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Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400

Portability
83
Imaging
69
Features
82
Overall
74
Sony Alpha a6300 front
 
Sony Alpha a6400 front
Portability
83
Imaging
71
Features
88
Overall
77

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Key Specs

Sony A6300
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Boost to 51200)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 404g - 120 x 67 x 49mm
  • Announced February 2016
  • Replaced the Sony A6000
  • Renewed by Sony A6500
Sony A6400
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Push to 102400)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 403g - 120 x 67 x 50mm
  • Announced January 2019
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Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Overview

Below, we are matching up the Sony A6300 versus Sony A6400, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras and they are both designed by Sony. The resolution of the A6300 (24MP) and the A6400 (24MP) is very close and they come with the exact same sensor size (APS-C).

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The A6300 was introduced 3 years prior to the A6400 which is a fairly large gap as far as camera technology is concerned. Both the cameras come with the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before going in to a complete comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the A6300 grades versus the A6400 with regard to portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Sony A6300 over the Sony A6400

 A6300 A6400 

Reasons to pick Sony A6400 over the Sony A6300

 A6400 A6300 
AnnouncedJanuary 2019February 2016Newer by 35 months
Selfie screen Easy selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Common features in the Sony A6300 and Sony A6400

 A6300 A6400 
Focus manually Dial accurate focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Display dimension3"3"Identical display size
Display resolution922k922kThe same display resolution

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Physical Comparison

For those who are planning to travel with your camera regularly, you should factor its weight and proportions. The Sony A6300 comes with physical dimensions of 120mm x 67mm x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9") having a weight of 404 grams (0.89 lbs) whilst the Sony A6400 has measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 50mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.0") and a weight of 403 grams (0.89 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you are employing at the time. Underneath is the front view size comparison of the A6300 vs the A6400.

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 size comparison

Taking into consideration dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the A6300 and A6400 is 83 and 83 respectively.

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 top view buttons comparison

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it can be tough to envision the gap in sensor dimensions only by looking through specifications. The image underneath will help give you a better sense of the sensor dimensions in the A6300 and A6400.

Plainly, both of the cameras have got the exact same sensor measurements and the identical resolution so you should expect comparable quality of photographs but you need to consider the release date of the cameras into account. The more aged A6300 will be behind in sensor tech.

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 sensor size comparison

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony A6300 Portrait photography highlights
Sony A6400 Portrait photography highlights
81
you can focus manually
good megapixels (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with face detect autofocus
saves RAW files
82
has manual focus
decent MP (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with face detection focus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Sony A6300 as a Street photography camera
Sony A6400 as a Street photography camera
80
screen tilts
good sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
weather proof
above average ISO range (25,600)
lack of image stabilization
81
tilting screen
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
has focus by touch
weather sealing
very good high ISO (32,000)
no image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sony A6300 as a Sports photography camera
Sony A6400 as a Sports photography camera
76
good megapixels (24MP)
good sensor size (APS-C)
comes with tracking focus
weather proof
supports phase detect autofocus
lack of image stabilization
78
decent MP (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
comes with tracking autofocus
weather sealing
great battery pack (410 shots)
has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
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Travel Comparison

Sony A6300 as a Travel photography camera
Sony A6400 as a Travel photography camera
77
weather proof
good megapixels (24MP)
flash built-in
display isn't selfie friendly
87
great battery pack (410 CIPA)
weather sealing
connects via bluetooth
has focus by touch
decent MP (24 megapixels)
flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Sony A6300 as a Landscape photography camera
Sony A6400 as a Landscape photography camera
80
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Sony E mount)
good sized screen (3")
good megapixels (24 megapixels)
good sensor size (APS-C)
above average ISO range (25,600)
saves RAW files
weather proof
lack of image stabilization
81
has manual focus
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is good (3 inch)
decent MP (24 megapixels)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
very good high ISO (32,000)
supports RAW formats
weather sealing
great battery pack (410 CIPA)
no image stabilization
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Sony A6300
Vlogging with Sony A6400
35
comes with face detect autofocus
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
comes with mic socket
display isn't selfie friendly
lack of image stabilization
80
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen capability
comes with face detection focus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
has external mic port
no image stabilization
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Sony A6300 vs Sony A6400 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A6300 and Sony A6400
 Sony Alpha a6300Sony Alpha a6400
General Information
Make Sony Sony
Model type Sony Alpha a6300 Sony Alpha a6400
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Announced 2016-02-03 2019-01-15
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Powered by BIONZ X Bionz X
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 366.6mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 24MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 25600 32000
Max enhanced ISO 51200 102400
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW files
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Selective autofocus
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Autofocus live view
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points 425 425
Lens
Lens support Sony E Sony E
Number of lenses 121 121
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Tilting Tilting
Screen diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Screen resolution 922 thousand dot 922 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,359 thousand dot 2,359 thousand dot
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x 0.7x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/4000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 11.0 frames per second 11.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance 6.00 m (at ISO 100) 6.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction, Hi-speed sync, Wireless Off, auto, on, slow sync, rear sync, redeye reduction, wireless, hi-speed sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 60i, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (24p) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video format MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264, XAVC-S
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 404g (0.89 lb) 403g (0.89 lb)
Dimensions 120 x 67 x 49mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9") 120 x 67 x 50mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 85 83
DXO Color Depth rating 24.4 24.0
DXO Dynamic range rating 13.7 13.6
DXO Low light rating 1437 1431
Other
Battery life 400 photos 410 photos
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-FW50 NP-FW50
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting With downloadable app
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick DUO (UHS-I compliant)
Storage slots One One
Price at release $889 $898