Hasselblad 907X 50C Review

October 21, 2020 | Tim Coleman | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Half rating star


Announced more than one year ago, the Hasselblad 907X 50C is now available to the general public. The wait was worth it. Hasselblad has outdone itself with a stunning 'modular' camera system.

It's Hasselblad's smallest digital medium format camera yet. The 'modular' 907X 50C comprises two parts; the new CVF II digital back and the 907X body that features the company's XCD lens mount.

Bypassing the 907X body, the back can instead be connected directly to most of Hasselblad's V System (film) cameras - a series that dates back to 1957 and includes famous cameras like the Hasselblad 500C/M.

Whether you use a 907X body or a Hasselblad film camera, images are recorded onto a 51.2-megapixel medium format sensor (44x33mm), housed in the new digital back.

It's the same sensor and processor as found in the Hasselblad X1D II, so image quality potential is a known quantity, with Hasselblad's natural colour and up to 14EV dynamic range.

Many of our X1D II review comments apply here especially around image quality, but the the handling of the 907X is an altogether different experience. Whether that is mainly for the better depends on which ethos holds greater appeal.

System-wise, there are more than ten XCD lenses in the range directly compatible with the 907X body, covering the focal length range between 21mm and 230mm. For our test we have used the 907X body with two XCD lenses, the 30mm f/3.5 and 90mm f/3.2.

But of course the core appeal of the 907X is its compatibility with film cameras - we've also paired a Hasselblad 500C/M body and CF80mm f/2.8 lens (made in West Germany) with the CVF II back.

Exposure and composition are additional considerations for this pairing, given there is no electronic communication between camera and back for auto exposure or metadata, while the digital medium format sensor is smaller than medium format film, so there is a crop of the image area.

Priced at £5,999 for the back and body, the 907X 50C is one of the most reasonable ways to use Hasselblad film kit with a digital sensor, though of course that's still a lot money.

There are some excellent accessories for the 907X 50C, too. The 907X control grip (£679) comes highly recommended. You've also got the 907X Optical Viewfinder (£459), while addition batteries are £86 and the Charging Hub that holds two batteries simultaneously is £138.

Ease of Use

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Front of the Hasselblad 907X 50C

If like us you think that the Hasselblad X1D II is a stunning camera, then the Hasselblad 907X 50C is next level. This is the most attractive camera around, bar none.

Solid metal body, clutter-free exterior, black leather finish, chrome edging, all embodying that Hasselblad 500 series, yes, yes, yes. If a camera can be sexy, this is it.

On a purely aesthetics basis we'd love to see at least one or two new XCD lenses designed to specifically match the external beauty of the 907X and to complement the more compact size of the camera, in the same way that the XCD 45mm f/4P did for the X1D II.

The XCD lenses look great with the X1D cameras, as do the V-lenses with the V system cameras, but they are a slight mismatch with the 907X. Looks-wise, new matching lenses would complete the picture.

You get a shoulder strap included in the box that we found to be important when using the 'box-like' 907X 50C alone. However, the camera feels better in the hand when paired with the (optional) Control Grip. This high-quality accessory also has the matching looks.

Before we get into the nitty gritty of how the camera handles, it's worth taking a moment to fully understand what exactly the Hasselblad 907X 50C is beyond our concise summary in the introduction.

It's two main parts; the back and the body. The 907X body is tiny - a mere 200g. It is better understood as a kind of lens adaptor, featuring the Hasselblad XCD lens mount. It connects the digital back to any one of the 10+ XCD lenses, with full electronic communication for autofocus and metadata.

The 907X body also features a tripod thread, shoulder strap handles, a connection for the control grip and the front-facing shutter release button which is surrounded by the only dial on the camera, set to adjust aperture.

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Rear of the Hasselblad 907X 50C

Then there is the digital back, weighing in at 540g. The CVF II back is an improved version of the original CVF digital back, housing the same 51.2MP sensor and processor as found in the Hasselblad X1D II.

Another key change in version two is the rear LCD touchscreen now tilts up. There are two main stopping points when pulling out the LCD screen, roughly 45° and then 90°. Viewing directly from above echoes the waist-level finder of a camera like the Hasselblad 500C/M.

Although you get both body and back in the box, you don't have to use both. The body is designed for the XCD lenses, but you can connect the CVF II back directly to a V-series Hasselblad camera, like the 500C/M that we have used during this test.

