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Hasselblad H3D

alaTest has collected and analyzed 31 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the low light performance and build quality are generally positive. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably. The portability and battery get less positive opinions. Comments are divided on the responsiveness.

image quality, performance, usability, build quality, low-light

value for money, screen, focus, battery, portability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Hasselblad H3D is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 31 reviews)

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Hasselblad H3D 31 First Impressions Review


Image quality, Build quality, Major controls, Backward compatibility           

Price, Speed, Weight, Small LCD

The H3D 31 is a fine tool for making top-quality digital images. It is clear why it costs $24,995 - it's a low-volume product with expensive research and development behind it, and it is carefully made with expensive, excellent materials. It is not...

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Hasselblad H3D Review at Luminous Landscape


In a word, awesome. With no AA filter to soften things up, the image straight out of the camera is pin sharp and only minimal extra sharpening is needed. Tones are smooth, with that 4×5 film tonality, and there is detail into the deepest shadows.

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Hasselblad H3D


In the 19th Century when amateur photographer Arvid Viktor began a photographic division within his father's trading company, he allegedly said, "I certainly don't think that that we will earn much money on this, but at least it will allow us to take...


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Hasselblad H3D-31 Camera Review


Hasselblad, a Swedish camera manufacturer that is over a hundred years old, has announced their third addition to their medium format digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) cameras, the H3D-31. These kinds of cameras are on an entirely different level when...

If resolution and quality are your two main concerns and money isn't a concern at all, then look into this monster camera. You'll probably spend more than $20,000 to get your hands on one of these, but the images are three times better than your...

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Hasselblad H3D


Hasselblad is ready to introduce the world's first 48mm, full frame DSLR camera system; the Hasselblad H3D. The Hasselblad H3D represents an entirely new approach to integrated digital cameras. Built around a ground-breaking new digital camera engine,...

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Amazon review summary for Hasselblad H3D


alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of Hasselblad H3D from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on

usability, low-light, sensor, performance, build quality

value for money, screen, battery, focus

60% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Hasselblad H3D-39II, Medium Format Digital SLR Camera with 39mp Sensor & 3" LCD Display.Hasselblad H3D II 50 Digital Camera 50MP

TIPA Award!

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Best Medium Format Digital System: Hasselblad H3D, series


Developed around a new digital camera engine, the H3D series is Hasselblads most recent D-SLR for professional photographers. The new H3D design has also made possible the launch of a new 28mm lens, designed and optimised for digital image capture. The...

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Hasselblad H3DII-31 Review


'Clunk click'. The H3 is as loud as ever.

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Hasselblad H3D-31


Hasselblad Launches the H3D-31, the high-end DSLR camera system of choice for the professional mobile photographer Hasselblad today extends the appeal of its outstanding H3D DSLR camera system to a new professional photographic audience with the launch...

Developed around a brand new digital camera engine, the H3D takes lens performance and image sharpness to new levels. By focusing solely on digital camera architecture, Hasselblad is able to offer photographers the full benefits of professional...

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Hasselblad H3D-39


Hasselblad continues to refine its medium format digital SLR with the fuller integration of camera body, capture back, lens and software to optimise both practicality and performance.

Product Specifications

The Hasselblad H3D is the world's first 48mm. full-frame, large-sensor, medium-format DSLR camera system. The H3D has been developed around a brand new digital camera engine producing increased lens performance and a new level of image sharpness. By focusing solely on digital camera architecture, Hasselblad is able to offer photographers the full benefits of professional medium-format digital cameras as well as the ease of use of the best 35mm DSLRs.


Battery Form Factor:Manufacturer specific

Camera Flash

Type:Pop-up flash

Digital Camera

Digital Camera Type:SLR
Supported Flash Memory:CompactFlash / Microdrive

Display (Projector)

Diagonal Size:2.2in
Diagonal Size (metric):5.6cm
Display Form Factor:Built-in
Type:LCD display


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Hasselblad

Lens System

Lens for SD:Body only

Optical Sensor

Optical Sensor Size:36.7 x 49mm
Optical Sensor Size (metric):36.7 x 49 mm
Sensor Resolution:39Megapixel

Optical Viewfinder


Storage Floppy Drive

Type: None

Video Input

ISO (Max):400
Light Sensitivity:ISO 100 / ISO 200 / ISO 400 / ISO 50
Still Image Format:3FR (RAW) / TIFF
Type:Digital camera


Interchangeable: Yes
Viewfinder Type:Optical