Fujifilm GFX 50S with Sony A7S III Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 50S and Sony A7S III Main Features

  • January, 2017
  • July, 2020
  • 51 MP Medium format CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 80 - 102400 ISO
  • -
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fully articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 9440k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 148 x 94 x 91 mm, 740g.
  • 129 x 97 x 81 mm, 699g.
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Fujifilm GFX 50S Scores


Imaging score
100
Features score
87
Value for money score
94
Portability score
71
Overall score
96

Sony A7S III Scores


Imaging score
71
Features score
100
Value for money score
92
Portability score
75
Overall score
90

Sony A7S III with Fujifilm GFX 50S Overview


Let's compare FujiFilm GFX 50S with Sony A7S III. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Fujifilm GFX 50S was released in 2017, and Sony A7S III in 2020. A7S III is newer, which is a plus. GFX 50S 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of GFX 50S is greater than that of A7S III. The difference of 39 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the first camera (GFX 50S), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Sony A7S III, the maximum ISO is greater by 89600. A7S III has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), GFX 50S doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder A7S III has a higher resolution of 9440k dots, GFX 50S has a resolution of 3690k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Fujifilm GFX 50S has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Fujifilm GFX 50S has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General GFX 50S A7S III
Brand FujiFilm Sony
Model GFX 50S A7S III
Announced January, 2017 July, 2020
Body Type Mid-size SLR SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm G Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 0.79 1x
Number of Lenses 11 146
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fully articulated
Screen Resolution 2360k pixels 1,440kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.07 0.91
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 117 759
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/360 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, standard, slow sync, manual, off no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Medium format Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor Dimensions mm mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 51 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 8256 x 6192 4240 x 2832
Max Native ISO 12800 102400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 102400 409600
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, XAVC S, XAVC HS, XAVC S-1, H.264, H.265
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 400 shots 600 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-T125 NP-FZ100
Physical
Weight 740 g 699 g
Physical Dimensions 148 x 94 x 91 mm 129 x 97 x 81 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (dual slots, UHS-II supported) Dual SD/CFexpress Type A slots
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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