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This page discusses the value proposition of the Hasselblad X1D II 50C relative to the Fujifilm GFX100 system. See also: Reader Comment: Hasselblad X1D-50C II vs Fujifilm GFX100 and Lenses for Each System.
Value takes into account a range of considerations including price, but the price is but a minor point if it is even a point at all—it’s more about system functionality and ROI, that is return on investment of one’s time and effort.
The cost: at first glance, the 100-megapixel Fujifilm GFX100 system appears to cost more than the Hasselblad X1D II 50C system. But that is misleading when a 3 or 4 lens system is considered, say a wide angle, a normal lens or zoom, and a moderate telephoto.
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These systems are hugely expensive, so make the right choice for your own needs (full frame vs medium format).
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