Fujifilm Launches its Medium Format GFX Series
Fujifilm announced the launch of its new medium format range of cameras today. The first model, GFX 50S will use a new, Fuji-developed 51.4MP image sensor that measures in at 43.8mm x 32.9mm. A mirrorless camera, the GFX 50S will accept all the new G master lenses. It will also support various camera formats including its default 4:3, 3:2, 1:1, 4:5, 6:7 and 6:17. The focal plane shutter has a minimum speed of 1/4000 second. Additionally, the camera comes with a tilting LCD display, an optional viewfinder that will tilt up at 90 degrees, support for tethered shooting and optional vertical grip. The GFX 50S does not include an in-built viewfinder, but an EVF is included in the box.
The company plans to retail it for USD 10,000 (approx. Rs. 6.7 lakhs) and also comprise of a GF 63mm f/2.8 R WR lens. Along with GF 63mm f/2.8 R WR lens, six G master lenses are going to be released in 2017 including GF 32–64mm f/4 R LM WR, GF 120mm f/4 Macro, GF 23mmF4 R LM WR, GF 110mm f/5 R LM WR and GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR.Tags: Fujifilm, medium format, Camera Release, photokina 2016, Product release, Fujifilm GFX50S, GF 32–64mm f/4 R LM WR, GF 120mm f/4 Macro, GF 63mm f/2.8 R WR, GF 23mmF4 R LM WR, GF 110mm f/5 R LM WR, GF 45mm f/2.8 R WR