The whole package is an excellent prospect - offering the choice between today's XCD lenses and those from all the way back to 1957. It can breathe new digital life into Hasselblad film kit, or simply be used as the whole 'digital' package.

In the 907X 50C, Hasselblad has created a modern take on its V system camera. This isn't just a nod, this is a flagrant embodiment. Practically speaking, it has to be. In order to create a modular system that accepts both digital and film setups, parts need to measure up.

For example, the 907X has the same dimensions as a 500C/M. There is the same design for the catch on the top to attach/ release the digital back from the 907X body (or a 500C/M).

The shutter release is also positioned in the front right as you hold the camera, tucked in underneath the lens. In the 907X this shutter release is surrounded by a ridged dial that is used to adjust aperture. (XCD lenses do not feature an aperture ring unlike V series lenses.)

Like a 500C/M, the 907X is most comfortably held to the waist with both hands and the screen viewed from above. If you have history with a camera like the Hasselblad 500C/M, then the 907X will mainly feel familiar.

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Top of the Hasselblad 907X 50C

Switching between the 907X and 500C/M bodies, our imagination got carried away thinking about the possibility of a future electronic version of the waist level finder in the 500C/M with pop up hood - maybe one day in a CVF III back? It would be niche, but still.

Because while the flip-up touchscreen of the CVF II is great, it isn't the same viewing experience of the waist-level viewfinder of the 500C/M!

In fact, the touchscreen is a little hard to see when used in bright light. At times we did find ourselves over-brightening exposure just to see the scene clearly for composition and focusing, to then bring the exposure back down again for image capture.

Where the touchscreen might be a challenge to see in bright light, its touch function is stellar. Hasselblad do touchscreens really, really well. Touch autofocus, focus magnification, menu navigation, pinch-to-zoom playback, it all works a treat.

And the touch response is backed up by a simple and easy to control menu system. The menu is not cluttered by countless pages of settings - it's skin and bones. There is quick access to almost all the necessaries for day to day shooting on the main 'quick' menu.

There's plenty more to like about the menus. One example is you can select a timer down to the exact second rather than being limited to presets.

It is possible to rate images in-camera, display a spirit level and grid for composition, though the histogram is only available in playback, not live. That seems like an oversight.

Waist level cameras do afford a certain inconspicuousness when out and about - you're looking down rather than at your subject. If you'd rather not look down at the camera all the time, then there is another option - the control grip.

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Side of the Hasselblad 907X 50C

We highly recommend the control grip. Its design and build quality is second to none and the way it enhances handling makes it an essential extra. It offers twin dials for exposure adjustments, a shutter release, joystick to shift focus point and navigate menus, plus a smattering of buttons to adjust settings quickly, such as AF/MF.

It is possible to bypass the touchscreen interface with the control grip in play. Also, the hold of the camera is much more comfortable, especially when attempting to shoot in 4:3 portrait format.

Overall, the profile of the 907X 50C with lens is long and thin and easily stowed in a bag. Those height/ width dimensions are tiny and both camera parts together only weigh 740g. That's very similar to the X1D II - both cameras are comparatively small and lightweight in their own way - certainly for such a large format.

Key differences between the 907X and X1D II are down to design ethos. There's no viewfinder in the 907X (although you can buy the optional optical viewfinder that features markings for the 21mm, 30mm and 45mm lenses), while you get a 2.36-million-dot electronic viewfinder in the X1D II.

The screen of the CVF II digital back tilts up for waist level viewing, whereas the larger X1D II screen is fixed. And while the X1D II is much more comfortable to hold, the shooting experience is vastly different in these really well designed cameras.

Take the control grip out of the equation, there are very few controls on the 907X 50C body.

Asides from the shutter release with aperture dial, there are five buttons underneath the touchscreen that are used to navigate the menu - it's the same set up as the X1D II. That's it. Most of those five buttons feature dual functions, including; on/off, playback, display, image rating (and focus magnification), return and menu.

Underneath these buttons is a rubber strip that when peeled back reveals both a headphone and microphone jack - that's generous for a photo-centric camera. There's also a port that accepts an adaptor in order to facilitate flash photography - you won't find a direct connection elsewhere.

