XF Camera System

Phase One Unveils the Future of High-End Photography

Introducing the XF Fully Modular Camera Systemdesigned in-house by Phase One, the XF Camera System
represents a fundamental re-engineering of all key elements in a modern camera system
which includes the body/lens, digital back and capture software.

Get a virtual Hands-On tour to see the ease of use on the Phase One XF Camera System. 

See the One Touch UI, Change Buttons and Dials, Camera Menu and much more.


XF Camera System
The Phase One XF Camera System supports the new IQ3 80MP, IQ3 60MP, IQ3 50MP digital backs as well as being backwards compatible with IQ1 and IQ2 P/M mount digital backs.

New Autofocus
The “Honeybee Autofocus Platform” (HAP-­‐1) is:

Designed with a new custom processor and fully programmable interface.  Built for precision in typical professional environments using a new white spectrum focus assist light and Phase One developed patterns.

New Hyperfocal Point Focusing feature, allowing to set a Hyperfocal point for each lens and have HAP-­‐1 automatically return to that specific point when needed.

New Flexible OneTouch User Interface (UI)
There are two touch screens: Grip screen designed for clear visibility under any lighting condition. Digital back screen isa 3.2” retina touch screendesigned to show high-­‐quality image previews, with the ability to zoom to 100 percent with a single tap.

Programmable Exposure Tools
– New Clip Warning
– Histogram read-out on grip screen
– Exposure Zone Tool – Easily judge the dynamic range of your image using a color read-out.

New Modular Viewfinders
A new 90° Prism viewfinder and a new waist-­‐ level finder. The full frame solid glass prism viewfinder is the brightest of its kind, and comes standard on all XF cameras. The new waist-­‐level viewfinder (an industry classic) can measure exposure thanks to the HAP-­‐1 autofocus platform ability to perform light metering.

New Lenses with extremely high resolve power
Two new Phase One Schneider Kreuznach Leaf Shutter lenses, 120mm and 35mm, are both designed to resolve beyond 100MP. Theyenter Phase One’s range of 20 high-­‐resolution medium format optics, including a dedicated Leaf Shutter range, a Focal Plane range, specialty and zooms, and support for 60 legacy lenses.

New IQ3 digital backs
The full frame IQ3 80MP digital back is the first of its kind to offer exposures up to 60 minutes using a new and Phase One exclusive imaging sensor. It joins the new IQ3 60MP and IQ3 50MPDigital Backs; all threefeature a high-­‐bandwidth interfacethat enables advanced tools in the new OneTouch UI including power-­‐sharing capabilities.

New Capture One 8.3
Delivering the markets best RAW image quality, 25+ advanced photographic tools and industry leading professional workflow. The new Capture One PRO is built specifically for XF and adds the possibility to customize XF camera system controls and deliversup to 30 percent faster tethered shooting.