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Hasselblad X1D II 50C

"The Hasselblad X1D II 50C features some notable performance boosts – larger and higher-res EVF and rear screen, faster startup time and general operability, improved connectivity and workflow – but fundamentally, it's the same camera as its predecessor."
As posted by digitalcameraworld.com

Pros

  • Excellent image quality
  • Dual UHS-II card slots
  • GPS and Wi-Fi
  • Incredibly comfortable to use
  • Improved speed

Cons

  • Anemic battery life
  • Omits mechanical focal plane shutter
  • Autofocus remains sluggish
  • Shutter feels slow to respond

Product Details

Date First Available:
December 8, 2019

Overall Rating

84.8%
The overall rating was calculated based on 66 customer and expert reviews from 10 review sites and 3 stores.
We analyzed the sentiments related to these top topics for Cameras:
  • 91.7%
    Design
  • 90.6%
    Image Quality
  • 98.5%
    Features
  • 97.0%
    Performance
  • 81.8%
    Battery Life
  • 75.0%
    Video Quality
  • 84.8%
    Build Quality

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Price Comparison

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  • BETA

Expert Reviews

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C turns heads with its stunning industrial design and medium format image sensor, but is hampered by an underpowered battery and sluggish response.

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Pros

  • Excellent image quality.
  • In-camera charging.
  • Crisp OLED EVF.
  • Dual UHS-II card slots.
  • GPS and Wi-Fi.
  • Strong iPad app.

Cons

  • Anemic battery life.
  • Slow sensor readout limits usefulness of electronic shutter.
  • Omits mechanical focal plane shutter.
  • High resolution full-frame alternatives available for less.
  • Promised video function not yet supported.

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C features some notable performance boosts – larger and higher-res EVF and rear screen, faster startup time and general operability, improved connectivity and workflow – but fundamentally, it's the same camera as its predecessor. This means that you get the same fantastic medium format image quality in the same sleek, superbly designed body that's lightweight and portable. However, it also means that you get the same issues like sluggish autofocus and slow shutter response, and while it can now shoot video, it's not 4K.

Read more on digitalcameraworld.com

Pros

  • Incredibly comfortable to use
  • Improved speed & performance
  • New tethering & mobile options
  • Beautiful image quality

Cons

  • Autofocus remains sluggish
  • 2 7K video well short of 4K
  • Still pricier than its rivals
  • Shutter feels slow to respond

The Hasselblad X1D II is a beautiful looking camera, with an elegant, industrial design, combined with a modern touch-screen, and touch-controlled interface. Find out how this 50mp medium-format mirrorless camera performs.

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The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a refinement, rather than a reinvention, of the original. The most impressive new feature is the price. At $5,750, it is thousands less than the X1D-50C and pushes into full-frame territory. But it might fall short of wooing photographers to medium format.

Read more on digitaltrends.com

The Hasselblad X1D 50C was the first-ever medium format mirrorless camera. As you’ve probably worked out, the Hasselblad X1D II 50C reviewed here is its successor. Like the original model, the X1D Mark II has a 50Mp sensor that measures 43.8 × 32.9mm. Crucially, its mirrorless design means it’s far smaller than a DSLR medium format camera. In fact, it’s smaller than some full-frame (35mm format) DSLRs.  While the 50Mp sensor is the same as the one in the original camera, the electronic viewfinder and touchscreen on the Hasselblad X1D II 50C have both increased in resolution. In addition, the camera has been given a general speed-boost. Some may be disappointed that the X1D II doesn’t have a 100Mp sensor, but the image quality is very good and the improvements are worthwhile. It’s not ideal for shooting action, but it’s a great camera for high-end documentary, street and landscape photography.

Read more on camerajabber.com

The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a Wi Fi connected medium format mirrorless camera that features a CMOS sensor type, electronic viewfinder, and high quality zoom lens that capture full resolution, wide angle, full quality images. This first generation full frame camera is lightweight and the touch display features a 3.6 inch screen, making this possibly the best medium format digital camera and the best digital camera. Hasselblad X1D II 50C Check Price Why We Like It – Hasselblad X1D II 50C The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a first generation full frame camera that is lightweight and the touch display features a 3.6 inch screen. This Wi Fi connected medium format mirrorless camera features a CMOS sensor type, electronic viewfinder, and high quality zoom lens. Pros 50 MP Medium Format Sensor Lightweight and Portable Lightweight and Portable Free warranty Cons Feels warm with overuse Image Quality Like the Hasselblad Digital, the image quality of this medium format, sensor size 4 pound camera, is superb. You can expect higher resolution and breathtaking images, whether you’re using auto or manual focus, with this medium format camera. Ease Of Use This tripod mountable leaf shutter is simple and easy to use on the menu system. Lenses are easy to adjust and raw files and raw Images can simply be saved on SD cards. Much like with the Addmotor Moran, the rear touchscreen is a snap to use and you can easily upload images via USB C cable. Battery Life Like most digital cameras, you don’t know what you’re getting when it comes to battery life. Usually certain factors such as extra use, multiple firmware updates, and other factors determine what your battery is going to give you. But even with all these features and electronic viewfinder, this battery gives you plenty of power, just like with the Mamiya Digital Camera. Durability From the XCD lenses/X system, to the you HSII card insert, there’s nothing cheap about this camera. For the most part, the frame and all around structure feels durable and can take a little bit of a beating without too much worry. Value You’re getting a top-of-the-line, medium format digital camera body and system for a price doesn’t destroy your wallet. You’re getting free shipping, a nice return policy, and excellent customer service, as well. Definitely a quality buy. Hasselblad X1D II 50C Wrap Up The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a Wi Fi connected medium format mirrorless camera that features a CMOS sensor type, electronic viewfinder, and high quality zoom lens that capture full resolution, wide angle, full quality images. You can expect higher resolution and breathtaking images, whether you’re using auto or manual focus, with this medium format camera. Reader Rating0 Votes0 9.7Expert RatingBottom Line

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Pros

  • 50 MP Medium Format Sensor Lightweight and Portable
  • Lightweight and Portable
  • Free warranty

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