Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Medium Format Digital Cameras

1. Fujifilm GFX 50S 51.4MP Mirrorless Medium Format Camera (Body Only)

User Ratings: 86

Fujifilm GFX 50S Body First Impressions

"The tripod."

As an old pro I therefore wanted a second body. Fast or continuous autofocus. Great battery life, about 300 shots in cold weather. Button feeling and placement is great. So, when Fujifilm GFX 50S Body came, I purchased it immediately.

  • Fujifilm GFX 50S 51.4MP Mirrorless Medium Format Camera (Body Only)
  • 43.8mm x 32.9mm, 51.4 MP CMOS sensor, boasting Approx. 1.7x the area of full frame sensors + x processor Pro
  • Operating temperature -10°C - +40°C (+14°F - +104°F)C.Compact and lightweight body with high rigidity due to the adoption of magnesium alloy
  • Detachable 3.69M-dot organic EL electronic viewfinder
  • 2.36M-dot, three-directional tilting, Touchscreen LCD
  • Newly developed large diameter g mount with excellent robustness and durability.Operating Temperature:-10°C - +40°C (+14°F - +104°F)C
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm GFX 50S Body
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm GFX 50S Body Final Thoughts

"Is a bit of work."

Fast or continuous autofocus. The second problem is the focusing controls. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Fujifilm equivalents. Low Light video is very well done. The first day owning it I was taking amazing shots on Auto mode.

Overall Score
4.7


(15 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Medium Format Digital Cameras

2. Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only

User Ratings: 83

Pentax 645Z First Impressions

"Lenses are everything."

I received it and it works well with my other Pentax lenses. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! I have always gotten great results with my Pentax 645Z. Got the bundle at a great price also.

  • Pentax 645z Medium Format DSLR Camera Body Only
  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax 645Z
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax 645Z Final Thoughts

"On the Pentax 645Z."

I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. I really love the features on this body. 5 years I've gotten to know this groundbreaking Medium Format Digital Camera well.

Overall Score
4.8


(10 Points)

3. Fujifilm GFX 50R 51.4MP Mirrorless Medium Format Camera (Body Only)

User Ratings: 45 23

Fujifilm GFX 50R Body First Impressions

"My conclusion."

Mirrorless has come into it's own. Everything about the Fujifilm GFX 50R Body is amazing. Something I never realized I needed till I had it. It came with all the products it describes. Low Light video is very well done.

  • Fujifilm GFX 50R 51.4MP Mirrorless Medium Format Camera (Body Only)
  • 51.4MP medium format 43.8 x 32.9mm sensor for superior sharpness and image quality w/ X-Processor Pro Imaging processor
  • Fujifilm g mount with short Flange back distance of just 26.7mm
  • Weather and dust- resistant; operation to as low as 14 degrees Fahrenheit -10 degrees Celsius; Operating Humidity: 10 - 80% (no condensation)
  • Equipped with Dual memory card Slots - uses SD cards (UHS-ii recommended)
  • Lightweight body weighs approximately 27.3oz./ 775G
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Fujifilm GFX 50R Body
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Fujifilm GFX 50R Body Final Thoughts

"Great autofocus."

The kit lenses in the bundle are more than adequate. The rest of the bundle seems okay. Camera takes beautiful pictures. Button feeling and placement is great. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one.

Overall Score
3.8


(10 Points)

4. Hasselblad H6D-100C Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray

Hasselblad H6D-100C First Impressions

"LCD screen."

This is the best Medium Format Digital Camera and I love it! It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. Best price, fast delivery and good support in case something goes wrong. They are simply great cameras now at a very attractive price point. I got it at the best price for this kit.

  • Hasselblad H6D-100C Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray
  • excellent optical quality
  • digital medium format
  • integrated digital camera
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hasselblad H6D-100C
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Hasselblad H6D-100C Final Thoughts

"I do love the camera."

I can see using this for years before I would feel the need to upgrade. I've had the Hasselblad H6D-100C for about two weeks now and it's been great! Though I have nothing to complain about the Hasselblad H6D-100C. The Hasselblad H6D-100C captured the action like a pro. All other cameras in this category are much more expensive.

Overall Score
5.0


(9 Points)

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5. Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray

Hasselblad H6D-50c First Impressions

"This was my choice."

