Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC GH4 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs DMC GH4 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC GH4 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

DMC GH4

  • Introduced in September 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.9 x 93.4 x 83.9mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 3.3")
  • 600g (19.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GH4

GFX 50R vs DMC GH4 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 DMC GH4 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs DMC GH4: Viewfinder

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

DMC GH4 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.67x.

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)

DMC GH4 (0.67x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the DMC GH4

Advantage: Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC GH4 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

DMC GH4

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4016.05
Auto Focus points (4)11749
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.361.04
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 the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GH4

GFX 50R

DMC GH4

Higher speed (4, frames/second)312
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)580
Built-in flash (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)400500
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
600g
(19.4 oz.)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GH4 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the GFX 50R: the lower weight than the GFX 50R.

Yields 20 points for the DMC GH4.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

DMC GH4

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Similar size1030cm³1041cm³
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC GH4 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and DMC GH4

GFX 50R und DMC GH4, front viewGFX 50R und DMC GH4, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und DMC GH4, view from aboveGFX 50R und DMC GH4, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Panasonic DMC GH4

22
20

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm GFX 50R.

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