Fujifilm GFX 50S Review: The First Series GFX, Medium Format Mirrorless

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Fujifilm GFX 50S is the first GFX series. This camera was launched in early 2017. This camera has a medium format. This mirrorless camera is highly versatile and distinctly portable. The price of a Fujifilm GFX 50S camera is 86.9 million rupiah. This price is only for the camera body. As for the prices of different types of Fujifilm GFX 50S camera lenses. Depending on the type of camera. This camera has magnesium body construction is both lightweight and durable, and the camera system is sealed in 58 places to render it weather and dust resistant, as well as freezeproof down to 14°F, for use in inclement conditions.

Fujifilm GFX 50S Feature

The Fujifilm GFX 50S camera has a 51.4 megapixel CMOS sensor. With a large sensor can produce good photo quality. In addition, photos also have high resolution. The format sensor is 1.7x bigger compared to the full frame sensor. Besides that, 4x is bigger than the APS-C sensor. This Fujifilm GFX 50S camera is also supported by X-Processor Pro. With the aspect ratio applied include 4: 3, 3: 2, 1: 1, 4: 5, 6: 7, and 6:17.

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50S

The interesting thing is that in this camera there is an X Processor Pro that can take picture with very high color sharpness. Fujifilm used this sensor on X-Pro2 and X-T2 cameras. For the X Processor Pro besides producing very sharp colors, it’s also good for those of you who want to take videos. When you take videos with this camera, you can record ultra HD up to 30p.

Fujifilm GFX 50S
Fujifilm GFX 50S

This Fujifilm camera is equipped with shutter speed. The shutter speed on this camera is up to 1/4000 seconds with the shutter shutter. Then if the electronic shutter settings, Fujifilm GFX 50S can take pictures until 1/6000 seconds. This camera has a dual UHS-II SD card slot. So that it allows storing sequential images. Apart from that it can also save a backup of photos. Various file formats are also available. Including compressed raw file types. Super Fine, Fine, and Normal JPEG settings, and TIFF files can be the output of raw file development in the camera.

In addition, there are many features offered by the Fujifilm GFX 50S camera. Like USB 3.0, Micro HDMI connectors, remote shutter release terminals, microphone input, and phone jacks.


A contrast-detection autofocus system is employed that uses 117 total points, which can be further divided into 425 points, for notable focusing speed and accuracy that is especially beneficial when working with the inherent shallow depth of field of medium format. Focus point selection is possible using the integrated Focus Lever for intuitive switching between points and, alternatively, the rear touchscreen can also be used for selecting precise focus areas. Face and Eye Detection AF are also available to benefit portraiture, and an electronic depth of field scale can be used for more critical selective focus. Additionally, focus peaking is available in manual focus mode as well as frame magnification for more critical focusing.

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Fujifilm GFX 50S using the G Mount Fujinon GF lens specifically inherits the reputation of the leading XF Lens design. This lens achieves high resolution power and very high tone reproduction. In addition to Automatic Position adjustments displayed on the aperture in the X series. Then the new Command Dial position has been added.

Besides that it allows the use of a 4×5 screen camera on the Fujifilm GFX 50S and Fujinion format lenses. This utilizes the slope of the display characteristics and camera shift function when using the shutter focus field on the camera body.

On a Fujifilm GFX 50S camera it is possible to install it with an H Mount lens. Including the Super EBC Fujinion HC lens. This supports lens shutter operation and AE aperture priority. Focusing is only done manually, but the installation is equipped with electronic contacts to produce and record lens correction data for individual lenses. And a removable tripod base plate is included.

Touch Screen

The next feature is the LCD screen. This Fujifilm LCD screen uses a touch screen. So that it can determine the auto focus point. Besides that, it can also bring up histograms and 3D electronic levels when shooting. Besides, just touching the screen twice to zzom in. Slide your finger to the side if you want to see the next image. Using the LCD on this camera is easier when compared to using the Fujifilm camera before. In addition, the rear LCD can be tilted in several ways. Making it easier when taking pictures with difficult angles.


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