide the button arrangement on the Fujifilm GFX 100.

Fujifilm GFX 100 topview buttons dials

Fujifilm GFX 100 Lens features

The Fujifilm 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 Fujifilm GFX 100.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-GF-120mm-F4-R-LM-OIS-WR-Macro lensFujifilm GF 120mm F4 R LM OIS WR Macro120mmf/4 980g
Fujifilm-GF-63mm-F2.8-R-WR lensFujifilm GF 63mm F2.8 R WR63mmf/2.8 405g
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Fujifilm-GF-50mm-F3.5-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm GF 50mm F3.5 R LM WR50mmf/3.5335g
Fujifilm-GF-110mm-F2-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm GF 110mm F2 R LM WR110mmf/2 1010g
Fujifilm-GF-45-100mm-F4-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR45-100mmf/4 1005g
Venus-Laowa-17mm-F4-Zero-D-GFX lensVenus Laowa 17mm F4 Zero-D GFX17mmf/4829g
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Fujifilm-GF-32-64mm-F4-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm GF 32-64mm F4 R LM WR32-64mmf/4 875g
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Fujifilm GFX 100 Connectivity

The Fujifilm 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.

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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.

400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

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 Fujifilm GFX 100 also has a builtin Top LCD display so you're able to instantly look at your settings.

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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.

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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.

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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:

ModelVisualizeBattery LifeRAWNFCBluetooth
Fujifilm-GFX-100 front thumbnailFujifilm GFX 100800 yesnoyes
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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 97 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.

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manual focus
fantastic megapixels (102MP)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
offers face detection autofocus
saves RAW formats

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.

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tilting screen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
supports RAW files
boasts focus by touch
environment sealing
heavier than average in class (1,320 grams)

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.

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silent shutter (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
MP count fantastic (102 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Medium format)
offers tracking autofocus
weather sealing
good battery (800 shots)
has phase detect AF
max fps very slow (5.0 frames per second)

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.

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better than average battery pack (800 CIPA)
environment proof
has bluetooth
provides touch focus
excellent MP (102MP)
heavier than competition in class (1,320g)
does not feature selfie friendly display

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 93 as a landscape camera is a outstanding pick among it's competition.

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focusing manually
change lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
decent sized screen (3.2 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is fantastic (102MP)
great sensor size (Medium format)
delivers RAW files
environment proof
better than average battery life (800 CIPA)
2 card slots

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.

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has touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detection focus
great video quality (4096 x 2160 resolution)
has external microphone support
doesn't posses selfie friendly display
more heavy than average (1,320g)

Fujifilm GFX 100 Alternatives

If you are searching for alternatives to the Fujifilm 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 Fujifilm 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.

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Specifications

General Information
Manufacturer
FujiFilm
Model
Fujifilm GFX 100
Type
Pro Mirrorless
Announced
2019-05-23
Body design
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Chip
X-Processor 4
Sensor size
Medium format
Sensor measurements
44 x 33mm
Sensor surface area
1,452.0mm²
Sensor resolution
102 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
11648 x 8736
RAW format
Max native ISO
12800
Max enhanced ISO
102400
Minimum native ISO
100
Minimum enhanced ISO
50
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detect autofocus
Contract detect autofocus
Phase detect autofocus
Number of focus points
425
Lens
Lens mounting type
Fujifilm G
Amount of lenses
12
Focal length multiplier
0.8
Screen
Range of display
Tilting
Display diagonal
3.2 inches
Resolution of display
2,360k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
5,760k dot
Viewfinder coverage
100 percent
Viewfinder magnification
1.09x
DXO scores
DXO Overall score
not tested
DXO Color Depth score
not tested
DXO Dynamic range score
not tested
DXO Low light score
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
30 secs
Max shutter speed
1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed
1/16000 secs
Continuous shutter speed
5.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation
Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range
no built-in flash
Flash options
no built-in flash
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
White balance bracketing
Max 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
Max video resolution
4096x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight
1320 grams (2.91 pounds)
Dimensions
156 x 144 x 75mm (6.1" x 5.7" x 3.0")
Other
Battery life
800 photographs
Battery form
Battery Pack
Battery model
NP-T125
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage media
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported)
Storage slots
Dual
Pricing at release
$10,000