Hasselblad has just announced the release of two new XCD lenses.
The new 135mm f/2.8 features a dedicated 1.7x converter that extends the focal length to 230mm at f/4.8.
The second lens, an 80mm, promises to be the largest aperture lens Hasselblad has ever produced, more details on this will follow soon.
As with the rest of the XCD lens range, these new models will feature an integral central shutter enabling a wide shutter speed range and full flash synchronisation up to 1/2000th of a second.
In addition to the release of the two new lenses, the XCD 22mm has been updated to 21mm for a better wide-angle experience.
There are a few other updates across the previously announced range with apertures for the XCD 21mm Ultra wide lens which will be f/4.0, the XCD 35-75mm will be f/3.5-4.5 and XCD 65mm f/2.8.
This now brings the full range of XCD lenses to nine for 2018.
All XCD lenses aside from the 80mm are expected to be released during the first half of 2018. The XCD 80mm is at present planned for the second half of 2018.
Hasselblad has also announced that the production of the popular XCD 120mm macro lens has been ramped up in order to meet global demand, and that the new XH adapter will enable X1D users to use all twelve HC/HCD lenses.
All prices and additional technical information and specifications will be provided close to the time of availability for each lens.
For more details check out: www.hasselblad.com