Fujifilm GFX 100S summary
Fujifilm GFX 100S is FujiFilm's Pro Mirrorless digital camera first announced on January of 2021. The camera comes with a 102MP, BSI-CMOS Medium format sized sensor and has a max resolution of 11648 x 8736.
The GFX 100S ranks at #1 out of 51 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & overall #1 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our list. You should look at our Smart camera search to find camera rankings based on your customized requirements.
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Fujifilm GFX 100S history
The Fujifilm GFX 100S has a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can find all older and the latest models alongside main specs.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Gallery
You can see the GFX 100S from different angles in the gallery here.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of pros and cons of the Fujifilm GFX 100S based on factors that are oftentimes considered important in a digital camera.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Sensor specifications
The sensor spec on the Fujifilm GFX 100S is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 11648 x 8736 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera has Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter can cause cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 102MP and gives a standard ISO range of 100 to 12800. This ISO can be widened electronically to 50 to 102400. RAW photos are saved therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below shows the GFX 100S's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The GFX 100S sensor has a crop factor of 0.8 and is presented in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Fujifilm GFX 100S dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 100S weighs in at 1.98 lbs (900 grams / 31.75 ounces) & the over all size of the camera is 150mm x 104mm x 87mm (5.9" x 4.1" x 3.4"). The weight of typical Pro Mirrorless camera is 699 grams and the Fujifilm GFX 100S is weightier compared with its competitors.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Below is a pic of the Fujifilm GFX 100S next to a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.
The top view here will highlight the button arrangement on the GFX 100S.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Lens specifications
The GFX 100S fits the Fujifilm G mount and has 11 lenses available in the market. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the GFX 100S.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Connectivity
The GFX 100S has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that have NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility can be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to transfer images and at times change settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even stream a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI port, it can be connected to an external screen. Nearly all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack through the USB port.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Video specifications
The max video quality on the Fujifilm GFX 100S is 4096 x 2160 and you can capture in MPEG-4, H.264 and H.265 file format. 2160p provides an excellent quality for video. You can crop to 1080p to get improved video. Beware of the considerable file sizes and ensure you get decent SD cards that have fast write speeds. The body does feature both headphone and mic support making it extremely valuable whilst capturing sound.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Weather Sealing
Fujifilm GFX 100S comes with environment proofing which makes it a excellent candidate for use in challenging climates. This can be especially handy when you are unsure about the conditions you may face in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Screen and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm GFX 100S comes with a 3.2 inch tilting display boasting a resolution of 2,360 thousand dots.
Additionally the display is touch friendly which means you can shift focus point and change settings using your finger. The GFX 100S also includes a Top LCD screen allowing you to instantly see camera settings.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The ViewFinder specs for Fujifilm GFX 100S are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 3,690 thousand dots
- Coverage 100%
- Magnification 0.77x
For bright outdoor conditions which make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders will be very valuable.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Shutter specifications
Fujifilm GFX 100S continuous shooting speed is 5.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000s. The camera also has silent electronic shutter of 1/16000s. Beware that the electronic shutter can produce "rolling shutter" under certain situations.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Fujifilm GFX 100S has external flash support but comes without inbuilt flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/125s.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Autofocus specifications
Fujifilm GFX 100S has both Phase Detect Auto Focus as well as Contrast Based Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more quicker & exact compared with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detection which makes it valuable for people photography.
The Sensor comes with 425 focus points to select from. Fujifilm GFX 100S has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers to change focus points. It also features Tracking Auto Focus for objects on the move. Fujifilm GFX 100S can use manual focusing when needed in low light occasions or you need to have more accurate control on focusing.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Battery life
The battery pack (NP-W235) on the Fujifilm GFX 100S is designed to last for 460 clicks with respect to the CIPA specifications which is about average when compared to it's competition. The usual Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 441. Olympus E-M1X offers the maximum (870) battery life in this kind of cameras.
Here is a number of Pro Mirrorless cameras having the highest battery life:
Fujifilm GFX 100S for specific types of photography
The following illustration shows a rundown of the Fujifilm GFX 100S for specific types of photography. To read more, have a look at the specific section below.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Portrait photography info
The Fujifilm GFX 100S receives a rating of 99 which is awesome, and means the camera is a terrific pick for portrait images. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support in addition to the ability to work with off-camera flash.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Street photography highlights
Coming in at a nice score of 75, the Fujifilm GFX 100S is a very decent option to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Fujifilm GFX 100S as a Sports photography camera
A fantastic sports photography points total of 93 indicates the Fujifilm GFX 100S is a awesome fit for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have good autofocus plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm GFX 100S
Size is extremely critical when getting a travel camera. Over-all, the Fujifilm GFX 100S gets a above average 68 as a travel camera which is a respectable choice to take on your travels.
Fujifilm GFX 100S as a Landscape photography camera
For anyone looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the biggest factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm GFX 100S with it's superb rating of 95 as a landscape camera is a superb choice within the current marketplace.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Vlogging info
A camera for vlogging preferably should come with a articulating display screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Considering all the details, the Fujifilm GFX 100S is just not appropriate as a vlog camera as it comes to a subpar score of 35.
Fujifilm GFX 100S Alternatives
If you are shopping for replacements to the GFX 100S, here is a collection of the highest scored cameras which fall under the category of Pro Mirrorless.
The line chart here shows you a summary of the GFX 100S versus it's highest rated rivals mentioned above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you might consider as alternate options. To check out a extensive comparison, simply click the "compare" link.