Gbit to Byte → CONVERT Gigabits to Bytes

info 1 Gbit is equal to 125,000,000 Byte
Gigabit (decimal) --to--> Byte

Gigabit (Gbit) Versus Byte (B) - Comparison

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

Gigabits is a "decimal" unit where as Bytes is a "basic" unit. One Gigabit is equal to 1000^3 bits. One Byte is equal to 8 bits. There are 0.000000008 Gigabit in one Byte. Find more details on below table.

Unit Name Gigabit Byte
Unit Symbol Gb or Gbit B
Standard decimal basic
Defined Value 10^9 or 1000^3 Bits 8 bits
Value in Bits 1,000,000,000 8
Value in Bytes 125,000,000 1

Gigabit (Gbit) to Byte (B) Conversion - Formula & Steps

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The Gbit to Byte Calculator Tool provides a convenient solution for effortlessly converting data units from Gigabit (Gbit) to Byte (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 (Gigabit) and target (Byte) data units.

Source Data Unit Target Data Unit
Equal to 1000^3 bits
(Decimal Unit)
Equal to 8 bits
(Basic Unit)

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

diamond CONVERSION FORMULA Byte = Gbit x 10003 ÷ 8

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


Bytes = Gigabits x 10003 ÷ 8


Bytes = Gigabits x (1000x1000x1000) ÷ 8


Bytes = Gigabits x 1000000000 ÷ 8


Bytes = Gigabits x 125000000


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

  1. = 1 x 10003 ÷ 8
  2. = 1 x (1000x1000x1000) ÷ 8
  3. = 1 x 1000000000 ÷ 8
  4. = 1 x 125000000
  5. = 125,000,000
  6. i.e. 1 Gbit is equal to 125,000,000 Byte.

Note : Result rounded off to 40 decimal positions.

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

Unit Definitions

What is Gigabit ?

A Gigabit (Gb or Gbit) is a decimal unit of digital information that is equal to 1,000,000,000 bits and 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 gibibit (Gibit) is used instead.
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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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Excel Formula to convert from Gigabit (Gbit) to Byte (B)

Apply the formula as shown below to convert from 1 Gigabit (Gbit) to Byte (B).

  A B C
1 Gigabit (Gbit) Byte (B)  
2 1 =A2 * 125000000  

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Python Code for Gigabit (Gbit) to Byte (B) Conversion

You can use below code to convert any value in Gigabit (Gbit) to Gigabit (Gbit) in Python.

gigabits = int(input("Enter Gigabits: "))
bytes = gigabits * (1000*1000*1000) / 8
print("{} Gigabits = {} Bytes".format(gigabits,bytes))

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

Frequently Asked Questions - FAQs

How many Gigabits(Gbit) are there in a Byte?expand_more

There are 0.000000008 Gigabits in a Byte.

What is the formula to convert Byte to Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

Use the formula Gbit = Byte x 8 / 10003 to convert Byte to Gigabit.

How many Bytes are there in a Gigabit(Gbit)?expand_more

There are 125000000 Bytes in a Gigabit.

What is the formula to convert Gigabit(Gbit) to Byte?expand_more

Use the formula Byte = Gbit x 10003 / 8 to convert Gigabit to Byte.

Which is bigger, Gigabit(Gbit) or Byte?expand_more

Gigabit is bigger than Byte. One Gigabit contains 125000000 Bytes.

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