How to get the Windows Phone 8 device resolution?

Published on June 29, 2013 by abundantcode

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In Windows Phone 8, the developers can utilize the App.Current.Host.Content.ScaleFactor to get the Windows Phone 8 device resolution.

How to get the Windows Phone 8 device resolution?

Below is a sample code snippet demonstrating how to retrieve the Windows Phone 8 device resolution.

string ScreenScaleFactor = App.Current.Host.Content.ScaleFactor.ToString();

MessageBox.Show(ScreenScaleFactor);

The returning value of the ScaleFactor function is 100, 150, and 160 which refers to the resolutions WVGA, 720P, WXGA respectively.

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