• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica CL
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A6400
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Predecessor:   Sony A6300
A6300 vs A6400
Successor:    
General
Model Number: CL A6400
Alternate Model Number(s): Type 7323 ILCE-6400
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2795.00 $999.99
Street Price: $2,795.00 $898.00
Date Available: 2017-11-30 2019-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.0 oz (483 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
18.3 oz (519 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.2 x 3.1 x 1.8 in.
(131 x 78 x 45 mm)
4.7 x 2.6 x 2.4 in.
(120 x 67 x 60 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Sony
Effective Megapixels: 24.2 24.2
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.92 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6016 x 4014 (24.1 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3024 x 2016 (6.1 MP, 3:2)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4240 x 2832 (12.0 MP, 3:2),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
4240 x 2400 (10.2 MP, Other),
3008 x 1688 (5.1 MP, 16:9),
4000 x 4000 (16.0 MP, 1:1),
2832 x 2832 (8.0 MP, 1:1),
2000 x 2000 (4.0 MP, 1:1),
12416 x 1586 (19.7 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
5536 x 2160 (12.0 MP, Other),
3872 x 2160 (8.4 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 11.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 3840x2160 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​60i/​50p/​50i/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (15p/​12p/​8p/​6p/​4p/​3p/​2p/​1/​p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet Sony E
Lens: Leica Elmarit-TL 18mm f/2.8 ASPH. lens; 8 elements in 6 groups Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27mm 24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 18mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16 f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 49-point Contrast Detection AF: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF + release Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points (phase-detection AF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Tracking ( Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot); Enhanced real-time Eye AF and object tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: 2.36M-dot 4:3 EyeRes EVF, 0.74x equivalent magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +4 diopter, eye sensor EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,359,296 dots (786,432 pixels) 2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.11x 1.07x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   16.7x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 50000 32000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 50000 Auto, 100-32000; expandable to 102400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, graycard (custom), manual color temperature setting Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, C. Temp 2500 to 9900K, C Filter G7 to M7 (15-step), Custom, Underwater; AWB micro adjustment
Shutter Speed Range: 1/25000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot, Spot Standard/Large, Entire-screen Average, Highlight
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset, digiscoping, miniature, panorama, HDR Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Movie/Slow & Quick Motion
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto, Off, Fill-flash, Rear sync, Slow sync, Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 6.0 m / 19.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Lens dependent
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Multi Interface Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .DNG RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Optional wired or Wi-FI
Connections (extended):   Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.41
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.42
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 11.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 140 87
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 11.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   42
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 11.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 33 42
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.111 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.17 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.021 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 220 shots 360 shots
Battery Life, Video:   125 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: BP-DC12 (7.2V 1200mAh) Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC12 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Leica CL App (remote control and image transfer, free download from Apple App-Store/Google Play Store) Free downloads of "Remote", "Viewer" and "Edit" apps
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black.