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Hasselblad X1D vs Olympus E-PL2

The Hasselblad X1D-50c and the Olympus PEN E-PL2 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in June 2016 and January 2011. Both the X1D and the E-PL2 are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are based on a medium format (X1D) and a Four Thirds (E-PL2) sensor. The Hasselblad has a resolution of 51.3 megapixels, whereas the Olympus provides 12.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Hasselblad X1D
versus
Olympus E-PL2
Hasselblad X1D   Olympus E-PL2
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Hasselblad X mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
51.3 MP, Medium Format Sensor 12.2 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
1080/25p Video 720/30p Video
ISO 100-25,600 ISO 200-6,400
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Viewfinder optional
3.0 LCD, 920k dots 3.0 LCD, 460k dots
Fixed touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
2.3 shutter flaps per second 3 shutter flaps per second
no shake reductionIn-body stabilization
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
150 x 98 x 71 mm, 725 g 114 x 72 x 42 mm, 362 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Hasselblad X1D-50c and the Olympus PEN E-PL2? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The physical size and weight of the Hasselblad X1D and the Olympus E-PL2 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The E-PL2 can be obtained in four different colors (black, silver, red, white), while the X1D is only available in titanium.

Size Hasselblad X1D vs Olympus E-PL2
Compare X1D versus E-PL2 top
Comparison X1D or E-PL2 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Olympus E-PL2 is considerably smaller (44 percent) than the Hasselblad X1D. Moreover, the E-PL2 is substantially lighter (50 percent) than the X1D. It is worth mentioning in this context that the X1D is splash and dust resistant, while the E-PL2 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D 150 mm 98 mm 71 mm 725 g .. Y Jun 2016 8,995i
2.
 
Olympus E-PL2 114 mm 72 mm 42 mm 362 g 280 n Jan 2011 599i
3.
 
Canon 6D Mark II 144 mm 111 mm 75 mm 765 g 1200 Y Jun 2017 1,999 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S 148 mm 94 mm 91 mm 740 g 400 Y Sep 2016 6,499i
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D II 148 mm 97 mm 70 mm 766 g .. Y Jun 2019 5,750 i
8.
 
Leica SL 147 mm 104 mm 39 mm 847 g 400 Y Oct 2015 7,450i
9.
 
Nikon D7500 136 mm 104 mm 73 mm 720 g 950 Y Apr 2017 1,299 i
10.
 
Nikon D850 146 mm 124 mm 79 mm 1005 g 1840 Y Jul 2017 3,299 i
11.
 
Nikon D7200 136 mm 107 mm 76 mm 765 g 1110 Y Mar 2015 1,199i
12.
 
Olympus XZ-2 113 mm 65 mm 48 mm 346 g 340 n Sep 2012 599i
13.
 
Olympus E-P3 122 mm 69 mm 34 mm 369 g 330 n Jun 2011 799i
14.
 
Olympus E-PL3 110 mm 64 mm 37 mm 313 g 300 n Jun 2011 599i
15.
 
Olympus E-PM1 110 mm 64 mm 34 mm 265 g 330 n Jun 2011 499i
16.
 
Olympus E-PL1 115 mm 72 mm 42 mm 334 g 290 n Feb 2010 599i
17.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The E-PL2 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 93 percent) than the X1D, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Hasselblad X1D features a medium format sensor and the Olympus E-PL2 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the E-PL2 is 84 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 0.79 and 2.0. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

Hasselblad X1D and Olympus E-PL2 sensor measures

With 51.3MP, the X1D offers a higher resolution than the E-PL2 (12.2MP), but the X1D nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 5.30μm versus 4.29μm for the E-PL2) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the X1D is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 5 months) than the E-PL2, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the X1D has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Hasselblad X1D implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the X1D for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41.4 x 31 inches or 105.1 x 78.7 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 33.1 x 24.8 inches or 84 x 63 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.6 x 20.7 inches or 70 x 52.5 cm. The corresponding values for the Olympus E-PL2 are 20.2 x 15.1 inches or 51.2 x 38.4 cm for good quality, 16.1 x 12.1 inches or 41 x 30.7 cm for very good quality, and 13.4 x 10.1 inches or 34.1 x 25.6 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Hasselblad X1D-50c has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Olympus PEN E-PL2 are ISO 200 to ISO 6400 (no boost).