We love the Hasselblad H6D-50c, but let's talk about the accessories. The read/write speed is seriously blazing fast. The colors of course are very good as expected, and here is a surprise. Very versatile and swiftly configurable. The software also defaults to save your original pic.

  • Hasselblad H6D-50c Medium Format DSLR Camera, Gray
  • Excellent optical quality
  • Digital medium format
  • Integrated digital camera
  • Country of Origin:Sweden
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Hasselblad H6D-50c
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Hasselblad H6D-50c Final Thoughts

"Loved that camera!"

The Hasselblad H6D-50c has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera. It sucks up way more battery life than the D7100/D7200. The extra batteries don't work all that well. Everything was fine with the kit - great value! I've had the Hasselblad H6D-50c for about two weeks now and it's been great!

Overall Score
5.0


(4 Points)

6. Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Plus Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens Kit

User Ratings: 73

Pentax 16599 First Impressions

"Photos are great."

SD card that came with camera is fine. Again, slim margins for a lot of money. This Pentax 16599 takes absolutely beautiful images! So overall the build quality is nice on the Pentax 16599. I don't feel like I ever need any other lenses.

  • Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera Plus Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens Kit
  • 51.4 effective mega-pixel CMOS sensor
  • Class leading speed and response with 3FPS frame rate
  • Versatile live view with a tiltable LCD panel
  • Real Time Scene Analysis with 86,000 pixel sensor
  • Kit includes: Pentax 645Z Medium Format DSLR Camera With a Pentax-D FA 645 55mm f/2.8 AL[IF] SDM AW Lens
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Pentax 16599
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Pentax 16599 Final Thoughts

"I can’t even."

All other cameras in this category are much more expensive. I really love the features on this body. The extra batteries don't work all that well. This camera just feels good in the hands. The Pentax 16599 has all the tech and features I was looking for in a camera.

Overall Score
4.5


(3 Points)

7. Nikon D3400 24.2 MP Triple Lens Ultimate Parent's Camera Kit, 3.0", Red

User Ratings: 82 5

Nikon 13525 First Impressions

"Lordy Lord!"

I use it with my one year old Nikon lens. This is the best Medium Format Digital Camera and I love it! The body is well balanced when using the large Art series of lenses. Some of the extra items are not useful. Many more options than available to entry level models.

  • Nikon D3400 24.2 MP Triple Lens Ultimate Parent's Camera Kit, 3.0", Red
  • 24. 2 MP D3400 DSLR camera and a versatile 18-55mm Lens, super-telephoto 70-300mm lens and fast 35mm f/1. 8 prime lens
  • Learn how to take great photos from the included Nikon school Online Class with Tamara Lackey on photographing kids and pets
  • Built-in Bluetooth connectivity lets you share images via Snap Bridge app and save them to the cloud on Nikon image space
  • Kit also includes a shutter Huggers monkey to get your kids smiling at the camera; and a $30 voucher from online photo lab MPIX
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon 13525
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Nikon 13525 Final Thoughts

"Images turn out great!"

Thank you Amazon and thank you Nikon! The difference is the excellent Nikon lens. The battery that does come with the camera lasts a long time. This lens is a good complement to the existing ones I have. But that's what this entry level camera is all about.

Overall Score
4.6


(1895 Points)

8. Canon EOS 250D (Rebel SL3) DSLR Camera with 18-55mm DC III Lens & Essential Accessory Bundle – Inc...

User Ratings: 38

Canon 3454C003 First Impressions

"I do love the camera."

This Canon 3454C003 takes absolutely beautiful images! Thank you Amazon and thank you Canon! The pictures were clear and a came out great. It is worth the trade-off when doing astro-photography. Servo is accurate enough to keep it on.

  • Canon EOS 250D (Rebel SL3) DSLR Camera with 18-55mm DC III Lens & Essential Accessory Bundle – Includes: SanDisk Ultra 64GB SDXC Memory Card, Extended Life Battery, Slave Flash, 57” Tripod & More
  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor; DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen; ISO 100-25600
  • UHD 4K24p Video and 4K Time-Lapse Movie; 9-Point AF System
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Up to 5 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 DC III Lens
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3454C003
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 3454C003 Final Thoughts

"The bundle is perfect."

