Hasselblad has unveiled a new camera which is hailed as the world first compact mirrorless medium front camera. Called the XiD, the sensors of the camera is much larger that allows users to capture much better pictures, in a better dynamic range.To have a mirrorless camera in such a compact form is an achievement in itself.
During the launch said,Perry Oosting, Hasselblad CEO said, “The X1D marks a pivotal point in Hasselblad’s rich 75-year history. This camera makes medium format photography available to a new generation of Hasselblad users, while pushing the existing limits of photography to new heights.”
Of course with the kind of feature the camera offers, the X1D doesn’t come cheap and is priced around$8,995 (approximately Rs. 6,11,900) without the tax charge. The two newXCD lenses are announced. The 45mm f/3.5 was priced$2,295 (approximately Rs. 1,56,000) andthe 90mm f/3.2 costs$2695 (approximately Rs. 1,83,400). To find a dealer where you can see the camera, you need to click here simply. You can select the country you are residing and the city where you’re living.
Handmade in Sweden, the camera has a50-megapixel CMOS sensor and an ISO range of 100-25600. The camera featuresWi-Fi b/g/n/ac, built-in GPS, full-HD video recording, stereo microphone, mini-HDMI and is completely weather-proof. It weighs 725 gm and sports a3-inch touchscreen. It comes along with a 920K-dot resolution along with an electronic viewfinder with a 2.36M-dot resolution.