• Webcode: 433793 • Mfr: CP.HB.00000421.01
Product Highlights
  • 50 MP CMOS Sensor
  • Medium Format
  • 2.7 fps Continuous Shooting
  • ISO 100-25600 ISO Sensitivity
  • Full HD (1920 x 1080p) at 25 fps
  • LCD Touchscreen
  • USB-C / Built-in Wi-Fi Connection
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Overview

X1D II 50C

Compact. Powerful. Enhanced.

Packed into the award-winning design of the first generation, the X1D II 50C continues to keep medium format photography portable with its compact build.

Key Features:

  • 50MP Medium Format Sensor
  • Lightweight and Portable
  • 3.6" Rear Touch Screen
  • 3.69MD OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • Wi-Fi, USB-C and Built-In GPS
  • Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution

Its upgraded electronic platform includes an enlarged 3.6-inch touch display and an enhanced EVF, a faster live view refresh rate, and an intuitive and even quicker user interface control. Connection via USB-C or Wi-Fi to Hasselblad’s Phocus Mobile 2 allows for the ultimate, on-the-go workflow from camera to iPad Pro and 2019 iPad Air models. And with a huge range of high-quality optics to shoot with, including XCD, HC/HCD, XPan and V System Lenses, the creative possibilities are endless.

* Lens pictured not included.

The Power of Portable

Lightweight and portable, the X1D II 50C lets you take the power of medium format in a footprint smaller than most full frame 35mm cameras. Individually calibrated for optimal performance, its large 50-megapixel medium format CMOS sensor (43.8 x 32.9 mm) features outstanding colour depth and a huge dynamic range of 14 stops. Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution technology is integrated into the camera’s system, delivering superb, true-to-life tones that match what the human eye sees.

Blending form and function in its ergonomic design adopted from the award-winning first generation, the X1D II 50C continues to provide creatives with incredible Hasselblad image quality, with 16-bit RAW images and now full resolution JPEGs, in a compact, lightweight design.

Intuitive User Experience (HUI)

The X1D II 50C’s brilliant 3.6-inch 2.36-million-dot touch rear display and enhanced 3.69-million-dot OLED EVF are updated with higher resolution, enabling a more accurate post capture evaluation of images. With an improved magnification of 0.87x, the X1D II 50C’s EVF is now larger, letting you see the bigger picture. In addition, the menu system is now accessible when looking in the EVF, providing greater usability in the sunniest conditions. Building upon the previous generation’s intuitive user interface with pinch-to-zoom and swipe image browsing, the X1D II 50C is refined with a quicker overall response when navigating through its menu system. Further additions to the rear display include autofocus point drag and drop placement and autofocus point size changes with pinch/spread finger movement. With a quicker startup time, a live view with a faster refresh rate of 60 fps, and the shutter lag and black out time between frames reduced, the X1D II 50C creates an even smoother user experience.

  • 3.6" Rear Touch Screen
  • Intuitive Touch Display
  • 3.69MD OLED Electronic Viewfinder

Designed with the photographer in mind

Adopting the award-winning design of the first generation, the X1D II 50C continues with Hasselblad’s heritage of blending form and function seamlessly for a smooth handling experience. Milled from high-quality, solid aluminum and designed with a clean surface with only the most crucial buttons, all other commands are easily located in the rear touch display. With the shutter built into Hasselblad lenses instead of the camera body, the weight and size of the X1D II 50C is minimized, enabling a very compact form.

Smooth Handling

The X1D II 50C's deep grip allows for a firm hold, enabling easy and comfortable shooting. Built into the grip is an internal battery slot. Simply clicking it into place, the battery is smoothly ejected by sliding the release catch and then pressing the battery once more.

High-Class Optics from 21mm to 500mm

Shooting with the X1D II 50C gives access to Hasselblad's full range of high-quality medium format optics, including the 9 XCD  Lenses, 12 HC/HCD Lenses (and Converter H 1.7x) with the HX Adapter in addition to other H System accessories, XPan Lenses via the XPan Adapter and V System Lenses using the XV Adapter. All XCD & HC/HCD Lenses feature central lens shutters that deliver full flash sync, including up to 1/2000th of a second in all X System Lenses. Crafted from durable metal components, Hasselblad optics are rigorously tested to ensure optimal performance and superb image quality.

Upgraded Electronics

The X1D II 50C’s updated electronic platform allows for a more responsive camera experience, including faster image previewing, enabling quicker post capture evaluation. In addition, a higher frame rate of 60 fps makes live view smoother in both the EVF and the rear display. The much higher resolution of the rear display screen (1024x768) gives a more vivid, true to life image viewing experience. In addition, the X1D II 50C now enables full resolution high quality in-camera JPEG images with Hasselblad’s signature colours. Dual SD card slots, now supporting the faster UHS-II standard, ensure optimal storage space or the option to back up images to a second card when shooting.

  • 46% Reduction in Startup Time
  • 2.7 fps Continuous Shooting Rate
  • 60 fps Live View Refresh Rate

Total Connectivity

Built-in Wi-Fi and USB-C connectivity create a portable photographic workflow with wireless or tethered image export and tethered shooting using Phocus Mobile 2. Tethered shooting is also applicable with Phocus’ desktop version, available for both Mac and PC. An internal GPS module enables optional automatic geotagging of images. Dual SD card slots ensure optimal storage space or the option to back up images to a second card when shooting. The X1D II 50C enables in-camera battery charging via USB through a computer, charger or power bank.

