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Sony a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Lens

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Sony a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Lens
Key Features
  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • Real-Time Eye AF & Real-Time Tracking
  • XGA Tru-Finder 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF
Pairing the sleek mirrorless body with a versatile zoom, the Sony a6400 Mirrorless Camera with 16-50mm Lens bundles the APS-C camera with the wide-angle to portrait-length E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens.
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Sony A6400 Overview

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Sony a6400 Mirrorless Camera
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Featuring a reliable design and apt performance to bolster creativity, the Sony a6400 is a sleek APS-C-format mirrorless camera featuring well-rounded photo and video capabilities. Using a proven sensor design, quick and precise AF performance, and smart operability, this camera is an ideal partner for capturing your everyday moments and once-in-a-lifetime experiences.
24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor and BIONZ X Processor
The APS-C-format 24.2MP Exmor CMOS sensor realizes smooth, nuanced image quality with minimal noise and high sensitivity from ISO 100-32000, which can further be expanded to ISO 102400 for working in low-light conditions. The sensor features a unique design that utilizes thin copper wiring, enhanced circuit processing, and an enhanced front-end LSI to boost light-gathering abilities, reduce noise, and increase readout speeds to benefit video recording. The sensor and BIONZ X processor combination also avails a top continuous-shooting rate of 11 fps with AF and AE, or up to 8 fps with a silent shutter, and permits 14-bit raw file output for a wide tonal and color scale.
UHD 4K Video Recording in XAVC S Format
  • Internal recording of UHD 4K video is possible in multiple frame rates up to 30 fps using the full width of the sensor with 8-bit 4:2:0 color sampling using the 100Mbps XAVC S codec.
  • Oversampled 4K recording is also possible, which uses a 6K capture area within the Super 35 area, for greater detail. This full pixel readout is void of pixel binning for higher quality imagery with reduced moiré and aliasing.
  • Affording extensive customizable color and gamma controls, the a6400 allows users to adjust the gamma, black level, knee, color level, and more. Use the same S-Log2 Gamma Curve that is found on high-end Sony Cinema cameras, which squeezes up to 1300% more dynamic range into the video signal than traditional Rec. 709, for increased post-production flexibility. HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) support is also available, along with the BT.2020 color space, for recording within a wide color gamut and, in addition to S-Log2, S-Log3 is also available for producing an effective 14-stop dynamic range with increased grading control in the shadow to mid-tone regions of the image.
  • In addition to high-resolution internal recording, uncompressed HDMI output also enables the use of an optional external recorder for clean 4K recording with 4:2:2 sampling.
  • Interval shooting mode is ideal for creating time-lapse movies with the aid of Imaging Edge software. Intervals can be selected between 1-60 seconds for recording up to 9999 sequential frames.
  • 4K video recording also avails the ability to produce 8MP stills during playback by taking a frame grab from a movie and storing it as a separate file.
  • Slow & Quick (S&Q) mode allows shooters to capture Full HD video at specified steps between 1-120 fps. These settings will allow you to slow down action as well as speed up a slow-moving scene.
4D FOCUS
Covering nearly the entire sensor area, a powerful 4D FOCUS system incorporates 425 on-chip phase-detection points along with 425 contrast-detection areas for precise focusing in as little as 0.02 seconds. The density of focusing points from this hybrid AF system also enables High-density Tracking AF Technology, which is adept at tracking moving subjects in a variety of lighting conditions.