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Control Grip

On the right-hand side is a boldly branded door that slides open to reveal the battery and twin UHS-II compatible SD card slots. We love how the door is unimpeded when using a tripod and it is really easy to access, though the door opens a little too easily.

Another observation about that battery/ card door is that it's clearly not weather-sealed. The 907X may well boast a gorgeous all-metal design, but we'd be reluctant to expose it too much to the elements. If you're an outdoors photographer, there's a feeling of form over function here.

Swing to the left side of the camera and there is a 'hidden' USB-C slot. Yes, the 907X battery can be charged on-the-go using a powerbank. Alternatively, we'd recommend the charging hub. Sadly it's an additional extra (given the high price of the camera), though it can hold two batteries simultaneously.

Once down to shooting, you will quickly discover that the general performance of the 907X is sluggish compared to today's mirrorless/ DSLR cameras. The experience is nigh on identical to the Hasselblad X1D II - start up time, autofocus speed, blackout time after capture. It's a slow process.

If you want the camera ready to shoot quickly, it is better to leave it in its sleep mode rather than turning it off completely - this will reduce your wait time for capture by about 4 seconds. Otherwise, if you factor in AF too, it's about 7 seconds from turning the camera on to getting a picture, with blackout after, too.

Autofocus is a contrast detection based system and it is quite slow and loud. The experience varies depending on the lens in use, with the heavier lenses being the slowest and loudest. In low contrast light you may struggle to acquire a focus at all - this is not an action camera!

It's single point AF only and the touchscreen works really well for this. There are three point sizes to choose from and we have stuck to the smallest size. Even this point can be a tad large for accurate focusing where you really want - thinking the eyes in a portrait. Hopefully pinpoint AF (or, gasp, eye AF) become available one day.

The same shooting modes in the X1D II can be found here, including 2.7fps continuous, interval shooting for unlimited sequence lengths and focus stacking.

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There are curious choices regarding video in this photo-centric camera. Including headphone and microphone jacks is great, but then you're limited to manual focus and there is no stabilisation at all. It's exceptionally difficult to make shake-free handheld videos. Really, for any video capture you'll need a tripod and the time afforded to obtain sharp focus.

The camera can be operated remotely through the Phocus Mobile apps, which is available for iOS only, so Android users are left out. Phocus Mobile is for iPhone, while Phocus Mobile 2 is for iPad. There is also a desktop app for both Mac and PC, offering tethered shooting and RAW image editing.

We're sure that you're interested in how the CVF II back was when used with the Hasselblad 500C/M camera. Well, it made us appreciate the waist-level finder more, because the digital touchscreen is darker. But then to get an immediate view of the captured image was a strange feeling.

All shutter speed, aperture and focusing adjustments are made manually on the lens, while ISO is done in-camera. Framing disparities need to be considered, too. However, the experience has been fine.

In one way, digitisation should breathe new life into film kit. It's a charming experience but we're not 100% sure. If you're interested in the concept, really you must try it out for yourself and see what the experience feels like.

Overall, it's been a memorable time with the Hasselblad 907X 50C. Given the design ethos, those looking at this elegant and well designed camera are more likely to forgive the familiar sluggishness that seems more irritating on the X1D II.

Among other things, a brighter touchscreen, flash sync port and weather-sealing are on the 'next time' list. However, the form is so good that you may be willing to look past the downsides, while throwing on the control grip improves the handling no end.

Image Quality

The Hasselblad 907X 50C packs exactly the same digital medium format sensor and processor as the X1D II 50C. You've got 51.2 megapixels, each sized at 5.3 × 5.3 µm, in a 4:3 aspect ratio. The sensor size is 43.8x32.9mm, which equates to a 0.79x focal length multiplier (crop factor compared to full-frame).

Asides from any impact the camera's handling indirectly has on image quality, there is no difference between the 907X 50C and the X1D II 50C.

Both cameras are directly compatible with Hasselblad's XCD lenses and currently there are ten in the range. We've been reviewing these lenses in depth and suffice to say that overall each lens excels regarding image quality, with notable optical improvements over the V-series lenses.

We took like-for-like pictures using the CVF II back with the CF 80mm f/2.8 (V-series) lens on a 500C/M, then with the XCD 90mm f/3.2 on the 907X body, and the difference in quality is there to see. The difference varies with aperture - XCD lenses are consistently pin sharp from maximum aperture through to around f/11, even f/16.

