HTML | Screen colorDepth Property

The Screen colorDepth property is used to return the bit depth of the color palette for displaying images, in bits per pixel.

The possible values are :

  • 1 bit per pixel
  • 4 bits per pixel
  • 8 bits per pixel
  • 15 bits per pixel
  • 16 bits per pixel
  • 24 bits per pixel
  • 32 bits per pixel
  • 48 bits per pixel

Syntax :

screen.colorDepth

Below program illustrates the Screen colorDepth Property :

Getting the width of the user screen.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Screen colorDepth property in HTML
    </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Screen colorDepth property</h2>
  
    <p>
      or returning the color depth, double
      click the "Colour Depth" button:
    </p>
  
    <button ondblclick="color_depth()">
      Color Depth
    </button>
  
    <p id="depth"></p>
  
    <script>
        function color_depth() {
  
            var c = 
                "Color Depth in bits per pixel : "
                            + screen.colorDepth;
            document.getElementById("depth").innerHTML = c;
  
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

After clicking the button

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Screen colorDepth are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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