Widescreen monitors with an aspect ratio of 16:10 rather than 5:4 or 4:3 had been largely ignored by the public until recently. The main problem was that such monitors were in fact cut-down versions of ordinary matrixes in terms of matrix resolution: the standard 19” monitor has a native resolution of 1280x1024 (or 1.31 megapixels) whereas the typical widescreen monitor had a resolution of 1280x768 (0.98 megapixels or two thirds the total area).You can read it over here.
19-inch LCD display roundup
Posted on Wednesday, Jul 12 2006 @ 11:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
X-bit Labs took a look at 15 19" LCD monitors.