Fact: high-end mirrorless cameras keep getting bigger



When the new flagship Fuji X-H1 mirrorless camera was announced last week I watched an B&H interview with a Fuji where the rep (Justin) started off by saying something like - we had to make a professional robust body, so we had to increase the size of the camera:

"we need a body that is a little bit bigger, a bit more robust, that was sized right but also gives us the chance to use more technology"

Here is a size comparison between the two-year old Nikon D500 ($1,896.95) and the new Fuji X-H1 ($1,899) - both are APS-C cameras (courtesy of CameraSize):

Then there was the oversize grip of the new Panasonic G9 camera that was announced in November last year:

And of course when talking about large mirrorless cameras, I have to mention the Leica SL ($5,995) that can easily be compared with medium format cameras (here compared with the $6,499 Fuji GFX and the $7,995 Hasselblad X1D):

Leica SL ($5,995) vs. Nikon D750 ($1,796.95) - both 24MP full frame cameras:


Here are a few more mirrorless camera size comparison pictures courtesy of Photographyblog:


Update - the new Sony a7 III camera also got bigger and heavier compared to the previous a7 II version:


Conclusion:


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