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native resolution

The maximum resolution of a monitor or printer. In a flat panel display, the native resolution is significant because, unlike older CRTs, which could display several resolutions at the same quality level, the highest resolution (native resolution) of a flat panel generally provides the best quality.

This was especially true in earlier monitors. However, as screen pixels per inch (ppi) have become denser, this is no longer a hard and fast rule. In order to display everything larger on a big screen, the resolution can be set lower than native with excellent sharpness. See ppi, dpi, 4K monitor and 5K monitor.
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The VX2475Smhl-4K Ultra HD multimedia monitor features 3820x2160 native resolutions for an incredible front-of-screen entertainment experience.
It accepts both analog and digital DVI-D inputs and features a native resolution of 1280x1024 pixels, a 5:4 aspect ratio and a 600:1 contrast ratio.
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The DLP[TM] NP40/50/60 projectors have a lamp life of up to 3000 hours in Eco-mode[TM] and have a native resolution of XGA and can display sources with resolutions up to UXGA.
They deliver clear video with a 1024x768 XGA native resolution and provide bright images with 2,200 lumens, 2,700 lumens and 3,200 lumens, respectively.
With 2200 ANSI Lumens, the widescreen WXGA 1280 x 800 native resolution and sharp 600:1 contrast ratio outputs a sharp image.
The system includes a 17-inch Active Matrix TFT monitor with a native resolution of 1,280 by 1,024 pixels and a typical contrast ratio of 250:1; it also accepts analog VGA or digital DVI input signals.
With superior brightness, a 1200:1 contrast ratio, six lens options and redundant reliability through a dual-lamp lighting system, the XGA native resolution XG-PH70X delivers uncompromising picture quality in large spaces, such as a conference room or lecture hall.