Hasselblad X1D II 50C
- 51MP - Medium format Sensor
- 3.60" Fixed Display
- ISO 100 - 25600
- 2720 x 1530 video
- Hasselblad X Mount
- 725g - 150 x 98 x 71mm
- Announced June 2019
- Previous Model is Hasselblad X1D
- Later Model is Hasselblad X2D
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Hasselblad X1D II 50C summary
Hasselblad X1D II 50C is Hasselblad's Pro Mirrorless camera originally revealed on June of 2019. The camera comes with a 51MP, CMOS Medium format sized sensor and has a full resolution of 8272 x 6200.
Hasselblad launched this camera in an effort to replace the earlier Hasselblad X1D (Read Full Comparison) and afterwards brought out the newer Hasselblad X2D (Read Full Comparison) in an effort to update this model.
The X1D II 50C stands at #26 out of 69 in Pro Mirrorless cameras and over all #39 out of 1459 for digital cameras in our database. Please try out our Smart camera finder to find camera listings based on your custom factors.
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Hasselblad X1D II 50C family
The Hasselblad X1D II 50C is part of a family of digital cameras. You can view the detailed range underneath.
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Hasselblad X1D II 50C Gallery
You can check the X1D II 50C from different angles in the gallery below.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Pros and Cons
Below is a selection of positives and negatives of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C based on aspects which are often regarded as necessary in a camera.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Sensor info
The size of the sensor in the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor can capture 8272 x 6200 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1 and 4:3.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
The CMOS sensor boasts 51 megapixels and gives a native ISO range of 100 - 25600. RAW format is supported therefore you have wider room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath displays the X1D II 50C's sensor dimensions in comparison to other common sizes. The X1D II 50C sensor comes with a crop factor of 0.8 and is highlighted in green.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C dimensions
Hasselblad X1D II 50C weighs around 1.60 pounds (725g or 25.57 oz) and the measurement of the camera is 150mm x 98mm x 71mm (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8"). The weight of average Pro Mirrorless camera is 719g so the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is similar when compared to various rivals.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
Here is a picture of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C besides a soda to help you to have a feel for its scale.
The top view underneath will provide the button layout on the X1D II 50C.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Lens info
The X1D II 50C works with the Hasselblad X mount and has 10 lenses to choose from. Below is a small number of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the X1D II 50C.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Connectivity
The X1D II 50C has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
- GPS Yes
Digital cameras that consist of NFC or Bluetooth support can easily be controlled wirelessly with smartphones. You can send pictures and oftentimes adjust settings without the hassle of connecting straight to the camera.
A few applications even enable a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera includes a HDMI out, it could be attached to an external monitor. The majority of cameras enable you to charge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Video info
The highest possible video quality in the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is 2720 x 1530 and it can shoot in H.264 format. 1530p gives an exceptional quality for video recording. You will be able to crop to 1080p in order to get clearer results. Be wary of the huge file sizes and make sure you have got decent SD cards that have fast write speed. The camera does include both headphone and mic socket making it incredibly useful while recording audio.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Weather Sealing
Hasselblad X1D II 50C provides weather proofing making it a great option to use for tricky conditions. This is especially handy in case you are uncertain about the conditions you might encounter for outdoor photography.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Display and Viewfinder
The Hasselblad X1D II 50C comes with a 3.60" fixed display supporting a resolution of 2,360k dots.
Additionally the display is touch friendly which means you will be able to change focus points plus adjust settings using your finger.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The ViewFinder details regarding Hasselblad X1D II 50C are as follows:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 3,690k dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100 percent
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.87x
Viewfinders are quite handy for sunny outdoor conditions which can make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Shutter info
Hasselblad X1D II 50C continuous shooting rate is 2.7 frames per second. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/10000s. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter could cause "rolling shutter" in certain lighting conditions.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Flash and Hot shoe info
Hasselblad X1D II 50C boasts external flash support but is without in-built flash. The maximum flash sync is 1/2000s.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Autofocusing info
Hasselblad X1D II 50C boasts just Contrast Detect AF and does not have Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier and precise when compared to Contrast Detect autofocusing.
The Sensor comes with 117 focus points to select from. Hasselblad X1D II 50C has touch to focus. You can use your fingers in order to adjust focus points. It also comes with Tracking AF for subjects on the move. Hasselblad X1D II 50C has manual focus in case it is required for low light scenarios or you want more exact focus control.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Battery life
The average Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 462. Olympus E-M1X has got the best (870) battery life for this class of cameras.
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Hasselblad X1D II 50C for varying types of photography
The following diagram displays a outline of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C for varying types of photography. To learn more, visit the specific paragraph underneath.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Portrait photography advice
The Hasselblad X1D II 50C receives a points tally of 92 which is exceptional, meaning that it is a tremendous fit for portrait photography. Taking portrait photos leans heavily to sensor size, support for RAW photos plus the flexibility to utilize off-camera lighting.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Street photography advice
Having a nice score of 69, the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a good pick to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of image quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Hasselblad X1D II 50C
A very good sports photography points tally of 74 means the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is a fine choice for shooting sports. A camera must have excellent tracking plus shutter speeds for sports photography.
Travel photography with Hasselblad X1D II 50C
Portability is super important when choosing a travel camera. All round, the Hasselblad X1D II 50C gets a nice 65 as a travelling camera which is a fine option for your journeys.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C as a Landscape photography camera
For anybody planning to pick a camera for landscape photographs, the most essential aspect will no doubt be image quality. The Hasselblad X1D II 50C with it's impressive score of 81 as a landscape camera is a wonderful option compared to its competitors.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Vlogging info
A vlogging camera should come with a articulating screen, mic port and if possible IBIS. Taking all things into account, the Hasselblad X1D II 50C is not appropriate for vlogging as it comes to a lousy score of 32.
Hasselblad X1D II 50C Alternatives
If you need alternatives to the X1D II 50C, here is a list of the top scored cameras which fall under the family of Pro Mirrorless.
The line graph down below gives you an overview of the X1D II 50C versus it's highest rated rivals suggested previously.
Here are a few more cameras you might look at as alternative options. To see a full comparison, simply click on the "compare" link.