It is available from resellers immediately at $1,995 (£1,634)

Blackmagic has launched the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2, upgrading the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K.

The new model includes an adjustable touchscreen screen for easier framing of shots, a larger battery for longer shooting without needing to charge or change batteries, as well as support for an optional electronic viewfinder.

In addition, it has the latest Blackmagic generation 5 color science and retains the cinematic Super 35 HDR image sensor with 13 stops of dynamic range, dual native ISO and EF lens mount from the previous model.

The Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 is available immediately from resellers worldwide for $1,995 (£1,634).

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K G2 features

Designed from carbon fiber polycarbonate composite.
6144 x 3456 sensor with 13 stops and dual native ISO up to 25,600.
Compatible with a wide range of popular EF lenses.
Up to 25,600 ISO for incredible low light performance.
Standard open file formats compatible with popular software.
Adjustable LCD screen.
Includes Blackmagic Generation 5 Color Science.
Optional Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Pro EVF.
Professional mini XLR inputs with 48 volt phantom power.
Larger NP-F570 battery, optional Blackmagic Pocket Camera Battery Pro Grip.
Includes full DaVinci Resolve Studio for post production.

Grant Petty, Blackmagic Design CEO, said: “Since the release of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K Pro, customers have been asking for some of the features to be added to the 6K model.

“We’ve been able to achieve even greater manufacturing efficiencies which means that we are now able to release this new 6K model which adds an adjustable LCD touchscreen, larger longer battery life, support for the OLED viewfinder and improved on screen menus. We are excited to be offering these additional features that have been so popular with customers.”