• Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 41.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Hasselblad X1D II advantages over Leica M10-R

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • More dots on screen
    2359k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    51.3 vs 41.0 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
  • Longer exposure
    4080 vs 960 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Leica M10-R advantages over Hasselblad X1D II

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.58 vs 5.29 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    38 mm vs 70 mm
    Thinner
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 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
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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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
Leica M10-R
Hasselblad X1D
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $5503
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • External Mic Jack

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
Leica M10-R
Fujifilm GFX 50S
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $5499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Leica M10

Hasselblad X1D II
Leica M10
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $7758
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Faster RAW shooting
Leica M10-R
Leica M10
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $7758
  • 35mm

Compared to Fujifilm GFX 50R

Hasselblad X1D II
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $3666
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Leica M10-R
Fujifilm GFX 50R
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $3666
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Leica SL2

Hasselblad X1D II
Leica SL2
  • $5750
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
Leica M10-R
Leica SL2
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
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