Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Medium Format Mirrorless 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
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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 Mirrorless Cameras

2. 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
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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)

3. Sony a9 Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Body Only) (ILCE9/B) and Tough High Perfo...

User Ratings: 76 7

Sony First Impressions

"Well no, it is not."

The Sony is a great light weight mirrorless camera. I've only touched in certain points there's so much more. And, the EVF stayed in my bag nearly the entire trip. The rest of the bundle seems okay. And, the EVF stayed in my bag nearly the entire trip.

  • Sony a9 Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Body Only) (ILCE9/B) and Tough High Performance 64GB SDXC UHS-II Class 10 U3 Flash Memory Card with Blazing Fast Read Speed
  • World’s first Full-frame stacked CMOS sensor w/ integrated memory
  • World’s first blackout-free continuous shooting up to 20 fps
  • TOUGH SPECS : World's first one-piece molded construction with high hardness materials have resulted in the world's highest level of bend strength, 18 times greater than the SD standard
  • RIBLESS, NO WRITE PROTECTION SWITCH DESIGN: World's first ribless, no write protection switch design6 Removed easy to break parts, such as rib
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Traveler's dream!"

That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. Secondly the EVF is amazing amazing amazing. Best Medium Format Mirrorless Camera on the market right now. Let me talk about them briefly. Low Light video is very well done.

Overall Score
4.4


(50 Points)

4. Sony Alpha A6100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens, Black (ILCE6100L/B)

User Ratings: 81 6

Sony ILCE6100L/B First Impressions

"So be warned."

Higher ISO produces very usable images, even at ISO 12800. I wouldn't trade this camera for anything! Several things keep it from getting 5 stars, however. I have other tools for different situations. The flash can be overpowered rather than the subtle fill.

  • Sony Alpha A6100 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens, Black (ILCE6100L/B)
  • World’s fastest AF at 0 02 sec W/ real-time AF & Object tracking
  • Wide 425-phase/425-contrast detection AF points over 84% of sensor
  • 24 2MP APS-C Exmor sensor w/ front end LSI and ISO up to 51 200
  • Up to 11fps continuous shooting at 24 2MP RAW w/ AF/AE tracking
  • Real-time AF Tracking Real-time Eye AF for human and animal
  • Movie recording with mic and 180-degree tiltable 3” touchscreen LCD
  • Touch Tracking provides smooth continuous focus tracking of your subject activated with a simple touch of the display screen
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE6100L/B
  • Battery Life
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Sony ILCE6100L/B Final Thoughts

"Great autofocus."

Love the screen. The kit comes with so many things! Love the screen. It has the best image quality of any Medium Format Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned. Normally I couldn't care less.

Overall Score
4.6


(37 Points)

5. Sony a7 III Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Body Only) with Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 ...

Sony ILCE7M3B First Impressions

"The tripod."

The Sony ILCE7M3B's build quality is excellent. The ergonomics are perfect. So I bought this for my California vacation. This is very comfortable, especially during long shoots. The flash can be overpowered rather than the subtle fill.

  • Sony a7 III Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Body Only) with Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXD Lens for Sony E Bundle (7 Items)
  • BUNDLE INCLUDES: Sony a7RII Full Frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Body Only), Tamron Di III RXD 28-75mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount, Focus Camera 67mm 3-Piece Filter Kit with UV, CPL and Neutral Density, Sony 64GB V60 UHS-II M-Series Memory Card, Koah PRO Sony NP-FZ100 Two-Pack Rechargeable 2000mAh Battery and Dual Charger, Koah Weatherproof Hard Case with Customizable Foam (10 x 9 x 7 -inches) and Koah Aphelion Professional 6 ft Tripod with 360 Degree Ball Head
  • BACK-ILLUMINATED SENSOR: The newly developed 24.2MP back-illuminated 35mm full-frame Exmor R CMOS image sensor is paired with a front-end LSI that effectively doubles the readout speed of the image sensor, as well as an updated BIONZ X processing-engine that boosts processing speed by approximately 1.8 times compared to the a7 II.
  • 10 FRAMES PER SECTION: The a7 III is equipped with a refined image processing system that allows it to capture full 24.2MP images at up to 10 fps with continuous and accurate auto-focus/auto-exposure tracking for up to 177 JPEG images, 89 compressed RAW images or 40 uncompressed RAW images.
  • 4K VIDEO: High-resolution full-frame 4K movies with full-pixel readout without pixel binning that condenses approximately 2.4 times the amount of data required for 4K movies results in minimal moiré and jaggies.
  • SONY AUTHORIZED DEALER - Includes USA Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE7M3B
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Sony ILCE7M3B Final Thoughts