X1D versus E-PL2 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). Of the two cameras under review, the X1D provides substantially higher image quality than the E-PL2, with an overall score that is 47 points higher. This advantage is based on 4.8 bits higher color depth, 4.6 EV in additional dynamic range, and 3 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D Medium Format 51.3 8272 62001080/25p26.214.84489102
2.
 
Olympus E-PL2 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 3024720/30p21.410.257355
3.
 
Canon 6D Mark II Full Frame 26.0 6240 41601080/60p24.411.9286285
4.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.4238187
5.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.4230886
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/30p25.414.1297796
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D II Medium Format 51.3 8272 6200none25.714.5323499
8.
 
Leica SL Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.013.4182188
9.
 
Nikon D7500 APS-C 20.7 5568 37124K/30p24.314.0148386
10.
 
Nikon D850 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.414.82660100
11.
 
Nikon D7200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.514.6133387
12.
 
Olympus XZ-2 1/1.7 11.8 3968 29761080/30p20.411.321649
13.
 
Olympus E-P3 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 30241080/60i20.810.153651
14.
 
Olympus E-PL3 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 30241080/60i20.910.349952
15.
 
Olympus E-PM1 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 30241080/60i21.010.349952
16.
 
Olympus E-PL1 Four Thirds 12.2 4032 3024720/30p21.510.148754
17.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.9343498
Note: DXO values in italics represent estimates based on sensor size and age.

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the X1D provides a higher video resolution than the E-PL2. It can shoot video footage at 1080/25p, while the Olympus is limited to 720/30p.

Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the X1D has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the E-PL2 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. That said, the E-PL2 can be equipped with an optional viewfinder – the VF-2. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Hasselblad X1D and Olympus E-PL2 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D2360 n3.0 / 920 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.3 n n
2.
 
Olympus E-PL2optional n3.0 / 460 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon 6D Mark IIoptical Y3.0 / 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.5 n n
4.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y3.2 / 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y3.2 / 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50Soptional Y3.2 / 2360 full-flex Y 1/4000s 3.0 n n
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D II3690 n3.6 / 2360 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.7 n n
8.
 
Leica SL4400 Y3.0 / 1040 fixed Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
9.
 
Nikon D7500optical Y3.2 / 922 tilting Y 1/8000s 8.0 Y n
10.
 
Nikon D850optical Y3.2 / 2359 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n n
11.
 
Nikon D7200optical Y3.2 / 1229 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
12.
 
Olympus XZ-2optional n3.0 / 920 tilting Y 1/2000s 5.0 Y Y
13.
 
Olympus E-P3optional n3.0 / 614 fixed Y 1/4000s 3.0 Y Y
14.
 
Olympus E-PL3optional n3.0 / 460 tilting n 1/4000s 5.5 n Y
15.
 
Olympus E-PM1optional n3.0 / 460 fixed n 1/4000s 5.5 n Y
16.
 
Olympus E-PL1optional n2.7 / 230 fixed n 1/2000s 3.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n3.0 / 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The X1D has a touchscreen, while the E-PL2 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The Hasselblad X1D has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The X1D writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the E-PL2 uses SDHC cards. The X1D features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the E-PL2 only has one slot. The X1D supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the E-PL2 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Hasselblad X1D-50c and Olympus PEN E-PL2 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Mic / Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Hasselblad X1DYstereo / monoYYmini3.0Y--
2.
 
Olympus E-PL2Ystereo / ---mini2.0---
3.
 
Canon 6D Mark IIYstereo / monoY-mini2.0YYY
4.
 
Canon 5DSYmono / monoY-mini3.0---
5.
 
Canon 5DS RYmono / monoY-mini3.0---
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50SYstereo / monoYYmicro3.0Y--
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D IIYstereo / monoYY-3.0Y--
8.
 
Leica SLYstereo / monoYYfull3.0Y--
9.
 
Nikon D7500Ystereo / monoYYmini2.0Y-Y
10.
 
Nikon D850Ystereo / monoYYmini3.0YYY
11.
 
Nikon D7200Ystereo / monoYYmini2.0YY-
12.
 
