Category Archives: Hasselblad

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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The new Hasselblad H5D-200c MS camera can reach 200MP resolution

Hasselblad announced a new H5D-200c MS medium format camera (not to be confused with the current H5D-200MS model) that can reach 200 MP resolution with the help of the Multi-Shot (MS) capture technology: “Based on the 50 Megapixel sensor (6200 x 8272 pixels with a dimension of 32.9 x 43.8mm), the H5D-200c MS offers 1, 4 and […]

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Hasselblad to launch a new CFV-50c CMOS digital back for V System

Hasselblad announced a new CFV-50c CMOS digital back for their V system. Last year Hasselblad announced the end of life for their V camera line because of declining demand. Here are the details on the new digital back:

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