• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • 35mm 847.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Fujifilm GFX advantages over Sony A7 III

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 1.7 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.85x vs 0.78x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • 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

Sony A7 III advantages over Fujifilm GFX

  • Less expensive
    $2198 vs $5849*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer video battery life
    115 vs 70 minutes
    Capture more video
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 710 vs 400 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/250 vs 1/125 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Less shutter lag
    0.20 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
    9.9 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    163 vs 40 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.7 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    33 vs 21 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 102400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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.

  • New 24MP sensor offers excellent image quality; Outstanding high ISO performance and dynamic range; Improved JPEG colors; Improved build quality; Fast autofocus; Excellent 4K video; Very good battery life.

  • Buffer clearing can be slow even with fast UHS-II cards; UHS-II support only on one card slot; No losslessly compressed RAW option; Dedicated battery charger not included; Menus are still confusing; No built-in flash.

The Competition

Compared to Sony A7 II

Fujifilm GFX
Sony A7 II
  • $5849
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
  • $1398
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Sony A7 II
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1398
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A7R II

Fujifilm GFX
Sony A7R II
  • $5849
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Sony A7R II
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More pixels

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Fujifilm GFX
Hasselblad X1D
  • $5849
  • Medium format
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Top deck display
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
Sony A7 III
Hasselblad X1D
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Sony A9

Fujifilm GFX
Sony A9
  • $5849
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Top deck display
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Sony A9
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More dynamic range
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • Fast startup
  • Faster JPEG shooting

Compared to Sony A7R III

Fujifilm GFX
Sony A7R III
  • $5849
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sony A7 III
Sony A7R III
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2998
  • 35mm
  • High resolution composite
  • More pixels
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