Fujifilm GFX100S 102-megapixel large format sensor, with 5-axis image

The Fujifilm GFX100S mirrorless digital camera has been launched and features the “world’s highest 102-megapixel large format sensor”. This sensor is about 1.7 times the size of a 35mm full-frame sensor and the GFX100S can deliver 100-megapixel images in a handheld form factor that weighs 900 grams. It comes with the same image sensor – X-Processor 4 – as the predecessor Fujifilm GFX100. The mirrorless camera comes with a new film simulation mode that provides an image similar to the 1970s “New American color” photography format.

Fujifilm GFX100S Price, Availability

According to a listing from BHPhotoVideo, the Fujifilm GFX100S is priced at $ 5,999 (approximately Rs. 4.38 lakhs) for the body only. The Fujifilm GFX100S will be available in late February 2021, but BHPhotoVideo listings say shipping is expected to begin March 11. So far, the camera has also been listed on Indian websites but without price or availability.

Fujifilm GFX100S Specification, Features

The Fujifilm GFX100S features a 102-megapixel sensor measuring 43.8×32.9mm. It uses the X-Processor 4 image processing engine and the ultra-sonic vibration sensor cleaning system. The Fujifilm GFX100S can record up to 11,648×8,736 pixels in a 4: 3 ratio and up to 11,648×6,552 at 16: 9. For still images, it has an ISO range of 100 to 12,800 while in video mode, the ISO range is 200 to 12,800. The mirrorless camera packs a 6.0-stop of five-axis image stabilization that compensates for pitch and yaw.

The Fujifilm GFX100S camera comes with a mechanical / electronic focal plane shutter and single / continuous / manual focus options. It comes with face / eye detection. It has a 0.5-inch OLED color viewfinder with built-in eye sensor and about 3.69 million dots. The LCD monitor is a 3.2-inch touch screen that supports tilt adjustment at three angles.

The Fujifilm GFX100S is capable of recording 4K footage up to 29.97fps up to 120 minutes. In full-HD mode, it can do up to 59.94fps for 120 minutes. There are 19 film simulation modes including PROVIA / Standard, Velvia / vivid, ASTIA / Soft, Classic Chrome, PRO Neg.Hi, and more. For connectivity, the mirrorless camera comes with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, HDMI micro connector (Type-D), 3.5mm microphone and headphone connector, 2.5mm remote release connector and a USB Type-C port.

Fujifilm states that the GFX100S is rated for 460 frames for still images in normal mode and up to 95 minutes of continuous 4K video recording time. For full-HD video, it can provide up to 110 minutes of recording time. In terms of storage support, GFX100S works with SD card, SDHC card, SDXC card, UHS-I / UHS-II / Video Speed ​​Class V90.

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