43points

Hasselblad H4D-31

67points

Hasselblad X1D-50c

Hasselblad H4D-31
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Hasselblad H4D-31 vs Hasselblad X1D-50c

Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c
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67
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Why is Hasselblad H4D-31 better than Hasselblad X1D-50c?

  • Has a built-in focus motor
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has sensor shift stabilization
  • Has a flash
  • 20% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.8 vs3.5f
  • Has or is a prime lens
  • Has FireWire

Why is Hasselblad X1D-50c better than Hasselblad H4D-31?

  • 1.61x more megapixels (main camera)
    50MPvs31MP
  • 16x higher maximum light sensitivity
    25600 ISOvs1600 ISO
  • Has WiFi
  • 1.73kg lighter
    725gvs2450g
  • Weather sealed
  • 60% faster maximum shutter speed
    1/2000svs0.00125s
  • Has a stereo microphone
  • 1.73x more battery power
    3200mAhvs1850mAh

Top specs and features

Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

2.Weather sealed
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.Has a built-in focus motor
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

4.Has a hot shoe
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

5.Is a system camera
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

6.weight

2.45kg

725g

Best

HTC Re

65.5g

Optics

1.sensor size

49.1 x 36.7mm

43.8 x 32.9mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

2.has AF tracking
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

3.maximum light sensitivity

1600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

4.megapixels

31MP

50MP

Best

Panono Camera

108MP

5.widest aperture

f/2.8

f/3.5

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Videography

1.Has phase detection autofocus for videos
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

For example

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

2.Has timelapse function
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

4.has a 24p cinema mode
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

5.supports AVCHD format
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1

6.Supports slow motion video recording
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

For example

Sony A6400 + Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

2.has a microphone in
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

4.has stereo speakers
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7

5.Has a zoom microphone
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

Zoom microphones record high-quality audio and enable you to record sound from a distance. They can be useful for recording meetings, lectures, and presentations.

For example

Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II

Battery

1.battery power

1850mAh

3200mAh

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

2.has a removable battery
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

3.has a battery level indicator
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

2.Has WiFi
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.can be controlled remotely
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

5.has an accelerometer
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

6.Has dual card slots
Hasselblad H4D-31
Hasselblad X1D-50c

It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.

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