Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera Announced

Hasselblad X1D II 50C

Hasselblad X1D II 50C at a glance:

  • 50MP 43.8 x 32.9mm CMOS Sensor
  • 16-Bit Color, 14-Stop Dynamic Range
  • Hasselblad Natural Color Solution
  • 0.87x 3.69m-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.6″ 2.36m-Dot Touchscreen LCD
  • Leaf Shutter System, 1/2000 sec Sync
  • ISO 100-25600, Up to 2.7 fps Shooting
  • Dual SD UHS-II Memory Card Slots
  • Built-In Wi-Fi, USB 3.0 Type-C

Hasselblad announced the Hasselblad X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera. Pre-orders are open at $5,750 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Press text:

X1D II 50C
COMPACT. POWERFUL. ENHANCED.

Based on the iconic, award-winning design of the first generation, the enhanced X1D II 50C is a compact, powerful mirrorless medium format camera with an excellent 50MP CMOS sensor packed into a lightweight, portable build. With outstanding colour definition, 14 stops of dynamic range, and Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution technology integrated into the camera’s system, the X1D II 50C delivers superb, true-to-life tones that match what the human eye sees. The X1D II 50C’s upgraded electronic platform includes a brilliant 3.6-inch 2.36-million-dot touch display and an enhanced OLED electronic viewfinder (EVF) with 3.69-million dots and a high magnification of 0.87x, both featuring a higher resolution, a faster live view refresh rate, and an even quicker and intuitive user interface control. Shutter lag and black out time between frames have been reduced in addition to a startup time cut almost in half from the first generation.

Built-in Wi-Fi and USB-C connection enable a portable medium format workflow with Phocus Mobile 2, allowing the photographer to transfer RAW and full quality JPEG files directly from the X1D II 50C and edit RAW images on their iPad Pro. Dual SD card slots, now supporting the faster UHS-II standard, ensure optimal storage space or the option to back up images to a second card when shooting. With access to the full line of XCD Lenses in addition to HC/HCD Lenses, V System Lenses, and XPan Lenses via the XH Adapter, XV Adapter and XPan Adapter, respectively, the X1D II 50C boasts a varied lens line up of high-class medium format optics for endless creative possibilities. The X1D II 50C lets the photographer bring the beauty of medium format outside of the studio, capturing the world around them with Hasselblad’s renowned, stunning image quality.

In the Box
Camera body, Battery, Battery charger, USB 3 cable, Camera front protective cover, Shoulder strap, Quick Start Guide

Specifications
50 MP Medium Format Mirrorless Digital camera with Autofocus, Auto exposure, interchangeable lenses. Dimensions of complete camera w/ XCD 45 mm lens: 148 x 97 x 125 mm [W x H x D].
Camera Body only: 148 x 97 x 70mm
Weight 1230 g (Complete camera with XCD 45 mm lens, Li-ion battery and 2 SD cards)
650g (Camera Body)

Compatibility
X System accessories and adapters. XCD lens range

Estimated time of delivery:
July 2019

Industry News: Fujifilm GXF 100 Announced, A Game-Changing Medium Format MILC With 102MP

Fujifilm GXF 100

Fujifilm GFX 100 at a glance:

  • 102MP 43.8 x 32.9mm BSI CMOS Sensor
  • X Processor 4 Image Processor
  • Removable 5.76m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.2″ 2.36m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • DCI 4K30 Video; F-Log Gamma & 10-Bit Out
  • 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • 2.16m-Point Phase-Detection Autofocus
  • ISO 100-12800, Up to 5 fps Shooting
  • 16-Bit Raw Output, Multi Aspect Ratios
  • Built-In Battery Grip, 2 x SD Card Slots

Fuji film announced the Fujifilm GFX 100, a medium format mirrorless camera sporting a 102MP backside-illuminated CMOS sensor.

You can pre-order the Fujifilm GFX 100 for $9,999 at B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Park Cameras UK

Press release:

Fujifilm launches innovative mirrorless digital camera FUJIFILM GFX 100

  • Equipped with the large format sensor with the world’s highest 102 million pixels resolution
  • Offering fast / accurate autofocus, in-body image stabilization and 4K video capability
  • Capturing and recording precious moments at world-leading image quality

Tokyo, May 23, 2019 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce the release of the FUJIFILM GFX 100 mirrorless digital camera (“GFX100”) in late June 2019, incorporating an image sensor with the world’s highest* 102 million pixels resolution and unique color reproduction technology to achieve the world-leading image quality.

The Fujifilm GFX 100 is a flagship model of the GFX Series of mirrorless digital cameras, which have won strong praise from professional photographers and photo enthusiasts alike for the use of a large image sensor, boasting approximately 1.7 times the size of the 35mm full-frame sensor. Among digital cameras equipped with a sensor larger than the 35mm full-frame format, this is the world’s first** model that offers (1) a back-illuminated sensor with phase detection pixels, (2) in-body image stabilization (IBIS) mechanism and (3) 4K/30P video recording capability. The innovative mirrorless digital camera fulfills photography’s intrinsic mission of “capturing and recording precious moments that are never to be repeated again.”

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The Canon EOS R Goes Medium Format (with the Kipon Baveyes MF Focal Reducer)

Kipon Baveyes

Mattias Burling posted a neat video where he reviews the Kipon Baveyes MF Focal Reducer on a Canon EOS R. With the Kipon Baveyes MF Focal Reducer reduces the crop factor from x1 to x0.7: the EOS R becomes a medium format camera. Watch the review to learn more. Some sample pictures can be seen on Mattias’ Instagram.

Canon EOS R world-wide order links:

Asia & Australia: AliExpress, Amazon JAPAN, Amazon CHINA, Amazon INDIA, Amazon AU, Amazon USA, Digitalrev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Australia, Rakuten JP
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR
USA/Canada: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy

Canon RF mount lenses world-wide order links:

Asia & Australia: AliExpress, Amazon JAPAN, Amazon CHINA, Amazon INDIA, Amazon AU, Amazon USA, Digitalrev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Australia, Rakuten JP
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR
USA/Canada: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy