• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.6 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 100,000

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Differences

Fujifilm GFX 50R advantages over Leica SL2-S

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 24.6 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 500 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Leica SL2-S advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50R

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/125 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    16 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    25.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Same superb image quality as the 50S; Slightly improved performance; Less expensive and slimmer than 50S.

  • Lackluster ergonomics; Sluggish autofocus; Poor video features and performance.

The Competition

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Fujifilm GFX 50R
Hasselblad X1D
  • $4565
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $4999
  • Medium format
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Headphone jack
Leica SL2-S
Hasselblad X1D
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $4999
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50S

Fujifilm GFX 50R
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $4565
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $5197
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
Leica SL2-S
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $5197
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Hasselblad X1D II

Fujifilm GFX 50R
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $4565
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
Leica SL2-S
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Canon R6

Fujifilm GFX 50R
Canon R6
  • $4565
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica SL2-S
Canon R6
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Canon R3

Fujifilm GFX 50R
Canon R3
  • $4565
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica SL2-S
Canon R3
  • $4895
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $5999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • On-sensor phase detect
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