Screen resolution size 1024 x 768 has the largest global usage share

San Francisco - September 10, 2010 - Uptrends.com ( www.uptrends.com ), the global website monitoring company reported today that the 1024 x 768 screen resolutions size is used globally more often than any other size.

The 1024 x 768 screen resolution size has the largest share of global usage, with global usage of 25.17 percent. But less and less people are using this resolution. In April 2007, the share of global usage was 55.34 percent. Internet users worldwide have been increasingly choosing larger screens with higher screen resolution.

In a study conducted by Uptrends, the usage of smaller screen resolutions such as 800 x 600 is also on the decline. For example in April 2007, the global usage of the 800 x 600 screen resolution size was 8.18 percent. In this year’s study, global usage for this resolution is down to 1.70 percent.

The following table demonstrates the most common screen resolution sizes used in the world in August 2010:

Methodology: Data is collected from OneStat.com, Uptrends.com's web analytics service. All numbers mentioned in the research are averages. Research is based on a sample of 2 million visitors divided into 20,000 visitors of 100 countries each day.

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