Sony today announced the launch of a new model which is part of its APS-C mirrorless camera lineup. The new A6400 slots right between the A6300 and the A6500. The camera is aimed at both still photographers and videographers. It will be particularly appealing to vloggers as it has a 180 degree rotating rear screen.

Keeping in line with the other models in this series, the sensor resolution has been retained at 24 megapixels. The A6400 does come with the BIONZ X processor and imaging technology for improved image quality overall. The high-performing tracking autofocus feature works with the BIONZ X image processing engine to enable the camera to acquire focus in as little as 0.02 secondsii.

It has a new highest sensitivity settings of ISO 32,000 which can increase to ISO 102,400 in expanded mode for still images only. The processing speeds are 1.8x faster than the A6300. It will also be possible to record 4K video at 30 frames per second. Additional features include Real-time Eye AF and Real-time Tracking. The fully 180 degree tiltable LCD screen has touch functionality while the camera features a high quality XGA OLED Tru-finder viewfinder with 89 functions that can be assigned to 8 custom kys.

Sony will begin shipping the A6400 starting next month for $900. It will be available as a kit with the 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 lens for $1,000 throughout North America.

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