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Types of Computer Display Standards - Quick Reference

Display Standard Full Name Resolution Aspect Ratio Color Depth
MDA Monochrome Display Adapter 720x350  72:35 1 bpp
CGA Color Graphics Adapter 640x200
320x200
160x200
16:5
16:10
4:5
1 bpp
2 bpp
3 bpp
Hercules   720x348 60:29 1 bpp
EGA Enhanced Graphics Adapter 640x350 64:35 4 bpp
Profession Graphics
Controller
  640x480 4:3 8 bpp
MCGA Multicolor Graphics
Adapter
320x200
640x480
16:10
4:3
8 bpp
1 bpp
8514   1024x768 4:3 8 bpp
VGA  Video Graphics Array 640x480
640x350
320x200
720x400
4:3
64:35
16:10
9:5
4 bpp
4 bpp
4/8 bpp
4 bpp
SVGA Super VGA 800x600 4:3 4 bpp
XGA Extended Graphics Array 1024x768
640x480
4:3
4:3
8 bpp
16 bpp
XGA+ Extended Graphics Array Plus 1152x864
640x480
4:3
4:3
8 bpp
16 bpp
QVGA Quarter VGA 320x240 4:3  
WQVGA Quarter VGA 480x270 16:9  
HQVGA Half QVGA 240x160 3:2  
QQVGA Quartier QVGA 160x120 4:3  
WXGA Widescreen Extended
Graphics Array
1366 x 768 16:9 or
16:10
32 bpp
SXGA Super XGA 1280x1024 5:4 32 bpp 
WXGA+ or WXGA
(or WSXGA)
Widescreen Extended
Graphics Array PLUS
1440x900 16:10 32 bpp 
WSXGA+ Widescreen Super
Extended Graphics Array Plus
1680x1050 16:10 32 bpp 
UXGA Ultra XGA 1600x1200 4:3 32 bpp
WUXGA Widescreen Ultra Extended
Graphics Array
1920x1200 16:10 32 bpp 
2K DLP Cinema Technology 2048x1080 1.9 48 bpp -
24fps 
QXGA Quad Extended Graphics Array  2048x1536 4:3 32 bpp 
WQXGA Widescreen Quad Extended
Graphics Array
2560x1600 16:10 32 bpp 
QSXGA Quad Super Extended
Graphics Array
2560x2048 5:4 32 bpp 
WQSXGA Wide Quad Super
Extended Graphics Array
3200x2048 25:16 32 bpp 
QUXGA Quad Ultra Extended
Graphics Array
3200x2400 4:3 32 bpp 
WQUXGA Wide Quad Ultra Extended
Graphics Array
3840x2400 16:10 32 bpp 
4K DCI DLP Cinema Technology 4096x3072 2:39 48 bpp -
24 fps
4K UHD Ultra High-Definition 3840x2160 16:9 24 bbp
5K UHD 5K Ultra High-Definition 5120x2880 16:9 24 bbp
8K UHD 8K Ultra High-Defintion 7680x4320 16:9 30 - 36 bbp
HXGA Hex[adecatuple] Extended
Graphics Array
5120x3200 4:3 32 bpp
WHXGA Wide Hex[adecatuple] Extended
Graphics Array
5120x3200 16:10 32 bpp
HSXGA  Hex[adecatuple] Super
Extended Graphics Array
5120x4096  5:4 32 bpp
WHSXGA

Wide Hex[adecatuple] Super
Extended Graphics Array

6400x4096 25:16 32 bpp
HUXGA Hex[adecatuple] Ultra
Extended Graphics Array
6400x4800 4:3 32 bpp
WHUXGA Wide Hex Ultra
Extended Graphics Array
7680x4800 16:10 24 bpp

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