Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7R Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7R - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm GFX 50R vs Sony Alpha A7R Specs


  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 51 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 81.00mm (3.2″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount G-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 160.7 x 96.5 x 66.4mm³ (6.3″ x 3.8″ x 2.6″)
  • 775g (25.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GFX 50R

Alpha A7R

  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 36 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 50 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 126.9 x 94.4 x 48.2mm³ (5.0″ x 3.7″ x 1.9″)
  • 465g (15.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A7R

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7R Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Better choice: Fujifilm GFX 50R

GFX 50R vs Alpha A7R: Viewfinder

GFX 50R has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.77x.

Alpha A7R has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.71x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

GFX 50R (0.77x)

Alpha A7R (0.71x)

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha A7R Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm GFX 50R a better choice


Alpha A7R

Larger sensor (5)

Medium format Full frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

51.40 36.40
Auto Focus points (4)

117 25
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

3.69 2.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

2.36 0.92
Touch screen (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

400 340
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GFX 50R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the GFX 50R is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The GFX 50R scores 27 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7R


Alpha A7R

Higher speed (4, frames/second)

3 4
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 12800 ISO 50 – 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

5 50
Weighs less (2)

(25.0 oz.)
(15.0 oz.)
More portable (2)

(65 cu.in.)
(36 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7R are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the lower weight than the GFX 50R and the more compact size.

Yields 15 points for the Alpha A7R.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Alpha A7R

Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
External microphone


Fujifilm GFX 50R VS Sony Alpha A7R Dimensions

Look at front view of the GFX 50R and Alpha A7R

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm GFX 50R

Sony Alpha A7R


We recommend Fujifilm GFX 50R as better choice.

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