Despite it being a successor, the megapixel count and optical zoom range remains the same: 20.1MP and 2.9x respectively.
The much anticipated Sony Cyber-shot RX100 III will be available in Singapore from June 2014 for S$1,199. It is not really a successor to the popular Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II because the RX100 II will still be on sale targeting a different audience because of the cheaper, S$899, price point.
For the RX100 III, Sony updated the lens to ZEISS Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F1.8-2.8, added a retractable OLED Tru-Finder aka Electronic viewfinder (EVF) and changed the LCD so that it can be tilted 180° to take selfie photos.
HopShopGo received the package on the 18th January 2014 with a chargeable weight of 3KG, but HopShopGo offers a repack option for a slight fee and hence it cuts down the chargeable weight to just 1KG! So shipping just cost me US$20.32 (S$26). I am a HopShopGo Prime Member, so your discount may varies!
The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 is a 16.2MP with 4x Optical Zoom digital camera, on top of that it is water, shock, dust proof and able to operate at low temperatures. I got it from Amazon for US$149.99 (S$183.14) when they are having it as the Gold Box Deal of the Day.
I placed order for the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX20 on the 13th December 2012 and on the 19th December 2012 it reaches my HopShopGo US address. Paid HopShopGo US$12.44 (S$15.19) for the shipping to Singapore and I received it exactly on Christmas, 25th December 2012! Didn’t know DHL do delivery on Christmas day itself!