The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P and the Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5 for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5 is the longer of the two lenses at 75mm. The Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P with a length of 52mm is 23mm shorter. On the other hand, the Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P has a larger diameter of 80mm compared to Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5's 77mm diameter.
Below you can find the scaled side by side image of Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P and Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5 to get a better idea of how their size compare in real life.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P weighs 230g, which means it is 245g (51%) lighter than the Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5 which has a weight of 475g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Wideangle Prime Lenses in Hasselblad X Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Prime Lenses in Hasselblad X Mount for Size Comparison
Both Hasselblad XCD 45mm F4 P and Hasselblad XCD 45mm F3.5 has the same Hasselblad X lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Hasselblad X lenses are Hasselblad X2D, Hasselblad X1D II 50C and Hasselblad X1D.