• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Sony A6400 advantages over Panasonic G95

  • Less expensive
    $998 vs $1198
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 3.34 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 410 vs 290 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Lighter weight
    519g vs 746g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 9.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    11.0 fps vs 9.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    46 vs 30 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Panasonic G95 advantages over Sony A6400

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    120 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • More dots on screen
    1240k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    600 vs 99 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Panasonic GH5

Sony A6400
Panasonic GH5
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
Panasonic G95
Panasonic GH5
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1498
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Panasonic G9

Sony A6400
Panasonic G9
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Panasonic G95
Panasonic G9
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Sony A6400
Canon EOS M50
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Panasonic G95
Canon EOS M50
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $629
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Sony A6400
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Panasonic G95
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-T30

Sony A6400
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • NFC
  • Longer video battery life
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • Longer exposure
Panasonic G95
Fujifilm X-T30
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
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