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Fujifilm GFX 50S to be announced on January 19, 2017

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The announcement of the Fujifilm GFX 50s medium format mirrorless camera will take place on January 19, 2017.

When we think that Fujifilm to unveil two different model on the same date, we are expecting a great deal of activity. As you know, the Japan-based company will also be introducing X100F and XT-20 mirrorless cameras.

If we look at Fujifilm’s medium format camera briefly, the most important feature that stands out is the sensor. The MILC will feature 51.4MP 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS Sensor and a X-Processor Pro Image Processor. More details after the break!

Fujifilm GFX 50S announcement scheduled for January 19, 2017

Fujifilm GFX 50S to be announced on January 19, 2017

The medium format cameras are expensive and they are not budget-friendly. The most affordable camera on the market right now is the Pentax 645z. It costs $7,000 with no lens. The rumors had previously stated that the price for the Fujifilm GFX 50s will be $ 8,000. The kit comes with a 63mm standard prime lens.

Fuji’s new system will include 6 new FUJINON GF lenses in the first place. The first three lenses will be the GF 63mm F2.8 R WR, a GF 32-64mm F4R LM WR and GF 120mm F4 Macro. These lenses are also expected in early 2017. The 0.79x crop means these are a 50mm, 25-50mm and 95mm equivalent, respectively. These lenses will be followed by a GF 23mm F4 R LM WR and GF 110mm F2 in Mid 2017 and a GF 45mm F2.8 R WR in late 2017.

FUJIFILM GFX 50S Key Features:

  • 51.4MP Medium Format 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor
  • FUJIFILM “G Mount” with short flange back distance of just 26.7mm
  • “X-Processor Pro” imaging processor
  • Detachable electronic viewfinder
  • Weather and dust resistant; operates as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit \ -10 degrees Celsius
  • ISO 100-12800
  • Focal Plane Shutter, Up to 1/4000 sec.
  • Top Settings LCD Monitor
  • Multi Aspect Ratio Shooting
  • Tethered Shooting Support

The GFX 50S is an ideal choice for studio and wedding photographers. Watch the videos below.

via FR