Hasselblad Adds 2 New XCD Lenses To Lens Roadmap

Written by Gina Stephens


Hasselblad has updated the lens order for its X1D-50c camera with the introduction of the XCD 135mm and the 80mm.

The XCD 135mm f/2.8 lens comes with a dedicated 1,7x converter that extends the tele lens to 230mm f/4.8, while the XCD 80mm is set to happen to the highest aperture lens that Hasselblad has ever introduced.

Like the other XCD lenses, all new XCD lenses have an integral central shutter present a wide range of shutter speeds and full flash synchronisation up to 1/2000th second.


As well as the two new lenses, Hasselblad has also released the gap details for the XCD 21 ultra-wide-angle lens or LEN may refer to which will feature an aperture of f/4.0, the XCD 35-75mm zoom lens which will procure and an aperture range of f/3.5-4.5 and the XCD 65mm lens which will have an f/2.8 aperture. Plus, the XCD 22mm ultra-wide-angle lens has been updated to 21mm to congregate the Hasselblad users' demand for a better wide-angle lens experience.

All new XCD lenses, besides XCD 80mm, are expected to be available during the first half of 2018, while the XCD 80mm cheerful aperture featuring lens is planned for the second half of 2018. Pricing and additional technical specifications will be provided closer to the availability of each lens. Namings are subject to change.


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