# Byte to kbit → CONVERT Bytes to Kilobits

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info 1 Byte is equal to 0.008 kbit

Byte --to--> Kilobit (decimal)

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## Byte (B) Versus Kilobit (kbit) - Comparison

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

Bytes is one of the very "basic" digital unit where as Kilobits is a "decimal" unit. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. One Kilobit is equal to 1000 bits. There are 125 Byte in one Kilobit. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Byte Kilobit
Unit Symbol B kb or kbit
Standard basic decimal
Defined Value 8 bits 10^3 or 1000^1 Bits
Value in Bits 8 1,000
Value in Bytes 1 125

## Byte (B) to Kilobit (kbit) Conversion - Formula & Steps

The Byte to kbit Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Byte (B) to Kilobit (kbit). 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 (Kilobit) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)
Equal to 1000 bits
(Decimal Unit)

The formula for converting the Byte (B) to Kilobit (kbit) can be expressed as follows:

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA kbit = Byte x 8 ÷ 1000

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

FORMULA

Kilobits = Bytes x 8 ÷ 1000

STEP 1

Kilobits = Bytes x 0.008

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

1. = 1 x 8 ÷ 1000
2. = 1 x 0.008
3. = 0.008
4. i.e. 1 Byte is equal to 0.008 kbit.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

You can employ the formula and steps mentioned above to convert Bytes to Kilobits 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 Kilobit ?

A Kilobit (kb or kbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1000 bits. It is commonly used to express data transfer speeds, such as the speed of an internet connection and to measure the size of a file. In the context of data storage and memory, the binary-based unit of Kibibit (Kibit) is used instead.

## Excel Formula to convert from Byte (B) to Kilobit (kbit)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Byte (B) to Kilobit (kbit).

A B C
1 Byte (B) Kilobit (kbit)
2 1 =A2 * 0.008
3

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 Kilobit (kbit) Conversion

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

bytes = int(input("Enter Bytes: "))
kilobits = bytes * 0.008
print("{} Bytes = {} Kilobits".format(bytes,kilobits))

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

## Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

#### How many Kilobits(kbit) are there in a Byte?expand_more

There are 0.008 Kilobits in a Byte.

#### What is the formula to convert Byte to Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

Use the formula kbit = Byte x 8 / 1000 to convert Byte to Kilobit.

#### How many Bytes are there in a Kilobit(kbit)?expand_more

There are 125 Bytes in a Kilobit.

#### What is the formula to convert Kilobit(kbit) to Byte?expand_more

Use the formula Byte = kbit x 1000 / 8 to convert Kilobit to Byte.

#### Which is bigger, Kilobit(kbit) or Byte?expand_more

Kilobit is bigger than Byte. One Kilobit contains 125 Bytes.

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