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Fujifilm GFX 50R Summary

51 Megapixels51 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review

Fujifilm GFX 50R Assessment

The Fujifilm GFX-50R offers a second option for the Fujifilm Medium Format, making itself more portable while maintaining the same performance of the original GFX-50S. Its heart is a 0.8X-crop very high-resolution 50 MP sensor with an ISO 100-12800 standard sensitivity-range, expandable to ISO 50 to 102,400.

Image quality from the GFX-50R is nothing short of amazing. All details are extremely sharp, noise is very low and dynamic-range is class-leading. The metering system is highly reliable and requires minimal adjustment. Color rendition is superb, although Auto White-Balance, which can be easily corrected, is below average.

What it achieves in image-quality, it loses in speed due to the huge volume of data coming from its sensor. This digital camera is slower than recent mirrorless and DSLRs on most fronts. Particularly limiting is a long black-out time and slow shot-to-shot speed, although its Contrast Detect AF system is fast enough to be usable.

This is a very specialized digital camera and so we highly recommend to read both the Fujifilm GFX-50R review and the Fujifilmnon GFX Lens Roundup. Its new system only offers a handful of lenses are available, limiting it to certain types of photography.

Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed review Read the full Fujifilm GFX-50R review here.

PROS CONS
Spectacular sharpness Sub-par AF speed
Class-leading dynamic-range Frequent yellow cast with Auto WB
Very low image-noise Long black-out
Nicely saturated colors Slow shot-to-shot speed
Very reliable metering Slow mode transitions
Very precise autofocus Innacurate preview
Impressive throughput Complex controls
Ultra-sharp EVF Quite bulky
Excellent build-quality Very poor battery-life
Instant video capture Soft aperture detentsWith all current XF-mount lenses
GoodGood Good

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Sister Models
Fujifilm GFX 50S
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By Neocamera on 2019-04-22

Fujifilm GFX 50R Highlights


Mirrorless digital camera

Sensor-Size: 44 x 33mm

654D Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

51 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 50-102400
Fujifilm G Mount
0.8X FLM
Shutter 1/16000-3600s
0.50" Built-in EVF 3.7 Megapixels (0.77X)Full manual controls, including Manual Focus
Automatic Eye-Start sensorCustom white-balance
2 Axis Digital LevelSpot-Metering
Weatherproof down to -10CHot-Shoe & Sync-Port
Built-in Dust ReductionStereo audio input
3 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesLithium-Ion Battery
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSecure Digital Extended Capacity x 2
3.2" LCD 2.4 Megapixels
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