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Sony a7C vs Sony a6400 Comparison

Here is a full comparison of the Sony A7c and the Sony A6400, which are both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras produced by Sony and are both reviewed here. Even if the resolution of the A7c (24MP) and the A6400 (24MP) is almost the same, the sensor size of the A7c (Full-frame) and A6400 (APS-C) are significantly different.

The a7C was introduced 21 months after the A6400, placing the two cameras a generation apart in terms of technological advancement. Each of the cameras has a body that is similar to the other (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Key Specifications

Before we get into our more in-depth comparison of the Sony A6400 and Sony a7C, let’s take a quick glance at the primary characteristics of both cameras.

Sony A7c Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2020-09-14
  • 24MP – Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 51200 ( expands to 50 – 204800)
  • Sony E Mount
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3.00″ Fully articulated Screen
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 10.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 509g. 124 x 71 x 60 mm
  • Weather Sealed Body

Sony A6400 Key Specs

  • Announcement Date: 2019-01-15
  • 24MP – APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • ISO 100 – 32000 ( expands to 102400)
  • Sony E Mount
  • 3.00″ Tilting Screen
  • 2359k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 11.0fps continuous shooting
  • 4K (UHD) – 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 120fps High-Speed Video
  • Built-in Wireless
  • 403g. 120 x 67 x 50 mm
  • Weather Sealed Body
  • Replaced Sony Alpha a6300
Sony a7C vs Sony a6400Versus subline
Sony a7C
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Sony Alpha a6400
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LaunchedVersus subline
Sep 15, 2020
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Jan 15, 2019
Body TypeVersus subline
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
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Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Build MaterialVersus subline
Magnesium alloy
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Magnesium alloy
Lens MountVersus subline
Sony E-Mount
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Sony E-Mount
Sensor TypeVersus subline
BSI-CMOS
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CMOS
Mega PixelsVersus subline
24 megapixels
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24 megapixels
ProcessorVersus subline
BIONZ X
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BIONZ X
ISOVersus subline
Auto, 100-51200 (expands to 50-204800)
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Auto, 100-32000 (expands to 102800)
Image stabilizationVersus subline
Sensor-shift 5-axis
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5-axis
File formatVersus subline
JPEG (Exif v2.32)
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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JPEG (Exif v2.31)
Raw (14-bit Sony ARW)
Focus PointsVersus subline
693
VS
425
Screen sizeVersus subline
3″
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3″
Screen dotsVersus subline
921,600
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921,600
Touch screenVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
ViewfinderVersus subline
Electronic
VS
Electronic
Adjustable LCDVersus subline
Fully articulated
VS
Tilting
Continuous ShootingVersus subline
10.0 fps
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11.0 fps
RAW SupportVersus subline
Raw (Sony ARW, 14-bit)
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Raw (Sony ARW)
Video Record LimitVersus subline
Unlimited
VS
Unlimited
Timelapse RecordingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Face DetectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Eye Tracking FocusVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Selfie/Vlogger FriendlyVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Wireless ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Bluetooth ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Built-in FlashVersus subline
No
VS
Yes
External FlashVersus subline
Yes (via hot shoe)
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Yes (via hot shoe)
Headphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Microphone PortVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Environmental SealingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
AE BracketingVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
NFC ConnectionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Smartphone RemoteVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
UHS Card SupportVersus subline
Yes
VS
No
Webcam FunctionVersus subline
Yes
VS
Yes
Weight
509 g
VS
403 g
Battery LifeVersus subline
740
VS
410

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