Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC GH3 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs DMC GH3 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic DMC GH3 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 GH3

  • Introduced in September 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 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")
  • 550g (17.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GH3

GFX 50R vs DMC GH3 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 GH3 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs DMC GH3: Viewfinder

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

DMC GH3 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.74 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 GH3 (0.67x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the DMC GH3

Advantage: Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC GH3 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

DMC GH3

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4016.05
Auto Focus points (4)11723
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.691.74
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.360.61
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 larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GH3

GFX 50R

DMC GH3

Higher speed (4, frames/second)36
Larger lens selection (3)580
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400540
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
550g
(17.7 oz.)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GH3 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the GFX 50R.

Yields 14 points for the DMC GH3.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

DMC GH3

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
Similar size1030cm³1041cm³
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic DMC GH3 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and DMC GH3

GFX 50R und DMC GH3, front viewGFX 50R und DMC GH3, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und DMC GH3, view from aboveGFX 50R und DMC GH3, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Panasonic DMC GH3

26
14

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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