Canon EOS R vs Hasselblad X1D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS R vs X1D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS R vs Hasselblad X1D Specs

EOS R

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 31 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount R Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 135.8 x 98.3 x 84.4mm³ (5.3" x 3.9" x 3.3")
  • 660g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS R

X1D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 50 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount XCD
  • WiFi built-in
  • 150 x 98 x 71mm³ (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8")
  • 725g (23.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X1D

EOS R vs X1D Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: EOS R and X1D sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Hasselblad X1D

EOS R vs X1D: Viewfinder

EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.

X1D has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.75x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS R (0.76x)

X1D (0.75x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS RSimulated viewfinder of the X1D

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Canon EOS R VS Hasselblad X1D Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS R a better choice

EOS R

X1D

Sensor cleaning (3)
Higher speed (4, frames/second)53
Auto Focus points (4)59551
Better sensibility (4)100 - 40000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.36
Larger lens selection (3)43
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.100.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)370
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The EOS R scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Hasselblad X1D

EOS R

X1D

Larger sensor (5)Full frameMedium format
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)31.3050.00
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X1D are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in GPS.

Yields 12 points for the X1D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS R

X1D

Touch screen
External microphone
Similar weight660g725g
Similar size1127cm³1044cm³
WiFi
Canon EOS R VS Hasselblad X1D Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS R and X1D

EOS R und X1D, front viewEOS R und X1D, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS R und X1D, view from aboveEOS R und X1D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS R

Hasselblad X1D

31
12

We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.

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