Hasselblad will release a lightweight wide-angle “Hasselblad XCD 4/28P” lens in mid-September 2023. The suggested retail price is $1,679. The Hasselblad XCD 4/28P is a wide-angle lens with a focal length equivalent to 22mm in the 35mm format. The lens also has an aperture of F4.0. A wide range of scenes such as nature, streets, and urban architecture can be easily captured. With a length of 43.5mm and a weight of 245g, the XCD 4/28P is the lightest and smallest lens in the Hasselblad X system.
The XCD 4/28P employs an optical configuration of 9 elements in 8 groups, including 2 aspherical lenses and 1 ED lens, enabling excellent rendering while effectively suppressing chromatic dispersion. Through thoughtful placement, the lens has a compact size and high performance, meeting the resolution requirement of 100 million pixels. With high-definition and high-resolution, the screen also has high image quality.
About the Hasselblad XCD 4/28P
The metal lens features a focus ring engraved with Hasselblad’s “H” pattern, mirroring the design of the XCD series lenses and continuing Hasselblad’s ongoing dedication to detail and craftsmanship. With a minimum focusing distance of 22cm and a magnification of 1:6, this lens is great for snapping photos of flowers and food.
Equipped with a linear stepping motor The XCD 4/28P is a lightweight and compact focusing lens group. Together with the X2D 100C’s PDAF technology, the focusing lens group can quickly reach the in-focus position and stop precisely. The result is fast, accurate and responsive focusing. The lens’ small but powerful leaf shutter supports flash sync shooting at all shutter speeds. Flash synchronization of up to 1/4000 seconds is possible.
Currently, the Hasselblad XCD lens series has two lineups, the V series and the P series. The P series consists of entry-level thin and light lenses that meet the needs of everyday photography. The P-series lenses work in tandem with his X2D to offer even more shooting possibilities for the traveling photographer.
The V series is configured with an emphasis on optical performance and operational experience. It is said that the aperture of the lens is larger, and a more pronounced background blur effect can be obtained. It also features a depth of field scale, a distance scale, a focus ring for switching between autofocus and manual focus, and a customizable control ring. The V series currently includes XCD 2,5/38V, XCD 2,5/55V, and XCD 2,5/90V.