1920 X 1200 (WUXGA)
1680 X 1050 (WSXGA+)
1440 X 900 (WXGA+) is found on 17 inch laptops.
1280 X 800 (WXGA)
These figures are intended as general guidelines, since monitors of different sizes are available with a range of screen resolutions.
COLOUR BIT DEPTH:
This is the number of bits (ones or zeroes) that the computer allocates to each pixel.
32 bit colour depth is found on modern computers.
24 or 16 bit colour depth is found on older computers.
The pixel depth display may not work in all browsers. Pixel depth is the maximum number of colours that can be displayed by the screen at one time. For 32 and 24 bit pixel depth this is around 16.7 million colours (known as Truecolor or Millions of Colors for Apple Mac users), while for 16 bit pixel depth it is 65,536 colours.
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See also: The WebDoodles
Test Page demonstrates three types of browser animation.