Clicky

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600

Portability
83
Imaging
71
Features
88
Overall
77
Sony Alpha a6400 front
 
Sony Alpha a6600 front
Portability
77
Imaging
71
Features
96
Overall
81

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Key Specs

Sony A6400
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Expand to 102400)
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 403g - 120 x 67 x 50mm
  • Introduced January 2019
Sony A6600
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Increase to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 503g - 120 x 67 x 69mm
  • Announced August 2019
Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Overview

Its time to take a closer look at the Sony A6400 versus Sony A6600, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras and both are sold by Sony. The resolution of the A6400 (24MP) and the A6600 (24MP) is very similar and both cameras provide the identical sensor measurements (APS-C).

Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month

The A6400 was introduced 7 months before the A6600 and they are both of a similar generation. Each of these cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before diving right into a comprehensive comparison, here is a short overview of how the A6400 scores vs the A6600 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
	
	

Reasons to pick Sony A6400 over the Sony A6600

 A6400 A6600 

Reasons to pick Sony A6600 over the Sony A6400

 A6600 A6400 
AnnouncedAugust 2019January 2019More recent by 7 months

Common features in the Sony A6400 and Sony A6600

 A6400 A6600 
Focus manually More accurate focus
Display typeTiltingTiltingTilting display
Display size3"3"Same display measurements
Display resolution922k922kIdentical display resolution
Selfie screen Both good for selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is going to lug around your camera, you're going to have to take into account its weight and measurements. The Sony A6400 features outside measurements of 120mm x 67mm x 50mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.0") along with a weight of 403 grams (0.89 lbs) while the Sony A6600 has proportions of 120mm x 67mm x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7") along with a weight of 503 grams (1.11 lbs).

Examine the Sony A6400 versus Sony A6600 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Take into consideration, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ based on the lens you have chosen at that moment. Following is a front view dimension comparison of the A6400 against the A6600.

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 size comparison

Using size and weight, the portability grade of the A6400 and A6600 is 83 and 77 respectively.

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 top view buttons comparison

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it's difficult to visualise the gap between sensor measurements simply by reading specifications. The visual underneath might offer you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the A6400 and A6600.

To sum up, both cameras feature the identical sensor size and the exact same megapixels and you should expect similar quality of images but you need to consider the production date of the products into consideration. The older A6400 is going to be disadvantaged in sensor tech.

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 sensor size comparison

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Screen and ViewFinder

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Handle those 8K RED files like a boss

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sony A6400 Portrait photography info
Sony A6600 Portrait photography info
82
manual focus
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides face detect focusing
supports RAW files
82
focusing manually
decent MP (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports face detect autofocus
supports RAW formats
World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records

Street Comparison

Sony A6400 Street photography features
Sony A6600 Street photography features
81
screen tilts
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
supports RAW files
includes focus via touch
environment proof
good high ISO (32,000)
no image stabilization
84
screen tilts
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
comes with focus via touch
environment sealing
great high ISO (32,000)
Control Profoto B10 & B10 Plus with your Android Phone

Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Sony A6400
Sports photography with Sony A6600
78
MP count decent (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
environment proof
better than average battery pack (410 CIPA)
has phase detect AF
no image stabilization
85
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
supports tracking focus
environment sealing
good battery pack (810 shots)
comes with phase detect autofocus
Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business

Travel Comparison

Sony A6400 Travel photography advice
Sony A6600 Travel photography advice
87
better than average battery pack (410 CIPA)
environment proof
has bluetooth
includes focus via touch
MP count decent (24MP)
built-in flash
selfie friendly screen
85
good battery pack (810 shots)
environment sealing
has bluetooth
comes with focus via touch
decent MP (24MP)
display is selfie friendly
Instagram's $20 billion Ad success

Landscape Comparison

Sony A6400 Landscape photography information
Sony A6600 Landscape photography information
81
manual focus
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
screen is a decent size (3")
MP count decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
good high ISO (32,000)
supports RAW files
environment proof
better than average battery pack (410 CIPA)
no image stabilization
86
focusing manually
change lenses (Sony E mount)
screen is a decent size (3")
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
great high ISO (32,000)
supports RAW formats
environment sealing
good battery pack (810 shots)
Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down

Vlogging Comparison

Sony A6400 Vlogging details
Sony A6600 Vlogging details
80
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen enabled
provides face detect focusing
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
has mic jack
no image stabilization
85
display is selfie friendly
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
supports face detect autofocus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
does have microphone support
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Sony A6400 vs Sony A6600 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sony A6400 and Sony A6600
 Sony Alpha a6400Sony Alpha a6600
General Information
Brand Name Sony Sony
Model type Sony Alpha a6400 Sony Alpha a6600
Class Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Introduced 2019-01-15 2019-08-28
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor Bionz X Bionz X
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 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 1:1, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Maximum native ISO 32000 32000
Maximum enhanced ISO 102400 102400
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW pictures
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Autofocus touch
Autofocus continuous
Single autofocus
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 425 425
Lens
Lens mount type Sony E Sony E
Available lenses 121 121
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Tilting
Screen sizing 3 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 922 thousand dots 922 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,359 thousand dots 2,359 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x 0.71x
Features
Min shutter speed 30s 30s
Max shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Continuous shutter rate 11.0fps 11.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 6.00 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash modes Off, auto, on, slow sync, rear sync, redeye reduction, wireless, hi-speed sync Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264, XAVC-S MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 403g (0.89 pounds) 503g (1.11 pounds)
Physical dimensions 120 x 67 x 50mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.0") 120 x 67 x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 83 82
DXO Color Depth rating 24.0 23.8
DXO Dynamic range rating 13.6 13.4
DXO Low light rating 1431 1497
Other
Battery life 410 photos 810 photos
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NP-FW50 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick DUO (UHS-I compliant) SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Card slots 1 1
Cost at release $898 $1,198