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The Year of Medium Format Mirrorless Continues With Fujifilm 51MP GFX 50S

Hasselblad reignited the love for medium format cameras in the summer and now, Fujifilm is taking a big step in that direction releasing their first 51MP mirrorless medium format camera #fotomagic

At Photokina, the company announced GFX 50S and the range of lenses that will launch progressively, next year. Expect a new G format sensor (43.8×32.9mm) that will give you around 51.4MP in resolution. 

Fujifilm GFX 50S above

The sensor won’t be the only thing that should grant more quality pictures than the Hasselblad one , but also the X-Processor Pro, the Fujifilm program that will render beautiful colors and tones.

Fujifilm GFX 50s

Going back to the sensor, this new one from Fujifilm can be adapted to plenty of aspect ratios; from the 4:3 (default) to 1:1, 3:2, 4:5, 6:17, 6:7. When it comes to novelty features, we have to say something of the detachable EVF that can be taken off when you want to shoot with an external monitor. You also have greater freedom in this area, as the viewfinder can be positioned in various angles, making shooting easier. There’s a Vertical Battery Grip too, that’s going to help you with portrait photos.

Fujifilm GFX 50S with battery grip

Fujifilm GFX 50S with battery grip

As for design, GFX 50S is clearly more light and compact compared to other medium format cameras, even if it keeps all the buttons and dials we’ve known from the X series. You’ll have a chance to test it yourself at the beginning of next year. Keep an eye on the six lenses it’s going to come with: a 63mm f/2.8 (50mm equiv in 35mm terms), 32-64mm f/4 (25-51mm equiv), 120mm f/4 (95mm equiv), 110mm f/2 (87mm equiv), 23mm f/4 (18mm equiv), and 45mm f/2.8 (35mm equiv).

 

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