Hasselblad X1D II
The highly compact X System enables portable medium format photography, combining uncompromising image quality, precision mechanics, and ergonomic design. The launch of the X System began with the world’s first digital compact mirrorless medium format camera in 2016. Packed into the award-winning design of the first generation, the X1D II 50C continues to let creatives take medium format out into the world with its light build, upgraded electronics, and total connectivity.
- 50 megapixels
- 44mm x 33mm 16 Bit Sensor
- 14 Stops Dynamic Range
- 3.6″ Touch Screen LCD
- Weighs only 23 ounces
Why It Matters To Us…
- The smallest, lightest medium format system in the world
- Hasselblad quality and attention to detail
- 50 megapixels on a 44mm x 33mm CMOS sensor
- World’s largest, intuitive, touch screen interface
- Hasselblad XCD Leaf Shutter lenses sync at up to 1/2000th
Lightweight and portable, the X1D II 50C lets you take the power of medium format in a footprint smaller than most full frame 35mm cameras.
Individually calibrated for optimal performance, its large 50-megapixel medium format CMOS sensor (43.8 x 32.9mm) features outstanding colour depth and a huge dynamic range of 14 stops.
Hasselblad Natural Color Solution technology is integrated into the camera’s system, delivering superb, true-to-life tones that match what the human eye sees.
Blending form and function in its ergonomic design adopted from the award-winning first generation, the X1D II 50C continues to provide creatives with incredible Hasselblad image quality, with 16-bit RAW images and now full resolution JPEGs, in a compact, lightweight design.
|Hasselblad Specifications||XID-II Specs|
|Lens Mount||Hasselblad X|
|Camera Format||Medium Format|
|Pixels||Effective: 50 Megapixel|
|Max Resolution||8272 x 6200|
|Aspect Ratio||1970-01-01 04:03:00|
|Sensor Size||43.8mm x 32.9mm|
|Image File Format||JPEG, TIFF, RAW|
|Bit Depth||16 Bit|
|ISO Sensitivity||Auto, 100 to 25,600|
|Shutter Type||Electronic Shutter, Leaf Shutter|
|Shutter Speed||Mechanical Shutter - 1/2000th to 4080 Sec|
Electronics Shutter - 1/10,000th to 4080 Sec
|Metering Method||Center-Weighted Average, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Aperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority|
|Continuous Shooting||Up to 2.7 fps @50mp|
|Focus Type||Auto and Manual Focus|
|Focus Mode||Single Servo (S), Continuous Servo (C)|
|AutoFocus Points||Contrast Detect: 117|
|VIEWFINDER AND MONITOR|
|Viewfinder Type||Electronic (OLED)|
|Viewfinder Resolution||3,686,400 Dot|
|Viewfinder Magnification||Approx. 0.87x|
|Monitor Resolution||2359,296 Dot|
|Monitor Type||Fixed Touchscreen LCD|
|Maximum Sync Speed||1/2000 Second (Leaf Shutter)|
|Flash Compensation||-3 to +3 EV (1/3 EV Steps)|
|Dedicated Flash System||iTTL|
|Flash Connection||Hot Shoe|
|Memory Card Slot||Dual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)|
|Connectivity||USB Type-C (USB 3.0)|
|Operating Temperature||14 to 113ºF/-10 to 45ºC|
|Battery||1x rechargeable Lithium-Ion 7.2VDC, 3400 mAh|
|Dimensions||5.83 x 3.82 x 4.92 / 148 x 97 x 125mm|
|Weight||1.69 lb / 766 g (Body with Battery and Memory)|
X System Lenses
The HC 100mm is a fast lens particularly suited to low-light situations or for action shots where higher shutter speeds are required. The slightly longer-than-standard length coupled with its shorter depth-of-field makes it a perfect choice for striking portraits too.
At ƒ/2.2, it’s the fastest lens — aperture-wise — in our lineup. Moreover, it’s the fastest-focusing lens we have produced and when you’re moving around a subject, firing shot after shot, that extra speed is worth it.
The HC 3,5/50 is an all-around, versatile lens, incorporating a moderate wide-angle effect and featuring advanced optical design with rear focus mechanism. Corner-to-corner illumination is very even at all aperture settings, and distortion and stray light are extremely well-controlled.
The HC 50mm lens represents the equivalent of a 35mm lens in 35mm photography. It’s a wide angle lens that offers ample perspective without seeming unnatural, making it the classic lens for reportage photography.