  • Built-In GPS
  • USB-C
  • Dual SD Cards
  • Wi-Fi

X1D II 50c Improvements
Compared to the first generation X1D

Performance

  • Start-up time reduced by 46%
  • Reduced shutter lag and blackout time
  • Higher frame rate Live View with a 62% faster refresh (60 fps vs 37 fps)
  • Continuous shooting rate has been increased by 35% (2.7 fps vs 2.0 fps)
  • Overall system response speed when browsing images and menus has been improved
  • Autofocus accuracy improved

GPS

  • The GPS module is now located internally (the first generation X1D had an external GPS unit that occupied the flash hot-shoe)

User Interface

  • Self-Timer/ Interval / Bracketing options are now available in the Drive Modes on Control Screen for quick access
  • Menu system can be accessed when using the EVF
  • Balance Scale indicates exposure adjustment on the Control Screen
  • The menu structure has been reorganized for more logical control and easier access
  • Improved visual language of icons and text
  • New touch-to-select focus point selection on the rear screen
  • Minor improvements throughout for a better user experience

Battery & Charging

  • The battery can be charged in the camera via USB from a computer, charger or power bank

New Rear Display

  • 43% larger display area (3.6” vs 3.0”)
  • Higher resolution: 156% more pixels (1024x768 vs 640x480)
  • Brighter, more vivid colour reproduction

New Electronic Viewfinder

  • Higher resolution:  55% more pixels (1280x960 vs 1024x768)
  • Higher magnification (0.87x) delivering a larger image

JPEG Output

  • Full resolution JPEGs (50MP) available
  • JPEG-only capture option available
  • Improved image quality for JPEG

Phocus Mobile 2 | Portable Workflow

Expanding the possibilities of the Hasselblad workflow, Phocus Mobile 2 takes the image editing process to a new, portable level. Compatible with the X1D II 50C via either USB-C or Wi-Fi, Phocus Mobile 2 is supported on iPad Pro and 2019 iPad Air models, enabling the traveling photographer to have a quicker, more seamless workflow. With Phocus Mobile 2, users can import, edit and rate RAW images and import and rate full quality JPEG images directly on their device. In addition, Phocus Mobile 2 supports full quality image export, tethered shooting, and direct camera control.

What's Included

X1D II 50C Medium Format Mirrorless Camera
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Battery Charger
X1D Camera Front Cover

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Product Specifications

X1D II 50c

Camera Type Medium Format Mirrorless Digital camera with Autofocus, Auto exposure, interchangeable
lenses.
Construction Machined aluminium. Tripod socket 1/4”.
Sensor Type CMOS, 50 megapixels (8272 × 6200 pixels, 5.3 × 5.3 µm).
Sensor Dimensions 43.8 × 32.9 mm
Image Size Stills: 3FR RAW capture 106 MB on average. JPEG 5 to 25 MB depending on setting, TIFF 8 bit:
154 MB.
Video: Not specified.
File Format Hasselblad 3FR RAW, Full size JPEG.
Shooting Mode Single shot, Continuous, Self Timer, Interval Timer and Exposure Bracketing.
Colour Definition 16-bit; Dynamic range up to 14 stops.
ISO Speed Range ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600.
Storage Options Dual UHS-II SD cards or tethered to Mac or PC. SD Cards can be used in Overflow or Backup mode. Max 1 TB. High Speed UHS-II cards are recommended.
Colour Management Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution (HNCS)
Storage Capacity 64 GB card holds approximately 600 RAW or 2000 JPEG High Quality images on average.
Capture Rate 2.7 frames per second (RAW)
User Interface Touch interface including swipe, scroll and pinch/spread to zoom. Camera grip with buttons and
Scroll Wheels. Many camera functions and settings can be controlled from a tethered computer
or iPad Pro/iPad Air (2019) over Wi-Fi or tethered.
Display 3.6-inch TFT type, 24-bit colour, 2.36-million-dot; Touch functionality: Full support
Live View On camera and host computer with high frame rate.
Viewfinder OLED, 3.69-million-dot Electronic Viewfinder (EVF). Viewing Area : 100%. Magnification: 0.87x
Histogram Feedback Yes, in Browse Mode on rear display and in EVF.
IR Filter Mounted in front of sensor.
Acoustic Feedback Yes
Software Phocus for Mac and Windows. Compatible with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® and Adobe
Camera Raw®
Phocus Mobile 2 including support for tethered connection via USB-C
Platform Support Macintosh: OS X version 10.12.2 or later.
PC: XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)/ 8 / 10.
iOS device Support iPad Pro or iPad Air (2019 or later)
Host Connection Type USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/s) Type-C connector.
Additional Connections Audio In/Out.
Operating Temperature -10 to 45 ˚C. 14 to 113 ˚F.
Wi-Fi & GPS 802.11 b, g, n, a, ac (a and ac depending on region). GPS built-in.

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