I overall love this Canon 3454C003 and would recommend to others! It feels wonderful and functions smoothly. Have used Canon cameras all the way back to 35mm. I have really enjoyed putting this lens through its paces. The LCD screen is easy to see on bright sunny days.

Overall Score
4.4


(3 Points)

9. Canon EOS Rebel T7i Digital SLR Camera + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 is STM Lens + Canon EOS Shoulder...

Canon 1894C002 K3 First Impressions

"Two reasons."

Though I have nothing to complain about the Canon 1894C002 K3. This camera has paid for itself 20 times over and it keeps on giving! I love all the accessories included with my new Canon 1894C002 K3 camera. They are simply great cameras now at a very attractive price point. This is an excellent camera for beginners.

  • Canon EOS Rebel T7i Digital SLR Camera + Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 is STM Lens + Canon EOS Shoulder Bag (Black) + SanDisk Ultra SDXC 64GB 80MB/S Class 10 Flash Memory Card - Deluxe Canon Bundle
  • This Photo4Less Top Value Camera And Lens With USA Warranty and manufacturer's supplied Accessories Kit includes:
  • Canon EOS Rebel T7i DSLR Camera Body - EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Lens - Sandisk Ultra SDXC 64GB 80MB/S Class 10 Flash Memory Card - Photo4Less Cleaning Cloth
  • Canon EOS Shoulder Bag (Black) - Holds a DSLR & 1-2 Lenses & Accessories - Padded, Interior Divider - Large Weather Flap with Buckle - Top Grab Handle - Shoulder Strap with Sliding Pad - Light Gray Interior for Locating Gear - Made of Water-Repellent Nylon.
  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor - DIGIC 7 Image Processor - 3.0" 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen - Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps - 45-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF - Up to 6 fps Shooting and ISO 51200 - Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth - HDR Movie and Time-Lapse Movie
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 1894C002 K3
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Ergonomics
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Canon 1894C002 K3 Final Thoughts

"Two is preferable."

Just what my wife needed for her travels. First off, I did purchase this because I needed it for a class. I've had the Canon 1894C002 K3 for about two weeks now and it's been great! Everything was fine with the kit - great value! These are a lot of megapixels.

Overall Score
5.0


(13 Points)

10. PANASONIC LUMIX G85 4K Digital Camera, 12-60mm Power O.I.S. Lens, with Free Vario 45-150mm F4.0-5.6 ...

User Ratings: 77 6

Panasonic First Impressions

"Its a tool."

Button feeling and placement is great. It came with all the products it describes. Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. Something I never realized I needed till I had it. Even the focus lock button on Panasonic lenses can be customized.

  • PANASONIC LUMIX G85 4K Digital Camera, 12-60mm Power O.I.S. Lens, with Free Vario 45-150mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH Mirrorless Camera Lens with Optical Stabilizer
  • FINE DETAIL PERFORMANCE: 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor with no low pass filter resulting in a near 10 percent boost in fine detail resolving power over existing 16 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensors; Color temperature setting 2500 10000K in 100K
  • MIRRORLESS INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERA: With 12 60mm lens, shoot lighter and faster with the modern hybrid photography performance of a mirrorless camera and nearly half the bulk of most DSLRs
  • CLASS LEADING DUAL IMAGE STABILIZATION: In body 5 axis dual image stabilization works in both photo and motion picture recording—including 4K video—to produce clear handheld shots even in low light conditions
  • Multi-coated lens: A multi-coated lens element reduces ghost and flare to deliver high optical performance (12 elements in 9 groups, [1 UHR lens and 2 aspherical lenses])
  • Near silent focusing for video and still: inner focus system enables excellent resolution and contrast from full life-size magnification to infinity; stepping motor makes focusing action smooth and near silent for use in video and photo recording
  • Lumia optical image stabilization: Panasonic Mega O. I. S. Makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations by suppressing the blur caused by a hand movement
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Panasonic
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Panasonic Final Thoughts

"Overall pretty good."

Does wonderfully with night shots handheld. My husband and I love the Panasonic so much. I chose to shoot most outdoor shots with an aperture of + or - f/5. The Panasonic is by far my favorite camera since the Nikon D700. It came with all the products it describes.

Overall Score
4.5


(181 Points)

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