Ways of finding your screen resolution

Screen resolution is measured in horizontal and vertical pixels (ex.: 1366 x 768), please check the video:

It is important to confirm the screen resolution before submitting an order: the same laptop model can come with different display resolutions.

If a laptop you are ordering a screen for works - turn it on and:

- go to On-line Resolution Check


- for Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98: Right-Click on Desktop -> Properties -> then in Display Properties navigate to Settings
- for Windows 10 and Windows 7 & Vista: Right-Click on Desktop -> Personalize -> Graphics Options

If a laptop you ordering a screen for is not functional:

- we recommend to pull your defective screen out and google screen model for specifications. You can find the screen model number on the sticker on the back of the screen. Check out our simple video tutorials on laptop disassembling and Determine your LCD screen model number article.


- check your laptop manual under the laptop specifications section if you have one.


- also you may be able to find you laptop specifications on manufacturers website using the laptop serial number, service tag or the model number (in Support section).

One way or another you are looking for something like this (list of known screens resolutions as of April 2018):
Letters on the right are the common abbreviations and can be used as resolution indicators.

3840 x 2160 (UHD) 4K
3200 x 1800 (QHD+)
3000 x 2000 (PixelSense, MS Only)
2880×1800 (Retina, Apple only)
2560×1600 (Retina, Apple only)
2560 x 1440 (QHD / WQHD) 2K
2304 × 1440 (Retina, Apple only)
2048 x 1536 (QXGA)
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
1920 x 1080 (WUXGA) Full HD
1680 x 1050 (WSXGA+)
1680 x 945 (WSXGA+)
1680 x 900 (WSXGA+)
1600 x 900 (WXGA++) HD+
1600 x 1200 (UXGA)
1440 x 960 (WXGA+)
1440 x 900 (WXGA+)
1400 x 1050 (SXGA)
1366 x 768 (WXGA) HD
1280 x 1024 (SXGA)
1280 x 720 (SD+)
1280 x 854 (WXGA)
1280 x 800 (WXGA)
1280 x 768 (WXGA)
1152 x 768 (WXGA)
1024 x 768 (XGA, outdated)
1024 x 600 (WSVGA, outdated)
1024 x 576 (WSVGA, outdated)
800 x 600 (SVGA, outdated)
640 x 480 (VGA, outdated)

We do not recommend upgrading or downgrading the screen resolution, read Upgrade or downgrade of the LCD resolution article for more info.

last updated June 14, 2018