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Returns the color depth of the screen. Per CSSOM View, the value is always 24, for compatibility reasons.


bitDepth = window.screen.colorDepth


// check the color depth of the screen
if ( window.screen.colorDepth < 8) {
  // use low-color version of page
} else { 
  // use regular, colorful page


Specification Status Comment
CSS Object Model (CSSOM) View Module
The definition of 'Screen.colorDepth' in that specification.
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