Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm GFX 50S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs GFX 50S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Fujifilm GFX 50S Specs

EOS R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

GFX 50S

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 51 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount G-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 147.5 x 94.2 x 91.4mm³ (5.8" x 3.7" x 3.6")
  • 920g (29.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GFX 50S

EOS R vs GFX 50S Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: EOS R and GFX 50S sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm GFX 50S

EOS R vs GFX 50S: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

GFX 50S has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.69 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.85x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

GFX 50S (0.85x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the GFX 50S

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Canon EOS R VS Fujifilm GFX 50S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice

EOS R

GFX 50S

Higher speed (4, frames/second)53
Auto Focus points (4)5955117
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)660g
(21.3 oz.)
920g
(29.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1127cm³
(71 cu.in.)
1270cm³
(80 cu.in.)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the superior video recording, the lower weight than the GFX 50S and the more compact size.

The EOS R scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm GFX 50S

EOS R

GFX 50S

Larger sensor (5)Full frameMedium format
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3051.40
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.683.69
Larger lens selection (3)45
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.102.36
Longer battery life (3, photos)370400

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50S are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 22 points for the GFX 50S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS R

GFX 50S

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Canon EOS R VS Fujifilm GFX 50S Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and GFX 50S

EOS R und GFX 50S, front viewEOS R und GFX 50S, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und GFX 50S, view from aboveEOS R und GFX 50S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Fujifilm GFX 50S

18
22

We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS R.

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