Hasselblad reveals world’s first 48mm H3D DSLR

In this day and age of tiny and slim gadgets pounding the market, this camera maker holds opposing views. Hasselblad has launched the world’s first 48mm, full-frame DSLR camera system, the Hasselblad H3D that takes the shooting flexibility to the new pinnacle with its two versions starting at 22-megapixels to whopping 39-megapixels. It integrates a waist-level viewfinder that offers a suppleness to a photography fanatic. The camera’s full-frame concept offers unique control of image composition and the large format light channel provided by the H3D enables the use of the largest image sensors currently available – 48×36 mm – more than twice the size of even the largest 35 mm camera sensors.

Other key specs of the camera are a 28mm HCD lens, Natural Color Solution, ISO range of 50 – 400, a long shutter speed of 32 seconds, and a 2.2-inch OLED color display. The dimensions of that 39-megapixel frame are 5412×7212 pixels, filling up well over 110MB per picture. With hordes of tempting features, we can take a heavy price tag for the Hasselblad H3D positively. No word on exact pricing but we’re sure that the sum will exceed $40,000.

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