Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Medium Format Digital Cameras

1. Fujifilm GFX 50S Body Medium Format Digital Camera

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 Digital Camera

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 Body Medium Format Digital Camera

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 Digital Camera

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 Digital Camera

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 16599 Medium Format Digital Camera

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)

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