Here is an additional coverage of the Fujifilm GFX 50S mirrorless medium-format camera.
Fuj has unveiled the medium-format shooter at the Photokina 2016 event. According to the press text, the company will release the GFX 50S mirrorless digital camera in early 2017.
The medium-format MILC will feature the new FUJIFILM G Format 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor with an astonishing 51.4MP resolution. The system will consist of six FUJINON GF Lenses that will be introduced sequentially in early 2017.
The price of the t is expected to be well under $10,000. It is already listed at B&H. More details after the buzz!
Additional Fujifilm GFX 50S coverage
High-resolution photos of the mirrorless medium-format shooter can be found at DC.Watch website. The camera is weighs about 800g which is 75g more than the Hasselblad. First impressions of the Photoblographer can be found here.
According to photographyblog, one of the main differences between the Hasselblad X1D and the Fujifilm GFX 50S is that the latter has a focal-plane shutter. It allows the shutter speeds as fast as 1/4000th of a second.
Dpreview also posted images comparing the size of the Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Nikon D810. Fujifilm will include a standard viewfinder in the box with the GFX 50S. This mean the adjustable viewfinder we have seen is the optional one and could hint at other optional viewfinders in the future. See Popular Photography video below.
Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Sony a7RII Size Comparison
At Photokina 2016 Wex Photographic had a general over view of the Fujifilm GFX 50S. They compared the size of the new Fujifilm GFX 50S vs Sony a7RII cameras.
FUJIFILM GFX 50S Key Features
The FUJIFILM GFX 50S will use newly-designed FUJINON lenses with a new lens mount for highest performance and image quality.
- 51.4MP Medium Format 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor for superior sharpness and image quality for all professional photographers
- Can be adapted to various aspect ratios, including 4:3 (default), 3:2, 1:1, 4:5, 6:7 and 6:17
- FUJIFILM “G Mount” with short flange back distance of just 26.7mm
- “X-Processor Pro” imaging processor
- Detachable electronic viewfinder
- Weather and dust resistant; operates as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit \ -10 degrees Celsius