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Byte (B) Versus Bit (b) - Comparison

Bytes and Bits are units of digital information used to measure storage capacity and data transfer rate.

Both Bytes and Bits are the "basic" units. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. There are 0.125 Byte in one Bit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Byte Bit
Unit Symbol B b
Standard basic basic
Defined Value 8 bits 0 or 1
Value in Bits 8 1
Value in Bytes 1 0.125

Byte (B) to Bit (b) Conversion - Formula & Steps

Byte (B) to Bit (b) Conversion Image

The Byte to Bit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Byte (B) to Bit (b). Let's delve into a thorough analysis of the formula and steps involved.

Outlined below is a comprehensive overview of the key attributes associated with both the source (Byte) and target (Bit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)
Equal to 0 or 1
(Basic Unit)

The conversion diagram provided below offers a visual representation to help you better grasp the steps involved in calculating Byte to Bit in a simplified manner.

÷ 8   
  x 8  

Based on the provided diagram and steps outlined earlier, the formula for converting the Byte (B) to Bit (b) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Bit = Byte x 8

Now, let's apply the aforementioned formula and explore the manual conversion process from Byte (B) to Bit (b). To streamline the calculation further, we can simplify the formula for added convenience.


Bits = Bytes x 8


Example : By applying the previously mentioned formula and steps, the conversion from 1 Byte (B) to Bit (b) can be processed as outlined below.

  1. = 1 x 8
  2. = 8
  3. i.e. 1 Byte is equal to 8 Bit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Bytes to Bits using any of the programming language such as Java, Python, or Powershell.

Unit Definitions

What is Byte ?

A Byte is a unit of digital information that typically consists of 8 bits and can represent a wide range of values such as characters, binary data and it is widely used in the digital world to measure the data size and data transfer speed.
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What is Bit ?

A Bit (short for 'binary digit') is the basic unit of information in computing and digital communications. It is a binary value, meaning it can have one of two values=> 0 or 1. Bits are used to represent data in computers and other electronic devices. They are the building blocks of digital information, and are used to store, transmit, and process data.
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Popular Byte Conversions

Excel Formula to convert from Byte (B) to Bit (b)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Byte (B) to Bit (b).

  A B C
1 Byte (B) Bit (b)  
2 1 =A2 * 8  

download Download - Excel Template for Byte (B) to Bit (b) Conversion

If you want to perform bulk conversion locally in your system, then download and make use of above Excel template.

Python Code for Byte (B) to Bit (b) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Byte (B) to Byte (B) in Python.

bytes = int(input("Enter Bytes: "))
bits = bytes * 8
print("{} Bytes = {} Bits".format(bytes,bits))

The first line of code will prompt the user to enter the Byte (B) as an input. The value of Bit (b) is calculated on the next line, and the code in third line will display the result.

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Bytes are there in a Bit?expand_more

There are 0.125 Bytes in a Bit.

What is the formula to convert Bit to Byte?expand_more

Use the formula Byte = Bit / 8 to convert Bit to Byte.

How many Bits are there in a Byte?expand_more

There are 8 Bits in a Byte.

What is the formula to convert Byte to Bit?expand_more

Use the formula Bit = Byte x 8 to convert Byte to Bit.

Which is bigger, Byte or Bit?expand_more

Byte is bigger than Bit. One Byte contains 8 Bits.

What is 8 Bit?expand_more

8 Bit is equal to one Byte.

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