"The good is obvious."

Low Light video is very well done. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids. Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. There's just so much more to say about the Sony ILCE7M3B. Hope this helps you decide on your next Medium Format Mirrorless Camera!

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

6. Fujifilm X-Pro3 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only, Dura Black) with 64GB Extreme SD Card, DSLR Ga...

K&M 600021360 First Impressions

"I'm OCD like that."

The K&M 600021360 was with me at all times. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. I love this combo and I must say I am thrilled with the K&M 600021360. But white balance flips out often. Higher ISO produces very usable images, even at ISO 12800.

  • Fujifilm X-Pro3 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only, Dura Black) with 64GB Extreme SD Card, DSLR Gadget Bag, Flexible Tripod, Hand Strap, Cleaning Kit
  • This K&M Bundle Includes All Standard Fujifilm Accessories + Limited 1-Year Warranty (USA)
  • Fujifilm X-Pro3 Digital Camera Box Includes: Fujifilm X-Pro3 Mirrorless Digital Camera (Body Only), NP-W126S Li-Ion Battery Pack, USB Cable, Body Cap for FUJIFILM X-Mount Cameras, 2 x Metal Strap Clips, Clip Attaching Tool, 2 x Protective Covers, Shoulder Strap, Hot Shoe Cover, Cleaning Cloth, Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Fujifilm X-Pro3 Digital Camera Features: 26.1MP APS-C X-Trans BSI CMOS 4 Sensor, X-Processor 4 Image Processor, Hybrid 0.5x OVF with 3.69m-Dot OLED EVF, 3.0" Hidden 180° Tilting Touchscreen
  • Editor's Impressions Of The K&M 600021360
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K&M 600021360 Final Thoughts

"Are nice additions."

With that said, this Medium Format Mirrorless Camera rocks. I love this combo and I must say I am thrilled with the K&M 600021360. The grip is excellent for medium and large hands. Since this is a new camera not all K&M accessories will work. The longer you have it, the more small issues you find.

Overall Score
5.0


(1 Points)

7. Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body with NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S

User Ratings: 77 6

Nikon First Impressions

"No issues here!"

Nikon mirrorless system has been advancing rapidly. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference. Still getting used to the buttons. I works flawlessly with my Nikon lenses. A shame since the video quality is very good.

  • Nikon Z6 FX-Format Mirrorless Camera Body with NIKKOR Z 35mm f/1.8 S
  • New larger Z mount for revolutionary optical performance
  • Nikon-designed 24.5MP backside Illuminated image sensor
  • 273-Point on-sensor phase detect AF system
  • Fast 35mm prime Lens for Z Mirrorless cameras
  • Uncanny f/1.8 performance-extreme sharpness from the center of the frame to the edges
  • New ultra-quiet stepping motor for silent focusing
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Nikon
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Nikon Final Thoughts

"I LOVE that feature."

They're a good choice for all around work. Low light is extraordinarily good. Right now, this is the best of the breed. Love the screen. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Nikon equivalents.

Overall Score
4.5


(120 Points)

8. Canon EOS M6 Mark II Mirrorless Digital Video Vlogging Camera with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4K Video and 3-...

