Hasselblad stop large 50-megapixel sensor X1D system camera




Camera manufacturer Hasselblad has announced the X1D. The compact system camera is equipped with a fifty-megapixel sensor measuring 44x33mm. The same chip is used in Sony digital medium format cameras.

The sensor of the Hasselblad X1D-50c is slightly larger than full frame DSLR’s. The CMOS sensor is made by Sony and was previously used in medium format cameras such as the Hasselblad H6D and the Pentax 645Z. The sensor has a sensitivity of ISO 100 to 25,600 and offers a dynamic range of up to fourteen stops.

The unit is equipped with an electronic viewfinder and on the back a large touchscreen, which the menus and settings can be controlled. Photos are stored in the 3fr-raw format or JPEG. The Hasselblad X1D can shoot in 1080p resolution at 25fps. There is a dual card slot for SD memory cards available on the camera. According Hasselblad camera is put together by hand in Sweden and weighs 725 grams housing.

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Hasselblad announced the new camera system by means of a live stream and announced that, together with the X1D appears a line of new XCD lenses. First, get a 45mm f / 3.5 wide-angle and a 90mm f / 3.2 portrait lens. Both have autofocus and a built-in shutter, like the Hasselblad H lenses. Also, who can, with an adapter, be used in the camera system.

Furthermore, Hasselblad announced a new 30mm lens is added to the line-up at Photokina in September. In the future there will be more additions, but nothing has been published about it. In early September the Hasselblad X1D must be available. The retail price of 9559 euros.

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