Fujifilm GFX 100S

 
Fujifilm GFX 100S front
 
  • 102MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 12800 (Boost to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Fujifilm G Mount
  • 900g - 150 x 104 x 87mm
  • Released January 2021
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Portability
55
Imaging
98
Features
85
Overall
92

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 Fujifilm GFX 100S ranks at #1 out of 53 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & overall #1 out of 1428 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.

ModelVisualizeResolutionSensor SizeMax fpsReleased
Fujifilm-GFX-100S front thumbnailFujifilm GFX 100S102MPMedium format5.0 fps2021
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

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.

2 card slots
big sensor size (Medium format)
change lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
decent sized screen (3.2 inches)
does have Top LCD screen
environment sealing
great minimum ISO (100)
has bluetooth
has focus via touch
has HDMI out
has headphone support
has mic support
has phase detect AF
high megapixels (102MP)
high resolution screen (2,360 thousand dots)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
includes face detect focusing
includes tracking focus
screen tilts
silent mode (1/16,000 seconds)
supports RAW formats
touchscreen functionality
video res high (4096 x 2160 pixels)
you can focus manually
does not have a selfie friendly screen
heavier than competition (900g)
low fps (5.0 fps)
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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.

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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 Fujifilm GFX 100S's sensor dimensions in comparison to other popular sizes. The Fujifilm GFX 100S sensor has a crop factor of 0.8 and is presented in green.

Fujifilm GFX 100S sensor size Handle those 8K RED files like a boss

To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

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 706 grams and the Fujifilm GFX 100S is weightier compared with its competitors.

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Below is a pic of the Fujifilm GFX 100S next to a softdrink so you're able to get a feel for its scale.

Fujifilm GFX 100S dimensions scale

The top view here will highlight the button arrangement on the Fujifilm GFX 100S.

Fujifilm GFX 100S topview buttons dials

Fujifilm GFX 100S Lens specifications

The Fujifilm 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 Fujifilm GFX 100S.

ModelVisualizeFocal LengthApertureStabilizedWeight
Fujifilm-GF-63mm-F2.8-R-WR lensFujifilm GF 63mm F2.8 R WR63mmf/2.8 405g
Fujifilm-GF-32-64mm-F4-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm GF 32-64mm F4 R LM WR32-64mmf/4 875g
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Fujifilm-GF-45-100mm-F4-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm GF 45-100mm F4 R LM OIS WR45-100mmf/4 1005g
Fujifilm-GF-100-200mm-F5.6-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm GF 100-200mm F5.6 R LM OIS WR100-200mmf/5.6 1050g
Fujifilm-GF-23mm-F4-R-LM-WR lensFujifilm GF 23mm F4 R LM WR23mmf/4 845g
Fujifilm-GF-250mm-F4-R-LM-OIS-WR lensFujifilm GF 250mm F4 R LM OIS WR250mmf/4 1425g
Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Fujifilm-GF-120mm-F4-R-LM-OIS-WR-Macro lensFujifilm GF 120mm F4 R LM OIS WR Macro120mmf/4 980g
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Fujifilm GFX 100S Connectivity

The Fujifilm 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.

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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.

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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 Fujifilm GFX 100S also includes a Top LCD screen allowing you to instantly see camera settings.

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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.

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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.

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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 98 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.

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focusing manually
megapixel count great (102 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
offers face detection autofocus
supports RAW formats

Fujifilm GFX 100S Street photography highlights

Coming in at a nice score of 74, 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.

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screen tilts
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is great (Medium format)
saves RAW files
includes focus via touch
weather proofing
heavier than others (900g)

Fujifilm GFX 100S as a Sports photography camera

A fantastic sports photography points total of 92 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.

Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
quiet shooting (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
high resolution (102 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
comes with tracking focus
weather sealing
comes with phase detect AF
max fps low (5.0 fps)

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.

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environment proof
supports bluetooth
includes focus via touch
amazing sensor resolution (102MP)
heavier than others (900 grams)
screen is not selfie friendly

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 94 as a landscape camera is a superb choice within the current marketplace.

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has manual focus
swap lenses (Fujifilm G mount)
screen is a decent size (3.2")
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count excellent (102 megapixels)
great sensor size (Medium format)
supports RAW files
weather sealing
two card slots

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.

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touchscreen functionality
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
has face detect focusing
video res high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
includes microphone jack
doesn't contain selfie friendly display
more heavy than others (900g)

Fujifilm GFX 100S Alternatives

If you are shopping for replacements to the Fujifilm 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 Fujifilm 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.

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Specifications

General Information
Company
FujiFilm
Model type
Fujifilm GFX 100S
Category
Pro Mirrorless
Released
2021-01-27
Physical type
SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type
BSI-CMOS
Sensor size
Medium format
Sensor dimensions
44 x 33mm
Sensor surface area
1,452.0mm²
Sensor resolution
102MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution
11648 x 8736
RAW images
Maximum native ISO
12800
Maximum enhanced ISO
102400
Min native ISO
100
Min enhanced ISO
50
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points
425
Lens
Lens support
Fujifilm G
Total lenses
13
Focal length multiplier
0.8
Screen
Type of screen
Tilting
Screen diagonal
3.2 inches
Resolution of screen
2,360 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch screen
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder
Electronic
Viewfinder resolution
3,690 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Viewfinder magnification
0.77x
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
30 seconds
Max shutter speed
1/4000 seconds
Max silent shutter speed
1/16000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate
5.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual mode
Exposure compensation
Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance
no built-in flash
Flash options
no built-in flash
Hot shoe
AEB
White balance bracketing
Max flash synchronize
1/125 seconds
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions
4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM4096 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution
4096x2160
Video format
MPEG-4, H.264, H.265
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS
None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
900 gr (1.98 lb)
Dimensions
150 x 104 x 87mm (5.9" x 4.1" x 3.4")
Other
Battery life
460 shots
Battery style
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NP-W235
Self timer
Yes
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported)
Card slots
Dual
Launch cost
$5,999