Shopping for a new display has never been more confusing. Between a myriad of competing standards and new display specifications, it’s often hard to tell which product is better. Even panels from the same manufacturer can boast vastly different features and specifications.

So in this article, we’ve compiled a list of 14 display specifications — common across monitors, TVs, and smartphones. Let’s now take a quick look at what they mean and which ones you should pay the most attention to.