• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 30.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 40,000

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Differences

Fujifilm GFX 50S advantages over Canon EOS R

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 2.1 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.85x vs 0.76x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 30.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • 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 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Canon EOS R advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50S

  • Less expensive
    $2899 vs $4800*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/200 vs 1/125 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    12 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Less shutter lag
    0.10 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
    8.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    126 vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    65 vs 21 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (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
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

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.

  • Very good overall image quality; Good dynamic range & very good high ISO performance; Excellent Dual Pixel CMOS AF performance; Sharp native lenses; Great performance with adapted optics; Compact design; Fully articulating LCD.

  • Sensor performance lags behind competition; No In-Body Image Stabilization; Sluggish burst speed with C-AF; Mediocre battery life; No 4Kp60; 1.7x 4K crop; Ergonomics could be better.

The Competition

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Hasselblad X1D
  • $4933
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Higher max flash sync
Canon EOS R
Hasselblad X1D
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Nikon Z7

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Nikon Z7
  • $4933
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS R
Nikon Z7
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2797
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Fast startup

Compared to Nikon Z6

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Nikon Z6
  • $4933
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS R
Nikon Z6
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $4933
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Canon EOS R
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup

Compared to Hasselblad X1D II

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $4933
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Thinner
Canon EOS R
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in GPS
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