Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7 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

Alpha A7

  • Introduced in September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm³ (5.0" x 3.7" x 1.9")
  • 474g (15.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7 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 A7 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7: Viewfinder

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

Alpha A7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.

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)

Alpha A7 (0.71x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the Alpha A7

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 Sony Alpha A7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

Alpha A7

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4024.30
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.360.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400340
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Alpha A7: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7

GFX 50R

Alpha A7

Higher speed (4, frames/second)35
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO50 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)550
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
474g
(15.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
577cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the lower weight than the GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 15 points for the Alpha A7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

Alpha A7

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha A7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and Alpha A7

GFX 50R und Alpha A7, front viewGFX 50R und Alpha A7, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und Alpha A7, view from aboveGFX 50R und Alpha A7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Sony Alpha A7

23
15

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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