The sharpness of the V-lens we used came close at one or two aperture settings only. However, you can still get lovely pictures and the photography experience itself with this pairing is memorable. (nb. the 907X isn't the only way to use V lenses on a digital back - a Hasselblad X to V lens adaptor exists that also pairs up the X1D/ X1D II.)

Asides from the optical quality of XCD lenses, they also feature a built-in leaf shutter that minimises vibrations and audible noise during image capture. When you're working at such high resolutions, the adverse impact of camera shake on image quality is more obvious, so a leaf shutter is welcome.

When using the camera with XCD lenses, there is nothing new to say from our X1D II review. Colour depth, richness and accuracy is exceptional - you can't really appreciate it until you compare it to real life. Provided the correct white balance setting is in play then there is little to change in the editing phase.

Should you opt for auto exposure of any kind, exposures are more often metered a little dark. However, there is such a wide dynamic range in the 907X that a lot of noise-free and sharp detail can be recovered from shadow areas.

Video features are basic. There's a maximum 2.7K (2720x1530) resolution or full HD, both in 30fps and for clips up to 30 minutes. With no stabilisation or autofocus in video mode, you're really restricted to tripod mounted scenes with fixed focus.

Picture quality in video is nowhere near photo quality, with 4:2:0 8 bit colour depth. One thing in your favour for videos is the large-scale sensor and consequent control over depth of field. All in all though, video in the 907X is best seen as back up.


The nine-stop native sensitivity range for RAW and JPEG images covers ISO 100 to ISO 25,600. Below are some 100% crops that show the levels of noise for each ISO setting.

Viewed at 100% size, sample images up to ISO 6400 boast clean and sharp detail in well lit areas. Even beyond that up to the maximum ISO setting, detail is perfectly acceptable.

If you are to look in shadow areas, noise can be seen from ISO 800, but the quality is like a fine grain and is still lovely. That 'grain' increases little by little each time the ISO setting is increased.

We wouldn't hesitate to use up to ISO 6400, even for images printed at the 100% size. Beyond the ISO 6400 setting, noise looks more like 'digital' noise rather than grain, while contrast and colour accuracy is reduced. However, images still look pretty clean when viewed at 50% or smaller.


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File Quality

RAW and JPEG images can be captured independently or simultaneously, with the JPEG images being full resolution only. File sizes average at around 105MB for 3FR RAW and 20MB for JPEGs.

Full resolution is 8272x6200 pixels. Run those images through for printing and you're looking at print sizes up to 27.6x20.7in at 300ppi, or 34.5x25.8in at 240ppi without interpolation. That's crisp detail on a large scale, plenty enough for most landscape photographers.

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The Hasselblad 907X 50C's quiet leaf shutter offers a shutter speed range from 1/2000sec all the way down to 1 hour 8 minutes and any of those shutter speeds can be manually selected without needing to use a bulb mode. That's some versatile handling for low light photography.


Dynamic Range

Hasselblad claims the 907X 50C offers a dynamic range of up to 14EV - that will be at the optimum ISO 100 setting.

That dynamic range cannot be extended by HDR or various optimisers, though there are times when the native wide dynamic range feels like it has been optimised - there is plenty of tonal detail.

The only in-camera option to further widen the dynamic range is by exposure bracketing, with the limit capped at ±3EV over up to nine frames. You'll need to mount the camera to a tripod to ensure those bracketing shots are lined up for blending post capture.

As already mentioned, the auto metering system tends to favour a darker exposure. Given how much detail can be recovered from shadows, this is a good thing. Unless you take full manual control, brightening exposure tends to be the starting point of RAW image edits.

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Photo Style

Unlike most other cameras reviewed on Photography Blog, the Hasselblad 907X 50C offers no colour styles or picture effects. Instead, the camera relies on Hasselblad's 'Natural Colour Solution'. Any creative styles - take black and white conversion for example - need to be applied in editing software.

The photo style limitation is a good thing, because Hasselblad colours are stunning, true to the eye and with plenty of depth. You will not be disappointed.

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Photo Style

Sample Images

This is a selection of sample images from the Hasselblad 907X 50C camera, which were all taken using the 51 megapixel Large JPEG setting. The thumbnails below link to the full-sized versions, which have not been altered in any way.

