The Hasselblad X1D is the World’s First Mirrorless Medium Format Camera

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For everyone that has dreamed of a digital version of the Mamiya 7 series of cameras; the Hasselblad X1D is bringing you truly one step closer to that reality. Today, the company is the announcing the world’s first mirrorless medium format camera. At the heart is a 50MP sensor with a cropped 645 sensor at the sensor area of 43.8 x 32.9mm. It’s capable of doing ISO 100 to 25,600. Additionally, it boasts dual SD card slots.

The Hasselblad X1D is handmade in Sweden and represents a totally new lineup in the company’s cameras. It has autofocus lenses, flash sync of up to 1/2000th, shoots HD video, has built in WiFi, and includes dust proof and weather proof construction.

More features are after the jump.

Tech Specs for the Hasselblad X1D

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• Compact, lightweight (725g), highly portable and user-friendly medium format technology

• Large 50MP CMOS medium format sensor delivering up to 14 stops of dynamic range. CMOS 50MP 8272 x 6200 pixels. A dynamic range of 14 stops with 16 bits of info.

• New line of XCD lenses with integral central shutter; 45mm and 90mm available at launch

• Compatible with all 12 lenses and lens accessories from the Hasselblad professional H System (adapter required)

• Multiple image format options

• High quality XGA electronic view finder or high resolution rear display with touch functionality. 3.0 inch TFT type, 24 bit colour, 920K pixels; touch functionality and live view.

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• Wide range of shutter speeds: 60 minutes to 1/2000th sec. with full flash synchronization throughout the range. It has a Nikon compatible hot shoe.

• An ISO range from 100 to 25,600

• Dual SD card slots, GPS and Wi-Fi

• USB 3.0 Type-C connector, Mini HDMI, Audio In/Out

• Weather and dust sealings

• HD video

• Phocus 3.1 for simple and quick raw image processing. Adobe Photoshop® and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® compatible.

The Hasselblad X1D is priced at 7,900 EUR / $8,995 USD / 5,990 GBP.