Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Leica CL Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs CL - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Leica CL 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

CL

  • Introduced in November 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 131 x 78 x 45mm³ (5.2" x 3.1" x 1.8")
  • 400g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for CL

GFX 50R vs CL 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 CL sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs CL: Viewfinder

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

CL has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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)

CL (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the CL

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.

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Leica CL Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

CL

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4024.32
Auto Focus points (4)11749
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.361.04
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400220

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and the higher resolution. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The GFX 50R scores 30 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica CL

GFX 50R

CL

Higher speed (4, frames/second)310
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 50000 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)511
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
400g
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
460cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the CL are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the superior video recording, the lower weight than the GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the CL.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

CL

Touch screen
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Leica CL Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and CL

GFX 50R und CL, front viewGFX 50R und CL, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und CL, view from aboveGFX 50R und CL, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Leica CL

30
17

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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