Special Edition Hasselblad: X1D 50C 4116

Hasselblad X1D 50C 4116 edition medium format mirrorless digital camera: celebrating 75 years at the forefront of photography, hasselblad introduces the ‘4116 collection’, a range of products and special brand collaborations to mark this anniversary.

since 1941, the swedish manufacturer has been at the forefront of the imaging industry. this year, the ‘4116 collection’ celebrates the past, while looking forward to the future. the fundamental principles behind the classic hasselblad cameras have been fused with cutting edge technology, modern production methods and contemporary design. the ‘X1D 50C 4116’ mirrorless camera weighs less than half that of a conventional digital medium format camera, offering an ergonomic, compact,and unique handling experience.

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hasselblad, recently acquired by technology company DJI, has managed to fit a huge 50 megapixel sensor in a body-size similar to a frameless camera. it weighs 725 g and includes HD video functionality, wi-fi, dual card slots, and built-in GPS. the ‘X1D 4116 edition’ is a sleek all-black mirrorless digital medium format shooter and features an ‘XCD’ 45 mm lensbody, leather hand strap, plus an extended warranty, presented in a unique 75th anniversary ‘4116 edition’ box.

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50 MP sensor contained in tiny body

perry oosting, hasselblad CEO notes, ‘the success of the X1D has far exceed our expectations and we are delighted with the overwhelmingly positive feedback we’ve received since the reveal in june. the X1D 4116 edition is a stylish evolution of the medium format camera and we are very excited to be introducing it into the 4116 collection.’ 


Report by Designboom