Fujifilm GFX 50R summary
Fujifilm GFX 50R is FujiFilm's Pro Mirrorless camera originally revealed on September of 2018. The camera has got a 51MP, CMOS Medium format size sensor with a max resolution of 8256 x 6192.
The GFX 50R places at #11 out of 51 in Pro Mirrorless cameras & over-all #11 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our database. You should use our Advanced camera filter to see camera results based on your custom factors.
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Fujifilm GFX 50R family
The Fujifilm GFX 50R has a history of related digital cameras. Down below, you can see all previous and more recent models along with important specifications.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Gallery
You can view the GFX 50R from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of positives and negatives of the Fujifilm GFX 50R based on features that are usually considered essential in a camera.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Sensor specs
The Fujifilm GFX 50R houses the X Processor Pro processor chip. The spec of the sensor in the Fujifilm GFX 50R is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor has the capability to capture 8256 x 6192 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 5:4, 4:3 and 3:2.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
The CMOS sensor has 51MP and provides a native ISO range of 100 - 12800. The ISO can be expanded electronically to 50 - 102400. RAW files are supported which means that the user has more margin for error.
The image below illustrates the GFX 50R's sensor size when compared to other common sizes. The GFX 50R sensor has a crop factor of 0.8 and is presented in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm GFX 50R dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 50R is 1.71 lb (775g or 27.34 oz) & the overall size of the camera is 161mm x 97mm x 66mm (6.3" x 3.8" x 2.6"). The weight of typical Pro Mirrorless camera is 699g so the Fujifilm GFX 50R is more heavy than other competitors.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
Below is a photo of the Fujifilm GFX 50R next to a soft drink so you're able to get a sense of its size.
The top view directly below will show the button arrangement on the GFX 50R.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Lens details
The GFX 50R fits the Fujifilm G mount and has 11 lenses available for purchase. Here is some of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the GFX 50R.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Connectivity
The GFX 50R has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be controlled wirelessly via smartphones. You are able to copy pictures and at times adjust settings without the hassle of connecting straight with the camera.
Several apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter whenever you are not near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI port, it could be hooked up to an external display. A good number of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Video details
The max video quality in the Fujifilm GFX 50R is 1920 x 1080 and you can save in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p quality is an excellent balance in quality versus file size but 1080p isn't going to leave you with any room to crop. The camera does include both headphone and mic jack making it especially useful whilst recording sound.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Weather Sealing
Fujifilm GFX 50R provides environment proofing which makes it a good selection for use in tough places. This is especially helpful in case you are not sure about the conditions you may encounter in outdoor photography.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm GFX 50R has got a 3.2" tilting screen with a resolution of 2,360k dots.
Additionally the screen is touch friendly which means that you can switch focus point as well as adjust settings using your fingertips.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder specifications for Fujifilm GFX 50R are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 3,690k dots
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.97x
For bright outdoor conditions that make the camera displays washed out and hard to see, viewfinders will be rather useful.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Shutter details
Fujifilm GFX 50R has the capability to shoot continuously at 3.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also provides silent electronic shutter of 1/16000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter can lead to "rolling shutter" under some lighting conditions.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Flash and Hot shoe details
Fujifilm GFX 50R features external flash support but is lacking in-built flash. The max flash sync speed is 1/125 seconds.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Autofocusing details
Fujifilm GFX 50R features only Contrast Based Autofocus & doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more quicker and precise than Contrast Based focusing. The camera has got Face detect which is handy for taking photos of people.
The AF system has got 117 focus points to select from. Fujifilm GFX 50R has tap to focus. You can use your fingers in order to adjust focus. It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for subjects that move. Fujifilm GFX 50R supports manual focusing when required in low light conditions or you want more accurate focusing control.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Battery life
The battery pack (NP-T125) in the Fujifilm GFX 50R is made to last for 400 clicks according to the CIPA benchmarks making it on par with it's competition. The usual Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 441. Olympus E-M1X has got the maximum (870) battery life in this type of cameras.
Following is a collection of Pro Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Fujifilm GFX 50R for varying kinds of photography
The following chart indicates a outline of the Fujifilm GFX 50R for varying kinds of photography. To see more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Portrait photography details
The Fujifilm GFX 50R has a points tally of 92 which is wonderful, and means the camera is a awesome fit for portrait photos. Shooting portraits leans greatly towards sensor resolution, support for RAW photos together with the ability to use external lighting.
Fujifilm GFX 50R as a Street photography camera
Getting a very good rating of 73, the Fujifilm GFX 50R is a good fit to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Fujifilm GFX 50R as a Sports photography camera
A very good sports photography rating of 75 indicates the Fujifilm GFX 50R is a fine pick for taking pictures of sports. A camera must have excellent tracking and continuous shooting for sports photography.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Travel photography features
Portability is really important when picking a camera for travel. Over-all, the Fujifilm GFX 50R gets a above average 73 as a travel camera which is a good choice for your vacations.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Landscape photography highlights
For those who are planning to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect will be image quality. The Fujifilm GFX 50R with it's wonderful score of 85 for a landscape camera is a great fit compared to it's competition.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Vlogging information
A vlogging camera preferably should have a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Fujifilm GFX 50R is just not good as a vlog camera as it receives a bad rating of 33.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Alternatives
If you need replacements to the GFX 50R, here is a range of the highest rated cameras which fall into the class of Pro Mirrorless.
The chart followed below will give you a summary of the GFX 50R compared to it's top scoring competitors shown above.
There are more cameras you might look into as alternative options. To go through a extensive comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.