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Definition - What is WXGA?

WXGA, which stands for wide XGA, is a term used in product specifications to describe a display screen that is appropriate for business but is also suitable for watching DVDs.  Generally, WXGA is used to describe a native screen resolution of approximately 1280 x 800 with 16 million colors. It is a popular type of display screen for laptop, netbook and tablet computers.

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