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The best Sony A6400 deals in October 2021

Sony A6400 deals
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Looking for the best Sony A6400 deal - then let us help you! Launched at the beginning of 2019, the Sony A6400 mirrorless camera has become one of the best cameras for vlogging - but  with its APS-C sized sensor this is much more than just a great camera for home video and for selfies. There are no fewer than five different models in the Sony A6000-series of cameras now, and two of them newer than the A6400 - and that does mean that if you shop around you can find some great prices on the Sony A6400, and below we have done the hard work with our list of today's best buys.

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Sony A6400 Specifications

Model number: ILCE-6400
24.2MP APS-C CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6mm
Lens mount: Sony E
AF points: 425-point phase detection, 425-point contrast AF, 84% coverage
ISO range:100 to 32,000 (expandable to ISO 102,400)
Max image size: 6,000 x 4,000px
Metering zones: 1,200
Video: 3,840 x 2,160 at 30p, 24p
Viewfinder: EVF, 2,359k dots, 100% coverage, 1.07x (0.7x equiv) magnification
Memory card: 1x SD/SDHC/SDXC, UHS I
LCD: 3-inch 180-degree tilting touchscreen, 921k dots
Max burst: 11fps
Connectivity: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, NFC
Size: 120.0 x 66.9 x 59.7mm (body only)
Weight: 403g (body only, with battery and memory card)

• See our full Sony A6400 review

The key feature, from the outside at least, is the three-inch screen which can flip through 180°, so can it can be viewed from the front or back of the camera - and it is this that makes it a perfect vlogging camera, as there is no need to get an external monitor. 

Its video credentials are impressive - it can not only shoot 4K video by downsampling from 6K of data from its APS-C 24 megapixel sensor - it also gives you professional editing formats of HLG  and S-Log. There is an HDMI output too, that allows you to record video to an external recorder.

The autofocus system is start of the art - offering Sony's Eye AF which will lock onto your face or that of your subject with not effort, and has over 400 focusing points to give it near complete coverage of the frame.

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Chris George

Chris George has worked on Digital Camera World since its launch in 2017. He has been writing about photography, mobile phones, video making and technology for over 30 years – and has edited numerous magazines including PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Digital Camera, Video Camera, and Professional Photography. 

His first serious camera was the iconic Olympus OM10, with which he won the title of Young Photographer of the Year - long before the advent of autofocus and memory cards. Today he uses a Nikon D800, a Fujifilm X-T1, a Sony A7, and his iPhone 11 Pro.

He has written about technology for countless publications and websites including The Sunday Times Magazine, The Daily Telegraph, Dorling Kindersley, What Cellphone, T3 and Techradar.