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Hasselblad H5D-50c 50MP CMOS Sensor Medium Format Camera Announced

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Hasselblad announced the world’s first medium format camera, the H5D-50c. Hasselblad H5D-50c will feature a 50MP CMOS sensor. Medium format sensors are based on CCD and this is a significant step away from the CCD sensors and come up with a CMOS on a medium format camera.

Some of the main advantages of the CMOS sensor on a medium format camera are higher ISO sensitivities, faster capture rate and longer shutter speed.Hasselblad H5D-50c will be released in the following months.

Hasselblad H5D-50c 50MP CMOS Sensor Medium Format Camera Announced


Press release:

Hasselblad set to launch world’s first medium format CMOS sensor camera

Hasselblad is set to launch the world’s first 50MP medium format camera using CMOS sensor technology. The groundbreaking H5D-50c will go on sale in March.

Ove Bengtson, Hasselblad Product Manager said: “This pioneering 50 megapixel CMOS sensor camera is based on our H5D-50 model but will offer a faster capture rate; longer shutter speed capability and much greater ISO performance. It will provide greatly improved Live Video in Phocus and will also be available with Multi-Shot functionality.”

He added: “We believe this will provide a highly compelling option for professional photographers who prefer a more versatile camera that enables them to immediately embrace a wider range of photo-disciplines but still encapsulating the exceptionally high-end image quality associated with Hasselblad.”

Hasselblad’s new CEO Ian Rawcliffe said: “We are extremely excited about this highly adaptable new camera which will offer an even broader palette of shooting options for our high-end customers.

“This is a world-first and underpins Hasselblad’s status at the forefront of camera technology. It will be the first of a number of medium format capture innovations we have planned for the coming months.”

Further information and prices for the new H5D-50c models will be announced in March.