The HCD 28mm lens has been designed to be compact and to deliver optimal performance when used with the 48 x 36mm sensor of the H System digital cameras. Image quality is refined with integral use of Digital Lens Correction which perfects the raw image by digitally removing any colour aberration, vignetting and distortion. The resulting raw images have perfect pixel definition optimal for image rendering. Its close up performance is outstanding – the subject can be as little as 10cm from the front of the lens.
Fully corrected throughout its focusing range for colour aberration, vignetting and distortion, this compact wide-angle lens is more than capable of delivering the exceptional results demanded by professional users. Whilst not an ultra-wide angle like the HCD 24mm, the HCD 28mm still delivers a full frame equivalency of 19mm when attached to the H6D-100c.
The HC 50-110mm zoom lens has a range from wide-angle to short telephoto. This lens boasts exceptionally high image quality at all focal length settings, whether shooting film or digital, and is comparable in image quality with corresponding fixed focal length lenses.
Zoom lenses are easy to use and practical, enabling you to respond quickly to changing conditions. The HC 3,5-4,5/50-110 covers an invaluable photographic spectrum ranging from slight wide angle to portrait telephoto. As a zoom lens, it has no problem keeping up with the speed and reproduction values of fixed focal lengths and its versatility makes it one of the most popular HC Lenses in the system.
The HC Macro 120mm has exceptionally high performance, making it a very versatile lens not only for close-up work but general applications too where a slightly longer lens is required.
Image quality and light distribution, even in the close focusing range as well as at maximum aperture, are extremely good. Focusing, both manual and autofocus, is from infinity to 1:1 without the need for extension tubes. The autofocus range can also be limited to near, far or full range through a setting on the camera.
A universal telephoto lens with outstanding performance, the HC 4/210’s longer focal length is excellent for tightly framed shots, enabling a shallow depth-of-field to be used to make the main subject noticeably stand out. The HC 210mm is a superior telephoto lens that features our advanced internal focus mechanism, making it an ideal choice for hand-held location work in portrait, fashion, nature, and commercial photography.
The counterpart to the classic 135mm lens in 35mm photography comes in the form of the HC 4/210 – a telephoto lens with outstanding performance. Its focal length is effective in both portraiture and landscape photography, generating that slightly compacted, typical telephoto perspective.
The HC 300mm lens is the longest lens in the HC Lens range. It has a fast autofocus reaction making it suitable for certain sports and wildlife applications. The high quality, even at wide apertures, also makes it suitable for fashion photographers needing to blur out disturbing backgrounds.
This high performance lens also features an integral rotatable tripod mount for rapid horizontal and vertical composition change.
As a result of our constant drive for ultimate performance, the HCD 35-90mm zoom lens combines our advanced optical design models and the H System’s unique Digital Lens Correction with a new aspheric lens element design to create what we think is the highest performing zoom lens on the market today.
The HCD 4,0-5,6/35-90 adds a gorgeous wide angle zoom to the line of HC/HCD Lenses. With its 82 degree angle of view on the wide end and a mild telephoto effect at the top end, it’s as universal as a Swiss army knife. Thanks to its compact size and moderate weight, it’s the perfect outdoor companion to any H Camera.
This compact mid-range zoom lens delivers exceptional results across the frame through its advanced optical design. Covering focal lengths from wide angle to short telephoto, this lens will enable users to handle most general photographic situations with ease.
The HC 2.8/80 is the standard lens for the H System. The high-performance design ensures superb colour correction, a flat image plane, and low distortion. The large aperture facilitates photography in poor light and provides a bright viewfinder image. The HC 80mm is a lens suited for almost any task in general photography.
The term ‘normal lens’ sounds a little derogatory in the context of high-class lenses, but the HC 2,8/80 is not only the most affordable but also one of the best HC Lenses on the market. It’s a high-speed lens that gives a bright viewfinder image in low light situations. It is also incredibly compact, making it an excellent choice for lightweight equipment in outdoor photography.
A retro focus lens with an 89° diagonal angle of view, the HC 3,5/35 offers outstanding corner-to-corner sharpness, low dispersion glass, even illumination, and an advanced optical design with rear focus mechanism to ensure high performance even at a close focusing range.
The HC 3,5/35 lens is still considered a super wide angle lens with its 89º angle of view. It’s a powerful lens for creative photography that is also easy to use.
The HCD 24mm lens is an ultra-wide angle lens with an advanced optical design for outstanding performance and extreme corner to corner sharpness. With a 104° diagonal angle of view it is the most extreme wide-angle lens currently available for medium format.
This ultra-wide-angle lens delivers outstanding performance throughout its focusing range. Its 104-degree diagonal field of view, the widest of our current lens ranges, enables captures to be made in cramped interiors or vast vistas by landscape photographers.
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