• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 10.2 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 51,200
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-A6400
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Predecessor:   Sony A6300
A6300 vs A6400
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General
Model Number: GH5S A6400
Alternate Model Number(s):   ILCE-6400
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2499.00 $999.99
Street Price: $2,197.99 $898.00
Date Available: 2018-02-22 2019-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries
18.3 oz (519 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in.
(139 x 98 x 87 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: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Panasonic Sony
Effective Megapixels: 10.2 24.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 APS-C
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.51 microns 3.92 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, Other 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes 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: 3680 x 2760 (10.2 MP, 4:3),
3840 x 2560 (9.8 MP, 3:2),
4016 x 2256 (9.1 MP, 16:9),
2752 x 2752 (7.6 MP, 1:1),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
1936 x 1936 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1360 x 1360 (1.8 MP, 1:1),
3328 x 2496 (8.3 MP, 4:3),
3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2880 x 2880 (8.3 MP, 1:1)
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 (EXIF 2.31), 12 or 14-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.31), RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.7 11.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
3840x2160 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/50p/50i/30p/25p/24p)
4096x2160 (2p - 60p)
3840x2160 (2p - 60p)
1920x1080 (240p, 2p - 240p)
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: MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive 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: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Sony E
Lens: n/a Sony SELP1650 PZ 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS; 9 elements in 8 groups, 4 aspheric surfaces
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual):   16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.13x
Aperture Range:   f/3.5 - f/22 (W) / f/5.6 - f/36 (T); 7-blade circular aperture
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   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 Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x, 4x; Extra Tele Conversion: Still image: Max. 2x; Motion picture: 2.1x (FHD) Up to 4x; up to 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 225-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter 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: 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 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: 3,680,000 dots 2,359,296 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.76x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.52x 1.07x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,620,000 dots (405,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 16.7x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 32000
Minimum ISO (native): 160 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 160 - 51200 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps, extendable to 80 - 204800 Auto, 100-32000; expandable to 102400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Autoc, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1-4, Color Temperature Setting 1-4 (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps) 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: 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1728-zone Intelligent Multiple, 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: Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine 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, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds 2 , 10, 10 (3 or 5 frames) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync. 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: 1/250 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal 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: Both Slots UHS-II  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12 or 14-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG RAW (14-bit compressed ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV, MP4, AVCHD, AVCHD Progressive 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: Yes Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wi-Fi or optional wired Optional wired or Wi-FI
Connections (extended): USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote Jack, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, TC In/Out via Flash Sync Terminal 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): 0.39  
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): 0.45  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.7 11.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 600 99
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 12.5 11.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 120 46
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 13.1 11.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 99 45
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.17 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.083 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.045 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Electronic Shutter Lag: Full AF = 0.185s, Manual Focus = 0.111s, Prefocused = 0.062s  
Startup Time: 1.1 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 440 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 410 shots 360 shots
Battery Life, Video: 60 minutes 125 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary NP-FW50
Usable Battery Types: 7.2v, 1860mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary 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: None; Free downloads: PHOTOfunSTUDIO, SILKYPIX Developer Studio Free downloads of "Remote", "Viewer" and "Edit" apps
OS Compatibility: PHOTOfunSTUDIO (Windows); SILKYPIX Developer Studio (Windows / Mac)  
Miscellaneous
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