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What is my screen resolution?

Screen resolution basically refers to the number of pixels that fit onto your computer screen, and is measured across (left to right) and down (top to bottom) the screen. The higher your screen resolution is, the greater its ability to reproduce finely detailed images.

Knowing the screen resolution of your display can be helpful when downloading desktop wallpapers (backgrounds), for example. Screensavers, too, are sometimes made to fit one particular resolution or aspect ratio and may not display as well on other resolutions.

Your screen resolution

We have automatically detected your current screen resolution to be:

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Aspect ratio

The aspect ratio of your screen resolution is .

Every screen resolution has a certain aspect ratio, the proportional relationship between its width and height. The most common aspect ratio for computer (and TV) screens used to be 4:3, resulting in common screen resolutions such as 800x600, 1024x768 and 1280x960, and many wallpaper images and screensavers were prepared for these popular resolutions.

Nowadays, however, display screens have varying aspect ratios and resolutions, from widescreen displays with an aspect ratio of 16:9 to mobile devices with custom screen resolutions and aspect ratios, as well as flexible "portrait" and "landscape" modes.

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