Hmm, X-H1 vs A6400, X-H1 seems to be an abandoned line by Fuji, Very disappointing that Fuji didn't add IBIS to X-T3, totally confusing what Fuji is doing. Only few things work at all, and nothing works well. Wish I had bought the full frame now. That spot simply indicates the starting point for the tracking. In this video, Chris shows us how to set up this very useful feature. 18-135 is maybe what you can get at the first place after selling the 16-50 for 100$ on eBay.There are very good Sigma prime lenses. Review, Close enough to Fuji's classic chrome :) Have seen settings to mimic portra/astria/velvia films via this route too. The a6400 takes some fantastic photographs, and in particular, has some welcome tweaks to its JPEG engine. the Olympus 75mm f/1.8 (it looks like a Sigma cosmetically). Reduces the usefulness of the flip up screen in that situation. We've been shooting with a pre-production Leica SL2-S for a few days, to see what it can do. Beautiful dynamic range too. None are stabilised though. Apr 30, 2019, 98 images • I am very tempted to pick up one of the older Sony A7 bodies to use with my old Pentax screw mount and Leica M mount lenses. Wish I never spent tue money. But nope, same old horrendous Play Memories Mobile, just re-branded. Plus I have many "pro" or "top amateur" lenses in my arsenal. But can you look at your smartphone while looking directly at the camera, and not have the smartphone in the frame? What focal length are you looking for? COMPARE SONY A6400 SPECS TO SONY A6000 SPECS. 1/3 stop of light loss is not visible when you compare real world work, not even at ery high ISO (yes, tested, with large prints). Monogram's Creative Console allows you to build out a customized set of physical controls to speed up your editing workflow. (I do not like to use the screen to initiate tracking. Yes, the Sigma primes are great values and good lenses. Hands-on with the Sony a6400. They don't make money off of Sigma lens sales. It is also possible that your camera or battery is not well. What would make me buy another Sony APS-C is a6400 (AF) with IBIS, GPS, Z battery (2x the juice), and great mobile integration -- current Imaging Edge is just as horrendously lame as Play Memories Mobile before it. Watch my in-depth review where I dive deep into a6400 and discover its true potential. I've had my A6000 for almost 3 years ( or is it 4) and it's next to brand new because I just could not handle the rate at which it chews through batteries so I just leave it in the cupboard, I mean "it's horrifying" to see those battery life percentage numbers tumble downward so fast. There has been plenty of speculation on what they would be, including an affordable 35/1.8 (in the mould of the 85/1.8), 500/4, 600/4, a long pro zoom (200-500) and a fast standard aps-c zoom. We'd really like to see some further refinement on ergonomics, as Sony has done with its full-frame models over the years, but the a6400 remains an excellent option for a variety of types of photography. To be honest it's equally disappointing that Sony didn't give IBIS to a $1000 camera, A6400 is not a cheap camera at all. The more these cameras appeal to a wide range of users, the more these cameras have a chance of surviving in the market. Sony has introduced the a6100, a low-priced APS-C E-mount camera that will slot in-between the a6000 and a6400. Inconvenient, possibly.. Unusable? He primarily works with a Nikon 20mm F3.5 lens and leans into its unique characteristics brilliantly, producing beautiful and haunting images. This does not sound like a “quantum leap”. I honestly have a hard time seeing who these Sony E mount cameras appeal to in view of the competition. Nevertheless, Canon follows a similar strategy by not supplying new lenses for their woebegotten EOS-M models. Canon M6 Mk II vs. Sony a6400 vs.Nikon Z50 vs.Fuji X-T30 By admin, on November 24th, 2019 Dpreview team compared all these three 4 new cameras and and they have ranked them, based on the deigns, image quality and more. No, it's not really a similar strategy. In our latest buying guide we've selected some cameras that might be a bit older but still offer a lot of bang for the buck. Where is this information published? And many of those users can then advance into FF. There are plenty of people out there capturing themselves in video, whether it be for personal use or for creating your own Youtube channel. As a enthusiast A6000 user I like the way Sony keeps the new cameras have the same form factor, it makes switching so much easier!Think what many people will tell when the form factor changed, not the small "rangefinder" style any more.... many people love the small and good design of this little camera just for what it is, small and