Hasselblad X1D arrives in wave of hype, alas no 4K. Also: has full frame image quality peaked?

Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera

Today the Swedes introduced a medium format mirrorless camera, proving that a 44 x 33 sensor can in fact be compact, in terms of both the body and lenses.

However the camera goes without the 4K RAW mode of the recently introduced H6-50C system with similar Sony 50MP CMOS and the H6-100C (100MP sensor). (Unhappy face).

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Rumours claim Nikon have acquired Samsung’s NX technology

NX1 with PL mount Cooke lens

The already very strange Samsung controversy just took an unexpected turn. It must be noted this is a rumour and it is up to you whether to believe it or not! There’s no official announcement but looking at it logically it would definitely explain why Samsung felt it ok to pull their NX system off the market despite having some very valuable (class leading) technology under the hood.

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