• 35mm 861.6mm2
  • 42.4 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Sony RX1R II advantages over Fujifilm GFX 50S

  • Less expensive
    $3298 vs $5499
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/125 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Lighter weight
    507g vs 920g
    Lighter weight
  • Less shutter lag
    0.26 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
  • Optional anti-aliasing filter
    Optional vs None
    Lets you choose sharper photos or reduced moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    5.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Fujifilm GFX 50S advantages over Sony RX1R II

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.31 vs 4.51 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Longer video battery life
    70 vs 30 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 1229k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.85x vs 0.74x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 42.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    40 vs 24 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • 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
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • 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

  • Excellent image quality; Extremely high resolution; Surprisingly good high ISO performance; Outstanding dynamic range; Handy variable low-pass filter; Fast phase-detect AF; Built-in EVF.

  • Fixed, single focal length lens; Poor battery life; No built-in flash; No touchscreen LCD; Slow buffer clearing; No 4K video; Expensive.

  • 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 Sony RX1

Sony RX1R II
Sony RX1
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $2531
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Sony RX1
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $2531
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony RX1R

Sony RX1R II
Sony RX1R
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Internal flash
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Sony RX1R
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Sony RX1R II
Hasselblad X1D
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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

Sony RX1R II
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Top deck display
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $4499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth

Compared to Leica Q2

Sony RX1R II
Leica Q2
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm GFX 50S
Leica Q2
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
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