- 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
- Superseded the Hasselblad X1D II 50C
- Read full specs
- Size Comparison
Hasselblad X2D overview
Hasselblad X2D is Hasselblad's Pro Mirrorless camera initially revealed on September of 2022. The camera uses a 100MP, CMOS Medium format size sensor with a peak resolution of 11656 x 8742.
Hasselblad brought out this camera in an effort to upgrade the earlier Hasselblad X1D II 50C (Read Full Comparison)
The X2D comes in at #4 out of 69 in Pro Mirrorless cameras and all-around #4 out of 1459 for cameras in our collection. You can test our Advanced camera filter to find camera results based on your custom requirements.
The following is a graph of specific criteria used in the scoring system.
Hasselblad X2D family
The Hasselblad X2D is part of a family of products. You can see the detailed list underneath.
X2D vs X1D II 50C51MPMedium format2.7 fps2019
X2D vs X1D51MPMedium format2.3 fps2016
Hasselblad X2D Gallery
You can view the X2D from different angles in the gallery below.
Hasselblad X2D Pros and Cons
Here is a selection of pluses and minuses of the Hasselblad X2D based on things which are often seen as crucial in a camera.
Hasselblad X2D Sensor features
The spec of the sensor in the Hasselblad X2D is 44mm x 33mm (Medium format). The 1,452 mm² sensor can resolve 11656 x 8742 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1 and 4:3. The camera boasts Image Stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis). In body stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter may produce cropping.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor boasts 100 megapixels and supports a native ISO range of 64 - 25600. RAW format is supported so the user has more margin for error.
The image underneath shows the X2D's sensor size compared to other common sizes. The X2D sensor comes with a crop factor of 0.8 and is pointed out in green.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
To get an idea of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Hasselblad X2D dimensions
Hasselblad X2D is 1.97 lb (895 grams / 31.57 oz) and features outside proportions of 149mm x 106mm x 75mm (5.9" x 4.2" x 3.0"). The weight of general Pro Mirrorless camera is 719 grams so the Hasselblad X2D is more heavy than various rivals.Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone
Down below is a image of the Hasselblad X2D besides a soda to help you to have a sense of its size.
The top view underneath will show you the button design on the X2D.
Hasselblad X2D Lens features
The X2D works with the Hasselblad X mount and has 10 lenses currently available. Here is a small number of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the X2D.
Hasselblad X2D Connectivity
The X2D has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras that include NFC and / or Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You will be able to send photos and oftentimes alter camera settings without the hassle of connecting directly with the camera.
Several apps also enable a Liveview and press the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera features a HDMI out, it can easily be hooked up to an external monitor. A good number of cameras enable you to recharge the battery through the USB socket.
Hasselblad X2D Video features
Hasselblad X2D does not capture video. In case you are looking for a camera to shoot just pictures, it is not a concern.
Hasselblad X2D Weather Sealing
Hasselblad X2D comes with weather sealing making it a fantastic candidate to use in rough places. This is especially valuable if you are unsure about the conditions you might encounter in outdoor photography.
Hasselblad X2D Display and Viewfinder
The Hasselblad X2D houses a 3.60 inch tilting display with a resolution of 2,360 thousand dots.
Additionally the display is touch friendly so you will be able to adjust focus points as well as adjust settings using your fingers. The X2D also has a builtin Top display so you're able to quickly view the camera's settings.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder specifications regarding Hasselblad X2D are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- ViewFinder Resolution 5,760 thousand dots
- ViewFinder Coverage 100%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.87x
In those sunny outdoor conditions that make the camera screens washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders can be quite helpful.
Hasselblad X2D Shutter features
Hasselblad X2D continuous shooting rate is 3.3 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/4000 seconds. The camera also features silent electronic shutter of 1/6000 seconds. Keep in mind that the electronic shutter could result in "rolling shutter" in some conditions.
Hasselblad X2D Flash and Hot shoe features
Hasselblad X2D boasts external flash ability but with no built-in flash. The maximum flash sync is 1/4000 seconds.
Hasselblad X2D Autofocusing features
Hasselblad X2D boasts both Phase Detect Autofocus and Contrast Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier & accurate than Contrast Detect focusing.
The Sensor boasts 294 focus points to pick from. Hasselblad X2D has touch to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to shift where you focus. It also features Tracking Autofocus for objects on the move. Hasselblad X2D supports manual focus in case it is required in low light or you want to have more exact focus control.
Hasselblad X2D Battery life
The battery power for the Hasselblad X2D is made to last for 420 shots according to the CIPA benchmarks making it about the same as its competition. The typical Pro Mirrorless camera battery life is 462. Olympus E-M1X offers the highest (870) battery life in this type of cameras.
Below is a collection of Pro Mirrorless cameras which have the highest battery life:
X2D vs E-M1X870 yesnoyes
X2D vs Fujifilm GFX 100800 yesnoyes
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Hasselblad X2D for varying forms of photography
The following diagram presents a overview of the Hasselblad X2D for varying forms of photography. To see more, go to the specific paragraph underneath.
Hasselblad X2D Portrait photography information
The Hasselblad X2D has a points tally of 96 which is outstanding, meaning that it is a excellent option for portrait photos. Photographing portrait photos leans heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW photos & ability to work with external flash.
Hasselblad X2D Street photography highlights
Having a above average points total of 75, the Hasselblad X2D is a respectable option to buy for street photography. A decent street photography camera provides a perfect balance of image quality and portability.
Hasselblad X2D as a Sports photography camera
A awesome sports photography score of 90 suggests the Hasselblad X2D is a tremendous pick for taking photos of sports. A camera must have very good focusing and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Hasselblad X2D Travel photography factors
Portability is very crucial when picking a camera for travel. Overall, the Hasselblad X2D gets a very good 61 as a travel camera which is a respectable pick for your journeys.
Hasselblad X2D Landscape photography advice
For anybody looking to purchase a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most important factor is going to be image quality. The Hasselblad X2D with it's very high score of 88 as a landscape camera is a awesome choice in the current marketplace.
Hasselblad X2D as a Vlogging camera
A vlogging camera really should come with a moving display screen, microphone port and preferably IBIS. Considering all things, the Hasselblad X2D is not suitable for vlogging as it comes to a bad rating of 30.
Hasselblad X2D Alternatives
If you are trying to find alternatives to the X2D, here is a selection of the top rated cameras which fall under the family of Pro Mirrorless.
The chart just below offers you an overview of the X2D compared to it's top ranking rivals suggested earlier.
Here are a few more cameras you might take a look at as alternate options. To see a detailed comparison, go to the "compare" link.