- 51MP - Medium format Sensor
- 3" Fixed Screen
- ISO 100 - 25600
- 1920 x 1080 video
- Hasselblad X Mount
- 725g - 150 x 98 x 71mm
- Revealed June 2016
- Updated by Hasselblad X1D II 50C
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Hasselblad X1D summary
Hasselblad X1D is Hasselblad's Pro Mirrorless digital camera originally announced on June of 2016. It comes with a 51 MegaPixel, CMOS Medium format sized sensor and has a full resolution of 8272 x 6200.
Hasselblad released the newer Hasselblad X1D II 50C (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to replace this model.
The X1D stands at #34 out of 69 in Pro Mirrorless cameras and over-all #53 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our collection. Please test our Smart camera filter to get camera rankings based on your personal requirements.
Below is a graph of specific factors used in the rating system.
Hasselblad X1D history
The Hasselblad X1D comes with a history of related digital cameras. Listed below, you can view all past and current models alongside main specifications.
X1D vs X2D100MPMedium format3.3 fps2022
X1D vs X1D II 50C51MPMedium format2.7 fps2019
Hasselblad X1D Gallery
You can see the X1D from different angles in the gallery below.
Hasselblad X1D Pros and Cons
Below is a list of upsides and downsides of the Hasselblad X1D based on criterias which are usually regarded as useful in a digital camera.
Hasselblad X1D Sensor specifications
The sensor spec in the Hasselblad X1D is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor is able to capture 8272 x 6200 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1 and 4:3.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The CMOS sensor boasts 51 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 100 - 25600. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath displays the X1D's sensor dimensions when compared to other popular sizes. The X1D sensor comes with a crop factor of 0.8 and is pointed out in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Hasselblad X1D dimensions
Hasselblad X1D has a weight of 1.60 pounds (725 gr / 25.57 ounces) and features exterior measurements of 150mm x 98mm x 71mm (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8"). The weight of average Pro Mirrorless camera is 719 gr so the Hasselblad X1D is similar as compared with various rivals.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
Underneath is a picture of the Hasselblad X1D besides a soda so you can have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button design on the X1D.
Hasselblad X1D Lens specifications
The X1D uses the Hasselblad X mount and has 10 lenses available for sale. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the X1D.
Hasselblad X1D Connectivity
The X1D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that come with NFC or Bluetooth support are able to be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to transfer files and oftentimes change settings with no need to connect straight to the camera.
Many applications even stream a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external screen. Nearly all cameras enable you to charge the battery pack with the USB port.
Hasselblad X1D Video specifications
The highest possible video resolution in the Hasselblad X1D is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in H.264 file format. 1080p resolution provides a good balance in video quality and file sizes but 1080p will not leave you with much room to downsample. The body does include both headphone and microphone support making it extremely valuable while recording audio.
Hasselblad X1D Weather Sealing
Hasselblad X1D comes with weather proofing making it a excellent pick to use in tricky environments. This is particularly handy whenever you are uncertain about the elements you might encounter in outdoor photography.
Hasselblad X1D Screen and Viewfinder
The Hasselblad X1D comes with a 3 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 920 thousand dots.
Moreover the display screen is touch friendly which means you can easily adjust focus points and change settings with your fingertips.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specifications regarding Hasselblad X1D are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 2,360 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinders can be pretty helpful in sunny outdoor situations which can easily make the camera screen washed out and difficult to view.
Hasselblad X1D Shutter specifications
Hasselblad X1D is able to shoot continuously at 2.3 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Hasselblad X1D Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Hasselblad X1D boasts external flash support but is lacking in-built flash. The highest flash sync is 1/2000s.
Hasselblad X1D Autofocusing specifications
Hasselblad X1D boasts just Contrast Detect Auto Focus and does not have Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more faster & exact compared with Contrast Detect autofocusing. The camera comes with Face detection which makes it useful for taking portraits of people.
Hasselblad X1D has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to switch focus. It also features Tracking Auto Focus for things that move. Hasselblad X1D includes manual focus in case it is needed in low light scenarios or you need to have more exact control on focus.
Hasselblad X1D Battery life
The average Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 462. Olympus E-M1X offers the best (870) battery life in this kind of cameras.
Listed below is a number of Pro Mirrorless cameras that come with the best battery life:
X1D vs E-M1X870 yesnoyes
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Hasselblad X1D for varying forms of photography
The following graph displays a rundown of the Hasselblad X1D for varying forms of photography. To read more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Hasselblad X1D as a Portrait photography camera
The Hasselblad X1D gets a points total of 90 which is outstanding, and means the camera is a superb option to use for portrait photos. Taking portraits leans greatly towards sensor resolution, RAW support and ability to use off-camera lighting.
Hasselblad X1D Street photography info
With a nice score of 69, the Hasselblad X1D is a fine fit for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Hasselblad X1D
A above average sports photography rating of 70 suggests the Hasselblad X1D is a good fit for shooting sports. A camera should have very good autofocus plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Hasselblad X1D
Weight is pretty important in getting a camera for travel. In general, the Hasselblad X1D gets a very good 64 for a travel camera which makes it a very decent option to take on your journeys.
Hasselblad X1D Landscape photography features
For those who are looking to purchase a camera for landscape photography, the most significant aspect will be image quality. The Hasselblad X1D at it's terrific grade of 80 for a landscape camera is a outstanding fit among it's competition.
Vlogging with Hasselblad X1D
A camera for vlogging preferably should offer a articulating display, microphone input and ideally image stabilization. Taking all things in to account, the Hasselblad X1D is not really very good for vlogging as it gets a low score of 33.
Hasselblad X1D Alternatives
If you want alternatives to the X1D, below is a selection of the top scored cameras which fall in to the class of Pro Mirrorless.
The chart here will give you a summary of the X1D vs it's top rated rivals listed earlier.
These are some more cameras you might consider as alternate options. To review a comprehensive comparison, go to the "compare" link.