  • Real-time Eye AF can be used to base focus on recognized human subjects' eyes for portraits and is available in both AF-S and AF-C modes and for both stills and video.
  • Eye AF can be used when photographing animal subjects, too, with any focusing mode when shooting stills.
  • Lock-on AF maintains focus on moving subjects throughout the use of a configurable frame that is set over the desired moving subject
  • Expand Flexible Spot employs neighboring focus points to retain focus on moving subjects even if the originally selected point loses focus
  • The Focus Magnifier function can be used for critical focus when homing in on minute subject details
  • Rear touchscreen can be used for Touch Focus and Touch Tracking control and a Touchpad Focus Control mode lets you use the rear screen intuitively while keeping your eye to the viewfinder
  • In addition to autofocus, the a6400 also features a Peaking MF function to benefit manual focus control by highlighted sharp edges of contrast for a more objective means of acquiring sharp focus
Body Design and Connectivity
  • Tru-Finder 2.36m-dot OLED electronic viewfinder offers a bright, high-resolution means for eye-level monitoring.
  • A 3.0" 921.6k-dot LCD touchscreen can be tilted 180° upward or 74° downward to suit working from high and low angles. The screen also incorporates White Magic technology with an RGBW pixel structure for increased brightness to support use in daylight conditions.
  • The touchscreen design avails access to Touch Focus control, for immediate focus point selection, as well as a Touchpad function which lets you smoothly and intuitively select a focus point on the screen while you're looking into the viewfinder.
  • Integrated 3.5mm microphone ports afford greater control over audio during video recording.
  • The included NP-FW50 rechargeable lithium-ion is rated for approximately 410 shots per charge when working with the LCD screen or 360 shots when using the viewfinder.
  • In addition to the battery, the a6400 can also be powered via a USB connection to a computer or mobile battery. This connection can also be used to charge the battery.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi enables the a6400 to instantly share imagery to mobile devices for direct sharing online to social networking, via email, and to cloud storage sites. NFC (Near Field Communication) is also supported, which allows for one-touch connection between the camera and compatible mobile devices; no complex set-up is required. Once connected, the linked mobile device can also display a live view image on its screen and remotely control the camera's shutter.
  • Bluetooth connectivity allows for location data acquisition.
Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens (Black)
Sleek and Retractable Standard Zoom
An ideal companion for your compact, APS-C mirrorless camera, the black E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens from Sony offers a versatile equivalent zoom range of 24-75mm as well as a retractable design that makes your system much more manageable when not in use. The useful focal length range and portable form factor make this a go-to lens when traveling or for everyday general shooting needs.
Form Factor and Optical Design
  • A variable aperture of f/3.5-5.6 helps keep the lens' overall size and weight to a minimum.
  • Due to a retractable design, this lens can be made to be extremely compact when not in use.
  • One extra-low dispersion glass element is featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
  • Four aspherical elements are incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Power Zoom, Image Stabilization, and AF
  • Power Zoom mechanism enables making smooth zoom movements, suitable for video recording, via the on-lens switch or via camera-based controls on select camera bodies.
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system can also be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.
  • An internal focus design contributes to fast autofocus speeds and the minimum focus distance is just 9.8", suiting working with close-up subjects.

