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World’s first mirrorless camera with 102MP resolution is here

THE ASIAN AGE
Published : Jul 17, 2019, 8:51 am IST
Updated : Jul 17, 2019, 8:57 am IST

The GFX100 supports 4K/30P video recording, capturing smooth motions at 30fps in ultra-high-definition 4K video.

The innovative mirrorless digital camera fulfills photography's intrinsic mission of “capturing and recording precious moments that are never to be repeated again.”
 The innovative mirrorless digital camera fulfills photography's intrinsic mission of “capturing and recording precious moments that are never to be repeated again.”

Fujifilm India Private Limited announced the launch of latest innovation breakthrough in India, the FUJIFILM GFX100 mirrorless digital camera (“GFX100”) incorporating an image sensor with the world's highest 102 million pixels resolution and unique colour reproduction technology to achieve the world-leading image quality. The launch event saw the presence of Mr Haruto Iwata, Managing Director, Fujifilm India Pvt Ltd., Mr Dabboo Ratnani, Celebrity and Fashion Photographer and International Editorial, Commercial and Corporate Photographer Mr Zack Arias.

The GFX100 is a flagship model of the GFX Series of mirrorless digital cameras, which have won strong praise from professional photographers and photo enthusiasts alike for the use of a large image sensor, boasting approximately 1.7 times the size of the 35mm full-frame sensor. Among digital cameras equipped with a sensor larger than the 35mm full-frame format, this is the world's first model that offers a back-illuminated sensor with phase detection pixels, in-body image stabilization (IBIS) mechanism and 4K/30P video recording capability. The innovative mirrorless digital camera fulfils photography's intrinsic mission of “capturing and recording precious moments that are never to be repeated again.” Launched in India today, the camera will be available at a price of Rs 7,86,999.

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With the features of the GFX series image sensor which has a diagonal length of about 55 mm (43.8 mm x 32.9 mm) and is approx 1.7 times bigger than a 35 mm full-frame format, GFX100 has the double number of pixels compared to the current model. Combining with the unique colour reproduction technology, it achieves the world-leading image quality.

The use of phase-detection pixels across the back-illuminated image sensor produces supreme image quality while making AF up to twice as fast as that of the current model. It also delivers outstanding Tracking AF performance on a moving subject and advanced accuracy in Continuous AF.

The use of up to 5.5-stop five-axis in-body image stabilization controls pitch and yaw movements (up/down and right/left tilting) as well as shift (vertical/horizontal) and roll (rotational) movements. This dramatically broadens the scope of situations where users can handhold the camera and still enjoy the world of ultra-high 102 million pixels resolution.

The GFX100 supports 4K/30P video recording, capturing smooth motions at 30fps in ultra-high-definition 4K video. The camera allows users to enjoy beautiful bokeh with shallow depth-of-field and wide tonal reproducibility, enabling premium video production while reproducing detailed textures, three-dimensional definitions and even capturing the atmosphere of the scene.

Despite featuring the large format image sensor and IBIS, the GFX100's camera body is compact and lightweight measuring just 48.9mm at the thinnest part and weighing approx 1,400g. The compact form factor, equivalent to that of digital single-lens reflex cameras with a 35mm full-frame format sensor, ensures excellent mobility.

For the first time in Fujifilm cameras, a vertical grip is built into the camera body, making it stable and comfortable to hold.

Along with the camera, Fuji introduced the Premista series of cinema zoom lenses. Premista is a series of zoom cinema lenses that support large format sensors and delivers outstanding resolution, beautiful bokeh and rich gradation with high dynamic range. These zoom cinema lens, support large format sensors and cater to a variety of filming situations with advanced operability without having to change lenses. Premista28-100mm has the standard zoom lens that offers the fast T-stop value of 2.9 across its focal length range of. The Premista80-250mm has the telephoto zoom lens with the T-stop range of 2.9-3.5 and a focal length range of 80-250mm.

Premista lenses support the “ZEISS eXtended Data”, developed by Carl Zeiss in compliance with the “i Technology” communications standard. It can not only record lens metadata (focus, zoom and iris settings) for filmed footage but also correct lens distortion and peripheral illumination.

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