Today, Hasselblad announced the new X1D II 50C medium-format mirror-free camera, a follow-up on the X1D, which became the world's first compact medium-format mirrorless camera when it was unveiled back in 2016.
"In pursuit of continuing travel taking medium format outside the studio, "Hasselblad has put improved electronics in the camera for faster performance compared to its predecessor.
Live view has a faster refresh rate, which is reduced shutter speed, reduced glare time between frames, a faster recording speed (2.7 fps) and a boot time that is twice as fast.
There is still a 50 megapixel CMOS sensor in the core of the camera – a 43.8 × 32.9 mm one measuring 1.7 times larger than 35mm full-frame sensors. The sensor has a built-in ISO range of 100-25600, a dynamic range of 14 stops and a large 5.3 × 5.3 μm pixel for great tonality.
On the back of the camera is a higher resolution 3.6-inch 2.36-million-point touchscreen, up from the 3 "920K-point touchscreen in the X1D. This is the largest LCD screen currently offered on a digital medium format camera.
The electronic viewfinder has also been upgraded to a 3.69 million Dot EVF with a 0.87x magnification from 2.36 million point EVF found in X1D The menu system can now be accessed when viewing through EVF so photographers can work more smoothly, especially in sunny conditions.
In addition to 16-bit RAW photos, the camera can now capture full resolution JPEG & # 39; is solely for photographers who want to act flexibility after machining after a faster workflow.
With Hasselblad's new Phocus Mobile 2 app, photographers can now connect their camera to an iPad via USB-C or Wi-Fi to transfer RAW and JPEG files to editing while out in the field.
Here are a few short videos that introduce the new camera:  Hasselblad X1D II 50C can be ordered now with a price of $ 5,750 and begins shipping in July 2019. For comparison, the original X1D priced at $ 8,995 when it was announced.