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Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6

Portability
56
Imaging
93
Features
78
Overall
87
Hasselblad X2D 100c front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 front
Portability
87
Imaging
53
Features
64
Overall
57

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Key Specs

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
  • Launched September 2022
  • Previous Model is Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Panasonic GF6
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 160 - 12800 (Expand to 25600)
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 323g - 111 x 65 x 38mm
  • Launched April 2013
  • Earlier Model is Panasonic GF5
  • Refreshed by Panasonic GF7
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Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Overview

Below is a extended assessment of the Hasselblad X2D versus Panasonic GF6, one being a Pro Mirrorless and the other is a Entry-Level Mirrorless by brands Hasselblad and Panasonic. There exists a sizeable gap between the image resolutions of the X2D (100MP) and GF6 (16MP) and the X2D (Medium format) and GF6 (Four Thirds) have totally different sensor measurements.

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The X2D was revealed 9 years later than the GF6 and that is quite a large gap as far as technology is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before getting straight to a in depth comparison, here is a simple highlight of how the X2D grades against the GF6 when it comes to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Hasselblad X2D over the Panasonic GF6

 X2D GF6 
LaunchedSeptember 2022April 2013More recent by 115 months
Display size3.60"3"Larger display (+0.6")
Display resolution2360k1040kCrisper display (+1320k dot)

Reasons to pick Panasonic GF6 over the Hasselblad X2D

 GF6 X2D 

Common features in the Hasselblad X2D and Panasonic GF6

 X2D GF6 
Manual focus Very precise focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Selfie screen Neither offers selfie screen
Touch display Easily navigate

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to lug around your camera regularly, you have to take into account its weight and proportions. The Hasselblad X2D offers exterior dimensions of 149mm x 106mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") with a weight of 895 grams (1.97 lbs) while the Panasonic GF6 has measurements of 111mm x 65mm x 38mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.5") along with a weight of 323 grams (0.71 lbs).

Check out the Hasselblad X2D versus Panasonic GF6 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you have attached at the time. Here is a front view dimension comparison of the X2D against the GF6.

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 size comparison

Taking into account dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the X2D and GF6 is 56 and 87 respectively.

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 top view buttons comparison

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Sensor Comparison

Quite often, it can be difficult to see the gap between sensor measurements simply by reading technical specs. The graphic here will help give you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the X2D and GF6.

As you have seen, the 2 cameras come with different resolutions and different sensor measurements. The X2D using its larger sensor will make achieving shallow DOF simpler and the Hasselblad X2D will offer more detail because of its extra 84MP. Greater resolution will also allow you to crop images a good deal more aggressively. The more modern X2D will have a benefit with regard to sensor technology.

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 sensor size comparison

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Screen and ViewFinder

Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Portrait photography details
Panasonic GF6 Portrait photography details
95
you can focus manually
flash sync is higher than normal (1/4,000 seconds)
excellent MP (100 megapixels)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
supports RAW formats
65
has manual focus
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
provides face detection autofocus
delivers RAW files
no external flash support
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Hasselblad X2D
Street photography with Panasonic GF6
75
has a tilting screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
supports RAW formats
provides touch focus
weather proof
great high ISO (25,600)
heavier than others in class (895 grams)
77
screen tilts up and down
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
delivers RAW files
has touch to focus
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Sports photography information
Panasonic GF6 Sports photography information
90
silent shooting (1/6,000s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent MP (100MP)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proof
comes with phase detect AF
very slow continuous shooting (3.3 fps)
51
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
provides tracking autofocus
continuous shooting slow (4.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
doesn't have phase detect autofocus
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Travel Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Travel photography advice
Panasonic GF6 Travel photography advice
61
weather proof
provides touch focus
excellent MP (100MP)
missing Time Lapse mode
heavier than others in class (895g)
screen is not selfie friendly
69
has touch to focus
resolution is good (16MP)
flash built-in
lack of Timelapse mode
does not contain selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Landscape photography highlights
Panasonic GF6 Landscape photography highlights
87
you can focus manually
swap lenses (Hasselblad X mount)
big screen (3.60 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
excellent MP (100MP)
sensor size is big (Medium format)
great high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
weather proof
missing Time Lapse mode
67
has manual focus
switch lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is good (Four Thirds)
delivers RAW files
no image stabilization
lack of Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Hasselblad X2D Vlogging details
Panasonic GF6 Vlogging details
30
touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
does have external mic support
screen is not selfie friendly
low res video ( pxls)
heavier than others in class (895g)
32
has touchscreen
provides face detection autofocus
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 pixels)
does not contain selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
lack of external microphone jack
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Hasselblad X2D vs Panasonic GF6 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Hasselblad X2D and Panasonic GF6
 Hasselblad X2D 100cPanasonic Lumix DMC-GF6
General Information
Make Hasselblad Panasonic
Model Hasselblad X2D 100c Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6
Type Pro Mirrorless Entry-Level Mirrorless
Launched 2022-09-07 2013-04-08
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by - Venus Engine FHD
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Medium format Four Thirds
Sensor measurements 44 x 33mm 17.3 x 13mm
Sensor area 1,452.0mm² 224.9mm²
Sensor resolution 100 megapixel 16 megapixel
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1 and 4:3 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 11656 x 8742 4592 x 3448
Maximum native ISO 25600 12800
Maximum enhanced ISO - 25600
Lowest native ISO 64 160
RAW format
Autofocusing
Manual focus
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Number of focus points 294 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount Hasselblad X Micro Four Thirds
Number of lenses 13 107
Focal length multiplier 0.8 2.1
Screen
Display type Tilting Tilting
Display diagonal 3.60 inch 3 inch
Display resolution 2,360 thousand dot 1,040 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Display tech - TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 5,760 thousand dot -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.87x -
Features
Minimum shutter speed 4080s 60s
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Fastest quiet shutter speed 1/6000s -
Continuous shutter speed 3.3 frames/s 4.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash range no built-in flash 6.30 m
Flash options TTL center weighted system, compatible with Nikon System Flashes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/4000s 1/160s
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions - 1920 x 1080 (60i PsF/30p in NTSC models, 50i PsF/25p on PAL), 1280 x 720p (60i PsF/30p in NTSC models, 50i PsF/25p on PAL), 640 x 480 (30/25fps)
Maximum video resolution - 1920x1080
Video file format - MPEG-4, AVCHD
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 895g (1.97 lb) 323g (0.71 lb)
Physical dimensions 149 x 106 x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0") 111 x 65 x 38mm (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.5")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 54
DXO Color Depth score not tested 20.7
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 10.6
DXO Low light score not tested 622
Other
Battery life 420 pictures 340 pictures
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Self timer Yes Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Time lapse feature
Type of storage CFexpress Type B, 1TB Internal Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots One One
Retail cost $8,199 $326