You might be impressed by the 7 or 8 megapixel camera you managed to score for Christmas, however that is nothing compared to the latest 39 megapixel DSLR camera launched by Hasselblad.

A part of an announcement of a new camera and three camera backs, Hasselblad's 39 megapixel CCD sensor and its Digital APO Correction (DAC) technology make up what the company is claiming “will be of significant benefit to our customers”.

This means that digital captures are, by default, optimized with regards to the finest detail the lens can resolve. This feature is called Digital APO Correction (DAC) to signal "digital-capture-APO-chromatic" correction of the images.

Based on the Hasselblad H2 camera, the Hasselblad H2D-39 is the world's first high-end, 39 megapixel, digital auto-focus camera compatible with the entire range of Hasselblad H System lenses, as well as the Hasselblad V camera lens system.

The new Hasselblad 39 megapixel digital back products include the Hasselblad CFH-39, CF-39 and CF-39MS.

The CFH-39 also fully integrates with the power system of the Hasselblad H2, so that both camera and digital back can be powered by the H2's Li-ion battery.

An upgrade program is available to existing Hasselblad customers to enable them to take advantage of the full benefits of the new products.