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Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II

Portability
56
Imaging
93
Features
78
Overall
87
Hasselblad X2D 100c front
 
Nikon Z7 Mark II front
Portability
61
Imaging
81
Features
92
Overall
85

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Key Specs

Hasselblad X2D
(Full Review)
  • 100MP - Medium format Sensor
  • 3.60" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 64 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • Hasselblad X Mount
  • 895g - 149 x 106 x 75mm
  • Released September 2022
  • Superseded the Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Nikon Z7 II
(Full Review)
  • 46MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Tilting Display
  • ISO 64 - 25600 (Boost to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Nikon Z Mount
  • 705g - 134 x 101 x 70mm
  • Announced October 2020
  • Earlier Model is Nikon Z7
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Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Overview

Below is a in depth overview of the Hasselblad X2D versus Nikon Z7 II, both Pro Mirrorless cameras by rivals Hasselblad and Nikon. There exists a sizable gap among the sensor resolutions of the X2D (100MP) and Z7 II (46MP) and the X2D (Medium format) and Z7 II (Full frame) enjoy totally different sensor sizes.

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The X2D was launched 24 months later than the Z7 II making the cameras a generation apart from one another. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Hasselblad X2D being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Nikon Z7 II being a SLR-style mirrorless camera.

Before going straight into a comprehensive comparison, below is a brief overview of how the X2D scores against the Z7 II with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Hasselblad X2D over the Nikon Z7 II

 X2D Z7 II 
AnnouncedSeptember 2022October 2020More recent by 24 months
Display dimension3.60"3.2"Larger display (+0.4")
Display resolution2360k2100kClearer display (+260k dot)

Reasons to pick Nikon Z7 II over the Hasselblad X2D

 Z7 II X2D 

Common features in the Hasselblad X2D and Nikon Z7 II

 X2D Z7 II 
Manual focus Very precise focusing
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Selfie screen Neither provides selfie screen
Touch display Easily navigate

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Physical Comparison

For anyone who is planning to lug around your camera often, you will need to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Hasselblad X2D provides external dimensions of 149mm x 106mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") along with a weight of 895 grams (1.97 lbs) while the Nikon Z7 II has dimensions of 134mm x 101mm x 70mm (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.8") having a weight of 705 grams (1.55 lbs).

Compare the Hasselblad X2D versus Nikon Z7 II in our newest Camera plus Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Do not forget, the weight of an ILC will differ dependant on the lens you select during that time. Underneath is the front view measurement comparison of the X2D against the Z7 II.

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability score of the X2D and Z7 II is 56 and 61 respectively.

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II top view buttons comparison

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it's difficult to envision the gap in sensor measurements just by going through specifications. The graphic below should give you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the X2D and Z7 II.

To sum up, both of these cameras have got different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The X2D featuring a larger sensor will make shooting shallow DOF simpler and the Hasselblad X2D will provide more detail utilizing its extra 54MP. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop images much more aggressively. The fresher X2D will have a benefit in sensor innovation.

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II sensor size comparison

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Screen and ViewFinder

Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Portrait photography details
Nikon Z7 II Portrait photography details
95
you can focus manually
flash sync is higher than normal (1/4,000s)
sensor resolution is fantastic (100 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
delivers RAW formats
88
has manual focus
excellent MP (46 megapixels)
great sensor size (Full frame)
includes face detection focus
exports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Street photography factors
Nikon Z7 II Street photography factors
75
screen tilts up and down
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
big sensor size (Medium format)
delivers RAW formats
provides touch to focus
weather proof
good high ISO (25,600)
heavier than competition (895 grams)
79
screen tilts up and down
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great sensor size (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
comes with touch to focus
weather proofing
good ISO range (25,600)
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Sports Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Sports photography info
Nikon Z7 II Sports photography info
90
silent mode (1/6,000s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is fantastic (100 megapixels)
big sensor size (Medium format)
offers tracking focus
weather proof
comes with phase detect auto focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (3.3 frames/s)
90
max shutter speed is good (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent MP (46MP)
great sensor size (Full frame)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proofing
comes with phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Hasselblad X2D
Travel photography with Nikon Z7 II
61
weather proof
provides touch to focus
sensor resolution is fantastic (100MP)
doesn't have Time Lapse function
heavier than competition (895g)
does not feature selfie friendly screen
72
weather proofing
has bluetooth
comes with touch to focus
excellent MP (46 megapixels)
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Landscape photography factors
Nikon Z7 II Landscape photography factors
87
you can focus manually
change lenses (Hasselblad X mount)
big screen (3.60 inches)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is fantastic (100MP)
big sensor size (Medium format)
good high ISO (25,600)
delivers RAW formats
weather proof
doesn't have Time Lapse function
88
has manual focus
swap lenses (Nikon Z mount)
screen size is good (3.2")
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent MP (46 megapixels)
great sensor size (Full frame)
does not have anti-alias filter
good ISO range (25,600)
exports RAW formats
weather proofing
has dual storage slots
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Vlogging Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Vlogging highlights
Nikon Z7 II Vlogging highlights
30
touchscreen functionality
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
does have mic jack
does not feature selfie friendly screen
low quality video ( pixels)
heavier than competition (895g)
36
screen is touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
includes face detection focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have external mic jack
screen is not selfie friendly
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Hasselblad X2D vs Nikon Z7 II Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Hasselblad X2D and Nikon Z7 II
 Hasselblad X2D 100cNikon Z7 Mark II
General Information
Company Hasselblad Nikon
Model type Hasselblad X2D 100c Nikon Z7 Mark II
Type Pro Mirrorless Pro Mirrorless
Released 2022-09-07 2020-10-14
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Full frame
Sensor dimensions 44 x 33mm 35.9 x 23.9mm
Sensor surface area 1,452.0mm² 858.0mm²
Sensor resolution 100 megapixels 46 megapixels
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1 and 4:3 1:1, 5:4, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 11656 x 8742 8256 x 5504
Max native ISO 25600 25600
Max boosted ISO - 102400
Lowest native ISO 64 64
RAW photos
Lowest boosted ISO - 32
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Multi area autofocus
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points 294 493
Lens
Lens support Hasselblad X Nikon Z
Number of lenses 13 15
Crop factor 0.8 1
Screen
Range of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3.60 inches 3.2 inches
Screen resolution 2,360k dot 2,100k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 5,760k dot 3,690k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.87x 0.8x
Features
Lowest shutter speed 4080 secs 30 secs
Highest shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/8000 secs
Highest silent shutter speed 1/6000 secs -
Continuous shooting speed 3.3fps 10.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash options TTL center weighted system, compatible with Nikon System Flashes Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Highest flash sync 1/4000 secs 1/200 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions - 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 144 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution - 3840x2160
Video file format - MPEG-4, H.264
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 895g (1.97 lb) 705g (1.55 lb)
Dimensions 149 x 106 x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") 134 x 101 x 70mm (5.3" x 4.0" x 2.8")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 420 images 420 images
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes Yes (2, 5, 10 or 20 secs)
Time lapse feature
Storage media CFexpress Type B, 1TB Internal Storage CFexpress (Type B), XQD, SD (UHS-II)
Storage slots One Two
Launch pricing $8,199 $2,997