Earlier this week, Hasselblad laid claim to the world’s first medium format camera. The problem is, however, Hasselblad had no camera to show off and only announced the official launch would happen in March 2014.
Now, PhaseOne is showing off its new IQ250 with a 50MP CMOS sensor – and PhaseOne actually has working cameras to show the world. [Read more…]
A newly-leaked spy shot of a Hasselblad SLR looks to be yet another Sony camera with a fancy facelift. However, this time, the camera looks like an Alpha A-mount camera.
Hasselblad is taking a break from its recent nonsenical camera releases to launch a serious camera – the H5D-50c with a 50MP medium format CMOS sensor inside.
The CMOS sensor will allow for a faster capture rate, longer shutter speeds and a “much greater ISO performance,” according to Hasselblad Product Manager Ove Bengtson.
The Hasselblad H5D-50c will be available in March. Further details and pricing info will be available just prior to launch. The current, CCD-based H5D-50 runs for $26,995, so expect the CMOS version to get a moderate price hike.
Hasselblad is at it again with a new Lunar mirrorless camera. This one is a special edition camera that “boasts a sumptuous, unique red Tuscan leather grip; a black leather shoulder strap accented with red stitching and an exclusive PVD matte gold-treated top plate – and comes with a ‘before tax’ price tag of €7,200.” That works out to about $10,000 USD. [Read more…]
As if the first round of dolled-up Sony RX100 cameras wasn’t enough, Hasselblad has unveiled 3 additional “special edition” models for the ripe price of $3175 each. Yes, the cameras perform virtually identical to the Sony RX100, but cost 6x the price. While the RX100 is a great camera, it’s not $3175 great.
More pics and complete details from Hasselblad via the official press release below. [Read more…]