Hasselblad H5X Medium Format Camera Body Announced

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Hasselblad has announced its new H5X camera body, which is compatible with Hasselblad H System lenses and backs, as well as film backs and most third-party digital backs.

The H5X is largely intended to serve as a backup body for H5D users. It retails for €4,595 without viewfinder and €5,795 with viewfinder.

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More details in the press release below. [Read more...]


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