World's First 50MP Medium Format CMOS Camera

Editor - 22nd January 2014

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Hasselblad’s H5D-50c will go on sale in March. As it stands, it will be  the world’s first 50MP medium format camera using CMOS sensor technology.

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” and hinted at further headline-courting innovation on the cards.

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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.”

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

Picture via DPReview

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