Hasselblad adds many new features to X1D, H6D with firmware v1.21

UK photographers: get hands-on with the Hasselblad X1D!

Hasselblad has added a slew of new features to the X1D and H6D, announcing the release of firmware version 1.21 which is available to download now.

Among the new features is a new exposure bracketing option for the X1D – a first – which allows users to capture up to nine frames with customisable sequences of exposures.

The X1D also gets a new Interval Timer mode for capturing timelapse sequences.

Among the H6D’s new features are the option to create up to seven customisable profiles. Below is a full list of the new features Hasselblad has added to the X1D and H6D with firmware version 1.21:

X1D and H6D: v1.21.0

  • White balance tool
  • Audio notifications
  • Tethered image import
  • Reset all settings: Option to disable reset of profiles
  • Power Off symbol while shutting down
  • Improved feedback to user when missing card in backup mode
  • Browse Zoom: Long-hold to zoom in to 100% or out to full image (X1D: Hold the AF-D/AE-L button; H6D: Hold the True Focus button)

X1D: v1.21.0

  • Interval timer
  • Exposure bracketing
  • New setting: Shutter speed limit for Auto ISO, P- and Full Auto Mode
  • Custom Button for Crop Modes – Replace “Crop Mode Cycle” with “Crop Mode Next” and “Crop Mode Previous”
  • Zoom into coordinates of the focus point for the image just taken
  • Browse images and pan when zoomed-in in EVF with swipe on touch-pad area on display
  • Start live view automatically in EVF after browsing on rear LCD
  • X1D – Audio playback through camera speaker during video playback
  • Auto focus support for all HC/HCD Lenses (except HC120 Macro) when using the XH Lens Adapter

H6D: v1.21.0

  • Profiles
  • HDMI – Pan in zoomed-in with touch-pad area on display

Click here for more details on the new firmware.