Category Archives: Hasselblad

Big Hasselblad H5D price drop/instant savings

After reducing the price of the Stellar camera by $2,300, Hasselblad is now running a promo in the US on several of their cameras through December 24, 2014: Hasselblad H5D-40 for $9,995 (reg: $18,500) Hasselblad H5D-40 with 80mm f/2.8 HC AF lens for $12,495 (reg: $21,000) Hasselblad H5D-50 for $23,500 after $4,000 instant rebate Hasselblad H5D-50 with 80mm f/2.8 HC […]

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Joke of the day: Hassleblad Stellar is now $2,300 off

After the announcement of the new Stellar II camera the price of the previous Stellar dropped by $2,300 and is now selling for $999. The first Stellar model is based on the Sony RX100 camera that currently sells for $448.

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Hasselblad has no shame, announces new Stellar II camera

The Hasselblad Stellar camera has been around for over a year (PhotoRumors first broke the news in July, 2013). It seems that the company still believes in this concept after closing their design center in Italy and changing their CEO – they just announced a new Stellar II camera ($2,395) based on the Sony RX 100 II model ($648):

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Confirmed: Hasselblad closed their Italian design center

Today Photoscala confirmed what I already reported back in May: the Italian design center in Treviso, that Hasselblad opened in 2012, has been closed. Hasselblad is probably/hopefully abandoning the idea of creating high-end re-batched Sony cameras like the Lunar, Stellar, Solar and HV models. There is still no official statement from the company.

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Hasselblad announces Wi-Fi enabled H5D-50c medium format camera

Hasselblad announced a new Wi-Fi enabled H5D-50c medium format camera (price: $36,000):

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Hasselblad H5X announcement

Hasselblad announced the previously rumored H5X camera. Here are the technical specifications (check pricing and availability):

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New Photokina rumor: Hasselblad to open their H5 system for 3rd party digital backs?

I received this Hasselblad rumor from a reader: It looks like Hasselblad are opening their H5 system for 3rd party digital backs. They already have H4X promo but only recently they updated this promotion with an option to purchase the “open” body without trade-ins. Ironically, most of the people don’t know about it and we all think Hasselblad […]

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