Hasselblad has unveiled its model new flagship digital camera the X2D 100C. With the digital camera launch comes three fully new lenses that can be a part of the XCD household: the XCD 2,5/38V, XCD 2,5/55V, and the XCD 2,5/90V. The digital camera is the third medium-format mirrorless digital camera that the corporate has produced and follows the success of the 50MP X1D-50c and X1D II 50C.
The X2D 100C homes a 100-megapixel back-side illuminated CMOS sensor, delivering as much as 15 stops of dynamic vary with a 16-bit color depth. In a darkish gray tone physique of machined aluminium, it is a critically horny digital camera.
The digital camera additionally comes with 7-stop in-camera picture stabilisation (IBIS), which can permit photographers to shoot handheld in a a lot wider number of circumstances. Based on Hasselblad, the corporate has independently developed its personal IBIS for the X2D 100C with a purpose to meet the stringent necessities for stabilising a 100MP sensor.
The X2D affords a local ISO starting from 64 to 25,600, together with a brand new processor and up to date autofocus system. The autofocus pace is 60% sooner than the earlier X1D II. The sensor contains phase-detect autofocus factors that cowl about 97% of the picture sensor.
One other nice characteristic is the in-built storage capabilities of the digital camera. The X2D 100C contains 1TB of inner SSD storage, and a CFexpress Kind B slot.
“When creating the X2D 100C, our objective was the identical as at all times, simply as Victor Hasselblad himself made a long time in the past: construct a greater digital camera,” mentioned Bronius Rudnickas, Hasselblad Advertising Supervisor. “This dedication drives us to discover the chance to enhance its efficiency from all features.”
Sooner, extra compact lenses
The launch of the XCD 2,5/38V, XCD 2,5/55V, and XCD 2,5/90V deliver the entire lens line-up to 13. Every new lens options an upgraded focusing module. Its stepping motor allows sooner and extra correct autofocus, and the optimized leaf shutter is extra compact, offering flash sync in any respect speeds.
The trio of lenses contains up to date focus rings, plus a spotlight clutch, and a customizable management ring that may alter aperture, publicity compensation, ISO, or shutter pace. Photographers can now conveniently change to Full-time MF utilizing the lens by merely pulling and pushing the main target ring to alter between AF and MF, and test focus and DOF readings in MF mode.
Per Nordlund, Hasselblad Lead Optical Designer commented, “The formidable improvement objectives we set for these lenses proved to be fairly the problem. We appeared towards sooner focusing, higher operational options, and the very best attainable optical efficiency in a extra compact form. The tip consequence has been nicely definitely worth the effort – the whole lot falls into place, making the person expertise easy and pure.”
Should you’re feeling spendy you may preorder the X2D 100C digital camera physique for $8,199. The lenses vary from $3,699 to $4,299. They’re anticipated to be out there from September fifteenth 2022.