• Medium format 2,169.5mm2
  • 101.1 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 12,800
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Phase One XF 100MP advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50S

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs Medium format
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less shutter lag
    0.33 vs 0.48 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • More pixels
    101.1 vs 51.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    Unlimited vs 21 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Fujifilm GFX 50S advantages over Phase One XF 100MP

  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~1.30 vs 10.0 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Thinner
    91 mm vs 160 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 1152k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster RAW shooting
    3.0 fps vs 0.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 12800 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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
  • 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.

The Competition

Compared to Pentax 645Z

Phase One XF 100MP
Pentax 645Z
  • $48990
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
  • $5664
  • Medium format
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Pentax 645Z
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $5664
  • Medium format
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Less shutter lag

Compared to Leica S (Typ 007)

Phase One XF 100MP
Leica S (Typ 007)
  • $48990
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Bigger pixels
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Leica S (Typ 007)
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $19995
  • Medium format
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in GPS

Compared to Leica S-E (Typ 006)

Phase One XF 100MP
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $48990
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $16900
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
  • $16900
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Phase One XF 100MP
Hasselblad X1D
  • $48990
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Top deck display
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Thinner
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Hasselblad X1D
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50R

Phase One XF 100MP
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $48990
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Top deck display
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth
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