Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs Lumix S1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Specs


  • 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

Lumix S1

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 148.9 x 110 x 96.7mm³ (5.9" x 4.3" x 3.8")
  • 1020g (32.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix S1

GFX 50R vs Lumix S1 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 Lumix S1 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs Lumix S1: Viewfinder

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

Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 5.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.

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)

Lumix S1 (0.78x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the Lumix S1

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 Panasonic Lumix S1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice


Lumix S1

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4024.20
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.362.10
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
(32.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
(100 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the Lumix S1 and the more compact size.

The GFX 50R scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic Lumix S1


Lumix S1

Higher speed (4, frames/second)36
Auto Focus points (4)117225
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.695.76
Larger lens selection (3)511
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording.

Yields 24 points for the Lumix S1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Lumix S1

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and Lumix S1

GFX 50R und Lumix S1, front viewGFX 50R und Lumix S1, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und Lumix S1, view from aboveGFX 50R und Lumix S1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Panasonic Lumix S1


We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.

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