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Goodbye and good riddance to the 16:9 aspect ratio – The Vergeclockmenumore-arrownoyesFollow The Verge on FacebookFollow The Verge on TwitterRSS feed (all stories on The Verge)SearchVox Media

One of the biggest trends coming out of this year’s CES wasn’t something people will necessarily notice at first glance unless they look closely. After enduring years of cramped, “widescreen” laptop displays, it looks like we’re finally starting to say goodbye to the 16:9 aspect ratio. Here’s the new Dell Latitude 9420. Image: Dell An aspect ratio is the ratio of a display’s width to a display’s height (in that order). For example, a screen with a resolution of 500 x 500 would have an aspect ratio of 1:1. Think

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