Screen.pixelDepth

Returns the bit depth of the screen. Per the CSSOM, some implementations return 24 for compatibility reasons. See the browser compatibility section for those that don't.

Value

A number.

Examples

// if there is not adequate bit depth
// choose a simpler color
document.style.color = window.screen.pixelDepth > 8 ? "#FAEBD7" : "#FFFFFF";

Specifications

Specification
Unknown specification
# dom-screen-pixeldepth

Browser compatibility

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See also