Fujifilm GFX 100 II vs Nikon D5300

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm GFX 100 II and Nikon D5300. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm GFX 100 II is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Nikon D5300 is from Nikon. Both Fujifilm and Nikon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm GFX 100 II were released 2023 and Nikon D5300 was released 2013. That is a 10 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 2023
Nikon D5300 2013

Type of camera

Fujifilm GFX 100 II is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D5300 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm GFX 100 II has a "Fujifilm Medium Format"-sensor while Nikon D5300 has a "Nikon DX"-sensor, and their difference in sensors will also affect the crop factor and experience focal length. See the table below.

Camera Focal length, 50mm f/1.8 **
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 39.5 mm
Fujifilm Medium Format sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 0.79
Nikon D5300 75 mm
Nikon DX sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 1.5

** Experienced focal length when using a lens such as a common "50mm f/1.8"

Learn more about crop factor and focal length multiplier here:

Resolution

Fujifilm GFX 100 II has a 102 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D5300 has 24 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 102 MP
101756928 pixels
11648 x 8736
Nikon D5300 24 MP
24000000 pixels
6000 x 4000

Fujifilm GFX 100 II has a 324 % larger resolution than Nikon D5300. This could give you more details in the picture but also a possibility to crop more in the pictures, afterward while editing the pictures, if needed that is.

ISO range

Both of these cameras offer the exact same ISO range. They both have 100 to 12800.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 100-12800
Nikon D5300 100-12800

Autofocus and lens compatibility

There is a big difference between these two cameras. Fujifilm GFX 100 II has a built-in autofocus motor but Nikon D5300 does not. If you want to be able to use autofocus on Nikon D5300 there is a need for having an autofocus motor inside the lens. We really encourage you to look closely at our lens compatibility charts at the links below.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D5300

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm GFX 100 II can shoot up to 8 pictures per seconds and Nikon D5300 can shoot up to 5 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 8
Nikon D5300 5

Ability to record movies

It is becoming more and more popular to record movies with digital cameras.

In this case, both Fujifilm GFX 100 II and Nikon D5300 can shoot movies.

Weight

The weight of the camera can be an extremely important factor, especially if the camera is about to be used, or carried around, for several hours at a time.

Fujifilm GFX 100 II weighs 1030 gr (equal to 2.27 lb) which is 115% heavier than Nikon D5300 and its 480 gr (or 1.06 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm GFX 100 II 1030 gr
2.27 lb
Nikon D5300 480 gr
1.06 lb

Fujifilm GFX 100 II vs Nikon D5300 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm GFX 100 II and Nikon D5300, next to each other. Each category of data is a link to an article covering the subject, giving you a deeper understanding so you can better understand the strengths and weaknesses of the two camera models.

Product
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Name Fujifilm GFX 100 II Nikon D5300
Manufacturer Fujifilm Nikon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Release Year 2023 2013
Release Date 2023-09-12 2013-10-17
MSRP 7499 USD 729 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Sensor Size Medium Format (approx 44 x 33 mm) APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Resolution 11648 x 8736 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
Megapixels 102 MP 24 MP
Image Processor X-Processor 5 EXPEED 4
Image
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
ISO Range 100 - 12800 100 - 12800
White Balance Presets 7 12
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
(Sensor-Shift)
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 8 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW + TIFF RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Autofocus Motor Yes No
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
LiveView
Focus Points 425 39
Lens Mount Fujifilm G

See Compatible Lenses
Nikon F

See Compatible Lenses
Focal Length Multiplier Medium Format
0.79x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 19 mm
50 mm becomes 40 mm
100 mm becomes 79 mm
200 mm becomes 158 mm
DX / APS-C (1.5x)
1.5x multiplier
Example:
24 mm becomes 36 mm
50 mm becomes 75 mm
100 mm becomes 150 mm
200 mm becomes 300 mm
Screen & Viewfinder
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Articulated LCD Tilting Fully articulated
Screen size 3.2 3,2
Screen dots 2360000 1037000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 1 (1.27 35mm equiv.) 0.82 (0.55 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 9440000 N/A
Photography features
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Frames per second 8 fps 5 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 12 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes Yes
Metering modes Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Average
Multi
Center Weighted
Spot
Exposure Compensation +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) +/- 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Videography features
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Video recording Yes Yes
Video format MPEG4
H.264
H.265
MPEG4
H.264
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
3840 x 2160
8192 x 4320
1280 x 720
1920 x 1080
Built-in Microphone Yes Yes
Built-in Speakers Yes Yes
Storage
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Memory Card Compact Flash Express
SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes Yes
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth)
Yes
Built-In
Remote Control Supported (No futher information) Optional with ML-L3 or WR-R10
GPS No Yes
Built-in
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 100 II
Nikon D5300
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-W235 lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL14a or EN-EL14 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 540 shots 600 shots
Width 152 mm 125 mm
Height 117 mm 98 mm
Depth 99 mm 76 mm
Weight 1030 gram 480 gram