Hasselblad X1D II 50C
It doesn’t have the aggressive marketing of Canon and Nikon but Hasselblad is the Ferrari of the world of photographic equipment. This Swedish photography specialist is giving its avid fans something to get more excited about. The X1D II 50C is Hasselblad’s offering for individuals who need a medium format mirrorless camera.
The X1D II 50C is the new brother of the 2016 X1D that came with a size that resembles a full-frame DSLR. The latest version follows the body design of mirrorless systems, making it more compact. While the brand squeezed the technologies in a small form, the performance remains a force to reckon with.
Behind the lens is a 50-MP CMOS sensor. A combination of Hasselblad technologies delivers stunning, true-to-life tones. There is the Hasselblad Natural Color Saturation technology that makes images more lifelike. Aiding the technology is 14 stops of dynamic range. It compensates for different factors that can affect the image.
At the back is a breathtaking 3.6-inch touchscreen display that comes with 2.36 million-dot rating. The electronic viewfinder also features the latest in OLED technology to give shutterbugs unparalleled views of their subjects. The viewfinder provides a faster refresh rate of live view images and a higher resolution. The user interface controls are also more intuitive and quicker.
The new generation of X1Ds also features faster startups and very minimal shutter lags. This mirrorless system has USB-C and Wi-Fi connection capabilities, allowing for more efficient management of files. It works with the Phocus Mobile 2 platform for effortless image editing on the iPad Pro.
Hasselblad limits the production of its photographic equipment to a few thousands every year. This is how they can be certain of the strictest quality they can provide. That’s a guarantee you can expect from the X1D II 50C.