• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T1 advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50R

  • Less expensive
    $1699 vs $3999*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Thinner
    46 mm vs 66 mm
    Thinner
  • Less shutter lag
    0.14 vs 0.44 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.3 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.2 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Fujifilm GFX 50R advantages over Fujifilm X-T1

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    13 months vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    Unlimited vs 30 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 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
  • 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 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality; Solid, weather-sealed body; Retro design that actually makes sense in a digital camera; Very low viewfinder lag for single-servo shooting; Fast burst shooting with great buffer depths; In-camera Wi-Fi connectivity

  • Exposure compensation dial is easily bumped; Four-way controller buttons are hard to press; Significant viewfinder lag for burst shooting; No raw files above ISO 6,400; Default settings strongly limit JPEG dynamic range

  • 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 Pentax K-01

Fujifilm X-T1
Pentax K-01
  • $75
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Pentax K-01
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $359
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm X-A2

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $75
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $250
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Lighter weight
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $250
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50S

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $75
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $5166
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $5166
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $75
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $200
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Newer
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $200
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Internal flash

Compared to Hasselblad X1D II

Fujifilm X-T1
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $75
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Hasselblad X1D II
  • $3999
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
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