• APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Canon T6i advantages over Hasselblad X1D

  • Less expensive
    $599 vs $6495*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    4.8 fps vs 2.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Hasselblad X1D advantages over Canon T6i

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.29 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    2 years vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    51.3 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Highest resolution Canon APS-C camera yet; Improved dynamic range over T5i; Good high ISO performance for its class; Very fast autofocus; Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC; Touchscreen tilt/swivel LCD.

  • Shallow buffer depth with RAW files; Below average battery life; No Servo AF in Live View; No 60p video frame rate.

The Competition

Compared to Nikon D3400

Canon T6i
Nikon D3400
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Hasselblad X1D
Nikon D3400
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Bluetooth

Compared to Nikon D5500

Canon T6i
Nikon D5500
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Fast startup
Hasselblad X1D
Nikon D5500
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $597
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Pentax K-3 II

Canon T6i
Pentax K-3 II
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Hasselblad X1D
Pentax K-3 II
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sony A68

Canon T6i
Sony A68
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Hasselblad X1D
Sony A68
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50S

Canon T6i
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Hasselblad X1D
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $6495
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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