Fujifilm GFX 50S II summary
Fujifilm GFX 50S II is FujiFilm's Pro Mirrorless camera initially released on September of 2021. It houses a 51 MegaPixel, CMOS Medium format sized sensor and has a max resolution of 8256 x 6192.
The GFX 50S II stands at #3 out of 53 in Pro Mirrorless cameras and over all #3 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our database. You should check out our Smart camera filter to see camera rankings based on your custom requirements.
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Fujifilm GFX 50S II Gallery
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Fujifilm GFX 50S II Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of advantages and drawbacks of the Fujifilm GFX 50S II based on aspects which are typically considered useful in a camera.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Sensor details
The sensor measurement on the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 8256 x 6192 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 5:4, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). Sensor stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter may lead to cropping.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CMOS sensor boasts 51 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 to 12800. This ISO can also be widened electronically to 50 to 102400. RAW files are saved so you have wider margin for error.
The image underneath shows the GFX 50S II's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The GFX 50S II sensor comes with a crop factor of 0.8 and is displayed in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 50S II weighs around 1.98 pounds (900 gr or 31.75 oz) and features exterior size of 150mm x 104mm x 87mm (5.9" x 4.1" x 3.4"). The weight of typical Pro Mirrorless camera is 706 gr and the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is heavier when compared with various rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a image of the Fujifilm GFX 50S II alongside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button design on the GFX 50S II.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Lens specs
The GFX 50S II fits the Fujifilm G mount and has 11 lenses that are available. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will fit the GFX 50S II.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Connectivity
The GFX 50S II has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- Bluetooth Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras which include NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly via smartphones. You will be able to transfer pictures and in some cases alter settings without connecting physically to the camera.
Several applications even enable a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external screen. Almost all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Video specs
The max video resolution on the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 1080p resolution can provide a good balance for quality and file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with much room to downsample. The camera does feature both headphone and microphone support making it incredibly useful while capturing audio.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Weather Sealing
Fujifilm GFX 50S II has weather proofing making it a fantastic option to use for tricky climates. This can be particularly handy any time you are unsure about the elements you might face for outdoor photography.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Display and Viewfinder
The Fujifilm GFX 50S II is equipped with a 3.2" tilting display screen boasting a resolution of 2,360k dots.
Additionally the display screen is touch friendly so you will be able to shift focus points and adjust settings with your fingers. The GFX 50S II also comes with a Top display so you can instantly see camera settings.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details regarding Fujifilm GFX 50S II are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 3,690k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.77x
In those sunny outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be very valuable.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Shutter specs
Fujifilm GFX 50S II continuous shooting rate is 3.0 frames per second. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/16000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter could cause "rolling shutter" in certain circumstances.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Flash and Hot shoe specs
Fujifilm GFX 50S II boasts external flash support but comes without built in flash. The max flash sync is 1/125 seconds.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Autofocus specs
Fujifilm GFX 50S II boasts just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot snappier and precise when compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera supports Face detect which makes it useful for people photography.
The Sensor supports 425 focus points to choose from. Fujifilm GFX 50S II has touch to focus. You are able to use your fingers to adjust focus. It also has Tracking Auto Focus for subjects on the move. Fujifilm GFX 50S II has got manual focus when required for low light situations or you require more precise focus control.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Battery life
The battery pack (NP-W235) for the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is designed to last for 440 photos according to the CIPA requirements which is about average when compared to its competitors. The usual Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 441. Olympus E-M1X has the maximum (870) battery life for this group of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Pro Mirrorless cameras that have the highest battery life:
Fujifilm GFX 50S II for specific categories of photography
The following chart presents a summary of the Fujifilm GFX 50S II for specific categories of photography. To check out more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Portrait photography factors
The Fujifilm GFX 50S II has a points tally of 94 which is excellent, and means the camera is a superb choice to use for portrait images. Taking portrait images favors greatly towards sensor specs, RAW support & potential to use off-camera flash.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Street photography info
With a above average points tally of 73, the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is a very decent fit to use in street photography. A very good street photography camera gives a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Sports photography highlights
A exceptional sports photography points total of 83 suggests the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is a superb choice for taking photos of sports. A camera should have good autofocus and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Size is really critical in picking a travel camera. All round, the Fujifilm GFX 50S II gets a above average 66 for a travel camera which makes it a fine pick for your trips.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Landscape photography information
For anyone who is looking to choose a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most essential factor will no doubt be image quality. The Fujifilm GFX 50S II with it's terrific rating of 91 as a landscape camera is a superb pick amongst it's competition.
Vlogging with Fujifilm GFX 50S II
A camera for vlogging should have a articulating screen, mic port and preferably image stabilization. Considering everything, the Fujifilm GFX 50S II is not very good for vlogging as it receives a low score of 34.
Fujifilm GFX 50S II Alternatives
If you are shopping for alternatives to the GFX 50S II, here is a number of the top placed cameras that fall into the category of Pro Mirrorless.
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