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

screenObj = window.screen;

 

Example

 

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

Specification

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

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes ? Yes ? ? ?
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ? Yes ? ? ?

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