• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Leica S (Typ 006) advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50R

  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More viewfinder magnification
    1.09x vs 0.77x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder

Fujifilm GFX 50R advantages over Leica S (Typ 006)

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $4499 vs $13598
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    775g vs 1260g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 37.5 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 32 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.0 fps vs 1.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Leica S2

Leica S (Typ 006)
Leica S2
  • $13598
  • Medium format
  • Newer
  • More dots on screen
  • $10000
  • Medium format
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Leica S2
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $10000
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Leica S (Typ 007)

Leica S (Typ 006)
Leica S (Typ 007)
  • $13598
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Leica S (Typ 007)
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Leica S-E (Typ 006)

Leica S (Typ 006)
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $13598
  • Medium format
  • $16900
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Newer
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $16900
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Top deck display

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Leica S (Typ 006)
Hasselblad X1D
  • $13598
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • Faster shutter
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Hasselblad X1D
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50S

Leica S (Typ 006)
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $13598
  • Medium format
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm GFX 50R
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
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