Hasselblad has announced that the release date for its H5D - 40 and H5D - 50 medium format cameras will be at the end of January 2013.
The H5D features a modernized design and a complete new electronic engine to pave the way for ultimate quality imaging, for print-ready JPEG files, and for a smooth and intuitive user interface. The camera is billed by the Sweden-based company as ‘the latest step in the evolution of the best high-end camera system in the world’.
The camera has many improved features, which include:
New HCD 4.8/24mm lens
New Macro Converter
More accurate focusing with True Focus II
New Immediate Focus Confirm
New print ready Jpeg files
New compressed multi-shot RAW files for faster and smoother workflow
New Camera Configurator
Larger and more ergonomic buttons
Larger, easier to read display style
Updated Graphics User Interface
More programmable buttons
New and improved weather sealing
New and faster processors implementing Hasselblad Image Processing Architecture
The H5D - 40 and H5D - 50 will be available for commercial release at the end of January 2013.