Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition: Price hard To Justify

 

By Posted 27 Nov 2010, 09:08

Whenever an electronics company sticks the Ferrari name to a device you know that there will be a premium to pay, and Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition Camera is a fine example of this. You can now purchase this limited run camera for the price of €21,499, tax has to be added on top as well.

Hasselblad believes that this is the new generation of camera, and is designed for those who want the best image quality from a shot – it will need to deliver if it has the iconic Italian Prancing Horse logo on it. There is to be only 499 units made, not certain how quick these will go, but you had best get your order in – just in case.

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So what makes this camera stand out from Hasselblad’s other models? Well Dpreview points to the fact the most obvious, that famous color and the badge. As for the hardware, you get a 80mm lens (bumping the price up a few more (Euros) and a dual layers.

To try to justify that price you get a specially handmade case, no doubt in Ferrari colors as well. One feature that is worth a mention here is Hasselblad’s Phocus Quick software, making it much easier for you to take those fast action shots – even a Ferrari F1 car going past at over 200mph. For those of you looking for an alternative, then maybe you should consider the Hasselblad H4D-31 or CFV-50?

Do you think that Hasselblad H4D Ferrari Edition is worth the price?