Fujifilm GFX 50S II vs Nikon D100

This is a full comparison between the cameras Fujifilm GFX 50S II and Nikon D100. We compare them by looking at the categories you see below.

Manufacturing

Fujifilm GFX 50S II is manufacturered by Fujifilm but Nikon D100 is from Nikon. Both Fujifilm and Nikon are well known brands though.

Fujifilm GFX 50S II were released 2021 and Nikon D100 was released 2002. That is a 19 years difference. In tech, this period can be of interest since technology is always improving, etc.

Camera Released
Fujifilm GFX 50S II 2021
Nikon D100 2002

Type of camera

Fujifilm GFX 50S II is a Mirrorless camera while Nikon D100 is a DSLR camera. More information about their differences will come soon.

Sensors / crop factor

These cameras have different sensors. Fujifilm GFX 50S II has a "Fujifilm Medium Format"-sensor while Nikon D100 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 50S II 39.5 mm
Fujifilm Medium Format sensor
Crop factor/focal length multiplier by * 0.79
Nikon D100 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 50S II has a 51 MP (Megapixels) resolution while Nikon D100 has 6 MP. If we break down this in more detail this is the data behind the numbers:

Camera Megapixels
Fujifilm GFX 50S II 51 MP
51121152 pixels
8256 x 6192
Nikon D100 6 MP
6016000 pixels
3008 x 2000

Fujifilm GFX 50S II has a 750 % larger resolution than Nikon D100. 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

Fujifilm GFX 50S II has a larger ISO-range than Nikon D100. Fujifilm GFX 50S II has an ISO range that stretches from 100 to 12800 while Nikon D100 has 200 to 1600.

Camera ISO Range
Fujifilm GFX 50S II 100-12800
Nikon D100 200-1600

Autofocus and lens compatibility

Both of these cameras have a built-in autofocus motor. Some lenses, that support autofocus, do not have an autofocus motor of their own but this won't cause any problems with these two cameras.

Here is a complete overview of which lenses work with each camera:
Lens compatibility chart for Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Lens compatibility chart for Nikon D100

Pictures per second

Depending on what you are shooting the FPS, or frames/pictures per second, can definitely be of interest. Fujifilm GFX 50S II can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds and Nikon D100 can shoot up to 3 pictures per seconds.

Camera FPS (Frames per second)
Fujifilm GFX 50S II 3
Nikon D100 3

Ability to record movies

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

When comparing these two cameras there is only one of them that can shoot movies and that is Fujifilm GFX 50S II. Unfortunately Nikon D100 does not support recording movies and movie clips.

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 50S II weighs 900 gr (equal to 1.98 lb) which is 15% heavier than Nikon D100 and its 780 gr (or 1.72 lb).

Camera Weight
Fujifilm GFX 50S II 900 gr
1.98 lb
Nikon D100 780 gr
1.72 lb

Fujifilm GFX 50S II vs Nikon D100 Specs

Below you will find the complete and detailed technical specs for both Fujifilm GFX 50S II and Nikon D100, 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 50S II
Nikon D100
Name Fujifilm GFX 50S II Nikon D100
Manufacturer Fujifilm Nikon
Release Date and Price
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Release Year 2021 2002
Release Date 2021-09-02 2002-02-21
MSRP 3999 USD 1999 USD
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Camera Type
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Camera Type Mirrorless DSLR
Sensor
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Sensor Size Medium Format (approx 44 x 33 mm) APS-C (approx 23.7 x 15.5 mm)
Also known as "DX"
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Resolution 8256 x 6192 pixels 3008 x 2000 pixels
Megapixels 51 MP 6 MP
Image Processor X-Processor 4 EXPEED
Image
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
ISO Range 100 - 12800 200 - 1600
White Balance Presets 7 6
Custom White Balance Yes Yes
Image Stabilization Yes
(Sensor-Shift)
No
Image Stabilization CIPA Rating 6.5 stops 0 stops
Uncompressed format RAW + TIFF RAW
Optics & Focus
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Autofocus Motor Yes Yes
Autofocus Contract Detect (sensor)
Multi Area
Center
Selective Single Point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Touch
Face Detection
LiveView
Contract Detect (sensor)
Phase Detect
Multi Area
Selective Single Point
Single
Continuous
Focus Points 425 5
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 50S II
Nikon D100
Articulated LCD Tilting Fixed
Screen size 3 1,8
Screen dots 2360000 118000
Touch screen Yes No
Screen type TFT LCD N/A
Live view Yes No
Viewfinder Type Electronic Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.61 (0.77 35mm equiv.) 0.8 (0.53 35mm equiv.)
Viewfinder Resolution 3690000 N/A
Photography features
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Frames per second 3 fps 3 fps
Minimum Shutter Speed 3600 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum Shutter Speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Built-in Flash No Yes
Built-in Flash Range N/A 11 meters
External Flash Yes Yes
Self-Timer Yes Yes
Time-lapse Yes No
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 50S II
Nikon D100
Video recording Yes No
Video format MPEG4
H.264
N/A
Video resolution 1920 x 1080
N/A
Built-in Microphone Yes No
Built-in Speakers Yes No
Storage
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Memory Card SD/SDHC
Compact Flash
Connectivity
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
HDMI Output Yes Yes
Microphone Port Yes No
Headphone Port Yes No
Wireless Yes
Built-in (802.11ac + Bluetooth)
No
Remote Control Supported (no further information) Yes (Via Optional vertical grip or software)
GPS No No
Body & Dimensions
Fujifilm GFX 50S II
Nikon D100
Enviromentally sealed Yes No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Details NP-W235 lithium-ion battery & charger
Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion battery
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots N/A
Width 150 mm 144 mm
Height 104 mm 116 mm
Depth 87 mm 81 mm
Weight 900 gram 780 gram