Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7S 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 A7S

  • Introduced in June 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 12 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 50 - 409600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 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")
  • 489g (15.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7S: Viewfinder

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

Alpha A7S 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 A7S (0.71x)

Simulated viewfinder of the GFX 50RSimulated viewfinder of the Alpha A7S

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 A7S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice

GFX 50R

Alpha A7S

Larger sensor (5)Medium formatFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)51.4012.20
Auto Focus points (4)11725
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.360.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400380
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 rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the GFX 50R is made easy by that the battery has more stamina 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 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S

GFX 50R

Alpha A7S

Higher speed (4, frames/second)35
Better sensibility (4)100 - 12800 ISO50 - 409600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)550
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Weighs less (2)775g
(25.0 oz.)
489g
(15.8 oz.)
More portable (2)1030cm³
(65 cu.in.)
577cm³
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the superior video recording, the lower weight than the GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the Alpha A7S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

GFX 50R

Alpha A7S

Sensor cleaning
Articulated screen
External microphone
WiFi
Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha A7S Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and Alpha A7S

GFX 50R und Alpha A7S, front viewGFX 50R und Alpha A7S, front view

Top view of cameras

GFX 50R und Alpha A7S, view from aboveGFX 50R und Alpha A7S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Sony Alpha A7S

27
17

We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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