Window.screen

The Window property screen returns a reference to the screen object associated with the window. The screen object, implementing the Screen interface, is a special object for inspecting properties of the screen on which the current window is being rendered.

Syntax

let screenObj = window.screen;

Example

if (screen.pixelDepth < 8) {
  // use low-color version of page
} else { 
  // use regular, colorful page
}

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'window.screen' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
screenChrome Full support 1Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 1IE Full support 4Opera Full support ≤12.1Safari Full support 1WebView Android Full support 1Chrome Android Full support 18Firefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support ≤12.1Safari iOS Full support 1Samsung Internet Android Full support 1.0

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