May 23 2019
|Sensor Type||Medium format|
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Overview of the GFX 100
The Fujifilm GFX 100 is the latest addition to the Fujifilm GFX series and is a medium format camera that is designed for professional photographers who demand exceptional image quality. This camera has been equipped with a 102-megapixel sensor, in-body image stabilization, and 4K video recording capabilities. Besides, the Fujifilm GFX 100 also impresses with its outstanding autofocus system, which allows capturing images and videos with incredible detail. Throughout this blog post, we'll discuss everything you need to know about the Fujifilm GFX 100 – from its sensor to its performance – so you can decide whether it's the right camera for your needs.
Fujifilm GFX 100 Pros and Cons
Now, we will look more closely at our review of the Fujifilm GFX 100 camera. We will see what it can do and compare it to other cameras like it. We will tell you what's good about it and what's not so good. This way, you'll know if it's the camera for you!
Build and Construction
Body and dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 100
|Dimensions||156 x 164 x 103mm|
The Fujifilm GFX 100 camera is equipped with environmental seals that make it resistant to weather, preventing water and dust from entering the camera. If you enjoy outdoor photography and need a camera that can handle extreme conditions, the GFX 100 is an excellent choice.
Design and Handling
Main design features
|Screen Resolution||2,360k dots|
|Body type||SLR-style mirrorless|
This camera has a tilting 3.20" screen, with a display resolution of 2,360k dots. This makes the Fujifilm GFX 100 not as suitable for those looking for a vlogging camera as you cannot view yourself while shooting selfies easily. The camera also features a touch screen, which adds to its ease of use.
GFX 100 includes a electronic viewfinder with 5,760k dots of resolution with a coverage of 100% and a magnification of 0.86x. This feature enhances the camera's suitability for outdoor photography in bright conditions.
Fujifilm GFX 100 has a 102MP sized BSI-CMOS sensor. You can shoot at maximum resolution of 102 pixels. Fujifilm GFX 100 has a native ISO range of 100 - 12800 which can be boosted to 50 - 102400. It can also save files in RAW format which gives you a wider room for post processing.
May 23 2019
100 - 12800
|Extended ISO||50 - 102400|
|Max resolution||11648 x 8736 pixels|
DXO Sensor Scores
Low Light ISO
DXO mark sensor scores
The DXOmark rankings indicate that the Fujifilm GFX 100 camera has excellent color depth performance, which refers to the number of colors the sensor can distinguish. Additionally, its dynamic range is also excellent, allowing it to retain high amounts of details in both bright and dark areas of a scene. The camera's low light ISO performance is excellent, which is an important factor to consider if you plan to use it in dimly lit indoor environments or at night. Overall the image quality of the GFX 100 is excellent
Camera crop factor (or focal length multiplier) refers to how a camera's sensor size affects the apparent field of view of a lens. Crop factor is determined by comparing the size of a camera's sensor to that of a full-frame sensor, which is a standard reference size for camera sensors.
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Full frame equivalent
This camera: Medium format
Connectivity, storage, battery
|Storage||Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported)|
|Battery Life||800 shots|
The Fujifilm GFX 100 supports Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC cards (UHS-II supported) with 2 slots for storage. Having dual SD card slots on the Fujifilm GFX 100 is highly advantageous as it mitigates the risk of losing footage due to memory card malfunctions. This feature is particularly beneficial for wedding photography and other professional settings.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 uses the NP-T125 model of battery pack. This is rated for 800 shots shots which is high. If you intend to take photos or record videos for an extended period, it might be a good idea to bring along additional batteries.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 does not have a built-in flash, but it does offer a flash shoe that allows you to attach external flashes. This provides more versatility in your lighting choices.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 boasts a maximum mechanical shutter speed of 1/4000s, which is ideal for shooting fast-moving subjects in bright environments, such as in sports photography. Faster shutter speeds enable you to freeze the action and capture every detail, making it easier to get the perfect shot.
With a continuous mechanical shutter speed of n/a or an electronic shutter speed of n/a, this camera is not capable of capturing the perfect moment more easily, making it not as suited for wedding, sports, and wildlife photography. Higher shutter speeds make it easier to capture fast-paced action, ensuring that you never miss the perfect shot.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 includes two autofocus (AF) systems: contrast detection and phase detection, with 425 number of focus points.
While contrast detection is generally more accurate and precise, phase detection autofocus is faster and more effective in most situations, particularly when photographing moving subjects.
Phase detection autofocus works by dividing the incoming light into pairs and then analyzing how they intersect on the camera's sensor. This method allows the camera to determine not only if a subject is in focus but also the direction and distance needed to adjust the focus to achieve perfect sharpness.
On the other hand, contrast detection autofocus works by analyzing the contrast of an image and adjusting the focus until the highest contrast is detected. While this method is very accurate, it can be slow, especially in low light conditions or when photographing moving subjects.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 features a BSI-CMOS sensor
Yes the GFX 100 does have weather sealing.
The Fujifilm GFX 100 was announced on May 23 2019
Yes the GFX 100 does have in-body image stabilization that can compensate for camera shake, making it easier to shoot handheld in low light conditions.
The GFX 100 has a native ISO range of 100-12800, which can be expanded to ISO 50-102400 for even greater sensitivity in low light conditions.
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