Best image dimensions for downloadable wallpaper, for PC, HD, mobile and tablet?

Let’s say I wanna make a website that would allow a user to download a wallpaper in sizes for PC, HD, mobile and tablet.

What are the top used / best image dimensions I should host?


You probably need to think first on the proportion.

The classical proportion

The classical (oldie) porportion for desktops is 4:3 for example.

  • 1024×768
  • 1280×960
  • 1600×1200

Some pads use this same proportion for example the ipad uses:

  • 2048×1536

Vertical orientatnion

This takes us that this pads used in vertical orientation gives us a 3:4 proportion which would be inverting the values.

  • 768×1024 for example

The widescreen

The main proportion is 16:9

  • 1920×1080
  • 1366×768
  • 1280×720

You have the same case if you want a vertical orientation 9:16


There are a lot of variations in proportions and resolutions. You can take a look of them on this image from the wikipedia (the circles show the proportion):

So the truth is you need to take descitions on the target you are aiming.

You can look some trends using this google search

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