Sony a6400 Mirrorless Camera Specs

Key Specs
Lens Mount
Sony E
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 25 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel (6000 x 4000)
Image Sensor
23.5 x 15.6 mm (APS-C) CMOS
Image Stabilization
No
ISO Sensitivity Range
Photo
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode (Extended: 100 to 102,400)
100 to 6400 in Auto Mode
Video
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode
100 to 6400 in Auto Mode
Continuous Shooting
Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 46 Frames (Raw) / 116 Frames (JPEG)
Internal Recording Modes
XAVC S
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [60 to 100 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [16 to 100 Mb/s]
AVCHD
1920 x 1080 at 23.98/59.94 fps [17 to 28 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [17 to 24 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes
4:2:2 8-Bit via HDMI
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/50/59.94 fps
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo Hybrid (UHS-I)
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
Power I/O
1x Sony Multi/Micro-USB Input
Other I/O
1x Sony Multi/Micro-USB Input/Output (Shared with Power Input, Remote Input)
Wireless
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), Bluetooth 4.1
Display Type
180° Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Battery Type
1x NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1080 mAh (Approx. 360 Shots)
Imaging
Lens Mount
Sony E
Sensor Resolution
Actual: 25 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel (6000 x 4000)
Image Sensor
23.5 x 15.6 mm (APS-C) CMOS
Sensor Crop (35mm Equivalent)
Crop Factor: 1.5x 
Image Stabilization
No
Built-In ND Filter
No
Capture Type
Stills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter Type
Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter and Electronic Rolling Shutter 
Shutter Speed
1/4000 to 30 Seconds
1/400 to 1/4 Second in Movie Mode
Bulb/Time Mode
Bulb Mode
ISO Sensitivity Range
Photo
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode (Extended: 100 to 102,400)
100 to 6400 in Auto Mode
Video
100 to 32,000 in Manual Mode
100 to 6400 in Auto Mode
Metering Method
Average, Center-Weighted Average, Highlight, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure Modes
Aperture Priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation
-5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Metering Range
-2 to 20 EV
White Balance
Presets: Auto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Color Temperature Filter, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Incandescent, Shade, Underwater
Continuous Shooting
Up to 11 fps at 24.2 MP for up to 46 Frames (Raw) / 116 Frames (JPEG)
Interval Recording
Yes
Self-Timer
2/5/10-Second Delay
Still Image Capture
Image Sizes
16:9 Raw
20 MP (6000 x 3376)
3:2 Raw
24 MP (6000 x 4000)
1:1 Raw
16 MP (4000 x 4000)
16:9 JPEG
20 MP (6000 x 3376)
10 MP (4240 x 2400)
5.1 MP (3008 x 1688)
3:2 JPEG
24 MP (6000 x 4000)
12 MP (4240 x 2832)
6 MP (3008 x 2000)
1:1 JPEG
16 MP (4000 x 4000)
8 MP (2832 x 2832)
4 MP (2000 x 2000)
Aspect Ratio
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Image File Format
JPEG, Raw
Bit Depth
14-Bit
Video Capture
Internal Recording Modes
XAVC S
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [60 to 100 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94/100/120 fps [16 to 100 Mb/s]
AVCHD
1920 x 1080 at 23.98/59.94 fps [17 to 28 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps [17 to 24 Mb/s]
External Recording Modes
4:2:2 8-Bit via HDMI
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97 fps
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/50/59.94 fps
1920 x 1080i at 50/59.94 fps
Fast-/Slow-Motion Support
Yes
Gamma Curve
HDR-HLG, Sony S-Log 2, Sony S-Log 3
Recording Limit
No
IP Streaming
No
Built-In Microphone
Stereo
Audio Recording
XAVC S: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
AVCHD: 2-Channel AC-3 Audio
Interface
Media/Memory Card Slot
Single Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Duo Hybrid (UHS-I)
Video I/O
1x Micro-HDMI (Unspecified Signal) Output
Audio I/O
1x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone Input
Power I/O
1x Sony Multi/Micro-USB Input
Other I/O
1x Sony Multi/Micro-USB Input/Output (Shared with Power Input, Remote Input)
Wireless
Wi-Fi (802.11b/g), Bluetooth 4.1
Mobile App Compatible
Yes: Android & iOS
App Name: Imaging Edge Mobile
Functionality: Access Stored Files, Remote Control
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)
GPS
*Via Connected Smartphone
Monitor
Display Size
3.0"
Resolution
921,600 Dot
Display Type
180° Tilting Touchscreen LCD
Viewfinder
Type
Built-In Electronic
Size
0.39"
Resolution
2,359,296 Dot
Eye Point
23 mm
Coverage
100%
Magnification
Approx. 1.07x
Diopter Adjustment
-4 to +3
Focus
Focus Type
Auto and Manual Focus
Focus Mode
Automatic, Continuous-Servo AF, Direct Manual Focus, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus Points
Contrast Detection, Phase Detection: 425
Autofocus Sensitivity
-2 to +20 EV
Flash
Built-In Flash/Light
Yes, Flash Only
Flash Modes
Auto, Fill Flash, Hi-Speed Sync, Off, Rear Sync, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Wireless
Guide Number
19.69' / 6 m at ISO 100
Maximum Sync Speed
1/160 Second
Flash Compensation
-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash System
TTL
External Flash Connection
Shoe Mount, Wireless
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-4 to 131°F / -20 to 55°C
General
Battery Type
1x NP-FW50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.2 VDC, 1080 mAh (Approx. 360 Shots)
Shoe Mount
1x Intelligent Hot Shoe
Tripod Mounting Thread
1x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Material of Construction
Magnesium Alloy
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.7 x 2.6 x 2.4" / 120 x 66.9 x 59.7 mm
Weight
14.22 oz / 403 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
12.7 oz / 359 g (Body Only)
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.535 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
6.1 x 6.1 x 4.6"

