With a $2,395 price tag, The Hasselblad Stellar II is a glorified variant of Sony RX 100 II

It’s time to put down your iPhone as we turn your attention to the latest serious camera, The Hasselblad Stellar II, that the Swedish manufacturer has crafted exclusively for connoisseurs. The Hasselblad Stellar II is essentially a restyled variant of the Sony RX100 II that normally retails for $650, with a selection of luxurious grips in lacquered fine woods and carbon fiber. Believe it or not, but the aesthetic refinements add on the extra $1,746 to the regular price of an existing camera.

The Hasselblad Stellar II comes with an option of four different grips finishes: olive wood; walnut; padouk and carbon fiber. It sports the new 20.2 megapixel camera, which can capture outstanding images in almost any light with a 3.6 x optical zoom capability.

The new NFC technology and integrated Wi-Fi make for effortless and intuitive image sharing on smartphones, tablets, and computers. The expanded functionality also includes a 3.0″ high-resolution screen with an increased 20% dynamic range of motion. The advanced anti-glare coating increases image sharpness in high light environments. The multi-functional hot-shoe, interface enhances creative versatility with attachable flashes and microphones.

The Hasselblad Stellar II, with a price tag of €1,650/ $2,395 was realized for the rare few that truly appreciate the harmony of artistry, craft and technology.

[Available at Hasselblad]

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