Olympus XZ-2Ystereo / mono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Olympus E-P3Ystereo / ---mini2.0---
14.
 
Olympus E-PL3Ystereo / ---mini2.0---
15.
 
Olympus E-PM1Ystereo / mono--mini2.0---
16.
 
Olympus E-PL1Ystereo / ---mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereo / monoYYmicro2.0YY-

It is notable that the X1D has a microphone port, which is missing on the E-PL2. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Hasselblad X1D (unlike the E-PL2) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the X1D and the E-PL2 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The E-PL2 was replaced by the Olympus E-PL3, while the X1D was followed by the Hasselblad X1D II. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Hasselblad and Olympus websites.

Review summary

So how do things add up? Which of the two cameras – the Hasselblad X1D or the Olympus E-PL2 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Reasons to prefer the Hasselblad X1D-50c:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (51.3 vs 12.2MP) with a 105% higher linear resolution.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (47 points) in the DXO overall assessment.
  • Richer colors: Generates images with noticeably better colors (4.8 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a larger spectrum of light and dark details (4.6 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Requires less light for good images (3 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (1080/25p vs 720/30p).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (920k vs 460k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.0 vs 2.0).
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More prestigious: Has the Hasselblad luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale price.
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 5 months of technical progress since the E-PL2 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Olympus PEN E-PL2:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (3 vs 2.3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More compact: Is smaller (114x72mm vs 150x98mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight (by 363g or 50 percent) and is thus easier to take along.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (93 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in January 2011).

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the X1D is the clear winner of the match-up (21 : 9 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

X1D 21:09 E-PL2

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Hasselblad X1D and the Olympus E-PL2 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the X1D or the E-PL2 perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], digitalcameraworld [DCW], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DCW 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Hasselblad X1D..o..81/100..4/5 Jun 2016 8,995i
2.
 
Olympus E-PL23/583/100..71/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2011 599i
3.
 
Canon 6D Mark II4/5+4/580/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2017 1,999 i
4.
 
Canon 5DS..+..83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+..83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50S....4.5/585/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2016 6,499i
7.
 
Hasselblad X1D II....4/5..4/54/5 Jun 2019 5,750 i
8.
 
Leica SL4/5..4/584/1004.5/54/5 Oct 2015 7,450i
9.
 
Nikon D75004.5/5+ +4.5/586/1005/54.5/5 Apr 2017 1,299 i
10.
 
Nikon D8504.5/5+ +5/589/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2017 3,299 i
11.
 
Nikon D72004/5+ +..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2015 1,199i
12.
 
Olympus XZ-24/5+....4.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 599i
13.
 
Olympus E-P3..83/100..74/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2011 799i
14.
 
Olympus E-PL33/5+ +..72/1004.5/54/5 Jun 2011 599i
15.
 
Olympus E-PM1..86/100..71/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2011 499i
16.
 
Olympus E-PL1..86/100..69/1004/54.5/5 Feb 2010 599i
17.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +5/590/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Hasselblad X1D vs Olympus E-PL2

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Hasselblad X mount lenses Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date June 2016 January 2011
    Launch Price USD 8,995 USD 599
    Sensor Specs Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Medium Format Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 43.8 x 32.9 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 1441.02 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 54.8 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 0.79x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 51.3 Megapixels 12.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 8272 x 6200 pixels 4032 x 3024 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.30 μm 4.29 μm
    Pixel Density 3.56 MP/cm2 5.42 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/25p Video 720/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 200 - 6,400 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 102 55
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 26.2 21.4
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 14.8 10.2
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 4489 573
    Screen Specs Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Viewfinder optional
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 920k dots 460k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 2.3 shutter flaps/s 3 shutter flaps/s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image Stabilizationno shake reductionIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDHC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I no
    Connectivity Specs Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 3.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Body Specs Hasselblad X1D Olympus E-PL2
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type H-3054752 BLS-5
    Body Dimensions 150 x 98 x 71 mm
    (5.9 x 3.9 x 2.8 in)
    114 x 72 x 42 mm
    (4.5 x 2.8 x 1.7 in)
    Camera Weight 725 g (25.6 oz) 362 g (12.8 oz)

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