good... Sigma 16-30-56 trio is the best affordable compact prime combo you can get on any aps-c system today, > Sigma 16-30-56 trio is the best affordable compact prime combo. @tedolfpfff! And the a6000 before that. 2: Poor Weather, 18-135mm lens, Vacay: Let's Shoot Animals! With eye AF and crazy lock-on you no longer need to worry about AF mode fiddling, focus points, and other distractions for most shots. A big part of their business is in selling lenses too. Many use auto exposure. bigger. Perhaps you are forgetting that this is only an intermediate range camera. Both are affordable, and most people would be perfectly happy with either one. It is financially unfavorable for camera manufacturers to give you one single camera that lasts 5 years, and so is it physically impossible to implement M43 IBIS in a full-frame body. The Sony a6400 is a midrange mirrorless camera with a 24.2MP APS-C sensor. I'd love to try the A6400.. That said, the Sony a6400 buttons are closer together to accommodate the small body and I had a problem accidentally hitting buttons I didn’t want to. Why didn't you say that rightaway? The Sony A6400’s APS-C size CMOS sensor achieves an overall DxOMark score of 83 points, which puts it on the same level as slightly older APS-C models, such as the Nikon D7100 and the Samsung NX1. I looked at the studio scene. After a couple minor updates, version 4.1 has been released. > As a former A6000 fan, I'm so bored with the form factor of the A6X00 series. Both in how it … On top of that, Canon EF-M lenses are is totally incompatible with Canon RF lenses, so there is zero cross-compatibility with Canon's own APS-C and FF mirrorless lenses. If moving over to an A7 design style with central EVF, it will be named an A7000. The plate, which is manufactured in the United States using US-based materials, weighs just 13g (.5oz) and is built-to-order for $95. although being notified of that several times. Sony doesn't even consider it to be an "enthusiast-level" camera because they say an "enthusiast-level" APS-C camera is coming: https://www.sonyalpharumors.com/sony-confirms-in-interview-that-a-new-enthusiast-aps-c-camera-is-coming/. Combining a 37MP full-frame sensor, minimalist controls and Lightroom Mobile built in, it's a refreshing – if a bit quirky – take on the smartphone-meets-camera concept. Fujifilm X-T4 vs Sony A6400. Last time I had to create "Huawei crap" folder and move there non-removable apps ("out of sight"). But who wants to fiddle around with exchangeable lenses.... @dpfan32 not sure if you knew but you can get the Sony 6400 as a kit with the 18-135 zoom instead of the the 16-50. are you condemning the fuji for not having a narcissism mode.... ? For some reason I didnt sell my 6000's they sit unused on the shelf, as I know occasionally I need something which is not 28 mm (Q focal). The Sony a6400 shoots nicely detailed 4K video, has a full suite of capture aids and a … Here’s how it compares, Sony announces a6400 midrange APS-C mirrorless camera with advanced AF, DPReview TV: How to set up real-time autofocus on Sony a6100, a6400, a6600, a9, a9 II, and a7r IV, DPReview TV: Mid-Range APS-C Mirrorless Shootout (Canon M6 Mk II, Sony a6400, Nikon Z50, Fuji X-T30), DPReview TV: Fujifilm X-T30 vs Sony a6400, Sony 'Real-time tracking' is a big leap forward for AF, DPReview TV: Sony a6400 First Impressions, Canon EOS Rebel T8i (EOS 850D / EOS Kiss X10i), Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS Pro, * The Weekly Image Thread 20 12 10 #508 *. Excellent photos from such cheap lenses. Including the FE 28-70 kit lens, which weighs only 295 gm. I've tried every trick to fix it but nothing works. Because zoom range is appealing to most amateurs. will get my money. Thanks for pointing it out. I am happy with Olympus for most things. Rolling shutter is a weakness of the A6400 too in 4K. With this setup, you can move the Flexible Spot around using the touchscreen, and once you half-press, the camera will begin tracking whatever is underneath it. The Sony Alpha A6400 boasts a 24.2-megapixel sensor, with ISO sensitivity up to 32000. If it's a person, the camera will automatically transition to face and eye detection. We can first see this in terms of detail capture throughout the scene. @captura - "Why should Sony waste resources developing new APSC lenses when Sigma and others are doing it for them?". Want a decent telephoto? The A6400 shares Bluetooth with the A6500 and both can conveniently use it for GPS geotagging via your smartphone, but this isn't possible with the A6300 which only supports WiFi and NFC. The words 'Real-Time' don't even appear in the camera's menu. If I wanted to have a 3:2 format crop sensor camera I would have to go with Fuji. The