Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha 5000 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs Alpha 5000 - Side by side

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Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha 5000 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

Alpha 5000

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 16000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 109.6 x 62.8 x 35.7mm³ (4.3" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 269g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha 5000

GFX 50R vs Alpha 5000 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 Alpha 5000 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha 5000 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice


Alpha 5000

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4020.10
Auto Focus points (4)11725
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.360.46
Touch screen (2)
External microphone (2)
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 that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the Alpha 5000: 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 Sony Alpha 5000


Alpha 5000

Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO100 - 16000 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)550
Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400420
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
(8.7 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
(15 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5000 are the larger sensitivity, 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 and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the Alpha 5000.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Alpha 5000

Speed (frames/second)33
Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha 5000 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and Alpha 5000

GFX 50R und Alpha 5000, front viewGFX 50R und Alpha 5000, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und Alpha 5000, view from aboveGFX 50R und Alpha 5000, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Sony Alpha 5000


We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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