Sony E PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS Lens (Black) Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
16 to 50mm (35mm Equivalent: 24 to 75mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/3.5 to 5.6
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
40.5 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/3.5 to 5.6
Minimum Aperture
f/22 to 36
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
83° to 32°
Minimum Focus Distance
9.84" / 25 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.21x
Optical Design
9 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
7, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
Yes
Filter Size
40.5 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.55 x 1.18" / 64.77 x 29.97 mm
Length at Maximum Extension
2.04" / 51.8 mm
Weight
4.09 oz / 116 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4 x 3.5 x 3.4"

Sony A6400 Reviews

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what is the weight of the camera?

what is the weight of the camera?
Asked by: Graham
According to specs, the A6400 body with its battery and an SD card weigh 14.22 oz / 403 g, and the 16-50mm lens weighs 0.26 lb / 116 g, for a total of 18.31 oz / 1.14 lb / 519 g.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2020-12-07

How would I connect an external shotgun mic as ...

How would I connect an external shotgun mic as the shoe mount is on the same spot the screen flips up. Vlogging often uses a flip up or flip out screen and a shotgun mic on the shoe?
Asked by: Kevin
You can get SmallRig Formfitting Cage for Sony Alpha a6300/a6400/a6500 BH #SMCCS2310 and that will give you a lots of option for mounting accessories
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2022-11-08

Is this comparable with the MAc Book PRO?

Is this comparable with the MAc Book PRO?
Asked by: Mark
If you use this as a webcam with an Elgado Cam link it will work very well.
Answered by: David
Date published: 2020-12-05

Is it usd or cad

Is it usd or cad
Asked by: Sleepy
It is USD. You can change it so you can see what the CAD price would be however.
Answered by: Stephen
Date published: 2021-05-16

How do you turn off the beep when lens snaps into ...

How do you turn off the beep when lens snaps into focus, which menu? Have to shoot quietly, but not silently.
Asked by: Beth
I think this is correct...it's been a while since I did this on my A6400. Go into your menu; scroll to the second top icon; scroll down to get into those settings and go to page 9; scroll down to Audio Signals and click and set it to Off. You should be good to go with no beeps from that point on. Have a great day!!
Answered by: Chad
Date published: 2021-08-20

Is this a new camera ...?? Or used ...??? What ...

Is this a new camera ...?? Or used ...??? What about the guarantee ..???
Asked by: Marium
This camera is brand new in a factory sealed box from the manufacturer with a USA Limited 1-Year Warranty. If it were Used, we would mark it so and put it in our Used department.
Answered by: Dennis A
Date published: 2021-03-12

B&H specs say there is a clip time limit. ...

B&H specs say there is a clip time limit. Reviewers are saying there is no time limit. Which is correct?
Asked by: Robert
Yes, the limit is no longer there but it could change at any time
Answered by: SonyListens
Date published: 2019-10-03

Can the Sony A6400 be controlled by an iPhone?

Can the Sony A6400 be controlled by an iPhone?
Asked by: Mike
Yes, using "imaging edge mobile" app.
Answered by: Akash
Date published: 2021-05-30
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