FUJIFILM has decided to bypass the Full-frame sensor for now, and why not when they can deliver the GFX 50S Medium Format Mirrorless with a 51.4MP 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor in a body the size and weight almost identical to a full-frame DSLR.
The Fujifilm GFX 50S features a new G Mount, 117-point Contrast AF, a detachable 3.69M-dot Organic EL Electronic Viewfinder, a 2.36M-dot Touchscreen LCD, Weather & Dust Resistant Magnesium Alloy body, Film Simulation Modes, Full HD Video, and initially selection of three FUJINON GF Lenses and 3 additional lenses to be announced later in 2017.
The following video presents FUJIFILM GFX 50S Promotional Video / FUJIFILM:
“Featured photographers in the videos are: Jan Gonzales (Philippines), Pål Laukli (Norway), Minoru Kobayashi (Japan), Victoria Wright (USA), Per-Anders Jörgensen (Sweden), Knut Koivisto (Sweden), Piet Van den Eynde (Belgium), Serkan Günes (Sweden), Itaru Hirama (Japan), Ivan Joshua Loh (Singapore)”
GROUNDBREAKING FUJIFILM GFX 50S MEDIUM FORMAT MIRRORLESS CAMERA DELIVERS ULTRA-HIGH IMAGE QUALITY
FUJIFILM GFX 50S combines an extraordinary sensor, processor and design with FUJINON lenses to give users the ultimate photography experience
Valhalla, N.Y., January 19, 2017 – As the leader in innovation for photographers, FUJIFILM North America Corporation today announces the FUJIFILM GFX 50S medium format mirrorless digital camera that will launch late February, 2017 with an initial selection of three FUJINON lenses – the GF63mmF2.8 R WR, the GF32-64mmF4 R LM WR, and the GF120mmF4 R LM OIS WR Macro. These lenses encapsulate the design philosophy of FUJINON lenses that are renowned by photographers around the world.
The innovative GFX system utilizes a Fujifilm exclusive 43.8 x 32.9mm (FUJIFILM G Format) 51.4MP CMOS sensor. The GFX 50S combines the heritage of over 80 years of imaging and the innovative award-winning functional design of our X Series digital camera system in the relentless pursuit of image quality.