describes the ratio between the width and the height of a screen, often described by terms like 'widescreen' or 'cinemascope', but also by numerical ratios such as 4:3 or direct pixel counts, such as 1024*768

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Why are there so many widescreens on desktop devices?

By looking at the browser screen size stats that we can find online we can see that a large percentage of aspect ratios for desktop sized devices (i.e. those you can't rotate) are widescreen. I ...