new 85mm F1.8 prime lens features full autofocus compatibility, including support for Nikon’s Eye-AF technology. The FUJI X-H1 is a nice retro and big camera than can not shoot 4k video longer than 15 minutes, the AF has a limited area and lower performance than SONY, disappointing battery life and no ergonomic retro dial control mainly shooting video. Order it now. The 'Henri' Cinematographer's handle comes in two models — L-PL and L-LPL — and features a foldable grip that has built-in buttons for controlling recording right from the handle. they cripple something, they want you to desire the massively improved 'sidegrade' (maybe not upgrade) as it has some 'I absolutely must have' features but with a new cripple somewhere else that will irk and irritate real-world. But it's also to their advantage to attract more APS-C users into their system. The Sony A6400 is a new mirrorless camera with an APS-C size sensor and a cutting-edge auto-focusing system. I then pointed the camera back to the subject I originally had focused on, and it was in focus. The a6400 is pitched as a vlogging camera, but it has some video capture shortcomings. ; we won't have comparable capabilities in cameras for decades, if ever. You own pentax and leica anything? Only used A6300 so I may be completely off track, but maybe setting up back button focusing so that half-press shutter would not change focus? Yes, Marketing departments do whatever they can to obstruct engineering to introduce the perfect camera to the market - this will hurt sales for decades as nobody will be upgrading. My Nikon was pretty old, so I expected it to be a learning curve. Smaller Sensor advnatage in high light situatoins? Except some exotic 6K and 8K video recording cameras, 4K is the new standard in consumer video world. I actually purchased the M43 version 30/ 1.4 for my Olympus, for the spectacular bokeh. How long can it continues shooting video without hit issue or the issue still exists. Where are the affordable medium format mirrorless cameras? Sony a6000, a6100, a6300, a6400, a6500, a6600: what's the difference and which should I buy? The camera can shoot 4K/30p video with full pixel readout and no pixel-binning, so we expect quality to be excellent. A clearly and logically organized menu is always preferable. What's wrong with having them articulate a little bit more so they can rotate 180 degrees? ), If I was to be tempted I would want the all-in bells n whistles version. Most people getting the A6400 will get the Sony 18-135/3.5-5,6 OSS ($500) or the Sony 18-105/4 OSS ($550) as their kit zoom. W/o all that, the bloat would be unbearable. Their full frame lenses can be used on APS-c E-mount cameras, and when customers decide to migrate to full frame they'll already have lens for that system. How about pointing out the abysmal lack of native APS-C glass? yeah, who cares if your x-h1 photos are blurry because the af is weak sauce. The other day I try doing a home video, a birthday cake celebration, with all family in picture... everything was set... when I look at the footage, I don't know why, but the camera lock focus on a wall behind us... everything was out of focus...everyone got frustrated :(. Set customizable button to “AF on” and focus mode to AF-C. Press and hold button for tracking. Sentons is pushing this technology further with CameraBar, tech it anticipates will be utilized in smartphones next year. CIPA has announced CP+2021 will be an online-only event due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. This is your chance to have a say in which of this year's products was the best. Again, very different strategies! New software development kits (SDK) may not be the most buzzworthy announcements, but Sony's new camera automation SDK could be very interesting to product photographers. Otherwise it would be perfect. The former head of the Office of Technical Services and Chief of Disguise of the CIA reveals some of the cameras spies were supplied with to record what the enemy was up to during the Cold War. @zxaar,Neither is layout, menus and ergonomics subjective either. Clearing the full buffer can be a matter of minutes, or an excruciating eternity.-This camera would really benefit from one more physical dial.-Menu gripes are overblown for still shooters, as a user shouldn't ever enter the menu after setting up the function screen, custom menu, and custom buttons. Want the full list of specifications for the a6400? The a6400 is available now for $899 (€1049) body-only, $999 (€1149) with a 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 Power Zoom kit lens and $1299 (€1449) with an 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 zoom. 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