Hasselblad H5D to arrive in December – 60 Megapixels & Modern Design

Hasselblad announced at Photokina that they are launching a new flagship medium format camera range, the H5D. This is set to supercede the H4D range and boasts 60 Megapixels, updated (modernized) design and a new electronic engine to allow for quality imaging and a brand new user-interface.

Obviously aimed at the very high-end, here’s some of the features:

  • New H System lens: HCD 4.8/24 mm, equivalent to 17 mm on 35 mm DSLR format
  • New Macro Converter, for superb close-up performance with wide angle lenses
  • RAW + JPEG mode for quick preview and print
  • New True Focus II provides unique, accurate focus and Immediate Focus Confirm
  • Full access to camera information and image preview on rear in tethered mode
  • The largest, brightest viewfinder image on the market
  • New larger, more ergonomic buttons and an easier to read display style
  • New sealing for improved weather proofing plus new sensor unit safety lock
  • Optional battery adapter for standalone operation of digital capture unit
  • Ultimate image quality with Hasselblad Natural Color Solution
  • A choice of software: Hasselblad Phocus 2.7 and Adobe® Lightroom® 4 both included

Here’s a hands-on video from Engadget :

Source: Engadget

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