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Sony Unveils the next Generation α6400 Mirrorless Camera

- 5 years ago

Sony has unveiled an addition to its E-mount mirrorless camera range, the new α6400 mirrorless camera. The α6400 takes much of Sony’s advanced technologies from their full-frame mirrorless series to this compact, lightweight APS-C camera.

Key Features

  • World’s Fastest autofocus [AF] with 425 phase and contrast detection
  • AF points cover [approx] 84% of image area
  • Advanced real-time Eye AF
  • New real-time tracking for object tracking
  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor™ CMOS image sensor and latest-generation BIONZ X™ image processor
  • 180-degree fully tiltable LCD touch screen for selfies
  • High-speed continuous shooting at up to 11fps mechanical shutter / 8fps silent shooting with continuous AF/AE tracking
  • High-resolution 4K movie recording with full pixel readout and no pixel dumping, plus advanced AF speed and stability
  • Interval recording for time-lapse videos
Sony a6400
The new Sony a6400 premium compact mirrorless camera.

The new camera suggests the possession of the world’s quickest AF speed of just 0.02 seconds, along with the new advanced ‘Real-time Eye AF’ and ‘Real-time Tracking’ abilities. Those opting for the new camera can expect to shoot at [up to] 11 fps with AF/AE tracking, a new-generation BIONZ X image processing engine that promises excellent image quality, 4K video recording, a 180-degree fully tiltable LCD touch screen and a whole lot more.

These are all attributes that should appeal to all types of image makers, ranging from pro- stills shooters to everyday vloggers.

Pricing and Availability

The α6400 is expected to ship in the UK this February and will cost approximately £950.
It will also be offered as a kit with the SELP1650 lens priced at around £1,000 – or in an alternative kit with the SEL18135 lens, which will cost approximately £1,300.

We plan to get hands-on this new compact mirrorless camera for a full review. Till then, for more info, head to Sony’s website for full tech specs and take a look at their own intro video below:

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