FUJIFILM has announced a new flagship medium format camera for their GFX lineup
Fujifilm simply reincarnated the medium-layout mirrorless GFX 50S in. Introduced September 25 at Photokina, the brand new GFX 50R uses the same 50MP medium-layout sensor as the GFX 50S, but in a smaller, rangefinder-fashion frame. The digital camera contains the identical guts of the GFX 50S however shaves off 145 grams — and $2,000. At $4,500, it isn’t just less than the release fee of the GFX 50S, it’s less expensive than flagship complete-frame DSLRs just like the Canon EOS-1DX and Nikon D5.
Fujifilm GFX 50R Medium Format Mirrorless Camera Features
The new Fujifilm GFX 50R Medium format Mirrorless digital camera has quite a few functions in not unusual with its larger sibling. It has the same 51.4-megapixel medium-layout sensor, a native ISO variety of 100 to 12,800, assessment detection autofocus system with 425 AF factors, 3fps non-stop shooting, complete-HD video recoding up to 30fps, a 3.2-inch touchscreen display with a 2,360K dot resolution and a climate-sealed body.
The differences lie in the ergonomics, button format and functions. The GFX 50R is thinner and approximately 145g lighter than the GFX 50S and also has a especially smaller grip. A massive alternate may be seen in the EVF, that is now placed at the left while the GFX 50S has a detachable one that’s located in the middle. Due to the compact length of the GFX 50R, the ISO dial is missing however in location of it, you do get one for exposure reimbursement.
You also lose the four-way direction pad on the back, leaving you with just the joystick for navigation and changing the autofocus point. While both models support Wi-Fi, the GFX 50R is the first model in the GFX system to sport Bluetooth Low Energy. This should let you to maintain a constant connection with your smartphone, without draining the camera’s battery.