Fujifilm GFX 50S with Sony A7 Comparison

Fujifilm GFX 50S and Sony A7 Main Features

  • January, 2017
  • January, 2014
  • 51 MP Medium format CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 148 x 94 x 91 mm, 740g.
  • 127 x 94 x 48 mm, 474g.
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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 A7 Scores


Imaging score
79
Features score
75
Value for money score
90
Portability score
85
Overall score
84

Sony Alpha A7 with Fujifilm GFX 50S Overview


Let's compare FujiFilm GFX 50S with Sony Alpha A7. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Fujifilm GFX 50S was released in 2017, and Sony A7 in 2014. GFX 50S is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A7 3 years older. However 3 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of GFX 50S is greater than that of Alpha A7. The difference of 27 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 A7, the maximum ISO is greater by 12800. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder GFX 50S has a higher resolution of 3690k dots, Alpha A7 has a resolution of 2359k 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 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Fujifilm GFX 50S has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General GFX 50S Alpha A7
Brand FujiFilm Sony
Model GFX 50S Alpha A7
Announced January, 2017 January, 2014
Body Type Mid-size SLR SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Fujifilm G Sony E
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 0.79 1
Number of Lenses 11 116
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Tilting
Screen Resolution 2360k pixels 1230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 1.07 0.71
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 117 117
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 25
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/360 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 5.0 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
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Medium format Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions mm mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 51 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 8256 x 6192 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 12800 25600
Min Native ISO 100 50
Max Boosted ISO 102400 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD
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 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 400 shots 340 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-T125 NP-FW50
Physical
Weight 740 g 474 g
Physical Dimensions 148 x 94 x 91 mm 127 x 94 x 48 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) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 2 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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