Resolution refers to the sharpness, or detail of the usual image. It’s a primary function of the monitor & it’s determined by the beam size & dot pitch. The screen is made up of a number of pixels.
A completes screen image consists of thousand of pixels & the screen resolution in the maximum no. of displayable pixels. Higher the resolution, the more pixels can be displayed. Resolutions are of different for different video standards as listed below :
(a) VGA : 1640 x 480
(b) SVGA : 800 x 600
(c) XGA : 1024 x 768
(d) SXGA : 1400 x 1050