Fujifilm GFX 50S review

The GFX 50S is beautiful and, believe it or not, affordable for a medium format model

Digital Camera World Verdict

It’s unrealistic to expect a large-sensor camera to match the autofocus and continuous shooting performance of a full-frame or APS-C camera – or the price. That said, the GFX 50S takes a massive step towards that, bringing with it the beautiful fluidity of big-sensor images and superb resolution.


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    Breathtaking image quality

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    DSLR-like controls and easy of use

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    Premium-quality lenses


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    Laboured AF compared to a DSLR

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    A couple of small or cramped controls

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    Price – obviously!

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For a long time, medium format digital cameras have been big, heavy and incredibly expensive. Now we have not one but two lower-cost cameras that could at last bring medium format to the masses: the Hasselblad X1D and the long-awaited Fujifilm GFX 50S.

We found the Hasselblad X1D’s minimal design effective and attractive, and its results superb. Now it’s the turn of the GFX 50S. The ‘50S’ refers to the GFX’s 50MP sensor, which is the same size and resolution as the one in the X1D. 

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