• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 26.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Fujifilm GFX 50S advantages over Canon 6D Mark II

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.85x vs 0.71x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 26.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon 6D Mark II advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50S

  • Less expensive
    $1899 vs $5499*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.50 vs 1.3 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 1200 vs 400 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Less shutter lag
    0.17 vs 0.48 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.5 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    98 vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    6.5 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Both provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Fantastic image quality across the board; Excellent RAW dynamic range; Superb high ISO performance; Functional and user-friendly body; Robust weather-sealed construction; Detachable EVF; Tilting touchscreen; Very good lens quality.

  • Slow AF speeds; Performance can't compete with high-end full-frame cameras; Limited native lens selection so far; Expensive accessories; Unimpressive JPEG dynamic range; 1/125s maximum flash sync.

  • Great vari-angle touchscreen; Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Good image quality in most situations; Impressive performance for its class.

  • Disappointing dynamic range; No 4K video; Optical viewfinder comes up short; Narrow AF point coverage through viewfinder.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D610

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Nikon D610
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D610
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $1497
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • More dynamic range

Compared to Nikon D750

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Nikon D750
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon D750
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • More dynamic range
  • Internal flash

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Hasselblad X1D
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
Canon 6D Mark II
Hasselblad X1D
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Nikon Z7

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Nikon Z7
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3397
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon 6D Mark II
Nikon Z7
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3397
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon 6D Mark II
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $1499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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