Sony's recently announced IMX461 backside illuminated medium format sensor will bring 100MP resolution and almost 2x the speed to the next-gen Fuji GFX and Hasselblad X1D.
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lens newsNov 3, 2017 at 16:05
Hasselbald has released its lens roadmap for 2018, announcing a new 135mm F2.8 and promising to deliver an 80mm that will be "the highest aperture lens that Hasselblad has ever introduced."
camera newsOct 26, 2017 at 16:08
The mirrorless medium format Hasselblad X1D is officially the highest rated camera DxOMark has ever tested, 'crashing through the 100-point barrier' with an overall score of 102.
Oct 24, 2017 at 17:34
Hassleblad has released a firmware update for both the X1D and H6D that adds useful and user-friendly features like touch-pad AF to the X1D, and V System lens support (through an adapter) to the H6D.
Oct 3, 2017 at 22:00
If you'd like a 100MP Hasselblad digital back, but don't care to buy the camera body that typically comes with it, you're in luck. Hasselblad just made the 100MP H6D-100c available as a standalone product.
Sep 11, 2017 at 17:15
Hasselblad just dropped the price of the medium format H6D-50c AGAIN. At just $14,995, the camera is now selling for a whopping $11,000 less than the original retail price.
camera newsSep 6, 2017 at 14:31
Hasselblad has released a new discounted 'Field Kit' that gets you the X1D-50c mirrorless medium format camera alongside three XCD lenses and a collection of accessories. Total savings: $1,700.
Aug 24, 2017 at 17:52
Medium format manufacturer Hasselblad has added silent electronic shutter and resizable AF points to its X1D mirrorless camera via a new firmware update.
Jul 11, 2017 at 13:41
Firmware version 1.17.0 brings a number of new functions and bug fixes to Hasselblad's 50MP X1D compact mirrorless medium-format camera.
Apr 26, 2017 at 17:16
Chinese drone manufacturer DJI has announced that it is to launch a new drone later this year that will be fitted with a 100-million-pixel Hasselblad H6D-100c camera. Read more
Led by Pentax, digital medium format has gone from being the preserve of the pro to something a little more attainable. But what features matter most in such a camera and how do the three sub-$10,000 44 x 33mm cameras compare? Read more
The Hasselblad X1D-50c is a mirrorless medium format camera from one of the most famous camera brands of the 20th century. It's a fairly radical (and important) camera for the Swedish company, so we're taking a closer look. Read more
Mar 11, 2017 at 08:01
The Hasselblad Foundation has announced that Rineke Dijkstra is the winner of its 2017 International Award in Photography and the approx. $110,000/€100,000 prize that goes with it. Read more
lens newsFeb 28, 2017 at 21:59
Hasselblad plans to introduce four new lenses over the next twelve months for its X1D mirrorless model: a 22mm wide-angle, 65mm moderate wide, 120mm macro and the system’s first zoom – a 35-75mm. Read more
Jan 25, 2017 at 08:30
Hasselblad is giving away 11 medium-format cameras in what it’s describing as the biggest Masters competition it has ever held. The 2018 contest also introduces a new category for aerial photography. Read more
Dec 12, 2016 at 12:00
Hasselblad caused a stir when it introduced the X1D-50c, a medium-format camera that's the size of a 35mm DLSR. Its release has been somewhat delayed, but it looks like it's going to be worth the wait. Read more
Oct 21, 2016 at 09:00
Hasselblad has released the latest version of its Phocus software. Version 3.1 adds a new perspective control palette. Read more
Sep 28, 2016 at 12:00
Hasselblad's stand at Photokina included a range of interesting products, from the mirrorless medium-format X1D to the V1D concept camera. Product manager Ove Bengtsson spoke to us these and about mistakes the company has made along with way. Read more
camera newsSep 19, 2016 at 11:00
Hasselblad has released details of a concept camera based on the legacy V film system that features a 75MP square image and allows users to customize it with a series of modular accessories. Read more
camera newsSep 19, 2016 at 11:00
Hasselblad has formally announced details of the XCD 30mm F3.5 lens that was mentioned at X1D launch as well as an all-black limited edition X1D camera. Read more
mobileAug 31, 2016 at 18:30
The Hasselblad True Zoom Moto Mod converts Lenovo's Moto Z smarthones into a fully fledged, connected travel-zoom with a 10x zoom lens and Xenon flash. Read more
Aug 30, 2016 at 20:11
Shipment of the Hasselblad's first mirrorless medium-format camera, the X1D-50C has been pushed to mid-September. Read more
mobileAug 4, 2016 at 18:42
An image of a Hasselblad-branded detachable camera module for the Lenovo Moto Z and Z Force smartphones has surfaced on Weibo. Read more
Jul 12, 2016 at 23:54
