Xiaomi Mi Max 2 tipped to launch alongside Mi 6 on April 19

first_imgXiaomi just the other day officially confirmed the Mi 6 launch date for April 19 via a tweet. Well, alongside launching its flagship of the year, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has a lot more for its fans. The company is also prepping up to announce the much anticipated Xiaomi Mi Max 2 as well.However, like Xiaomi Mi 6, the company has not confirmed the launch date as of now. The new comes from Weibo, where Xiaomi, a couple of days ago tipped the launch of Mi Max 2 for April 19. Ahead of the launch, speculations about this Xiaomi phablet has been making rounds for quite a long time now.A few rumours and leaks have already revealed a rough sketch on how the smartphone will look like, along with a few specifications and approx price. Xiaomi Mi Max 2 was earlier spotted at GeekBench and GFXBench. Wherein, the listing reveals that the phablet will be called Xiaomi Oxygen.Also Read: Xiaomi Mi Max 2 spotted with 5,000mAh battery, Snapdragon 626 SoCThe listing futher discloses that Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will run on the latest Android 7.1.1 Nougat on top of MIUI layer and will sport a 6.4-inch full HD display along with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels. The smartphone is further expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 626 processor along with Adreno 506 taking care of graphics department.Xiaomi Mi Max 2 will come packed with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of an internal storage unit. The storage space can also be expanded further via a microSD card. While on the camera front, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is expected to come with a 12-megapixel camera on the rear with auto focus feature and LED flash. The rear camera may also come with the ability to capture 4K videos with a resolution of 3840×2160 pixels. On the other hand, the device comes with a 5-megapixel selfie shooter.advertisementWhile connectivity wise, the smartphone includes several options like WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Accelerometer, Barometer, Digital compass, Light sensor, Gyroscope, Pedometer and Proximity sensor. Further, the smartphone is expected to juice its power from a huge 5,000mAh battery with fast charging ability.Furthermore, if the rumours are to be believed, the Xiaomi Mi Max 2 is going to be a mid-ranged smartphone and is expected to be priced between 1499 and 1699 Yuan, which is approx comes around Rs 14,003 and Rs 15,872.Also Read: Xiaomi Mi 6 to officially launch on April 19last_img read more

Some facts and figures about the DDay landings in Normandy on June

first_imgOTTAWA — Some facts and figures about the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6, 1944:TARGET: Allies land on French channel coast along five Normandy beaches stretching about 80 kilometres west from River Orne.BEACHES: From west to east, Utah (U.S.); Omaha (U.S.); Gold (Britain); Juno (Canada); Sword (Britain).FEATURES OF JUNO: Eight-kilometre strip of summer resorts and villages scattered over flat land behind low beaches and a sea wall. Many Canadians in first wave race to cover of sea wall. D Company of Queen’s Own Rifles loses half its strength in initial sprint from water to seawall about 180 metres away.ENEMY AT JUNO: About 400 soldiers of 716th Infantry Division man concrete gun positions sited to fire along beach. Zones of fire calculated to interlock on coastal obstacles intended to rip bottoms out of invading boats. Gun positions protected by mines, trenches, barbed wire.SHIPS: More than 7,000 vessels manned by 285,000 sailors. Royal Canadian Navy contributes 110 ships and 10,000 sailors.SOLDIERS: 130,000 ashore by nightfall, including about 14,000 Canadians.VEHICLES: 6,000 tracked and wheeled vehicles and 600 guns land.PLANES: More than 7,000 bombers and fighters available. Allied planes fly about 14,000 sorties June 6, against about 250 by Luftwaffe.D-DAY CASUALTIES (killed, wounded and missing): Canada: 1,074, including 359 killed; U.S. 6,000; Britain: 3,200. Germany figures unreliable because of confusion in retreat.CAMPAIGN CASUALTIES (killed, wounded and missing): In 2-plus months of Normandy campaign (June 6-Aug. 21) Germans lose 450,000 soldiers, Allies 210,000. Canadian casualties total more than 18,000, including more than 5,000 dead.ALLIED LEADERS: Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower (U.S.), Supreme Commander, Allied Expeditionary Force. Gen. Sir Bernard Law Montgomery (Britain), Field Commander, D-Day Forces.CANADIAN LEADERS: Gen. Harry Crerar, Commander 1st Canadian Army. Maj.-Gen. Rod Keller, Commander 3rd Canadian Infantry Division.DIVISIONS INVOLVED: Canadian 3rd Infantry Division; British 3rd and 50th Infantry Divisions; U.S. 1st and 4th Infantry Divisions. (All had armoured units attached).The Canadian Presslast_img read more