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Hasselblad X1D vs. Canon 5DSR

X1D-VS-5dsrCanon 5DSR is a full frame camera and Hasselblad X1D is a medium format camera, but still the two cameras employ high resolutions of 50 mp, however, Hasselblad deserves the recognition for its large medium format sensor, which ensures sharp and clear or in other words exceptional quality of images in any kind of shooting. But, if you look at the table, then you can see that the overall specifications of Canon is much more superior than Hasselblad X1D means 5DSR of Canon can be called as all-rounder camera for its highly superior specs. Let’s go in details to check the two cameras in their serious comparison…

Features/ Models Hasselblad X1D
Canon 5DSR
Megapixel 50MP  CMOS Sensor 51 megapixels
Sensor size Medium format (44 x 33 mm) Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Image processor Unknown Dual DIGIC 6
AF system Contrast detect sensor Contrast Detect+ Phase detect
AF points NA 61
 ISO ISO 100-25600 100-6400 (expandable to 50-12800)
Shutter speed 60 sec to 1/2000 sec 30 sec 1/8000 sec
Image Stabilization No No
 Continuous shooting speed 2.3fps 5 fps
 Video Full HD 1080p H.264 Video at 25 fps Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
Display 3.0″ 920k-dot touchscreen LCD monitor 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
Hot shoe No Yes
Wireless WiFi + NFC Built-In with NFC
Battery life NA 700 shots
Dimensions 150 x 98 x 71 mm 152 x 116 x 76 mm
Weight 725 g 930 g

Sensor- It is doubtless that photographers must give maximum marks to the images produced by Hasselblad X1D camera because the camera features a huge Medium format sensor (44 x 33mm), which let the photographers to acquire the signature quality of images. However, both Hasselblad as well as Canon employs more than 50mp resolution, but Canon incorporates full frame sensor that may not be so effective to deliver images that can be contrasted with Hasselblad’s quality.

AF system- Canon 5dsr’s AF system is just inventive, using a 61-Point High Density Reticular AF array including up to 41 cross-type AF points and EOS iTR AF for high precision autofocus. Also, this DSLR camera of Canon uses Hybrid AF system (Contrast + Phase) to focus the action of the target subjects instantly and accurately. On the other hand, the AF system of Hasselblad X1D offers only contrast detect sensor in their hybrid AF points, that could not be so handy for instant focusing over the subjects, but users will not miss the accuracy.

ISO- X1D is for those who also want worry-free shooting in dimlight conditions, because the X1D offers an expandable ISO range upto 25600 and not only this, the base ISO of Hasselblad is great for lowlight shooting, which allows the photographers to achieve stunning images even in lowlight conditions. But, unluckily, the expandable ISO range of 5DSR is not so loud, the photographers can extend it only upto 12800.

Shutter speed– Whether running wild dear or a fast scramming player with his soccer can be easily captured with Canon 5DSR without blur, because the camera uses faster shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. On the other hand, Hasselblad is not so good on freezing the faster moving subjects, because you can see that it has very slower shutter speed of only 1/2000 sec.

Display- 5dsr integrates 3.2″ ClearView II LCD monitor that has 1,040,000 dots and also incorporates anti-reflective construction and features Canon’s ClearView for various kind of shooting situations.

Shots- You can go for around 700 shots with Canon 5DSR camera whereas, Hasselblad doesn’t disclose the numbers of shots can be taken.

Verdict- We will strongly suggest Hasselblad X1D whose primary preference is image quality the reason is discussed above and if you want an all- rounder full frame camera then put your cash on 5DSR.

 

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