The first product of the collaboration between Hasselblad and drone maker DJI will be a long range drone fitted with the same 50MP CMOS sensor that is used in the new X1D mirrorless camera. Read more
sample galleryJul 6, 2016 at 19:52
We got our hands on a pre-production sample of the Hasselblad X1D 50MP mirrorless camera for a short time and were able to shoot some portraits. Image quality isn't final, but our first shots show impressive detail rendering. See gallery
Jun 27, 2016 at 12:00
After the announcement of the Hasselblad X1D in Gothenburg last week we got some time with product manager Ove Bengtson. He explained in more depth some of the X1D's features and technology, and a little of the company's plans for the future. Read more
Hasselblad has announced the X1D, a medium-format mirrorless camera with a 50MP sensor and contrast detect AF. This compact-ish weather-sealed camera uses the company's new XCD lens mount and will retail for $9000 body-only. Read more
May 20, 2016 at 19:47
With the Hasselblad 100c 100MP back delayed by the after-effects of the Japanese earthquake, the company has introduced a trade-up deal for photographers who want to get their hands on the new H6D medium format body sooner rather than later. Read more
Hasselblad's new H6D medium-format cameras have been redesigned 'from the ground up' and now feature 50 and 100MP sensors as well as new top shutter speeds, more connection ports, additional lenses, and even 4K video capture. Read our hands-on overview
camera newsApr 7, 2016 at 15:11
Hasselblad has added the H6D range to its medium-format lineup, offering the H6D-100c with 100MP CMOS sensor and 4K video along with the H6D-50c with 50MP CMOS sensor. Read more
Mar 16, 2016 at 01:04
Swedish medium-format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has announced it is dropping the price of all its H series lenses until the 31st March. The discount applies to all HC and HCD lenses, and gives buyers 15% off the usual prices. Read more
Feb 10, 2016 at 19:06
Following our recent field test of the Phase One 645DF+ and an accompanying IQ250 back, we thought it would be interesting to see how the same 50MP CMOS sensor is employed by another medium-format beast: the Hasselblad H5D-50c Wi-Fi. Read more
Jan 16, 2016 at 13:00
Medium format equipment manufacturer Hasselblad has announced the winners of its Masters competition, and has awarded the winners of each category a high end medium-format camera. The company does not specify which cameras will constitute the prizes, but they will be presented at a ceremony during September’s Photokina show in Germany, at which the company is speculated to be launching major new products. See winners
Dec 21, 2015 at 20:32
Hasselblad has introduced a seasonal offer that sees the price of its flagship H5D-50c and H5D-50c Wi-Fi cameras reduced by over 40% for what it describes as a ‘limited time only’. The offer means the camera is available for €12,500/£11,750 for the standard model, and €12,900/$14,500/£12,100 for the Wi-Fi model. The Hasselblad H5D 50c Wi-Fi is usually €$28,500/£18,350. Read more
camera newsNov 5, 2015 at 09:00
Medium format and aerial camera maker Hasselblad has sold a minority stake to the Chinese drone giant SZ DJI Technology Co Ltd, in what the two companies describe as a 'corporate partnership'. The exact size of the stake has not been revealed, but both sides are keen to point out that there will be no merging of the businesses and from an external viewpoint nothing will change. Read more
Jun 25, 2015 at 12:00
At Photokina 2012, it felt as though Hasselblad was having a very public identity crisis. The company's foray into new product categories, via a relationship with Sony and an Italian design house, was not universally well received. We spoke with Hasselblad's new CEO, Perry Oosting, who assures us that the company will concentrate on re-connecting with the core values of the brand. Read more
camera newsJun 4, 2015 at 19:33
Hasselblad has announced a new aerial camera that it says provides the 'ultimate' in image quality for aerial photographers. The camera, the Hasselblad A5D, has no moving parts and as such avoids unintentional internal mechanical movements that aircraft vibrations can cause. Read more
Feb 16, 2015 at 22:14
Swedish medium format camera manufacturer Hasselblad has launched its 2016 Hasselblad Masters competition, and will be giving away a total of ten cameras as prizes to winners. Open to 'active professionals' using film or digital cameras that have at least 16MP, the competition features 10 categories including a new street/urban section that seems angled at more positive images of city life. A category called Project//21 is open to all photographers under the age of 21. Learn more
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