• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400

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Differences

Hasselblad X1D II advantages over Canon R6

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/250 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Higher-res screen
    786k vs 540k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • More pixels
    51.3 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    4080 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Canon R6 advantages over Hasselblad X1D II

  • Less expensive
    $2799 vs $5750*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.58 vs 5.29 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Both provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera

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The Competition

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D II
Hasselblad X1D
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Newer
  • $5503
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
Canon R6
Hasselblad X1D
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5503
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50S

Hasselblad X1D II
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Thinner
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Top deck display
Canon R6
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Top deck display

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50R

Hasselblad X1D II
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $3832
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon R6
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $3832
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony A9 II

Hasselblad X1D II
Sony A9 II
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in GPS
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon R6
Sony A9 II
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $4498
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • More pixels

Compared to Nikon Z5

Hasselblad X1D II
Nikon Z5
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1247
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon R6
Nikon Z5
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More dots on screen
  • $1247
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More pixels
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