Sample RAW Images

The Hasselblad 907X 50C enables users to capture RAW and JPEG format files. We've provided some Hasselblad RAW (3FR) samples for you to download (thumbnail images shown below are not 100% representative).

Sample Movies & Video

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 2720x1530 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 21 second movie is 192Gb in size.

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 2720x1530 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 18 second movie is 191Gb in size.

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 1920x1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 16 second movie is 88.1Mb in size.

This is a sample movie at the quality setting of 1920x1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. Please note that this 16 second movie is 95.8Mb in size.

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We've gone through a bit of a journey coming to a conclusion about the Hasselblad 907X 50C and in some ways the jury is still out. Anticipation was great. Immediate enjoyment greater still. In retrospect, we're on the fence. Ultimately, we'd love more time with the camera.

The concept of a modular digital camera system that can also pair up with Hasselblad's film cameras caught our imagination. The design does not disappoint. It's a stunning camera, superbly crafted, embodying past film cameras yet armed with a modern twist.

It's so easy to switch between the 907X body and a camera like the Hasselblad 500C/M, with a similar hold of the camera in either setup. That said, camera design has moved on in leaps and bounds since the V-series, but any handling limitations can be countered somewhat by using the exceptional control grip accessory.

There is so much to like here. It's a camera that you want to use and, depending who you are, be seen using! There is a charm to it, not least of which when pairing it with film kit.

Yet, with a V to X lens adaptor in existence to pair up old V lenses with a X1D/ X1D II, is there a place for the 907X? We think so. Yes, you are mainly buying into the look and feel of the 907X, but that is where it shines brightest.

And the same limitations of the X1D II that are relevant here somehow seem more forgivable given the ethos of the 907X 50C. It's not a camera to be used in a hurry, so the sluggish start up time, inconsistent autofocus and blackout time post capture doesn't grate in the same way.

We love the touchscreen and its action for waist-level viewing. Hasselblad do touchscreens really really well and pair them with a wonderfully simple menu. Sadly, the screen is not bright enough for clear viewing in daylight.

When used with XCD lenses, image quality is devine. With sharp focus and accurate white balance, you'll enjoy high resolution images packed with colour depth and accuracy and a wide dynamic range.

We have had mixed feelings using the CVF II back with a 500C/M. It's been fine and it's not so hard to understand the technical impact. But, it's more about feeling and that only be discovered from trying the pairing out for yourself.

Overall, we think the 907X 50C design is better suited to the Hasselblad portfolio than the X1D II. It's a camera to be enjoyed, used slowly, and looked after.

4.5 stars

Ratings (out of 5)
Design 5
Features 4
Ease-of-use 3
Image quality 5
Value for money 3.5

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Hasselblad 907X 50C.

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Fujifilm GFX 100

It's not every day that a 100 megapixel camera hits the market, and certainly not every day that we get to review one. So without further ado, here's our in-depth review of the brand new Fujifilm GFX 100 medium format mirrorless camera, complete with full-size sample images and videos...

Fujifilm GFX 50R

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Fujifilm GFX 50S

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​Hasselblad X1D II 50C

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Hasselblad X1D-50c

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Leica Q2

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Nikon Z7

The Z7 is Nikon's first foray into the brave new world of full-frame mirrorless cameras, and what an entry it is. Boasting 45.7 megapixels, 4K video recording, built-in image stabilsation, a 3.6-million dot EVF and a 2.1-million dot tilting screen, can the exciting new Nikon Z7 give market-leader Sony a run for its money? Find out by reading our in-depth Nikon Z7 review, complete with full size JPEGs, Raw files and movies...

Panasonic S1R

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Pentax 645Z

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Sony A7R IV

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Review Roundup

Reviews of the Hasselblad 907X 50C from around the web.

digitalcameraworld.com »

Our five-star rating needs to be viewed in context. By regular camera standards, the 907X 50C is pretty slow and awkward. But it’s not designed to compete with regular cameras. This is a professional tool designed for careful, considered, commercial use that is part of a hugely flexible modular system – but at a fraction of the cost these systems usually entail.
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thephoblographer.com »

How many of you would believe me if I told you that the Hasselblad 907X 50C is an excellent JPEG camera? Many would probably clamor for my head on a stake. Others wouldn’t believe me. And yet some would agree with me. Of course, a medium format camera is bound to deliver great JPEG photos, but I’m shocked at how good they can be. Granted, the Hasselblad 907X is an over $6,000 medium format camera. It boasts retro looks and feels. And best of all, it’s pretty petite. And if you’ve got the extra dough, you’ll be pretty pleased with it.
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Camera Type

Medium Format Mirrorless Digital camera with Autofocus, Auto exposure and interchangeable lenses.