User Ratings: 68 7

Canon 3611C001 First Impressions

"It way more better."

Every movement is so smooth, the slow motion really impressive. Higher ISO produces very usable images, even at ISO 12800. I have used the camera for some time now. The flash feels lighter than my Andoer flash for my other camera. Portability of this camera is wonderful.

  • Canon EOS M6 Mark II Mirrorless Digital Video Vlogging Camera with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 4K Video and 3-inch LCD Screen, Body (Black)
  • High image quality with 32.5 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor
  • High-speed continuous shooting of up to 14 fps with AF/AE tracking
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with 5, 481 manually selectable AF positions*, and eye AF Servo support
  • 4K UHD 30P/ Full HD 129P video
  • 30Fps raw Burst mode with pre-shooting
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Canon 3611C001
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Canon 3611C001 Final Thoughts

"That's it."

I have other tools for different situations. The range of settings is impressive. Start up and shut down is quick. And, the EVF stayed in my bag nearly the entire trip. The flash can be overpowered rather than the subtle fill.

Overall Score
4.4


(27 Points)

9. Sony Alpha a7S II Mirrorless Camera with Rokinon 3-Lens Kit, 128GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle

User Ratings: 78

Sony ILCE7SM2B First Impressions

"What an amazing deal."

It has the best image quality of any Medium Format Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned. But for me it is the low light improvements. It came with all the products it describes. Since this is a new camera not all Sony accessories will work. My husband and I love the Sony ILCE7SM2B so much.

  • Sony Alpha a7S II Mirrorless Camera with Rokinon 3-Lens Kit, 128GB SD Card and Accessory Bundle
  • Includes - Sony Alpha a7SII Mirrorless Camera / Rokinon DS 24mm T1.5 Cine Lens / Rokinon DS 35mm T1.5 Cine Lens / Rokinon DS 85mm T1.5 Cine Lens / Rode Microphone / VidPro Cage / 128MB SD Card / Battery 2-Pack and Charger / Backpack / Hard Case
  • 12.2 Megapixel Full-Frame Exmore CMOS Sensor / BIONZ X Image Processor / 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • 24mm Lens / 84.1 Full Frame Coverage / Multi-Layer Coating to Reduce Flare / 35mm Lens, T1.5 / Covers Full-Frame / Standard Gearing for Focus and Iris
  • 85mm Lens / Standard Gearing for Focus and Iris / Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony ILCE7SM2B
  • Battery Life
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Sony ILCE7SM2B Final Thoughts

"Highly recommend."

I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. So having a backup battery is what I would consider a must. The kit comes with so many things! Secondly the EVF is amazing amazing amazing. Higher ISO produces very usable images, even at ISO 12800.

Overall Score
4.8


(3 Points)

10. Sony a7 III Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 28-70mm Lens Optical with 3-Inch ...

User Ratings: 85 5

Sony First Impressions

"Enter the Sony ."

Button feeling and placement is great. The grip is excellent for medium and large hands. It is light and easy to carry with you. Prompt delivery and everything in good shape. But, for the cost this thing is incredible.

  • Sony a7 III Full-frame Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with 28-70mm Lens Optical with 3-Inch LCD, Black (ILCE7M3K/B) and 64GB memory card
  • Advanced 24.2MP BSI Full-frame Image Sensor w/ 1.8X readout speed Advanced 24.2MP Back-Illuminated 35mm Full-frame Image Sensor Sony test conditions. Compare to the α7 II
  • 15-stop dynamic range, 14-bit uncompressed RAW, ISO 50 to 204,800
  • Read up to 260MB/s UHS-II
  • Write up to 100MB/s UHS-ii
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Sony
  • Battery Life
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Sony Final Thoughts

"Great deal."

Overall, its a great deal, with the body and lenses alone. Something I never realized I needed till I had it. Especially for astrophotography. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. I chose to shoot most outdoor shots with an aperture of + or - f/5.

Overall Score
4.6


(407 Points)

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