How laptop screens are measured – Laptops display commonly range from 11.6 to 17 inches. Some people like game players love a bigger screen (17 inches) and other comfortable with 13 inches display, usually top management that want a smaller and lighter laptops.
Desktop computer monitors are offered in sizes ranging from 13 to 43 inches. Some users may employ a TV as a monitor, with screen sizes of 84 inches or more. While technology plays a part, generally speaking, the greater the monitor size, the higher the cost.
For desktops and laptops, the monitor or screen is measured from the top left-corner to the bottom-right corner, in inches.
Measurement of the screen on the laptop
Physically measuring the screen of a laptop computer allows for the determination of the display’s dimensions. To take a measurement using a tape, begin at the top-left corner and pull the tape in a diagonal direction until you reach the bottom-right corner. Be sure to simply measure the screen and leave the bezel, which is the plastic edge that surrounds the screen, out of your calculations.
Screen of the laptop measurement – a look at the specifications
The dimensions of the display on a laptop are typically listed among its technical specs. Check the specifications of the laptop to see if there is a part that is named “Screen,” “Display,” or something similar. In that particular section, the screen size is specified using inches. If you are still confused, you can find the dimensions of the laptop by doing a quick search online using the model number.
Knowing the monitor size of a desktop computer by measuring
Physically measuring the screen of a desktop computer monitor is the only way to determine the monitor’s dimensions. To take a measurement using a tape, begin at the top-left corner and pull the tape in a diagonal direction until you reach the bottom-right corner. Be sure to simply measure the screen and leave the bezel, which is the plastic edge that surrounds the screen, out of your calculations.
Knowing the monitor size by looking at the model number
The dimensions of the screen are indicated by the model number of the monitor, which includes those dimensions. For instance, the model number S201HL could be assigned to an Acer screen that measures 20 inches. The size of the monitor is indicated by the “20” that comes after the “S.” A model number will typically begin with one or two letters, then be followed by a series of numbers. The size of the monitor is often denoted by the first two numbers that follow the letters in the model number. If you are still unclear, all you need to do is do a quick search online using the model number to obtain the specific dimensions.
Besides the screen size, refresh rate also important for the display to make a better picture, and movements, especially for gamers and animators. Commonly is 60hz for refresh rate but in high end laptop is has 144hz refresh rate.
The bigger the laptop screen usually identic with higher resolution which is good because it make the picture smoother. You can measure the laptop display and desktop monitor diagonally without measuring the plastic part.