screen resolution types

Wikipedia: Graphic display resolutions

Wikipedia: Screen Resolution

Wikipedia: Image - Vector Video Standards2


SXGA = Super eXtended Graphics Array; 1400x1050; This resolution offers a middle ground between XGA and UXGA.

UXGA = Ultra eXtended Graphics Array; 1600x1200; This resolution will give you the smallest viewable text and images while offering the greatest amount of screen real estate.

WXGA+ = Widescreen eXtended Graphics Array+; 1440x900; This resolution is offered on 17" widescreen notebooks and is comparable to WXGA in terms of text and icon size versus available screen real estate. Popular for movie viewing due to support for widescreen.

WSXGA+ = Widescreen Super eXtended Graphics Array; 1680x1050; This resolution is comparable to SXGA in that it offers a middle ground between WXGA/WXGA+ and WUXGA. Popular for movie viewing due to support for widescreen.

WUXGA = Widescreen Ultra eXtended Graphics Array; 1920x1200; This resolution offers the smallest viewable text and images while offering the greatest amount of screen real estate.

	Video graphics array
		QQVGA (160 x 120)
		HQVGA (240 x 160)
		QVGA (320 x 240)
		WQVGA (400 x 240)
		HVGA (480 x 320)
		VGA (640 x 480)
		WVGA (800 x 480)
		FWVGA (854 x 480)
		SVGA (800 x 600)
		WSVGA (1024 x 576/600)

	Extended graphics array
		XGA (1024 x 768)
		WXGA (1280 x 768)
		XGA+ (1152 x 864)
		WXGA+ (1440 x 900)
		SXGA (1280 x 1024)
		SXGA+ (1400 x 1050)
		WSXGA+ (1680 x 1050)
		UXGA (1600 x 1200)
		WUXGA (1920 x 1200)

	Quad-extended graphics array
		QWXGA (2048 x 1152)
		QXGA (2048 x 1536)
		WQXGA (2560 x 1600)
		QSXGA (2560 x 2048)
		WQSXGA (3200 x 2048)
		QUXGA (3200 x 2400)
		WQUXGA (3840 x 2400)

	Hyper-extended graphics array
		HXGA (4096 x 3072)
		WHXGA (5120 x 3200)
		HSXGA (5120 x 4096)
		WHSXGA (6400 x 4096)
		HUXGA (6400 x 4800)
		WHUXGA (7680 x 4800)

	High Definition Television
		nHD (640 x 360)
		qHD (960 x 540)
		WQHD (2560 x 1440)
		QFHD (3840 x 2160)