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Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D

Portability
60
Imaging
86
Features
74
Overall
81
Hasselblad X1D II 50C front
 
Hasselblad X2D 100c front
Portability
56
Imaging
93
Features
78
Overall
87

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Key Specs

Hasselblad X1D II 50C
(Full Review)
  • 51MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.60" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • 2720 x 1530 video
  • Hasselblad X Mount
  • 725g - 150 x 98 x 71mm
  • Announced June 2019
  • Succeeded the Hasselblad X1D
  • Refreshed by Hasselblad X2D
Hasselblad X2D
(Full Review)
  • 100MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.60" Tilting Display
  • ISO 64 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • Hasselblad X Mount
  • 895g - 149 x 106 x 75mm
  • Revealed September 2022
  • Old Model is Hasselblad X1D II 50C
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Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Overview

Let's take a more detailed look at the Hasselblad X1D II 50C versus Hasselblad X2D, both Pro Mirrorless cameras and both of them are built by Hasselblad. There exists a substantial gap among the resolutions of the X1D II 50C (51MP) and X2D (100MP) but they enjoy the same exact sensor sizing (Medium format).

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The X1D II 50C was revealed 4 years prior to the X2D which is a fairly big difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both of these cameras offer the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before diving straight into a in-depth comparison, below is a concise overview of how the X1D II 50C grades versus the X2D for portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Hasselblad X1D II 50C over the Hasselblad X2D

 X1D II 50C X2D 

Reasons to pick Hasselblad X2D over the Hasselblad X1D II 50C

 X2D X1D II 50C 
RevealedSeptember 2022June 2019More modern by 39 months
Display typeTiltingFixed Tilting display

Common features in the Hasselblad X1D II 50C and Hasselblad X2D

 X1D II 50C X2D 
Manually focus Dial accurate focus
Display sizing3.60"3.60"Equivalent display measurement
Display resolution2360k2360kExact same display resolution
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch display Easily navigate

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Physical Comparison

If you are planning to carry around your camera often, you should factor in its weight and volume. The Hasselblad X1D II 50C has got physical measurements of 150mm x 98mm x 71mm (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8") along with a weight of 725 grams (1.60 lbs) whilst the Hasselblad X2D has sizing of 149mm x 106mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") accompanied by a weight of 895 grams (1.97 lbs).

Analyze the Hasselblad X1D II 50C versus Hasselblad X2D in our completely new Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you select at that moment. Following is the front view over all size comparison of the X1D II 50C versus the X2D.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D size comparison

Factoring in dimensions and weight, the portability score of the X1D II 50C and X2D is 60 and 56 respectively.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D top view buttons comparison

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it is very hard to visualise the contrast in sensor sizes simply by researching technical specs. The image here will help offer you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the X1D II 50C and X2D.

As you can tell, both of these cameras offer the same exact sensor sizing but not the same resolution. You can anticipate the Hasselblad X2D to result in greater detail because of its extra 49MP. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop pics a little more aggressively. The more aged X1D II 50C will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D sensor size comparison

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Screen and ViewFinder

Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Portrait photography with Hasselblad X2D
91
focusing manually
above average flash sync speed (1/2,000 seconds)
great MP (51 megapixels)
large sensor size (Medium format)
supports RAW files
95
manual focus
above average flash sync (1/4,000s)
great sensor resolution (100 megapixels)
great sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Street photography with Hasselblad X2D
69
large sensor size (Medium format)
supports RAW files
includes touch to focus
weather proofing
good high ISO (25,600)
screen is fixed
does not have image stabilization
75
screen tilts up and down
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor size (Medium format)
exports RAW files
has touch to focus
weather sealing
very good ISO range (25,600)
more heavy than competitors (895g)
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Sports Comparison

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Sports photography highlights
Hasselblad X2D Sports photography highlights
74
silent shutter (1/10,000s)
great MP (51 megapixels)
large sensor size (Medium format)
provides tracking autofocus
weather proofing
painfully slow continuous shooting (2.7 frames per second)
does not have image stabilization
has no phase detect AF
90
silent shutter (1/6,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor resolution (100 megapixels)
great sensor size (Medium format)
features tracking autofocus
weather sealing
has phase detect autofocus
max fps very slow (3.3 frames per second)
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Travel photography with Hasselblad X2D
65
weather proofing
includes touch to focus
great MP (51MP)
does not have Time Lapse function
does not contain selfie friendly screen
61
weather sealing
has touch to focus
great sensor resolution (100MP)
doesn't have Timelapse mode
more heavy than competitors (895 grams)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Landscape photography factors
Hasselblad X2D Landscape photography factors
81
focusing manually
swap lenses (Hasselblad X mount)
lovely big screen (3.60 inches)
great MP (51 megapixels)
large sensor size (Medium format)
good high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW files
weather proofing
has dual storage slots
does not have image stabilization
does not have Time Lapse function
87
manual focus
swap lenses (Hasselblad X mount)
big screen (3.60 inches)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor resolution (100MP)
great sensor size (Medium format)
very good ISO range (25,600)
exports RAW files
weather sealing
doesn't have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Hasselblad X1D II 50C Vlogging highlights
Hasselblad X2D Vlogging highlights
32
touchscreen capability
good video quality (2720 x 1530 pixels)
has external mic jack
does not contain selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
30
touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
has external microphone port
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
low quality video ( pixels)
more heavy than competitors (895 grams)
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Hasselblad X1D II 50C vs Hasselblad X2D Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Hasselblad X1D II 50C and Hasselblad X2D
 Hasselblad X1D II 50CHasselblad X2D 100c
General Information
Brand Hasselblad Hasselblad
Model Hasselblad X1D II 50C Hasselblad X2D 100c
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Announced 2019-06-19 2022-09-07
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Medium format
Sensor measurements 44 x 33mm 44 x 33mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 1,452.0mm²
Sensor resolution 51 megapixels 100 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1 and 4:3 1:1 and 4:3
Maximum resolution 8272 x 6200 11656 x 8742
Maximum native ISO 25600 25600
Min native ISO 100 64
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
Continuous AF
AF single
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 117 294
Lens
Lens mount Hasselblad X Hasselblad X
Amount of lenses 13 13
Crop factor 0.8 0.8
Screen
Range of screen Fixed Type Tilting
Screen sizing 3.60 inch 3.60 inch
Screen resolution 2,360k dot 2,360k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,690k dot 5,760k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.87x 0.87x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 60s 4080s
Highest shutter speed 1/2000s 1/4000s
Highest silent shutter speed 1/10000s 1/6000s
Continuous shooting speed 2.7 frames/s 3.3 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash modes no built-in flash TTL center weighted system, compatible with Nikon System Flashes
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Highest flash sync 1/2000s 1/4000s
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 2720 x 1530 (30p) -
Maximum video resolution 2720x1530 -
Video data format H.264 -
Microphone jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
GPS Built-in None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 725 gr (1.60 lbs) 895 gr (1.97 lbs)
Dimensions 150 x 98 x 71mm (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8") 149 x 106 x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO All around score 102 not tested
DXO Color Depth score 26.2 not tested
DXO Dynamic range score 14.8 not tested
DXO Low light score 4489 not tested
Other
Battery life - 420 photos
Form of battery - Battery Pack
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage media Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots CFexpress Type B, 1TB Internal Storage
Storage slots Dual 1
Launch pricing $5,750 $8,199