Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Canon EOS M5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs EOS M5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Canon EOS M5 Specs

GFX 50R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • 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
  • 160.7 x 96.5 x 66.4mm³ (6.3" x 3.8" x 2.6")
  • 775g (25.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GFX 50R

EOS M5

  • Introduced in September 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 115.6 x 89.2 x 60.6mm³ (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.4")
  • 427g (13.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M5

GFX 50R vs EOS M5 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: GFX 50R and EOS M5 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs EOS M5: Viewfinder

GFX 50R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.

EOS M5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.

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.

GFX 50R (0.77x)

EOS M5 (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the EOS M5

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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Canon EOS M5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

EOS M5

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4024.40
Auto Focus points (4)11749
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.361.62
Longer battery life (3, photos)400295
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M5: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M5

GFX 50R

EOS M5

Higher speed (4, frames/second)39
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)57
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
427g
(13.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
625cm³
(39 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M5 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the lower weight than the GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the EOS M5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

EOS M5

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Canon EOS M5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and EOS M5

GFX 50R und EOS M5, front viewGFX 50R und EOS M5, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und EOS M5, view from aboveGFX 50R und EOS M5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Canon EOS M5

25
17

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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