Machined aluminium. Tripod socket 1/4”.

Sensor Type

CMOS, 50 megapixels (8272 × 6200 pixels, 5.3 × 5.3 µm).

Sensor Dimensions

43.8 × 32.9 mm.

Image Size

Stills: 3FR RAW capture 106 MB on average. JPEG: Up to 22 MB, TIFF 8 bit: 154 MB. Video: 2.7K (2720 x 1530) and HD (1920 x 1080), max 29:59 minutes/clip). Video covers the full sensor width in a 16:9 ratio.

File Format

Hasselblad 3FR RAW, Full size JPEG. Video: H.264 Compressed (29,97 fps).

Shooting Mode

Single shot and Video, Continuous, Self Timer, Interval Timer, Exposure Bracketing and Focus Bracketing.

Colour Definition

16-bit; Dynamic range up to 14 stops.

ISO Speed Range

ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600.

Storage Options

Dual UHS-II SD cards or tethered to Mac or PC. Max 1 TB. SD Cards can be used in Overflow or Backup (images only) mode. Recommended cards are listed on page <?>.

Colour Management

Hasselblad Natural Colour Solution (HNCS).

Storage Capacity

A 64 GB card holds approximately 600 RAW or 6000 JPEG High Quality images on average.

User Interface

Touch interface including swipe, scroll and pinch/spread to zoom. Camera grip with buttons and Scroll Wheels. Many camera functions and settings can be controlled from a tethered computer or iPad Pro/iPad Air (2019) over Wi-Fi or tethered.


3.2 inch TFT type, 24 bit colour, 2.36 M dots (1024 x 768). Can be tilted up to 90 degrees.
Live View

On camera and host computer with high frame rate.

Histogram Feedback

Yes, in Browse Mode on rear display.

IR Filter

Mounted in front of sensor.

Acoustic Feedback



Phocus for Mac and Windows. Compatible with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom® and Adobe Camera Raw®.

Phocus Mobile 2 for iPad Pro and iPad Air (2019).

Platform Support

Macintosh: OS X version 10.12.2 or later. PC: XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)/ 8 / 10.

iOS device Support

iPad Pro or iPad Air (2019 or later).

Host Connection Type

USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/s) Type-C connector.

Additional Connections

Audio In/Out.

Operating Temperature

-10 to 45 ˚C. 14 to 113 ˚F.


802.11 b, g, n, a, ac (a and ac depending on region).


Hasselblad XCD lenses with built in electronically controlled shutter and aperture. Automatic or manual focusing with instant manual focus override. Lens shades can be mounted in reverse for transport.

Compatible with all H System lenses and some H System accessories using an XH Lens Adapter. Also compatible with V System and XPan Lenses using a XV or XPan Lens Adapter. Many other lenses via 3rd party lens adapters (E-shutter only).


Electronically controlled lens shutter with speeds up to 1/2000 s. Flash sync at all speeds. Optional electronic shutter.

Shutter Speed Range

68 minutes to 1/2000 s with XCD Lenses. 1/800 s or 1/2000 s with HC/HCD Lenses. Electronic shutter 68 min to 1/10000 s.

Flash Sync Speed

Flash can be used at all shutter speeds. Mechanical shutter only.

Flash Compatibility

Socket for connection of external flashes via included sync cable.


Automatic and manual focusing. Instant manual focus override. Automatic focusing using contrast detection. 100% zoom or Focus Peaking available in manual focus. Up to 117 selectable autofocus points.

Exposure Metering

Spot, centre weighted and centre spot.

Power Supply

Rechargeable Li-ion battery (7.27 VDC/3400 mAh). Compatible with the 3200 mAh battery.

Can be charged in camera via USB or with optional external charger. Plug for external DC Power.


907X + CFV II 50C: 102 × 93 × 84 mm, 907X only: 102 × 91 × 28 mm, CFV II 50C only: 91 × 93 × 61



740 g (CFV II 50C: 540 g / 907X Camera Body: 200 g). Excluding battery and SD card.

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